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Course number HK997S
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

Special notes

HP ExpertOne Certification ID for this courseware is 00192618.


Course overview

This course covers HP Insight Control software 6.x. You will learn how to successfully deploy and maintain HP ProLiant servers using this software product.


Prerequisites

Recommended prerequisite certifications:

  • AIS - HP BladeSystem Solutions [2010]
  • OR
  • AIS - HP ProLiant ML/DL/SL Servers [2010]

Audience

  • HP Authorized Reseller Customer Service representative
  • HP Authorized Reseller Systems Engineer
  • HP Solution Architect
  • HP Technical Client Consultant

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Course objectives

At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0
  • Name the components of the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0
  • Describe the licensing and update options
  • Explain how the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 and HP SIM provide a complete deployment and change management solution
  • Explain how the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 supports the HP BladeSystem 2 solutions
  • Explain the relationship between the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 and Insight Control Management suites
  • Name the other HP server deployment tools and compare them with the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0
  • Describe Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) technology and its key benefits Explain how to configure HP servers for PXE deployment
  • Describe the configuration steps necessary to deploy an operating system to a server
  • Explain how to install Linux on a target server using a scripted installation
  • Explain how HP Insight Control integrates with HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
  • Describe the purpose of the WBEM health polling plug-in
  • Describe the function of each of the HP analysis Tools
  • List the requirements for installing the software repository
  • Describe the features and benefits of performance management
  • Describe the stand-alone tools available from HP for system management

Benefits to you

  • This course will increase your chances of passing the VCP certification test with technical reviews, revision strategies, question answering techniques and an open question and answer session with live expert instructor.

Course outline

Module 1: Insight Control Overview

  • Explain how HP Insight Control integrates with HP SIM
  • Identify the features of HP SIM 6.0
  • List the components and applications that are required to manage an HP SIM system
  • Identify availability of HP SIM software
  • Describe the internal and external resources for HP SIM
  • Describe HP SIM warranty support for Windows, Linux, and HP-UX\

Module 2: Systems Management Overview

  • Define system management
  • Describe the stand-alone tools available from HP for system management, including

Module 3: Typical Installation and Set Up

  • @@Explain how to install and uninstall HP SIM
  • Set up and configure HP SIM

Module 4: Using Tasks, Collections, Tools, and Events

  • Explain how tasks can be used to manage a remote system
  • Understand how collections can be used to filter and organize systems
  • Describe how tools are created and launched
  • Identify how events are generated and managed

Module 5: Database, MIBs, and HP Analysis Tools

  • List the HP SIM database management tasks
  • Define the capabilities of the System Type Manager
  • Describe the components and of use the MIB importing and compiling tools in HP SIM
  • Describe the purpose of the WBEM health polling plug-in
  • Describe the function of each of the HP analysis tools
  • Describe the integration of the HP analysis tools with HP SIM

Module 6: Reporting and Audit Logs

  • Describe the process for accessing reports
  • Describe processes for managing reports
  • Describe the audit logging feature
  • Access the audit log
  • Manage the audit log
  • List support resources

Module 7: HP BladeSystem Integrated Manager and Version Control

  • Describe the features and benefits of HP BladeSystem Integrated Manager
  • Describe changes and what is new in HP BladeSystem Integrated Manager
  • Explain how to use BladeSystem Integrated Manager
  • Describe the HP SIM version control architecture
  • List the requirements for installing the software repository
  • Configure the software repository
  • Describe the tasks used to update a managed system

Module 8: HP Insight Control Performance and Power Management

  • Describe the features and benefits of performance management
  • Describe the performance management process
  • Describe changes in performance management
  • List performance management requirements
  • Explain how to use performance management
  • Troubleshoot power management

Module 9: HP Insight Rapid Deployment Overview

  • Describe the benefits of the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0
  • Name the components of the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0
  • Describe the licensing and update options
  • Explain how the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 and HP SIM provide a complete  eployment and change management solution
  • Explain how the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 supports the HP BladeSystem Solutions

Module 10: PXE Technology

  • Describe PXE technology and its key benefits
  • Explain how to configure HP servers for PXE deployment
  • Install an automation environment
  • Name the alternatives to PXE and how to use them

Module 11: Installing and Configuring HP Insight Rapid Deployment Software

  • Describe the hardware and software requirements for installing HP Insight Rapid Deployment software
  • Explain the process of installing Insight Rapid Deployment software and upgrading from previous versions
  • Describe the configuration steps necessary to deploy an operating system to a server

Module 12: Using the Deployment Console

  • Describe the features of the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software Deployment Console
  • Name the tools available from the Deployment Console Tools menu
  • List the remote operations available from the Deployment Console Operations menu

Module 13: Scripted Installation and Imaging Jobs

  • Define HP Insight Rapid Deployment software jobs and tasks and explain how they are used
  • Describe how Insight Rapid Deployment software uses scripting in server deployment
  • Describe how Insight Rapid Deployment software uses imaging in server deployment
  • Compare scripting and imaging deployment methods
  • Explain how to install Linux on a target server using a scripted installation

Module 14: Insight Rapid Deployment Software Agents

  • Identify the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 Deployment Agents for Windows and Linux
  • Explain how to install the agents
  • Describe the tasks the agents perform

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