This course introduces the foundation and basic skills necessary for system administrators to configure and manage the Open System Services (OSS) environment on all HP NonStop platforms. The five-day course is 70 percent lecture and 30 percent hands-on labs using HP servers.
- Six months experience as a NonStop Administrator and
- OSS Advanced Commands and Utilities for NonStop Servers
six months UNIX experience
Experience with system management tools, such as FUP, SCF, and Safeguard
HP NonStop System Administrators
Delegates will learn how to
- Identify the components of the Open System Services (OSS) subsystem
- Configure the OSS subsystem and its components
- Identify steps to configure, install, mount, and delete a fileset
- Understand the OSS user requirements and how to create user identities
- Use and maintain OSS subsystem resources
- Understand post-installation tools and procedures
Benefits to you
- Become familiar with Open System Services (OSS) architecture, interfaces, and procedures
- Gain skills needed to optimize HP NonStop systems so users experience smooth functioning IT operations
- Gain valuable hands-on experience managing an Open System Services (OSS) environment
Module 1 - Course Overview
- Course highlights
- Course objectives
Module 2 - Open System Services (OSS) Overview
- Define the Open System Services (OSS) subsystem
- Identify the components of the OSS environment
- Define the OSS fileset
- Review the Nonstop Operating System process components
- Lab: OSS overview
Module 3 - Management Tools
- Identify the key tools needed to managed the OSS subsystem
- Subsystem Control Facility (SCF)
- Backup/Restore 2.0
- Tar and uncompress
- Event Management Service (EMS)
- VERSIONS utility
- Lab: Management Tools
Module 4 - Basic OSS Installation Overview
- Identify the steps used to install the OSS subsystem
- Identify the steps used to start the OSS subsystem
- Identify the utility used to remove the OSS subsystem
- Identify the steps used to remove OSS subsystem
- Lab: basic OSS installation
Module 5 - Configuring OSS
- Add users and user groups
- Configure initial home directories
- Configure user IDs and aliases
- Configure file-sharing groups and members
- Configure the OSS services
- Configure network services
- Configure periodic tasks
- Lab: configuring OSS
Module 6 - Creating Filesets - Considerations
- Display fileset information
- Identify creation pool volume list volumes for each fileset
- Determine the number of filesets required
- Determine the number of name servers required
- Lab: configuring OSS filesets
Module 7 - Creating Filesets
- Describe a fileset's key attributes
- Note how a fileset's mount point directory should be secured
- Describe a fileset's AutoStart feature
- Learn the steps involved in creating a fileset
- Lab: creating OSS filesets
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