Sun Cluster 3 1 Administration

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  • Bangalore
  • Duration:
    5 Days
Description

Describe the major Sun Cluster hardware and software components and functions. Configure different methods of connecting to node consoles. Configure a cluster administrative workstation. Install and configure the Sun Cluster 3.1 software. Configure Sun Cluster 3.1 software quorum devices. Configure VERITAS Volume Manager in the Sun Cluster software environment. Configure Solaris Volume Manager.

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Bangalore
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Course programme


ES-338 Sun Cluster 3.1 Administration
Course Content :: Duration :: Course Fees
5 days

INR 39000.0 plus service taxes

Overview
The Sun Cluster 3.1 Administration course provides students with the essential information and skills needed to install and administer Sun Cluster 3.1 hardware and software systems. Students are introduced to Sun Cluster hardware and software product features, hardware configuration, and software installation along with configuration, data service configuration, and system operation.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
· Describe the major Sun Cluster hardware and software components and functions
· Configure different methods of connecting to node consoles
· Configure a cluster administrative workstation
· Install and configure the Sun Cluster 3.1 software
· Configure Sun Cluster 3.1 software quorum devices
· Configure VERITAS Volume Manager in the Sun Cluster software environment
· Configure Solaris Volume Manager software in the Sun Cluster software environment
· Create Internet Protocol Multipathing (IPMP) failover groups in the Sun Cluster 3.1 software environment
· Understand resources and resource groups, configure a failover data service resource group (Network File System [NFS]), and configure a scalable data service resource group (Apache)
· Configure failover Solaris 10 zones, failover ORACLE, and ORACLE Real Application Clusters (RAC) in the Sun Cluster software environment

PreRequisites

To succeed fully in this course, students should be able to:
· Demonstrate knowledge and experience in Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) server administration and maintenance
· Perform basic network administration
· Administer virtual volume structures using either VERITAS Volume Manager (VxVM) or Solaris Volume Manager software (formerly known as Solstice DiskSuite software)

Who Can Benefit

Students who can benefit from this course are system administrators, database administrators, and support personnel.

Duration :5 days

Course Fees :INR 39000.0 plus service taxes

INR 43820.40 inclusive of service taxes

Course Content :
Introducing Sun Cluster Hardware and Software
· Define the concept of clustering
· Describe the Sun Cluster 3.1 hardware and software environment
· Explain the Sun Cluster 3.1 hardware environment
· View the Sun Cluster 3.1 software support
· Describe the types of applications in the Sun Cluster 3.1 software environment
· Identify the Sun Cluster 3.1 software data service support
· Explore the Sun Cluster 3.1 software high availability (HA) framework
· Define global storage services differences

Exploring Node Console Connectivity and the Cluster Console Software
· Describe the different methods for accessing a console
· Access the Node consoles on domain-based servers
· Configure the Sun Cluster console software on the administration workstation
· Use the Cluster console tools

Preparing for Installation and Understanding Quorum Devices
· List the Sun Cluster software boot disk requirements and hardware restrictions
· Identify typical cluster storage topologies
· Describe quorum votes and quorum devices
· Describe persistent quorum reservations and cluster amnesia
· Describe data fencing
· Configure a supported cluster interconnect system
· Identify public network adapters
· Configure shared physical adapters

Installing and Configuring the Sun Cluster Software Framework
· Understand the Sun Cluster installation steps and configuration steps
· Install the Sun Cluster packages using the Sun Java Enterprise System (Java ES) installer
· Describe the Sun Cluster Framework configuration
· Configure a cluster installation using all-at-once and typical modes
· Configure a cluster installation using one-at-a-time and custom modes
· Configure additional nodes for the one-at-a-time method
· Describe the Solaris OS files and settings that are automatically configured by scinstall
· Perform automatic quorum configuration
· Describe the manual quorum selection
· Perform post-installation configuration

Performing Basic Cluster Administration
· Identify the cluster daemons
· Verify cluster status from the command line
· Perform basic cluster startup and shutdown operations, including booting nodes in non-cluster mode and placing nodes in a maintenance state
· Describe the Sun Cluster administration utilities

