Course ID 00071754
HP product number U4176S
Course format ILT
Typical Course length 5 days
Skill level Advanced
Delivery languages English
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Course description

This course covers how to incorporate the HP NonStop servers into your TCP/IP environment and perform system configuration. Upon completion of the course, you will be familiar with the products and utilities that allow you to configure, monitor, modify, and control your system.

Who should attend

• System Managers
• Network Managers
• System Analysts
• Network technical support personnel


• NonStop NS-series Server Administration I (U8528S) or NonStop S-series Server Administration Training (U5449S)
• Familiarity with TCP/IP or NonStop S-series Field Support Training (U4170S) or HP NonStop NB-Series Server Administration I (HG776S) or NonStop TCP/IP Fundamentals course or six months experience managing NonStop servers
For complete prerequisites and requirements to achieve any of the related certifications or upgrade paths, see the certification description on the HP ExpertOne Website


  • Module 1 - Course Introduction
    • Prerequisites
    • Course outlines
  • Module 2 - Introduction to HP NonStop Networking
    • Lesson I Introduction to HP NonStop Communications Subsystems
    • Name the ServerNet communications subsystems
    • List the functions of the TCP/IP, and TCP/IPv6 subsystems
    • Describe the purpose of the ServerNet LAN Systems Access (SLSA) subsystem
    • Describe the Cluster I/O Protocol (CIP) subsystem
    • Describe the SWAN concentrator TCP/IP subsystem support
    • List supported and not supported productsTopic one
    • Lesson II Network Overview
    • Define terms and explain basic concepts associated with computer networks
    • Identify and describe network types, topologies, and media
    • Describe basic routing concepts
    • Contrast various network architectures
    • Describe generic layer three and four requirements
    • Learning check
  • Module 3 - NonStop TCP/IP Protocol Suite
    • Lesson I NonStop TCP/IP Products Suite Overview
    • Discuss the HP NonStop TCP/IP product and its various components
    • List the key features of the NonStop TCP/IP subsystem
    • Describe the benefits of the NonStop TCP/IP product
    • List the communication subsystems used by the NonStop TCP/IP subsystem
    • Explain how performance has been enhanced in the NonStop TCP/IP and NonSTop TCP/IPv6 products
    • Explain how 128-bit addressing is supported using the NonStop TCP/IPv6 product
    • Lesson II TCP/IP Addressing
    • List four primary classes of addresses
    • Describe the dotted decimal notation format
    • Explain the purpose of ARP
    • Describe the function of IRDP
    • List the reasons for implementing subnets
    • Explain what subnet masks are
    • Discuss the Domain Name System (DNS)
    • Lesson III TCP/IPv6 Addressing and Mechanisms
    • Describe the IPv6 hexadecimal notation format
    • Describe the new 128-bit IPv6 addressing Schemes
    • Explain the ICMP and Neighbor and Router Discovery Protocol
    • Explain autoconfiguration of addresses
    • Describe the implementation of IPv6 in the new HP NonStop TCP/IPv6 product
    • Describe other IPv6 mechanisms as tunneling
    • Learning check
  • Module 4 - ServerNet LAN Systems Access (SLSA) Subsystem
    • Lesson I ServerNet LAN Systems Access Overview
    • Provide an overview of the SLSA capabilities
    • List the HP ServerNet LAN Systems Access (SLSA) components
    • Explain the functions of the SLSA components
    • Describe the SCF/SLSA object hierarchy
    • List the recommended names of the SLSA adapter components
    • Describe the SLSA and QIO subsystem relationship
    • Lesson II SLSA Configuration and Management
    • Describe the objects in the SLSA subsystem
    • List the SLSA SCF commands and objects
    • Verify the SLSA subsystem configuration
    • Control the SLSA subsystem
    • Modify the SLSA subsystem configuration
    • Retrieve other important SLSA subsystem information
