PowerHA SystemMirror 7 Planning, Implementation, Customization and Basic Administration

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Course codeAN61GSkill levelAdvanced
Duration5.0 daysDelivery typeClassroom
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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.

Pre-requisites

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 (AN21G)

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 (AN62G) 

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