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Course number U3585S
Length 10 days
Delivery method Instructor-led training ( ILT)
Onsite dedicated training ( OST)
Price USD $7,000

Course overview

This course is primarily designed to provide Customers, Presales Systems Engineers, Services Employees, and Selling Partners with short duration training to help them achieve hp OpenVMS certifications. Students likely to benefit from the course are those with previous hp OpenVMS training and experience that need an update in preparation for certification.


Prerequisites

Students taking this course are expected to meet the following prerequisites:

  • One or more years of hands on hp OpenVMS support or system management experience
  • The ability to perform the tasks covered in the hp OpenVMS Fundamentals course
  • The ability to write hp OpenVMS Command procedures to the level covered in the latest hp OpenVMS fundamentals course
  • The ability and motivation to complete the recommended post-course self-study

Audience

This course is intended for customers, business partners, presales system engineers, service employees and partners.


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  • Describe the OpenVMS environment
    • Packaging
    • Hardware overview
    • Software overview
    • Associated products
  • OpenVMS operating system technical concepts
  • Installing OpenVMS and layered products
  • Choosing and configuring and managing cluster configurations
  • OpenVMS and OpenVMS cluster trouble-shooting
  • Choosing and configuring OpenVMS storage
  • Configuring and managing OpenVMS Galaxy
  • Configuring OpenVMS and networking software (LAN, LAT, TCP/IP, DECnet Plus)
  • Performing day to day OpenVMS and network management tasks (TCP/IP)
  • Trouble shooting TCP/IP Services

Detailed Course Outline

System Environment Concepts

  • Introduction
  • System Environment Concepts
  • Symmetric Multiprocessing
  • Looking at System Information
  • Cluster Systems
  • Logical Names
  • System Disk Structure
  • Learning Check 

Volume Management

  • Introduction
  • Understanding Volumes
  • Displaying Device Information
  • Making Volumes Available
  • Initializing Disks
  • Mounting and Dismounting Disks
  • Using the ANALYZE/DISK_STRUCTURE Utility
  • Disk and File Fragmentation
  • Learning Check 

User Management

  • Introduction
  • Planning User Accounts
  • Relocating SYSUAF.DAT
  • Managing Accounts
  • Setting Privileges
  • Using Account Prototypes
  • System Interactions
  • User Management Aids
  • Learning Check 

Process and Virtual Memory Management

  • Introduction
  • Processes
  • Process Context
  • Alpha Virtual Address Space
  • OpenVMS I64 Virtual Address Regions
  • Overview of Memory Management
  • Managing User Processes
  • Displaying Process Information
  • Displaying Memory Information
  • Learning Check 

Queue Management

  • Introduction
  • Introducing Queue Concepts
  • Queue Manager Commands
  • Queue Related Commands
  • Managing Batch Queues
  • Managing Print Output Queues
  • Symbionts
  • DECprint Supervisor
  • Device Control Libraries
  • Module Types
  • Learning Check 

System Shutdown and Startup

  • Introduction
  • Shutting Down the System
  • Emergency Shutdown Procedures
  • System Boot Concepts
  • Using a Conversational Boot
  • Learning Check 

Day-to-Day System Management

  • Introduction
  • Setting System Time
  • User Communication
  • Learning Check 

Installing and Updating OpenVMS

  • Introduction
  • OpenVMS Packages
  • Installing OpenVMS Overview
  • Updating OpenVMS Overview
  • Upgrading the Firmware
  • Installing the OpenVMS Operating System
  • Learning Check 

Licensing

  • Introduction
  • License Management Overview
  • License Types
  • License Management Utility
  • Displaying License Database
  • Loading and Unloading Licenses
  • Issuing and Enabling Licenses
  • Learning Check 

OpenVMS Security

  • Introduction
  • User Security
  • Object Security
  • Data Encryption
  • Physical Security
  • Auditing
  • Intrusion and Break-in Detection
  • Learning Check 

