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PLA101 - Introduction to Tandem for Auditors
DESCRIPTION
This course is for Audit and Security staff who need to learn something about the Tandem platform. This is a 1-day, 2-lab overview of Tandem fundamentals, architecture and security aspects and what the impact is on their workday methodologies. They will learn about fault tolerance, parallelism, scalable systems with particular attention to security and SafeGuard.

This course is a prerequisite to the CSP AuditView course (PLAV201) Auditview

Course Duration: 1 day (if delivered on-site)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Those security and audit staff new to Tandem NonStop systems who will manage the security or auditing of these system(s).

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Concept of fault-tolerant, scalable systems
  • The impact of parallelism
  • Tandem utilities and editors
  • Transaction Protection and TMF
  • Security specifics and using SafeGuard

PREREQUISITES

  • We expect the student to have some audit or security background on at least one other computer system. No knowledge of Tandem is anticipated.

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COURSE DETAILS
  • Module 1 - The Basics
    • Tandem History;
    • Fault Tolerance;
    • Data Integrity;
    • High Performance;
    • Scalability;
    • Continuous Availability;
    • Parallelism;
    • Interprocess Communication;
    • ServerNet;
    • Basic Security
  • Module 2 - Tandem Entry Points:
    • OSS and Guardian Entry Points;
    • TACL - Basic Commands;
    • Implicit and Explicit RUN commands
  • Module 3 - Tandem File Systems:
    • Tandem File Types;
    • Overview of ENSCRIBE;
    • Overview of SQL/MP and SQL/MX;
    • Using PERUSE;
    • Using DSAP
  • Module 4 - Tandem Editors:
    • Using TEDIT;
    • Using EDIT in line mode;
    • Full Screen (XVS) Edit
  • Module 5 - Transaction Protection:
    • Transaction Threats;
    • TMF Environment and Capabilities;
    • Audit Trails;
    • Overview of RDF
  • Module 6 - Security Management:
    • User IDs;
    • USERID Ownership;
    • Aliases;
    • File Access Rules, local and remote;
    • $CMON;
    • Logon Security
  • Module 7 - Introduction to SafeGuard:
    • Safecom;
    • Getting Information;
    • Adding and Deleting Users;
    • Altering and Freezing Users;
    • Permissions;
    • Logging
 
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