Using VERITAS Volume Manager for Volume Management
· Describe the most important concepts of VERITAS Volume Manager (VxVM) and issues involved in using VxVM in the Sun Cluster 3.1 software environment
· Differentiate between bootdg/rootdg and shared storage disk groups
· Initialize a VERITAS Volume Manager disk
· Describe the basic objects in a disk group
· Describe the types of volumes that will be created for Sun Cluster 3.1 software environments
· Describe the general procedures for installing and administering VxVM in the cluster
· Describe the DMP restrictions
· Install VxVM 4.1 software using installvm and initialize VxVM using scvxinstall
· Use basic commands to put disks in disk groups and build volumes
· Describe the two flags used to mark disks under the normal hot relocation
· Register and resynchronize VxVM disk groups with the cluster
· Manage device groups
· Create global and failover file systems
· Describe the procedure used for mirroring the boot drive

Managing Volumes With Solaris Volume Manager
· Explain Solaris Volume Manager and Solstice DiskSuite software
· Describe the most important concepts of Solaris Volume Manager
· Describe Solaris Volume Manager soft partitions
· Differentiate between shared disksets and local disksets
· Describe Solaris Volume Manager multiowner disksets
· Describe volume database (metadb) management issues and the role of Solaris Volume Manager mediators
· Install and Configure the Solaris Volume Manager software
· Create the local metadbs
· Add disks to shared disksets
· Use shared diskset disk space
· Build Solaris Volume Manager mirrors with soft partitions in disksets
· Use Solaris Volume Manager status commands
· Use hot spare pools in the disk set
· Perform Sun Cluster software level device group management
· Perform cluster-specific changes to Solaris Volume Manager device groups
· Create global file systems
· Mirror the boot disk with Solaris Volume Manager

Managing the Public Network With IPMP
· Define the purpose of IPMP
· Define the concepts for an IPMP group
· List examples of network adapters in IPMP groups on a single Solaris OS server
· Describe the operation of the in.mpathd daemon
· List the new options to the ifconfig command that support IPMP, and configure IPMP with /etc/hostname.xxx files
· Perform a "forced failover" of an adapter in an IPMP group
· Configure IPMP manually with IPMP commands
· Describe the integration of IPMP into the Sun Cluster software environment

Introducing Data Services, Resource Groups, and HA-NFS
· Describe how data service agents enable a data service in a cluster to operate properly
· List the components of a data service agent
· Describe data service packaging, installation, and registration
· Describe the primary purpose of resource groups
· Differentiate between failover and scalable data services
· Describe how to use special resource types
· List the components of a resource group
· Differentiate between standard, extension, and resource group properties
· Describe the resource group configuration process
· List the primary functions of the scrgadm command
· Use the scswitch command to control resources and resource groups
· Use the scstat command to view resource and group status
· Use the scsetup utility for resources and resource group operations

Configuring Scalable Services and Advanced Resource Group Relationships
· Describe the characteristics of scalable services
· Describe the function of the load-balancer
· Create the failover resource group for the SharedAddress resource
· Create the scalable resource group for the scalable service
· Describe how the SharedAddress resource works with scalable services
· Add auxiliary nodes
· Use the scrgadm command to create these resource groups
· Use the scswitch command to control scalable resources and resource groups
· Use the scstat command to view scalable resource and group status
· Configure and run Apache as a scalable service in the cluster

Performing Supplemental Exercises for Sun Cluster 3.1 Softwar
· Configure a failover zone in the Sun Cluster 3.1 environment on Solaris 10 OS
· Configure HA-ORACLE in a Sun Cluster 3.1 software environment as a failover application
· Configure ORACLE Real Application Cluster (RAC) 10g in a Sun Cluster 3.1 software environment

Related Courses (Before)
System Administration for the Solaris 10 Operating System Part 1
System Administration for the Solaris 10 Operating System Part 2

Related Courses (After)
Sun Cluster 3.1 Advanced Administration


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