Veritas InfoScale Availability 7.2 for UNIX/Linux: Advanced Administration II

Course Details
Code: VIS7-2-AVAIL-ADV-II
Tuition (USD): $4,000.00 • Classroom (5 days)

The Veritas InfoScale Availability 7.2 for UNIX/Linux: Advanced Administration II course is designed for the IT professional tasked with managing, configuring, and using clusters in an enterprise environment. This class covers how to set up advanced service group and application configurations, manage system outages, and upgrade a cluster. Note: This course does not teach basic clustering concepts and is a follow-on course from the Veritas InfoScale Availability 7.2 for UNIX/Linux: Administration course.

Skills Gained

  • Set up service group dependencies and virtual Business services.
  • Use triggers to customize VCS behavior.
  • Reconfigure cluster memberships.
  • Control and customize application startup, failover, and shutdown.
  • Manage system outages and upgrade clusters.

Who Can Benefit

This course is for system administrators, architects, and technical support personnel who are responsible for implementing, managing, and supporting clusters in complex enterprise environments.

Prerequisites

You must have administrator-level experience with UNIX or Linux, TCP/IP networking, and clustering using Veritas Cluster Server.

Course Details

Service Groups

Managing Service Group Dependencies

  • Common application relationships
  • Service group dependencies
  • Service group dependency examples
  • Configuring service group dependencies
  • Limitations of service group dependencies

Using Virtual Business Services

  • Understanding Virtual Business Services
  • Configuring a virtual business service
  • Managing a virtual business service
  • Disaster recovery support in VBS
  • Supporting a VBS environment

Using Triggers to Customize VCS Behavior

  • Understanding triggers
  • Configuring triggers
  • Using multiple trigger scripts

Reconfiguring Cluster Membership

  • Removing a cluster node
  • Adding a cluster node
  • Merging clusters

Applications

Controlling Application Startup and Shutdown

  • Data protection requirements
  • I/O fencing concepts
  • I/O fencing operations
  • I/O fencing implementation
  • Fencing configuration

Controlling Application Failover

  • Coordination point concepts
  • Server-based fencing architecture
  • CPS operations
  • Installing and configuring a CP server
  • Configuring server-based I/O fencing
  • Coordination point agent

Customizing Application Failover Behavior

  • Installing and configuring highly available CP servers
  • CPS administration
  • Administering disk-based I/O fencing
  • Configuring preferred fencing

Managing Applications in Docker Containers Behavior

  • Installing and configuring highly available CP servers
  • CPS administration
  • Administering disk-based I/O fencing
  • Configuring preferred fencing

Systems and Clusters

Managing System Outages

  • Differentiating between system shutdown and outage
  • Controlling cluster shutdown
  • Controlling applications during a system outage

Upgrading InfoScale Availability

  • Planning to upgrade SFHA
  • Online upgrade
  • Full upgrade
  • Rolling upgrade
  • Phased upgrade
  • Finding and installing SFHA patches