AN6AG: Implementing VM Recovery Manager - HA

IBM Systems Training

on February 14, 2022

      

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Table of Contents

  1. Short Summary
  2. Duration
  3. Content Description
  4. Objectives
  5. Agenda
  6. Audience
  7. Skill Level
  8. Labs?
  9. Keywords
  10. Prerequisites
  11. Enrollment
  12. Errata
  13. Follow-on Courses

Short Summary

This 2 day course provides students with the skills needed to implement and manager the IBM VM Recovery Manager – HA (VMR-HA) product.

Duration in Hours ⌚

16.0

Content Description

This 2 day course provides students with the skills needed to implement and manager the IBM VM Recovery Manager – HA (VMR-HA) product.  Topics include introduction to High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR), understanding the requirements and planning for implementing VMR-HA, installing and configuring VMR-HA, and testing the capabilities of VMR-HA at the VM and application level. Hands-on exercises reinforce the lecture material, allowing students to install, configure, test, and maintain VMR-HA environments.

Objectives

  • Describe industry terminology and concepts for High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recover (DR)
  • Plan for the installation of VM Recovery Manager 1.5
  • Install VM Recovery Manager – HA (VMR-HA) components
      • Describe the installation of VIOS efix
      • Install VM Recovery Manager HA KSYS and GUI software
      • Install the VM agent on managed LPARs
  • Configure VMR-HA
      • Declare the infrastructure environment : HMC, Hosts, VIOS
      • Create the host groups : the hosts you want to protect against failures
      • Select the managed VM, configure and enable them for HA
  • Describe how VMR-HA functions at the VM and application levels
  • Manage and monitor KSYS using the provided tools
  • Install and check VMR-HA agent status
  • Register an application with the VMR-HA agent
  • Recover standard and critical applications

Agenda

  • Unit 1: (1:30) High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) concepts
  • Unit 2: (1:00) VM Recovery Manager requirements
  • Unit 3: (1:00) VM Recovery Manager HA installation
  • Unit 4: (2:00) VM Recovery Manager HA configuration
  • Exercise 4: (0:30) Configuring VMR-HA using the GUI
  • Unit 5: (2:00) VMR-HA at the VM level
  • Exercise 5: (1:00) VMR-HA managing a VM crash
  • Unit 6: (2:00) VMR-HA at the application level
  • Exercise 6: (1:30) VMR-HA managing an application crash

Audience

The target audience is system integrators, system administrators, and product support specialists who are responsible for VMR-HA. 

Skill Level

Intermediate

Labs? 💻

Y

Keywords

AN6A;vm recovery manager;vmr;gdr;ha;dr;powerha;power systems;powervm;lpm

Prerequisites

None

Enrollment

https://www.ibm.com/training/course/AN6AG

Errata

None specified.

Follow-on Courses

None


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