The Managing HPE Primera Storage I course provides an overview of the HPE Primera portfolio. The course reviews how to perform common day-to-day management tasks with hands-on labs (HOL), including creating the right data efficient volumes on an all-flash HPE Primera array, and leveraging the power of HPE InfoSight. The course prepares learners for deeper follow-on training from HPE, including the 2-day, HM9Q6S: Managing HPE Primera II course

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• An understanding of general storage concepts including fibre channel technology and RAID

• Operator level functionality in a Windows environment

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Module 1: Solution Overview:

Part 1—Hardware

– Primera technical specifications

– HPE Primera hardware building blocks

– Data-in-place upgrade

– Primera persistency and high availability features

Part 2—Software and Features

– Management options overview

– Primera and 3PAR SSMC

– HPE Primera storage management—HPE Primera UI

– HPE Primera command line interface (CLI)

– HPE Primera integration portfolio overview

– Selected data protection and security features overview

– HPE Primera leadership—replication

– Peer persistence

– HPE Cluster Extension CLX

– VMware vSphere® disaster recovery with Site Recovery


– Sources of information

Module 2: Storage Concepts and Terminology

• HPE Primera OS virtualization—logical view

• HPE Primera OS virtualization concepts

• HPE Primera OS virtualization advantages

• Chunklet concepts

• System wide sparing

• Logical disk concepts

• HPE Primera high availability

• CPG concepts

• Virtual volume overview

• Thin provisioning overview

• HPE Primera data reduction overview

Module 3: Host Connectivity and Storage Allocation

• Host to HPE Primera front-end configuration—FC example

• HPE Primera block I/O connectivity

• HPE Primera Persistent Ports

• HPE Primera WWN format

• HPE Primera OS 4.x host OS support

• HPE Primera implementation guide

• Host HBAs and WWNs—commands/utilities

• HPE Smart SAN for Primera

• HPE Primera zoning overview

• Adding hosts in SSMC—SMART SAN enabled

• Making VLUNs visible to hosts

• HPE Host Explorer

• HPE LunInfo

Module 4: Host, Volume, and App Volume Sets

• Host sets and virtual volume sets overview and advantage

• Virtual volume set—other use cases

• Host sets and virtual volume sets— SSMC and CLI examples

• App volume sets overview

• App volume sets— SSMC examples

• SSMC dashboard—top app vol sets

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