Customizing the System

  • Introduction
  • Modifying System Parameters
  • Using the SYSGEN Utility
  • Using the SYSMAN Utility
  • Using AUTOGEN
  • The INSTALL Utility
  • Paging and Swapping Files
  • System Dump File
  • Learning Check 

Layered Products

  • Introduction
  • Product Installation Guide and Release Notes
  • Licenses for Layered Products
  • Locating the Distribution Kit
  • Polycenter Software Installation (PCSI)
  • Using PCSI to Install Layered Products
  • System Parameters
  • DCL Tables
  • Learning Check 

Getting System Information

  • Introduction
  • Error Logging Facility
  • Analyze/Error_Log
  • WSEA Translate /Analyze
  • The Monitor Utility
  • Accounting Utility
  • SHOW Command Summary
  • Learning Check 

Cluster Concepts and Configuration

  • Introduction
  • OpenVMS Cluster Overview
  • OpenVMS Cluster Software
  • OpenVMS Cluster Device Naming Conventions
  • Setting up Cluster Accessible Disks
  • Setting up Cluster Accessible Tapes
  • Satellite Nodes
  • Single Versus Multiple System Disks
  • Configuring OpenVMS Clusters
  • The SHOW CLUSTER Utility
  • Learning Check 

OpenVMS Cluster Design and Configuration

  • Introduction
  • Business Requirements
  • Design Goals
  • OpenVMS Cluster Interconnects
  • Multiple-site OpenVMS Cluster
  • Learning Check 

Cluster Troubleshooting: Connection Management and Port Issues

  • Introduction
  • Cluster State Transitions
  • CLUEXIT Bugchecks
  • Port Issues
  • NISCA Issues
  • Learning Check 

Troubleshooting Basics

  • Introduction
  • Troubleshooting Basics
  • Troubleshooting Hardware Failures
  • Troubleshooting Software Failures
  • Availability Manager Concepts and Setup
  • Learning Check 

Storage Overview

  • Introduction
  • Storage Overview
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) Concepts
  • Fibre Channel Switch Overview
  • RAID Concepts
  • HSx Controller (HSV)
  • Learning Check 

Volume Shadowing for OpenVMS

  • Introduction
  • Volume Shadowing for OpenVMS Concepts
  • Creating a Shadow Set
  • Merge Operations
  • Managing Shadow Sets
  • Booting from a Shadow Set
  • Multi-Site OpenVMS Cluster Systems
  • Dissimilar Device Shadowing and Dynamic Volume Expansion
  • Learning Check 

Managing Backup

  • Introduction
  • Backup Types
  • Devising a Backup Strategy
  • Managing Tape Volumes
  • Backup Interfaces
  • Backup Concepts
  • Backup Operations
  • Backing up a Shadow Set
  • Data Encryption and Backup
  • Backup Enhancements in V8.3
  • Learning Check 

SMP Concepts

  • Introduction
  • Non-Uniform Memory Access (NUMA)
  • Base RAD Performance Considerations
  • Traditional IPL Synchronization and Spin Locks
  • Dedicated CPU Lock Manager
  • Fast Path Processing
  • Processes and RADs
  • Learning Check 

Hard Partitions

  • Introduction
  • Partitions
  • Creating Hard Partitions on an Alpha
  • nPartitions
  • Hardware Components of nPartition-Capable Servers
  • Cells and nPartitions
  • Managing nPartitions
  • Learning Check 

Virtualization

  • Introduction
  • OpenVMS Virtualization Concepts
  • Galaxy Computing Models
  • OpenVMS Galaxy Hardware Requirements
  • OpenVMS Galaxy System Setup
  • Creating a Shared Everything Environment
  • Device Names
  • OpenVMS Galaxy System Management using DCL
  • OpenVMS Galaxy Configuration Utility
  • Shared Memory Cluster Interconnect
  • Integrity Virtual CPU Migration
  • Global Workload Manager (gWLM)
  • Example of using gWLM on Integrity nPars with iCAP
  • Learning Check 

Establishing the Network

  • Introduction
  • Networking Environment
  • Networking Options
  • Viewing the Network Environment
  • LAN Failover
  • Learning Check 

