Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) Administration

Length: 3 Days

Prerequisite: Oracle Solaris 10 Administration 1 course

Recommendation Statement:
The student should have completed the Solaris 10 System Administration 1 course or should have four months of experience administering the Solaris operating system.

Course Description:
The Solaris Volume Manager Administration course provides the knowledge and skills to ensure proper planning, implementation, administration and support of the Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) software.  SVM is Oracle’s logical volume manager used to create soft disk partitions.

This course provides the knowledge and skills to ensure proper planning, implementation, administration and support of the Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) software. The operating system will be Oracle Solaris 10. The objective is to prepare the student for administering the Solaris Volume Management software on a Solaris system.

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

  • Administer the Solaris Volume Manager software by using the command-line and GUI interface
  • Administer the Solaris Volume Manager software state databases
  • Create and administer simple, striped, concatenated, and mirrored volumes
  • Create volume structures using both hard and soft partitions
  • Verify the status of the Solaris Volume Manager software volumes and state databases
  • Create and administer the Solaris Volume Manager software file systems
  • Replace failed volume components
  • Replace a failed disk
  • Describe the features of the Solaris Volume Manager software disksets