About this Course

Code TPHH673S
Duration 5 Days

In this course you receive an overview of the HP Integrity NonStop™ NS-2000 / NS-2200 server architecture and basic software functionality, including functions of OSM, TACL, and Subsystem Control Facility (SCF) for system, disk drive, tape drive, and communications lines monitoring. The course also covers functional command use to allow monitoring system files with the use of FUP and monitoring the system spooler with PERUSE and SPOOLCOM commands. The five-day course is 80 percent lecture and 20 percent hands-on labs using HP servers.


  • Concepts and Facilities for NonStop Systems (U4147S) or
  • At least 6 months operational experience on NonStop servers


  • System operators
  • System administrators
  • System analysts
  • Technical support analysts

Delegates will learn how to

  • Be familiar with the Integrity NonStop server architecture, OSM, TACL, and SCF commands
  • Describe computing environments and operator tasks
  • Start up, monitor, and shut down your NS-2000/NS-2200 server and its subsystems
  • Change system configuration and recover from a previous setup
  • Demonstrate the use of TACL, FUP, and SCF commands
  • Describe how to manage security, disks, tapes, processes, and applications
  • Demonstrate how to view, modify, and correct system spooler and print job problems
  • Manage your Integrity NonStopNS-2000/NS-2200 server
  • Identify and resolve common problems


Module 1 - Course Overview

Module 2 - Computing Environments and Operator Tasks

  • Basic data processing
  • Integrity NonStop operations
  • Problem solving and problem prevention

Module 3 - NonStop Multi-core Architecture (NSMA)

  • NSMA overview
  • The ServerNet environment
  • Maintenance architecture
  • Mirrored disk volumes

Module 4 - Operator Tools: TACL, OSM, and SCF

  • Introduction to TACL
  • The TACL environment
  • Open System Management (OSM) overview
  • Monitoring enclosures, hardware, and software
  • Event Management Service (EMS)
  • Monitoring processors
  • The Subsystem Control Facility (SCF)
  • Monitoring disks, printers, tape drives, and terminals
  • Lab exercises: monitoring system hardware; SCF and hardware monitoring

Module 5 - Managing Files

  • File system introduction
  • The File Utility Program (FUP)

Module 6 - Managing Security

  • Types of security issues
  • Managing NonStop operating system security

Module 7 - Managing Disks and Tapes

  • Disk volumes
  • Introduction to the CLIM storage subsystem
  • Introduction to the legacy storage subsystem
  • SCF CLIM disk drive actions
  • Checking disk drive actions
  • Tapes and tape drives
  • BACKUP and RESTORE operations
  • Backup and restore operations for OSS and NonStop SQL/MX
  • Labeled-tape operations using MEDIACOM
  • Common tape problems
  • Lab exercise: DSAP

Module 8 - Managing Processes and Applications

  • Processes - background
  • Common process problems
  • Pathway/iTS applications
  • Client/server applications
  • NonStop Transaction Management Facility (TMF)
  • Lab exercise: monitoring and manipulating processes

Module 9 - Managing Printers and the Spooler

  • Spooler concepts
  • Commom spooler and printer problems
  • Working witb spooler jobs - PERUSE
  • Lab exercise: printers and the spooler

Module 10 - Managing LANs and WANs

  • Networking Cluster I/O Module (CLIM)
  • Common problems - legacy connections
  • System description, characteristics, and features Onsite Delivery Equipment Requirements
  • One 2-processor NonStop NS2000 / NS2200 server with J06.09 or later version of the NonStop operating system
  • One PC per student in the class withconnectivity to the NonStop NS-2000/NS-2200 server
  • One NS-2000/NS-2200 server with OSM console
  • Spooler and associated software installed on the server

5 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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