This course is aimed at those who need to expand their basic knowledge of HP-UX to enable them to successfully administer activities to be undertaken within the HP-UX environment.
This course is suitable for users of HP-UX 11i V1, V2 or V3, and covers both PA-RISC and Integrity Systems.
Delegates should have a basic understanding of UNIX and ideally some experience in the workplace. Attending our UNIX & Linux Essentials course is recommended.
Knowledge of a standard UNIX editor (e.g., vi) is required.
This course will enable delegates to understand
System Administration Menu.
Adding Custom Commands to SAM.
System Management HomePage (SMH).
Adding a User.
Using SAM to Create a New User Account.
The User Environment.
The HP-UX Advanced Security Sub-system.
Hardware and Device Files
SVR4 Directory Layout.
HFS Filesystems Structure.
The Veritas Filesystems (VxFS).
The HP-UX LVM.
Using Logical Volumes to Hold Filesystems.
Filesystems Mounted at Boot.
Listing Mounted Filesystems.
Creating Filesystems Using SAM.
Monitoring Disk Usage.
Typical Areas That Need Monitoring.
HP-UX Housekeeping Scripts.
Maximum File Sizes.
Fixing Broken Filesystems - fsck.
The Software Distributor
Distribution Depots and Spooling Software.
The Software Distributor.
Creating a Distribution Depot.
Examining a Directory Depot.
Understanding the Process.
Timing and Scheduling
Scheduling One-off Jobs.
Regular Job Scheduling.
Setting up Schedules.
Backup and Restoring
Choices of Backup Command.
The make-recovery Command.
The fbackup Command.
The cpio Command.
The dd Command.
Creating an Ignite/UX Backup.
Printer Interface Scripts.
Local, Remote and Network Printers.
Starting/Stopping the Spooler.
Creating Print Queues.
Print Queue Maintenance.
HPDPS - HP Distributed Print System.
Booting and Shutting Down
Init States (Run Levels).
HP-UX Start-up Sequence.
Starting Daemons at Boot Time.
Starting and Stopping Subsystems.
The Boot Process (PA-RISC).
Interrupting the Boot Process (PA-RISC).
The Boot Process (Integrity Systems).
Interrupting the Boot Process (Integrity Systems).
System Recovery Tape.
Creating a System Recovery Tape.
Using a System Recovery Tape.
Recovering a System from an Ignite/UX Backup.
Problem Scenarios and Solutions.
Recovering from a Broken Kernel.
No root Password.
Problems With a Non-root Filesystem.
Broken root VG.
Cloning a System.
Changing Tunable Values in the HP-UX Kernel
Why Modify The HP-UX Kernel?
Dynamic Versus Static Elements.
Getting Information About Tunables.
Managing Kernel Configurations.
Viewing Current Kernel Tunable Usage.
Changing Kernel Tunable Values.
If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.
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