Using hands-on labs, this course teaches students how to perform common management tasks, including array installation, volume creation, and data protection/recovery using snapshots. This course also covers system monitoring basics using Nimble Storage’s InfoSight
By the completion of this course, the learner will be able to complete the following tasks using the Nimble operating system:
• Perform initial configuration of a new array with NSM and GUI
• Perform post-installation tests
• Create volumes and zero-copy clones
• Attach and verify volumes/clones to Windows
• Create and modify data protection policies for volumes
• Restore volumes and individual files from a snapshot • Use the Nimble GUI to monitor array capacity/performance
Lab 1: vLabs Access
Accessing HPE vLabs
Lab 2: Installing Nimble Windows Toolkit
Task 1: Launch NWT installer
Lab 3: Initialize an Array
Task 1: Launch Nimble Setup Manager
Task 2: Subnet configuration
Task 3: Post setup testing
Lab 4: Update Nimble Operating System
Lab 5-1: Basic Volume Creation
Task 1: Create a volume
Task 2: Create a volume collection
Task 3: Create an initiator and an initiator group
Lab 5-2: Windows Host SetUp (NCM)
Task 1: Launch NCM and connect to a volume
Task 2: Examine the newly connected volume
Task 3: Return to the Windows host to prepare and mount the volume
Lab 7: Snapshots and Data Recovery
Task 1: Create data
Task 2: Simulate a data loss event
Task 3: Create a zero-copy clone
Task 4: Connect to the clone and recover the data
Task 5: Disconnect and delete the clone
Lab 10-1: Correlate System Events / SNMP traps with lab activities
Lab 10-2: HPE Infosight
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