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Course number HL972S
Length 5 days
Delivery method* Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)
Instructor-led training (ILT)
Onsite dedicated training (OST)
Price USD $4,000
CAD $4,400
*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.

Course overview

This course covers the configuration and use of the HP Matrix Operating Environment foundational features, including storage pools, logical servers, infrastructure orchestration, and capacity planning.


Prerequisites

HP recommends that students have attained the following credentials or levels of experience before taking this course:

  • Training or experience with HP Systems Insight Manager
  • SAN technology and HP P6000 Command View Software training or experience
  • HP Insight Control server deployment software training or experience
  • Experience installing and configuring Windows Server OSs and their required hardware, firmware, and software drivers
  • Familiarity with installation of VMware Infrastructure 3 Enterprise Edition, specifically VMware ESX Hypervisor and vCenter
  • Qualified experience to configure an HP BladeSystem Virtual Connect environment, including VC Ethernet modules, VC Fibre Channel modules, and server blades

Audience

  • Administrators, engineers and consultants who will plan and manage internal cloud service catalogs using HP Matrix Operating Environment infrastructure orchestration software

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Course objectives

  • Describe the major functions and features of the HP Matrix Operating Environment
  • Verify the HP Matrix Operating Environment configuration
  • Configure Matrix OE Capacity Planning software
  • Create a capacity planning scenario
  • Create a scenario comparison report
  • Create and manage a logical server through its lifecycle
  • Configure a storage pool for resource sharing
  • Manage storage pool resources
  • Troubleshoot Matrix OE configurations
  • Configure HP Matrix Operating Environment infrastructure orchestration (IO) resource pools
  • Configure IO virtual machine deployments
  • Configure IO physical server deployments
  • Deploy infrastructure services in a private cloud configuration
  • Manage IO services
  • Troubleshoot IO Services
  • Configure Storage Provisioning Manager
  • Create a storage template and service
  • Configure and use on-demand storage services
  • Describe additional Matrix OE capabilities

Course outline

Module 1: Matrix OE Overview

  • Matrix OE Overview
  • Matrix OE Infrastructure Orchestration
  • Matrix OE Recovery Management
  • Matrix OE Logical Server Management
  • Matrix OE Capacity Planning
  • CMS High Availability
  • Getting Started With Matrix OE

Labs:

  • Matrix OE Overview
  • Verifying Matrix OE Installation

Module 2: Capacity Planning

  • Capacity Planning Data Collection
  • Collecting Power Data
  • Planning For a Server Consolidation
  • Capacity Analysis and 5-Star Ratings
  • Additional Scenario Tasks
  • Capacity Planning Forecasts
  • Capacity Planning Reports

Labs:

  • Overview of Capacity Advisor
  • Creating a Consolidation Planning Scenario
  • Creating a Scenario Comparison Report

Module 3: Logical Servers

  • Logical Server Features
  • Creating a Logical Server
  • Activating a Logical Server
  • Importing a Logical Server
  • Deactivating a Logical Server
  • Moving a Logical Server
  • Deleting a Logical Server

Labs:

  • Managing Logical Servers
Module 4: Storage Pools

  • Using storage pools
  • Creating a Storage Pool Entry
  • Zoning a Storage Pool Entry
  • Validating the Storage Pool Entry
  • Creating a logical server
  • Deploying an operating system to the logical server
  • Deleting a logical server

Labs:

  • Creating a storage pool entry
  • Configuring SPE SAN Zoning
  • Completing the Storage Pool Entry
  • Creating a Logical Server
  • Deploying an Operating System to the Logical Server
  • Deleting a Logical Server

Module 5: Troubleshooting

  • Common Quick Fixes
  • Initial Analysis
  • First Pass Troubleshooting
  • Other Tools and Procedures

Labs:

  • HP Matrix OE Troubleshooting
Module 6: Infrastructure Orchestration Basics

  • Infrastructure Orchestration Overview
  • Federated CMS
  • Administrator Configuration Tasks
  • IO User Management
  • Setting Up VM Provisioning
  • VM Resource Pools
  • Designing an IO Template
  • Creating an IO Service
  • Service Management
  • IO Troubleshooting
  • Service Request Interfaces

Labs:

  • Configuring IO Users
  • Designing an IO Template
  • Creating an IO Service
  • Managing Your IO Service
  • IO Troubleshooting

Module 7: Infrastructure Orchestration Physical Server Provisioning

  • Configuring Organizations
  • Setting up IO Server Pools
  • Configuring Pool Resources
  • Provisioning Physical Servers
  • Managing a Failed Service Request

Labs:

  • Configuring an IO Organization
  • Creating an IO Server Pool
  • Configuring Pool Resources
  • Provisioning Physical Servers
Module 8: Storage Service Management

  • Storage Provisioning Manger Overview
  • Configuring the Storage Provisioning Manager
  • Creating a Storage Template
  • Creating a Storage Service
  • Creating an On-Demand Storage Template
  • Monitoring the Storage Catalog

Labs:

  • Overview of Storage Provisioning Manager
  • Configuring Storage Provisioning Manager
  • Creating a Storage Template
  • Creating a Storage Service
  • Creating an On-Demand Storage Template
  • Monitoring the Storage Catalog

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