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HP-UX System Administration

HP-UX System Administration Course Overview

This Hewlett Packard HP-UX System Administration training course is designed to give delegates practical experience in the administration of an HP-UX UNIX System.  Reference will be made to the HP-UX commands required to administer the system, although practical work will concentrate on using the System Administration Manager (SAM) to achieve the course objectives.

Who will the Course Benefit?

The HP-UX System Administration course is designed for System Administrators and Programmers and other Technical IT staff who require a full working knowledge of how to administer an HP-UX system.

The course assumes knowledge of the HP-UX Operating System to the level covered in the HP-UX Introduction Course. Some shell programming experience may also prove advantageous; this can be gained on the HP-UX Shell Programming Course.

Learning Objectives

Course Objectives

On completion of the HP-UX System Administration course the delegate will have practical experience of the Systems Administration Manager (SAM), allowing them to administer an HP-UX system.


Pre-Requisite Courses

    * HP-UX Introduction
    * HP-UX Shell Programming

Course Content

Skills Gained

The delegates will have knowledge and practise in:

    * HP-UX Server Range
    * The Role of the System Administrator
    * System Administration Manager (SAM)
    * File Systems and Storage
    * System Startup and Shutdown
    * Interacting with IPL
    * Booting from Alternate Media
    * User Account Administration
    * Access Control Lists
    * Trusted Security Features
    * Printer Configuration
    * Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
    * Create, Modify and Delete Logical Volumes
    * Important LVM Commands
    * Mount/Unmount Filesystems
    * Filesystem Layout
    * Using Swap Space
    * The Veritas Volume Manager
    * Nodes and Virtual Partitioning
    * Backup and Restore Facilities
    * Using tar and cpio
    * Using fbackup and frecover
    * Incremental Backups
    * System Recovery Using Ignite-UX
    * Background Jobs and Scheduling
    * Kernel Configuration
    * Software Installation
    * Software Distribution
    * Using SD Commands
    * System Logging
    * Performance Monitoring

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