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Veritas InfoScale Availability 7.0 for Linux: Administration (HA0412)

Detailed Course Outline

High Availability Concepts

  • High availability concepts
  • Clustering concepts
  • High availability application services
  • Clustering prerequisites

VCS Building Blocks

  • VCS terminology
  • Cluster communication
  • VCS architecture

VCS Operations

  • Common VCS tools and operations
  • Service group operations
  • Resource operations

VCS Configuration Methods

  • Starting and stopping VCS
  • Overview of configuration methods
  • Online configuration
  • Controlling access to VCS

Preparing Services for VCS

  • Preparing applications for VCS
  • Performing one-time configuration tasks
  • Testing the application service
  • Stopping and migrating an application service
  • Collecting configuration information

Online Configuration

  • Online service group configuration
  • Adding resources
  • Solving common configuration errors
  • Testing the service group

Offline Configuration

  • Offline configuration examples
  • Offline configuration procedures
  • Solving offline configuration problems
  • Testing the service group

Configuring Notification

  • Notification overview
  • Configuring notification
  • Overview of triggers

Handling Resource Faults

  • VCS response to resource faults
  • Determining failover duration
  • Controlling fault behavior
  • Recovering from resource faults
  • Fault notification and event handling

Intelligent Monitoring Framework

  • IMF overview
  • IMF configuration
  • Faults and failover with intelligent monitoring

Cluster Communications

  • VCS communications review
  • Cluster interconnect configuration
  • Joining the cluster membership
  • Changing the interconnect configuration

Using I/O Fencing for Application Data Integrity

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

Clustering Applications

  • Application service overview
  • VCS agents for managing applications
  • The Application agent
  • IMF support and prevention of concurrency violation

Clustering Databases

  • VCS database agents
  • Database preparation
  • The database agent for Oracle
  • Database failover behavior
  • Additional Oracle agent functions

Global Cluster Architecture and Concepts

  • Global cluster architecture
  • Global cluster components
  • VCS features for global cluster management
  • Intercluster communication failure

Configuring a Global Cluster

  • Linking clusters
  • Configuring global cluster heartbeats
  • Configuring a global service group
  • Managing dynamic IP address updates

Managing a Global Cluster

  • Managing clusters in a global cluster environment
  • Managing global cluster heartbeats
  • Managing global service groups
  • Using VIOM for disaster recovery

Notification and Failover Behavior in a Global Cluster

  • Notification in a global cluster
  • Failover behavior of a global service group
  • Cluster state transitions
  • Simulating global clusters using the VCS Simulator