Logical Volume Manager (LVM) Administration on Linux

Length: 5 Days

Prerequisite: Linux System Administration I course or have equivalent experience                     

Recommendation Statement:
The student should have completed the Linux System Administration I course or have equivalent experience.

Course Description:
A course for system administrators who are responsible for the configuration and administration of the Logical Volume Manager (LVM) on Linux based systems. The course covers basic and advanced installation, configuration and recovery topics.
This class course covers procedures to setup and manage the Logical Volume Manager (LVM) on Linux servers from the command line and from the LVM Administration GUI.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Configure and manage LVM disks, disk groups, and logical volumes
  • Configure linear, striped, mirrored, and distributed logical volumes
  • Configure thin-provisioned and cache volumes
  • Configure LVM for optimal performance
  • Backup LVM configurations
  • Recover failed LVM disks and volumes
  • Effectively manage LVM disks, disk groups, and volumes
  • Move volume groups between servers
  • Manage LVM snapshots
  • Mirror LVM data and boot disks to improve uptime and reliability
  • Replace failed LVM data and boot disks
  • Expand volume groups and grow logical volumes
  • Learn tips and techniques for managing, troubleshooting and recover LVM components
  • Understand LVM metadata and configuration files