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Course number HK364S
Length 2 days
Delivery method Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)
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Price USD $1,800
CAD $1,980
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Course overview

The HP StoreVirtual 4000 course is a comprehensive technical-based training course that teaches the skills needed for planning, installing, configuring, and managing HP 4000 storage area networks (SANs). Learning concepts are reinforced through a series of comprehensive labs.


Prerequisites

  • Basic networking
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Servers

Audience

  • Storage Administrators

Course objectives

  • Explain the architecture of HP StoreVirtual 4000 SAN solution
  • Plan and install networks of Storage Systems, including multi-site installations providing High Availability / Disaster Recovery
  • Configure Storage Systems for initial connection
  • Install and use the HP StoreVirtual Consolidated Management Console (CMC) for Windows
  • Configure and manage the 4000 SAN
  • Mount the SAN Volumes from Windows 2003, Windows 2012, or VMware vSphere 5.1i

Benefits to you

  • Students will get comfortable with HP StoreVirtual 4000 SAN so that you can go back into your environments and engineer a solution using all the features of 4000 SAN systems and LeftHand software (11.x)
  • Participants will be able to understand & implement Best Practices of HP StoreVirtual 4000 SAN implementation/administration process in Windows

Detailed course outline

Storage Product Suite Overview

  • List the components of the HP StoreVirtual 4000 suite
  • Discuss the function of the HP StoreVirtual 4000 suite components
  • Describe Left Hand OS Software

Centralized Management Console

  • Install the Centralized Management Console
  • Understand Management Console user interface
  • Use the Content Pane to verify the status of modules

Basic Configuration

  • Install and set IP/hostname
  • Configure storage systems
  • Manage the Networks settings
  • Understand how to configure and use SNMP

Management Group and Clusters

  • Explain the purpose of Managers and Management Groups
  • How to create, edit, and delete Management Groups
  • How to create local administrative groups and users
  • Identify the purpose and requirements for a virtual Manager
  • Understand the purpose of Managers
  • Explain the purpose of Clusters
  • How to create, edit, delete, and view Clusters
  • Understand the virtual IP address and its use
  • Understand other Cluster-related configuration functions

Working with Volumes

  • Planning Volumes
  • Prerequisites for Volumes
  • Volume growth capacity
  • Create and view Volumes
  • Edit/delete Volumes
  • Left Hand OS network RAID

Connecting the Volume via iSCSI

  • Understanding iSCSI
  • Installing the initiator
  • Creating “Server Profiles”
  • Connecting the Volume
  • Formatting the drive

HP StoreVirtual 4000 SAN & Microsoft MPIO support

  • HP Storage DSM for MPIO
  • HP Storage MPIO
  • Configure NICs for failover

LeftHand OS Snapshots

  • Snapshot Overview
  • Snapshot Architecture
  • Using a Snapshot
  • Creating a Snapshot Single
  • Rolling back a Snapshot
  • Scripting Snapshot operations

SmartClone Volumes

  • StoreVirtual 4000 SAN SmartClone

Remote Copy

  • Remote copy software
  • Remote copy planning
  • Create, edit, delete, view, or cancel a remote copy operation
  • Remote copy workarounds

Using HP Storage LeftHand OS with VMware vSphere

  • HP Storage and VMware advantages

HP LeftHand OS Multi-Site HR/DR Solution Pack

  • Purpose of LeftHand OS Multi-Site HA/DR Solution Pack

Onboard Performance Monitoring

  • Understanding performance statistics
  • Adding, removing statistics
  • Exporting data
  • Statistics log

Performance Tuning and ISCSI SAN for Applications

  • Important performance factors
  • Use HP Storage performance guidelines when planning and implementing an IP SAN solution

Best Practices

  • Recognize and use best practices
  • Practices to avoid

Appendix

  • LeftHand OS 11 Additional Enhancements

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