This HPE NonStop Administration course completes the trilogy to make you familiar with administering an HPE NonStop System. In this 5 day class we discuss how to start up, configure, manage, and shut down your NonStop server and its subsystems. This includes changing system configuration with recovery to a previous setup, if necessary. The management of the HPE NonStop server current performance and planning for future growth is discussed. The course is 70% lecture and 30% hands on labs using HPE servers.


System Operators, System Administrators, Systems Analysts, Technical Support Analysts
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Before attending this course, students must have:

• NonStop Server Administration II or equivalent course
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Delegates will learn how to

At the conclusion of this course the student should be able to:

• Understand the NonStop server hardware and software architecture
• Start up, configure, manage, and shut down your NonStop server and its subsystems
• Change system configuration and recover to a previous setup
• Manage the Integrity NonStop server performance with planning for future growth
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Module 1 - Course Overview

Module 2 – Server Management Functions

• Good Server Management

• The Characteristics of your environment

• Introduction to System Management on HPE NonStop systems

Module 3 – NonStop Operating System


• NonStop Operating System and DSM/SCM

• System Shutdown and Cold Load procedures (CIIN Startup)

• Firmware Updates

• Kernel Managed Swap File


• Independent products

Module 4 – Managing Processes

• EMS Subsystem Review

• Process Creation and Characteristics

• OLTP Characteristics

• Managing Processes

• Persistent Processes

Module 5 – Managing NonStop Subsystems

• Major Management/Control Area

• Netbatch

• Spooler

• Safeguard

• The OLTP Environment

• Nonstop TMF Management and Planning

Module 6 – Managing Storage

• Storage Clim Overview

• SAS Hard Disk Drives

• Lun Manager

• Write Cache Enable

• Storage Configurations + Pools

• Managing Disk Partions

• Managing Data Encryption

• Managing Disk Drives

• Tapes and Mediacom

• Remote Database Facility (RDF)

Module 7 – Managing Cluster IO Modules (CLIMS)

• Naming convention

• Add/ Start CLIM

• Info/ Status CLIM

• Linux Events


• CLIM backup and restore

• Firmware update

Module 8 – Configuring Network CLIMS

• Describe the network layout

• Perform the initial system configuration

• Describe the CIP configuration

• Define the network configuration

• Determine the application configuration

• Verify the configuration

• Save the configuration

Module 9 – Database Management

• SQL/ MP and SQL/MX Management

Module 10 – Performance and Capacity Management

• Monitoring the system with Measure

• Tandem Capacity Model

Module 11 – System Recovery Scenario

• Review possible critical failure scenarios

• Discuss possible backup and prevention measures

• Discuss possible recovery scenarios

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