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Veritas Cluster Server 6.0 for Windows: Administration (CSWA)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

This course is for system administrators, system engineers, network administrators, system integration or development staff, and technical support personnel who will be working with Veritas Cluster Server.


You must have experience as a system and network administrator working in a Windows environment. Experience in developing Perl scripts is helpful.

Course Objectives

The Veritas Cluster Server 6.0 for Windows: Administration course is designed for the IT professional responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining VCS clusters. This five-day, instructor-led, hands-on class covers how to use Veritas Cluster Server to manage applications in a high availability environment. After gaining the fundamental skills that are needed to manage a highly available application in a cluster, you deploy VCS in a lab environment to implement a sample cluster design.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Manage highly available application services by using VCS.
  • Install VCS and create a cluster.
  • Configure service groups and resources.
  • Implement and verify failover and failback capability for application, storage, and network services.
  • Configure and optimize cluster behavior.
  • Protect data in a shared storage environment.
  • Configure VCS to manage SQL Server, Exchange Server, and other applications.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and correct cluster problems.
  • Configure service group dependencies and failover policies.

Course Content

Part 1 - Install and Configure

  • High Availability and Clustering Concepts
  • VCS Building Blocks
  • Preparing a Site for VCS
  • Installing and Upgrading VCS
  • VCS Operations
  • VCS Configuration Methods
  • Preparing Services for VCS
  • Online Configuration
  • Offline Configuration
  • Configuring Notification
  • Handling Resource Faults
  • Cluster Communications
  • System and Communication Faults
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Part II - Manage and Administer
Example Application Configurations

  • Clustering Applications
  • Clustering File Shares
  • Clustering SQL Server
  • Clustering Exchange Server
  • Clustering SharePoint Server (Optional)
  • Cluster Management
  • Service Group Dependencies
  • Startup and Failover Policies
  • Managing Data Centers
  • Wide Area Disaster Recovery Solution for Hyper-V (Optional)
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,100.- €
  • Switzerland: CHF 6,000.-
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by iTLS.

Dates and Booking
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Currently no local training dates available.  For enquiries please write to info@itls.at.

08/07/2019 - 12/07/2019 Frankfurt
23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 Munich

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