This 5-day course provides the knowledge and skills needed to incorporate the HP NonStop servers into your TCP/IP environment and perform system configuration. Upon completion of the course you will be familiar with the products and utilities that allow you to configure, monitor, modify, and control your system.
- NonStop NS-series Server Administration I (U8528S) or
- HP NonStop NS2100/NS2200 Server Administration I (HH673S) andfamiliarity with TCP/IP or
- NonStop S-series Field Support Training (U4170S) or
- HP NonStop NB-Series Server Administration I (HG776S) and
- Six months experience managing NonStop servers
Who Should Attend?
- System Managers
- Network Managers
- System Analysts
- Network technical support personnel
Delegates will learn how to
Perform system configuration and management of HP NonStop servers in:
- Conventional TCP/IP
- Cluster I/O Protocols (CIP) and Cluster I/O Module (CLIMs)
- ServerNet LAN Systems Access (SLSA) Subsystem
Module 1 - TCP/IP Refresher
- History of protocol suite
- Four protocol layers
- IP and ICMP basics
- TCP basics
- UDP basics
- IPv4 vs. IPv6
- IPv4 addressing
- IPv6 addressing
- Subnetting in IPv4 and IPv6
- Basics of ARP, DHCP, and DNS
- TCP/IP applications Learning Check LAB: TCP/IP Utilities on Windows
Module 2 - TCP/IP on NonStop
- Three TCP/IP subsystems
- Process-based vs. library-based protocol stack
- SLSA (IOAME and VIO), adapters, and CLIMs
- Conventional TCP/IP implementation and supported protocols
- TCP/IPv6 implementation and features
- CIP implementation and features
- SCF interface
- TCP/IP and OSS Learning Check LAB: TCP/IP Utilities on NonStop
Module 3 - Configuring Conventional TCP/IP
- Key subsystem processes: TCPIP, Listner, Telserv, Echo, Finger, FTP, ping
- Key files: hosts, services, resconf, portconf, protocol
- Defines and Params
- Starting the TCPIP process
- Starting the Listner and Telserv processes
- Telserv services and windows
- Configuring and starting a subnet
- Types of routes
- Adding and starting routes
- Verifying the configuration
- TCP/IP configuration for OSS, including inetd
- Problems and troubleshooting Learning Check LAB: Configuring a conventional TCP/IP Subsystem
Module 4 - The CIP Subsystem
- Linux-based components
- NS-based components
- Types of CLIMs supported
- CLIM naming conventions
- Protocols supported
- PROVIDER object and relationship to CLIMs
- SCF interface
- climcmd utility
- Partitioning, including changed granularity with J06.14
- RR filtering Learning Check LAB: Exploring the CIP Subsystem with SCF and CLIMCMD
Module 5 - Basic CIP/CLIM Configuration
- How to check on CIP subsystem status
- How to add, configure, and start a CLIM interface
- How to add a start a default route
- How to start the Listner and Telserv processes
- How to display network connections
- How to modify, stop, and delete an interface Learning Check LAB #1: Basic CIP/CLIM Configuration
Module 6 - CIP/CLIM Configuration Options
- How to configure intra-CLIM failover
- How to configure CLIM-to-CLIM failover
- Network partitioning with MULTIPROV OFF
- Network partitioning with MULTIPROV ON
- How to achieve scalability with round-robin filtering Learning Check LAB #2: CIP/CLIM Configuration Options
Module 7 - Basic TCPIPv6 Configuration
- The structure of the TCP/IPv6 subsystem
- SCF syntax in the TCP/IPv6 context
- How to configure and start an IPv4 subnet
- How to configure and start a route
- The concept of ephemeral ports and how to configure them Learning Chec
Module 8 - TCPIPv6 Configuration Options
- How to configure Logical Network Partitioning (LNP)
- How to configure round-robin filtering
- How to configure Ethernet failover with shared IP
- How to configure Ethernet failover with nonshared IP Lab#1 TCP/IPv6 configuration options
Module 9 - Configuring IPv6 with TCPIPv6
- The different operating modes of TCP/IPv6: INET, DUAL, and INET6
- How to add an INET subnet
- How to add an DUAL subnet
- How to add an INET6 subnet
- The difference between automatic and configured tunnels
- How to display TCP/IPv6 connections
- The roles of the IPNODES file and the ND6HOSTD process Lab #2 — Configuring IPv6
Module 10 - Configuring Expand-over-IP
- Expand basics (no details)
- Expand-over-IP line handler
- Adding the line and path
- Starting the line and path
- Verifying the configuration
- Problems and troubleshooting
- Learning Check
- LAB: Expand-over-IP Configuration
Onsite Delivery Equipment Requirements
- One 2-processor NonStop NS-series server or NB-series server with VIOs or IOAME, IP CLIM and H06.2X or J06.06 and later version of the NonStop kernel operating system
- For the NS-series ,IOAME two Multiport Ethernet ServerNet Adapters (M8800, G4SA) with cables, four recommended
- For the NS-series, VIO two M8801-4 VIO Expansion Boards for Ethernet are recommended
- Two 8-port 10/100 switched hubs, including cables (for a four-group lab environment)
- For Optional SWAN lab
- One 3880 SWAN concentrator, or 3881 SWAN II per system
- Two RS-232-C cable hoods, part number U11670, per SWAN
- Loopback test connector, part number U11674, per SWAN
- SLSA subsystem and TCP/IP products
- Expand product
- X.25AM product or AT6100 product
- One IPv6 capable router
Frequently asked questionsSee all of our FAQs
How can I create an account on myQA.com?
There are a number of ways to create an account. If you are a self-funder, simply select the "Create account" option on the login page.
If you have been booked onto a course by your company, you will receive a confirmation email. From this email, select "Sign into myQA" and you will be taken to the "Create account" page. Complete all of the details and select "Create account".
If you have the booking number you can also go here and select the "I have a booking number" option. Enter the booking reference and your surname. If the details match, you will be taken to the "Create account" page from where you can enter your details and confirm your account.
Find more answers to frequently asked questions in our FAQs: Bookings & Cancellations page.
How do QA’s virtual classroom courses work?
Our virtual classroom courses allow you to access award-winning classroom training, without leaving your home or office. Our learning professionals are specially trained on how to interact with remote attendees and our remote labs ensure all participants can take part in hands-on exercises wherever they are.
We use the WebEx video conferencing platform by Cisco. Before you book, check that you meet the WebEx system requirements and run a test meeting (more details in the link below) to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If it doesn’t work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.
Learn more about our Virtual Classrooms.
How do QA’s online courses work?
QA online courses, also commonly known as distance learning courses or elearning courses, take the form of interactive software designed for individual learning, but you will also have access to full support from our subject-matter experts for the duration of your course. When you book a QA online learning course you will receive immediate access to it through our e-learning platform and you can start to learn straight away, from any compatible device. Access to the online learning platform is valid for one year from the booking date.
All courses are built around case studies and presented in an engaging format, which includes storytelling elements, video, audio and humour. Every case study is supported by sample documents and a collection of Knowledge Nuggets that provide more in-depth detail on the wider processes.
Learn more about QA’s online courses.
When will I receive my joining instructions?
Joining instructions for QA courses are sent two weeks prior to the course start date, or immediately if the booking is confirmed within this timeframe. For course bookings made via QA but delivered by a third-party supplier, joining instructions are sent to attendees prior to the training course, but timescales vary depending on each supplier’s terms. Read more FAQs.
When will I receive my certificate?
Certificates of Achievement are issued at the end the course, either as a hard copy or via email. Read more here.