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Course number HK364S
Length 2 days
Delivery method Remotely assisted instructional learning ( RAIL)
Instructor-led training ( ILT)
Onsite dedicated training ( OST)
Price USD $1,800
CAD $1,980

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 P4000 Consolidated Management Console (CMC)
  • Configure and manage the 4000 SAN
  • Mount the SAN Volumes from Windows 2003, Windows 2008 R2, or VMware vSphere 4.1i

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 (10.0)
  • 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

  • List the components of the HP StoreVirtual 4000 suite
  • Discuss the function of the HP StoreVirtual 4000 suite components
  • Describe the enhancements and changes introduced with LeftHand OS 10.0

Centralized Management Console

  • Install the Centralized Management Console
  • Understand Management Console user interface
  • Use the Content Pane to verify the status of modules
  • Recognize how to use the Management Console to: Upgrade software, reboot or shutdown a Storage System, manage RAID or individual drives, manage network configurations and; add, edit, delete administrative users/groups, enable monitoring

Basic Configuration

  • Install and set IP/hostname
  • Verify RAID and disks
  • Manage the Networks settings
  • Understand how to configure and use SNMP
  • Set monitoring parameters and view reports

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
  • Single site vs. Campus SAN or Multi-site Clusters
  • Understand other Cluster-related configuration functions

Working with Volumes

  • Planning Volumes
  • Prerequisites for Volumes
  • Volume growth capacity
  • Create and view Volumes
  • Edit/delete Volumes
  • Server Profiles

Connecting the Volume via iSCSI

  • Understanding iSCSI
  • Installing the initiator
  • Creating "Server Profiles"
  • Adding the target portal
  • Connecting the Volume
  • Formatting the drive

HP StoreVirtual 4000 SAN & Microsoft MPIO support

  • HP Storage DSM for MPIO improves SAN performance
  • HP Storage MPIO relies on Microsoft 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
  • SmartClone Introduction

Remote Copy

  • Snapshot technology
  • Remote copy architecture
  • Create, edit, delete, view, or cancel a remote copy operation
  • Describe uses for the SAN/iQ Remote Copy feature

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

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

ISCSI SAN for applications Exchange, SQL and SAN concepts

  • Recognize best practices when setting up MS Exchange and SQL on the SAN
  • Recognize advantages of using Snapshots and Remote IP Copy

Best Practices

  • Introduction to the HP 4800 BladeSystem Based 4000 SAN
  • Primary features of the product
  • LeftHand OS 10.0 Additional Enhancements
  • Quorum alarms
  • Online upgrade enhancements

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