About this course

Course code TPH4C08S
Duration 2 Days

This two-day course equips students with the skills and knowledge to install, configure, and manage HP CloudSystem Enterprise. Students will be given an overview of HP CloudSystem Enterprise, Cloud Service Automation, HP Cloud Maps, and CloudSystem Matrix use cases. This course is 40% lecture and 60% hands-on lab.

Prerequisites

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

  • HP OneView Administration H4C04S
  • HP Insight Control Server Provisioning HL974S
  • HP Virtual Connect HK758S
  • HP CloudSystem Foundation H4C05S

In addition, HP recommends that students are familiar with general networking terminiology and basic network security concepts and have an understanding of one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES
  • vSphere 5.5

Delegates will learn how to

  • Perform upgrade form HP CloudSystem Foundation to Enterprise.
  • Understand and use HP CSA Maps.
  • Create organizations in CloudSystem Enterprise.
  • Configure LDAP authentication.
  • Configure email notifications.
  • Plan and prepare for HP CloudSystem Enterprise installation.
  • Utilize CSA portals.
  • Understand use cases for HP CloudSystem 8 and CloudSystem Matrix 7.
  • Customize Marketplace portal.
  • Configure approval rules.

Outline

Module 1 - Course Overview

  • HP Helion CloudSystem Enterprise course overview
  • Course schedule
  • Next

Module 2 - HP Helion CloudSystem Enterprise Introduction

  • HP Helion CloudSystem Enterprise overview
  • HP Helion CloudSystem Enterprise features
  • Relationship between HP Helion CloudSystem Foundation and HP
  • Helion CloudSystem Enterprise

Module 3 - Installation and Cloud Service Automation (CSA)

  • Identify the path from HP Helion CloudSystem Foundation to HP Helion CloudSystem Enterprise
  • Plan for HP Helion CloudSystem Enterprise installation
  • Preform HP Helion CloudSystem Enterprise installation
  • List CSA features in HP Helion CloudSystem Enterprise
  • Provision and manage with Market Place Portal
  • Use HP CSA to create a design and deploy an offering
  • Create a service and verify component operation in the CloudSystem Console
  • Publishing Matrix templates to the MPP
  • Initiate provisioning the entire infrastructure and application environment with a single subscription

Module 4 - HP Cloud Maps and Matrix use cases

  • Understand benefits of HP Cloud Maps
  • Using Cloud Maps to build a service catalog
  • Describe CloudSystem Enterprise and Matrix Operating Environment use cases
  • Understand differences in use cases
  • Choose the right use cases for your environment
  • Describe CloudSystem Enterprise and Matrix Operating Environment use cases
  • Understand differences in use cases
  • Choose the right use cases for your environment

Appendix A - HP CloudSystem Enterprise 8.1 - What's New

  • Understand the new features of CloudSystem Enterprise 8.1
  • Describe Express Design
  • Describe Topology Testing
  • Understand new HTML5 based design for the Marketplace
  • Understand new providers supported by the topology designer
  • Describe new Operations Orchestration features in CloudSystem Enterprise 8.1

Lab 1 - Accessing HP Virtual Lab Environment

  • Access the HP Virtual Lab (HPVL) environment
  • Identify the components on the HPVL for course exercises
  • Exit the HPVL environment
  • Enter your assigned breakout room

Lab 2 - Installing CloudSystem Enterprise

  • Import CloudSystem Enterprise appliance OVA
  • Install CloudSystem Enterprise

Lab 3 - Creating simple topology

  • Use Cloud Service Automation topology designer to create simple design
  • Create new catalog
  • Create and publish offerings
  • Use marketplace portal to request service
  • Cancel service using marketplace portal

Lab 4 - Creating complex topology

  • Use Cloud Service Automation topology designer to create complex design
  • Create and publish offerings
  • Use marketplace portal to request service
  • Cancel service using marketplace portal

Lab 5 - Creating topology with profiles

  • Use Cloud Service Automation topology designer to create design with profiles
  • Create and publish offerings
  • Use marketplace portal to request service based on different profiles
  • Cancel service using marketplace portal

Lab 6 - Customizing Marketplace

  • Create new organization
  • Share catalog with organizations
  • Customize Marketplace interface
  • Configure LDAP authentication for Marketplace
  • Configure e-mail server to receive notifications from CloudSystem
  • Configure approval policies

2 Days

Duration

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Delivery Method

Delivery method

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