In the Symantec Storage Foundation 6.x for UNIX: You learn to integrate, operate, and make the most of Symantec Storage Foundation (SF), including Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) and Veritas File System (VxFS), in a UNIX environment. You learn to install and configure Symantec Storage Foundation and to manage disks, disk groups, and volumes by using a variety of SF user interfaces including the Veritas Operations Manager (VOM) Web console. You also learn about recovery from disk failures and basics of online file system administration.


  • Install and configure Symantec Storage Foundation.
  • Configure and manage disks, disk groups, and volumes.
  • Administer file systems.
  • Install Veritas Operations Manager and manage multiple Storage Foundation servers.
  • Monitor VxVM tasks and change volume layouts to improve performance.
  • Manage the dynamic multipathing feature.
  • Identify types of disk failure and resolve disk failures.


This course is for UNIX system or network administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, and system integration/development staff who will be installing, operating, or integrating Symantec Storage Foundation.


Knowledge of UNIX system administration.