    • Lesson III SLSA LAN Configuration for NonStop TCP/IP
    • Describe configuration changes to client subsystems
    • Describe the NonStop TCP/IP environment
    • Configure and manage the NonStop TCP/IP environment
    • Lab exercise
  • Module 5 - Parallel TCP/IP Stacks – NonStop TCP/IPv6
    • Lesson I NonStop Parallel TCP/IP stacks Overview
    • List the functions of the NonStop Parallel TCP/IP stacks, and HP NonStop TCP/IPv6 subsystem
    • Contrast the NonStop TCP/IP and TCP/IPv6 subsystems
    • Identify the NonStop TCP/IPv6 components
    • List the constraints of the NonStop TCP/IPv6 subsystem
    • Lesson II NonStop TCP/IPv6 Configuration
    • List the steps to configure the HP NonStop TCP/IPv6 subsystem in IPv4 mode
    • Contrast the three modes of operation of NonStop TCP/IPv6
    • Describe NonStop TCP/IPv6 subsystems operation
    • Identify the NonStop TCP/IPv6 management components
    • Describe the options of NonStop TCP/IPv6 that impact applications
    • Lesson III NonStop TCP/IPv6 Management and Operations
    • Describe the SCF commands for managing NonStop TCP/IPv6
    • Describe the routing changes for NonStop TCP/IPv6
    • List the application limits and future requirements
    • Lesson IV NonStop TCP/IPv6 Applications
    • Contrast shared and nonshared failover options
    • Describe Ethernet failover operation
    • Describe round-robin filtering
    • Describe Logical Network Partitioning
    • Lesson V NonStop TCP/IPv6 in IPv6 or Dual Mode
    • Contrast the different modes of NonStop TCP/IPv6
    • Describe the specific IPv6 parameters
    • Describe how to add IPv6 Routes
    • Describe how to configure Failover for IPv6
    • List the steps to enable the default tunnel and configure an explicit tunnel
    • Describe the purpose of the ND6HOST process
    • Describe the consequences for ND6HOSTD with LNP
    • List the migration issues when migrating to NonStop TCP/IPv6
    • Lesson VI CLIM Failover
    • CLIM Failover modes
    • No Failover
    • Intra-CLIM failover
    • Inter-CLIM failover
    • Learning check
    • Lab exercise
  • Module 6 - Supporting the WAN Subsystem
    • Lesson I WAN and SWAN Overview
    • Describe the SWAN and WAN subsystem environment
    • List the processes required for proper SWAN operation
    • Describe the data path of WAN IOP to SWAN line using NonStop TCP/IP
    • Describe the functions a NonStop TCP/IP process performs to support the WAN subsystems and SWAN concentrators
    • Contrast NonStop TCP/IP, TCP/IP /PL, and TCP/IPv6 implementations in support of the WAN subsystem
    • Lesson II TCP/IP Support for the WAN Subsystem
    • List the steps required for troubleshooting TCP/IP subsystem failures
    • List the SCF commands used to monitor NonStop TCP/IP and WAN subsystem process objects
    • Describe typical failure scenarios involving NonStop TCP/IP and associated WAN support processes
    • Learning check
    • Lab exercise
  • Module 7 - Expand and TCP/IP Networking
    • Lesson I EXPAND Overview
    • Expand subsystem components
    • Expand line-handler processes
    • Expand path types
    • Network control process
    • Expand subsystem protocol layers
    • Lesson II EXPAND over IP
    • NonStop TCP/IP processes
    • Connection establishment
    • Active connect request
    • Passive connect request
    • Sending and receiving data
    • Expand-over-IP packet forwarding
    • Lab exercise
  • Onsite Delivery Equipment Requirements
    • One 2-processor NonStop NS-series server or NB-series server with VIOs or IOAME, IPCLIM and H06.2X or J06.06 and later version of the NonStop kernel operating system
    • For the NS-series , IOAME two Multiport Ethernet ServerNet Adapters (M8800, G4SA) with cables, four recommended
    • For the NS-series, VIO two M8801-4 VIO Expansion Boards for Ethernet are recommended


After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Incorporate the HP NonStop servers into
    your TCP/IP environment.
  • Perform system configuration.

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