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Course number H1L26S
Length 5 days
Delivery method Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)
Instructor-led training (ILT)
Onsite dedicated training (OST)
Price USD $4,500
CAD $4,950


Course overview

This course focuses on the initial installation and startup tasks required to bring a customer’s rack or tower-based server solution online and prepared for the deployment of applications. The course delivers the technical information necessary to successfully install and configure server components including rack or tower server, networking, storage, and management devices. Students will install multiple operating systems using deployment tools and also use HP management software. This class provides hands-on labs, sizing and configuration exercises, and solution demonstrations.


Audience

This course is open to all audiences, internal and external, who are pursuing the knowledge and skills necessary to properly setup, configure and deploy solutions based on HP's rack or tower families of products. Examples of job roles are:

  • HP Solution Architect
  • HP Authorized Reseller Partners
  • HP Technical Client Consultants
  • HP Field Presales & Competency Center Solution Architects

Certifications and Related Examinations

  • HP ATP – Rack and Tower Server Solution Integrator V8
  • HPO-S34

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Course objectives

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Identify HP ProLiant rack and tower server lines and series
  • Recognize technologies used in the Generation 8 (Gen8) family of HP ProLiant servers
  • Explain how to configure ProLiant rack and tower server hardware components
  • Explain how to use the HP utilities that ship standard with ProLiant servers
  • Describe the server boot process
  • Integrate a ProLiant rack-mounted server into an HP rack
  • Explain the storage technologies underlying HP drives and drive arrays
  • Compare the disk drives and technologies offered by HP Storage
  • Describe the features and functions of HP Smart Array controllers
  • iLO Management Engine components
  • iLO Advanced enhancements
  • iLO user interfaces
  • iLO 4 Remote Console
  • iLO power management options
  • Describe the features and functions of HP Insight Control
  • Describe the features and functions of HP Systems Insight Management (HP SIM)
  • List the Insight Remote Support solutions
  • Name the benefits of Support Pack for ProLiant
  • Explain how to increase data availability through HP power protection products
  • List key features of HP Data Protector Express
  • Describe how virtualization enables you to share resource pools
  • Explain how Insight Control extensions with Microsoft and VMware products extend the HP ProLiant experience
  • Describe the six-step HP troubleshooting methodology
  • Identify the HP Services available for Rack and Tower Server Solutions

Next steps

  • HP BladeSystem Networking, Rev.11.41 (#00378835/HL942)
  • HP Access Layer Network Technologies using Comware Software, Rev. 10.41 (#00646170/HK652)

Course outline

Module 1: HP Rack and Tower Server Portfolio

  • Identify HP ProLiant rack and tower server lines and series
  • Recognize technologies used in the Gen8 family of HP ProLiant servers
  • Explain how to configure ProLiant rack and tower server hardware components
  • Explain how to use the HP utilities that ship standard with ProLiant servers
  • Describe the server boot process
  • Integrate a ProLiant rack-mounted server into an HP rack

Module 2: Smart Array Technology

  • Explain underlying storage technologies
  • Compare disk drives and technologies offered by HP Storage
  • Describe features and functions of HP Smart Array controllers

Module 3: iLO Management Engine

  • Explain the features, functions, and benefits of the iLO Management Engine

Module 4: HP Insight Control

  • Describe the features and functions of Insight Control
  • Describe the features and functions of HP SIM
  • List the Insight Remote Support solutions
  • Name the benefits of Support Pack for ProLiant

Module 5: Data Availability and Protection for ProLiant Servers

  • Explain how to increase availability through power protection
  • Identify key features of HP Data Express

Module 6: Virtualization Basics

  • Describe virtualization with Insight Control and VMware
  • Explain virtualization with Citrix XenServer
  • Describe virtualization with Microsoft products

Module 7: General Troubleshooting

  • Describe the six-step HP troubleshooting methodology
  • Explain features of the HP Active Health System

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