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HB506S – HP Integrity Virtual Machine (VM)
2 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Server Infrastructure

Course Details

The HP Integrity Virtual Machine (HB506S) course covers Integrity server virtualization using the HP Integrity Virtual Machines (VM) software.

In this course, you will learn to fully use the flexibility of the HP Integrity VM software to maximize the resource utilization of your Integrity servers and develop the skills needed to install, configure, and manage HP Integrity Virtual Machines. The course is 50% lecture and 50% hands-on labs using HP Integrity servers.

 

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Objectives

At the conclusion of this course you should be able to:

  • Define the relationship between a VM host and VM guest
  • Install HP Virtual Machines software on a properly configured HP Integrity server
  • Configure, boot, monitor, modify and manage VM guests
  • Boot the VM host
  • Use the Virtual Machines Manager to monitor a VM environment

Outline

Integrity Virtual Machines Introduction

  • Virtualization concepts and terminology
  • Shared resources
  • VM host, virtual machines, and VM guests
  • Virtual networks and storage devices
  • Reserved devices
  • Integrity Virtual Machine Manager

Preparing the Physical Server

  • Integrity VM requirements
  • Creating virtual networks and storage backing devices
  • Reserving access to VM host devices
  • VM host HP-UX upgrade

Creating and Running Integrity Virtual Machines

  • Integrity VM administration, configuration, and VM management
  • VM CPU, memory, and I/O allocation
  • Accessing a VM console
  • Starting and stopping a VM
  • Suspend and resume a VM

Managing and Monitoring Integrity VMs

  • Managing I/O devices
  • Adding devices to a running VM
  • Storage — high availability guidelines
  • Accelerated Virtual I/O (AVIO)
  • Managing virtual DVD devices and VLANs
  • VM guest dynamic memory
  • Dynamic CPU management
  • Cloning and removing a virtual machine
  • Monitoring VMs and VMs from the host
  • Configuration and log files
  • Glance (and Performance Agent) in a virtual OS environment
  • VM host CPU monitoring – hpvmsar

Migrating Integrity Virtual Machines

  • Why migrate a VM?
  • VM host configuration to support VM migration
  • VM host requirements and recommendations
  • VM configuration to support online migration
  • VM migration procedures
  • Offline and online VM migration

Using HP Serviceguard with Integrity VMs

  • Integrity VM commands
  • Serviceguard commands
  • Serviceguard and Integrity VM use models
  • Integrity VMs as Serviceguard nodes
  • Cluster in a box
  • Integrity VMs as Serviceguard packages
  • Serviceguard and online VM guest migration
  • Application monitoring in a VM guest package
  • HP VM toolkit
  • Serviceguard on VM host – LAN failover

Target Audience

Experienced HP-UX system administrators

Prerequisites

  • 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