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HK957 – HP NonStop Platform Management Experienced


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3 Days Course
Server Infrastructure

Classroom + Online

Course Details


This course prepares you to manage the HP NonStop series server. Topics include how to start, configure, manage, and shut down your system and its subsystems and how to deal with common problems. Learn how to make alterations to the server configuration, NonStop O.S. and NonStop subsystems, and to fall back from changes made to a previous configuration. Where resolution is unsuccessful, you will be able to escalate to the appropriate service provider with suitable supporting information. This 3-day course is 60 percent lecture and 40 percent hands-on labs using HP servers.


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

  • Understand the NonStop server hardware and software architecture
  • Start up, configure, manage, and shut down your NonStop server and its subsystems
  • Change system configuration and recover from a previous setup
  • Manage your Integrity NonStop server
  • Identify and resolve common problems


Module 1 – Course Overview

Module 2 – Server Management Functions

  • Good Server Management
  • The Characteristics of your environment
  • Introduction to System Management on HP NonStop systems

Module 3 – NonStop Operating System Configuration

  • NonStop Operating System and DSM/SCM
  • Firmware Updates
  • Independent products

Module 4 – Managing Processes

  • EMS Subsystem Review
  • Process Creation and Characteristics
  • OLTP Characteristics
  • Managing Processes

Module 5 – Managing NonStop Subsystems

  • Major Management/Control Area’s
  • Netbatch
  • Spooler
  • Safeguard
  • The OLTP Environment
  • Open System Services
  • Nonstop TMF

Module 6 – Managing NonStop Communication Subsystems

  • SCF Configuration Overview
  • NonStop Communications Subsystems

Module 7 – Managing Storage

  • Storage Clim Overview
  • SAS Hard Disk Drives
  • Lun Manager
  • Write Cache Enable
  • Storage Configurations
  • Managing Disk Drives
  • Tapes and Mediacom
  • Remote Database Facility (RDF)

Module 8 – Performance Monitoring and Database Management

  • Monitoring the system
  • Database Management

Module 9 – System Recovery Scenarios

  • System Recovery

Target Audience

Customer support personnel HP Support personnel (GNSC)


  • Concepts and Facilities for NonStop Systems (U4147S) and/or
  • NonStop Platform Management Basic (HK955S)
  • NonStop Platform Management Intermediate (HK956S)