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Hewlett Packard - H4264S

Course: HPUX System and Network Troubleshooting
Length: 5 days
Price: $3,500.00
  Currently, there are no scheduled dates for this course.
Course Description

This course will help you minimize the downtime of your HP-UX system by teaching you how to troubleshoot common system problems. The course demonstrates proven solutions and provides tips and techniques to save you valuable time in the diagnosis and resolution of typical system problems. The format of your course is 50 percent lecture and 50 percent hands-on. The duration of your course is five days.

Intended Audience

Experienced HP-UX system administrators.

  • Learn the techniques needed to recover your "dead" system
  • Understand file system check and recovery options to restore lost data
  • Anticipate problems and minimize network downtime by using basic diagnostics tools
  • Ensure your network is operating properly by checking Network File System (NFS), Network Information Service (NIS), and Domain Name Service (DNS) functionality
  • Keep your system current by managing software patches
Pre-requisite skills
  • HP-UX System and Network Administration I (H3064S) and HP-UX System and Network Administration II (H3065S) or
  • HP-UX System and Network Administration for Experienced UNIX System Administrators (H5875S) or
  • Equivalent experience
Next Steps

Become an HP Certified Advanced IT Professional. Attend:

  • Logical Volume Manager, MirrorDisk/UX and JFS (H6285S)

in preparing for the HP-UX Operations Practical Exam (H6701S)

Note: you must pass the 3H0-002 exam before becoming an HP Certified Advanced IT Professional

Why HP Education Services
  • Experienced and best-in-the-field HP instructors
  • Comprehensive student materials
  • State-of-the-art classroom facilities
  • Hands-on practice
  • Focus on job-specific skills
  • More than 260 locations worldwide
  • Customized on-site delivery
  • Online instructor-led and self-paced training at:
Course Outline
  • Troubleshooting Resources
    • Manuals, web sites, and newsgroups
    • Log files
  • Booting: Bad Logical Interchange Format (LIF) Area
    • Overview of system startup
    • Boot disk layout
    • Recovery shell
    • Using HP-UX install media
    • HP-UX recovery menu
  • Booting: Missing or corrupt binary startup files
    • Overview of system startup
    • Binary startup files
    • HP-UX recovery menu
    • Post recovery process
  • Booting: Missing or corrupt ASCII startup files
    • Overview of system startup
    • System configuration files
    • Start links
    • Single-user mode
  • Problems Logging On
    • Login methods
    • ASCII login
    • Graphical User Interface (GUI) login
  • Logical Volume Manager (LVM) Problems
    • What is LVM?
    • LVM disk layout
    • Physical Volume Reserve Area (PVRA)/Volume Group Reserve Area (VGRA)
    • Restoring LVM PVRA/VGRA
    • LVM maintenance mode
    • Restoring label file
    • Recovery shell
    • Recovering the lvmtab file
  • File System Check and Repair
    • What is a file system?
    • Corruption example
    • Using fsck
  • Process Problems
    • What is a process?
    • Identify process hierarchy
    • The 'kill' command
    • Zombie processes
    • Clearing a zombie process
    • CPU intensive process
    • Troubleshooting CPU intensive processes
  • System Crash Dump
    • System panic
    • Crash dump
    • Big picture
    • Memory classes
    • Configuring memory classes and dump devices
    • How much dump space is needed?
    • Dump configuration startup files
    • Obtaining the crash dump message
    • System crash dump configuration
    • Using the adb command
  • Patch Management at HP-UX 11.00
    • Listing patches
    • Verifying patches
    • Patch directory and problems
  • Networking Troubleshooting: Part I
    • LAN card configuration problem
    • Role of subnet mask
    • Subnet mask incorrect
    • Routing concepts
    • Route entry incorrect
  • Networking Troubleshooting: Part II
    • NFS functionality
    • NFS server umounts exported file system
    • NIS functionality
    • NIS server fails
    • DNS server functionality