DECnet

  • Introduction
  • DECnet Phase IV and DECnet-Plus
  • Using DECnet-Plus
  • NET$MGMT
  • Learning Check 

Local Area Transport (LAT)

  • Introduction
  • Viewing LAT Information
  • Using LATCP
  • Learning Check 

TCP/IP Networks Overview

  • Introduction
  • HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS
  • Network Concepts
  • IP Addresses (IPv4)
  • IPv4 Subnet Masks
  • Sockets
  • Software Components
  • Learning Check 

TCP/IP Commands

  • Introduction
  • Command Interface
  • Network Communication
  • Authentication of Network Connections
  • Remote Command Execution
  • Transferring Files
  • Management Examples
  • Modifying Subsystem Attributes
  • Learning Check 

Configuring TCP/IP Services

  • Introduction
  • Pre-Installation Tasks
  • Installation and Upgrade
  • TCP/IP Configuration Files
  • DHCP Configuration
  • Manual Configuration
  • Starting and Stopping TCP/IP Services
  • Startup and Shutdown of Individual Services
  • Unix Services Database File
  • Managing User-Written Services
  • Configuring DECnet over IP
  • Learning Check 

Protocols

  • Introduction
  • Network Standards
  • Physical Layer
  • Data Link Layer
  • Network Layer
  • Transport Layer
  • Application Layer
  • Serial Connections
  • Learning Check 

Network File System (NFS)

  • Introduction
  • NFS Concepts
  • NFS Implementation
  • NFS Server File Systems
  • NFS and CFS Server Configuration
  • NFS Client Configuration
  • File Locking
  • NFS Security
  • NFS Example
  • CFS Example
  • OpenVMS NFS Processes
  • Troubleshooting
  • NFS Related TCP/IP Commands
  • Learning Check 

Routing

  • Introduction
  • Routing Concepts
  • Static Routing
  • Dynamic Routing
  • Routing Daemon (ROUTED)
  • Gateway Routing Daemon (GATED)
  • Configuring IP Forwarding
  • Troubleshooting Dynamic Routing
  • Routing Example
  • Learning Check 

DNS and BIND

  • Introduction
  • Domain Name Service (DNS)
  • DNS History
  • BIND 9 for TCP/IP Services
  • Hierachical name format
  • DNS Master and Slave Servers
  • DNS Server
  • DNS Query Types
  • BIND Resolver
  • Querying the Name Server
  • Configuring the Name Server
  • BIND Configuration Examples
  • BIND 9 Security Enhancements
  • Configuring Key for Managing Server
  • Cluster Considerations
  • Learning Check 

Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP) and DHCP

  • Introduction
  • Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP)
  • Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP)
  • Comparing DHCP and BOOTP
  • DHCP Configuration
  • Learning Check 

Network Time Protocol (NTP)

  • Introduction
  • NTP and Time Synchronization
  • Quick Look at NTP
  • Configuration Modes
  • NTP Configuration
  • NTP Shutdown and Startup
  • NTP Utilities
  • NTP and DTSS
  • Troubleshooting NTP
  • NTP Example
  • Learning Check 

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

  • Introduction
  • Agents and Management Stations
  • SNMP Communication
  • SNMP on HP OpenVMS
  • SNMP Through TCPIP$CONFIG.COM
  • Quick Look
  • SNMP Utilities
  • SNMP Troubleshooting
  • Learning Check 

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

  • Introduction
  • E-Mail Concepts
  • Using SMTP for Sending Mail
  • Receiving E-Mail via SMTP
  • Troubleshooting SMTP with Telnet
  • SPAM and SMTP AntiSPAM
  • Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
  • Post Office Protocol (POP)
  • Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME)
  • Learning Check 

TCP/IP Troubleshooting

  • Introduction
  • General Troubleshooting
  • Configuration Troubleshooting
  • Network Troubleshooting
  • Lower-Level Protocol Testing
  • Network Interface Problems
  • Connectivity
  • Network Traffic Problems
  • Performance Tuning

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