PowerHA SystemMirror 7 Planning, Implementation, Customization and Basic Admininistraion

5 Days

Description

This course is designed to prepare students to install and configure a highly available cluster using PowerHA SystemMirror.

Audience

The audience for this advanced course is students who are experienced AIX system administrators with TCP/IP networking and AIX Logical Volume Manager (LVM) experience who are responsible for the planning and installation of a PowerHA SystemMirror 7.1 and later cluster on an IBM Power Systems server running AIX V6.1 or later. The lab exercises are conducted on an AIX 7.1 TL2 level system.

Objective

  • Explain what high availability is
  • Outline the capabilities of PowerHA SystemMirror
  • Design and plan a highly available PowerHA cluster
  • Install and configure PowerHA SystemMirror in the following modes of operation:
  • Single resource group on a primary node with standby node (active/passive)
  • Two resource groups in a mutual takeover configuration (active/active)
  • Configure resource group startup, fallover, and fallback policies
  • Perform basic system administration tasks for PowerHA
  • Perform basic customization for PowerHA
  • Perform basic problem determination and recovery

This course is the first in the PowerHA 7 curriculum. The following courses can be taken after this course is completed:

  • PowerHA 7 Advanced Configurations (AN620)
  • PowerHA SystemMirror 7 Migration (AN650)
  • PowerHA/XD: Extended Distance and Disaster Recovery (AN440)

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a PowerHA SystemMirror 7 Planning, Implementation, Customization and Basic Admininistraion class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Overview

  • Day 1
    • Welcome and course introduction
    • Unit 1: Introduction to PowerHA SystemMirror
    • Unit 2: Planning and configuring network and storage for PowerHA SystemMirror
    • Exercise 1: Lab setup, cluster planning, and exploring fallover
    • Exercise 2: Preparing the AIX environment for PowerHA SystemMirror
  • Day 2
    • Unit 3: Configuring applications for PowerHA SystemMirror
    • Unit 4: Configuring a PowerHA SystemMirror cluster
    • Exercise 3: Preparing an application for integration with SystemMirror
    • Exercise 4: Initial cluster configuration
  • Day 3
    • Unit 5: Cluster validation and testing
    • Unit 6: Basic PowerHA SystemMirror administration
    • Exercise 5: Cluster validation and testing
    • Exercise 6: Extending the configuration
  • Day 4
    • Unit 7: Events
    • Unit 8: Basic troubleshooting
    • Exercise 7: Events
    • Exercise 8: PowerHA SystemMirror problem determination
  • Day 5
    • Unit 9: PowerHA SystemMirror installation
    • Exercise 9: Install and maintain PowerHA SystemMirror
    • Open lab

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a PowerHA SystemMirror 7 Planning, Implementation, Customization and Basic Admininistraion class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date

Prerequisites

You should be AIX system administrator and have TCP/IP, LVM storage, and disk hardware implementation skills. These skills are addressed in the following courses or can be obtained through equivalent education and experience:

  • TCP/IP for AIX Administrators (AN210)

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a PowerHA SystemMirror 7 Planning, Implementation, Customization and Basic Admininistraion class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date