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Servicing HP ProLiant ML/DL/SL Servers


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Course number HK753S
Length 2 days
Delivery method* Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)
Instructor-led training (ILT)
Onsite dedicated training (OST)
Price USD $1,600
CAD $1,760
*Courses are supported in the delivery formats above, but are not necessarily scheduled in every delivery format listed. Please click the schedule links at the top of the page to see which delivery formats are currently scheduled.

Special notes

This course is now replaced by H1L27S course

Course overview

This course delivers the technical information necessary to successfully service and support HP ProLiant servers. The participants can expect to gain a technical understanding of HP ProLiant ML, DL and SL servers including typical service procedures like replacing parts and updating firmware. Students will learn how to deploy ProLiant Support Pack for different operating systems and how to configure basic storage and management solutions including iLO2/iLO3 management card. Assists in preparation for the (APS) ProLiant certification exam.


  • Course HK751AAE ( 00117231): Industry Standard Architecture and Technology, Rev 9.21 (40 hrs)
  • CompTia Server+ certification
  • Course HK752S (00143086) : APS Service Fundamentals Rev 9.41 (8 hrs)

Certification Track

Course can be used to prepare for HPCP Exam #

  • HP2-T17 Servicing HP ProLiant ML/DL/SL Servers

Exam Requirements

  • For HP2-T17 Exam preparation, attend the following courses:
    • HK752S: APS Service Fundamentals Rev 9.41 (8 hrs or 1day)
    • HK753S: Servicing HP ProLiant ML/DL/SL Servers (16 hrs or 2 days)


This course is designed for students who have the required certifications or equivalent knowledge and experience. The course is available to HP partners, HP customers, and internal HP employees. It is intended for first and second level support professionals who are responsible for servicing and supporting ProLiant ML/DL/SL Server products.

  • Students who wish to apply for certification exam: HP2-T17

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Course objectives

  • Servicing ProLiant ML/DL/SL Server training focuses on using service information resources, utilities, and diagnostic tools to install, configure, troubleshoot and repair ML/DL/SL products
  • The student will become familiar with the technology, features, component layout, and service considerations for ML/DL/SL hardware as a foundation for the diagnostic process
  • Lab exercises provide the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience with ML/DL products and tools. Activities include server setup, use of utilities, and installing and configuring storage options

Course outline

Module 1: Configuring ProLiant Server and Array Hardware

  • Objectives
  • Firmware upgrade process
  • Configuring HP ProLiant server
  • DDR3 memory specifications and configuration rules
  • Configuring storage subsystem
  • Learning check

Module 2: Installing Server Support Software

  • Objectives
  • HP Insight Control management suites
  • SmartStart
  • ProLiant Support Pack
  • Validating and testing the solution
  • Setup differences for 100-series ProLiant servers
  • Learning check

Module 3: Use and Maintain Integrated Lights-Out Products

  • Objectives
  • HP Lights-Out technology and benefits
  • Functions of iLO3 Management processor
  • Functions of iLO2 Management processor
  • Learning check

Module 4: Storage Solutions for ProLiant Servers

  • Objectives
  • Storage technologies
  • HP disk drives
  • HP ProLiant Array controllers
  • Storage solutions
  • Learning check

Module 5: Data Availability and Protection for a ProLiant Server

  • Objectives
  • Increasing availability through power protection
  • Rack options
  • Memory protection technologies
  • Disk Backup System
  • Learning check

Module 6: Troubleshooting ProLiant Motherboards

  • Objectives
  • Server Boot process
  • Boot process failure indicators
  • Troubleshooting reboot problems
  • Learning check

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