About this course

Course code TPH7H03S
Duration 3 Days

This 3-day course will provide the information needed to understand and manage HP ConvergedSystem in the data center. The course introduces all available products in the portfolio, but will concentrate on those systems designed for General Purpose usage CS300, CS700, CS700x and CS200.

Prerequisites

  • HP Access layer network Technologies
  • Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers and/or HP BladeSystem Administration (HE643S or HE646S)
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (H6D01S)
  • SAN Essentials

Who Should Attend?

System Administrators and others that may benefit include:

  • Cloud Architects
  • Storage Architects
  • Sales Engineers
  • Consultants
  • Technical Marketing staff

Delegates will learn how to

  • Understand the available products in the portfolio.
  • Recognize the separate components included in a ConvergedSystem.
  • Use the included software stack and the Management Servers used in ConvergedSystem.
  • Access the components included in Converged Systems.
  • Perform day to day administrative tasks using HP OneView as the main management interface.

Outline

Module 1: Overview of ConvergedSystem Portfolios

  • Describe the different HP ConvergedSystem portfolio
  • Systems for today's critical workloads - For infrastructure
  • For Cloud
  • For Mobility
  • For Big Data
  • Explain the ConvergedSystem for Virtualization Portfolio
  • Describe ConvergedSystem Expansion, HA & DR options

Module 2: Installation, Startup and Support Services

  • Describe the different HP ConvergedSystem Services available:
    • Factory integration services
    • Integration into the customer data center
    • Onsite startup services
  • Ongoing Support Options ◦HP Proactive Care with Personalized Support Option
  • HP Critical Service


Module 3: Software Stack Overview

  • Describe Management Servers
  • List Management Virtual Machines:
    • HP OneView
    • Virtual Services Router
    • IC Server Provisioning
    • VMware vSOM Enterprise
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Describe HP Storage and HP 3PAR Software in HP ConvergedSystem

Module 4: Networking Administration

  • Describe the different HP ConvergedSystems Networking components:
  • Switches
  • Interconnect modules
  • Virtual Connect
  • Accessing the networking interfaces
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of networking components

Module 5: Storage Administration

  • Describe the different HP ConvergedSystem Storage components
  • Storage components
  • HP StoreVirtual VSA
  • HP 3PAR StoreServe 7200
  • Additional HP 3PAR StoreServe models
  • Managing the Storage components

Module 6: Server components in ConvergedSystem

  • List the type of Management Servers used in ConvergedSystem
  • Identify the Virtualization Host Servers:
  • HP Proliant DL Servers
  • HP BladeSystems
  • Access the Server management interfaces:
  • HP iLO
  • HP Onboard Administrator


Module 7: HP OneView and ConvergedSystem Networks

  • Manage HP ConvergedSystems Connectivity in HP OneView
  • Whats new in HP OneView 1.2
  • Understand HP OneView networking concepts:
  • HP OneView LAN & SAN
  • Domains, Enclosure Groups, and Logical Interconnect Groups
  • Network Sets and Server Connections
  • Uplink sets
  • Describe HP OneView Address and Identifier Service

Module 8: HP OneView and ConvergedSystem Storage Management

  • Manage HP ConvergedSystems Storage in HP OneView
  • Add and Configure:
  • Associating a SAN with a network
  • Adding a storage system
  • Storage Pools
  • Storage system ports
  • Manage Storage Systems:
  • Associations
  • Actions on storage resources
  • Working with storage volumes
  • San Manager Diagnostics

Module 9: HP OneView and ConvergedSystem Servers and Enclosures management

  • Use HP OneView Resources
  • Manage Host Servers:
  • HP Enclosure and BladeServers
  • HP Proliant DL Servers
  • Understand Enclosure Refresh
  • Identify Automatic actions
  • Manage Profiles:
    • Describe HP OneView Profiles
    • Connections, boot order & BIOS settings
    • Profiles and 3PAR storage
    • Creating, copying, editing & deleting

Module 10: HP ConvergedSystems Monitoring with HP OneView

  • Describe the server health monitoring in OneView
  • Explain iLO 4 status traps and polling
  • Describe enclosure and server connectivity alerts
  • Describe the basic environment components

Module 11: HP ConvergedSystem Basic maintenance in HP OneView

  • Administer OneView user accounts and roles
  • Configure Active directory and manage certificates
  • Update/upgrade the OneView appliance
  • Backup and restore OneView
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting tools available in OneView
  • Download support dumps
  • Troubleshooting tips
  • Reset the Administrator password

Lab 1 - Navigating the HP ConvergedSystem website

Lab 2 - Navigating the HPVL training environment

Lab 3 - HP Comware Switches

Lab 4 - 3PAR Management

Lab 5 - Configuring Networks in HP OneView

Lab 6 - Configuring storage in HP OneView

Lab 7 - Configuring Logical Interconnect Groups in HP OneView

Lab 8- Managing Enclosures in HP OneView

Lab 9 - Managing Server profiles in HP OneView

Lab 10 - Maintaining the HP OneView Appliance

Lab 11 - Troubleshooting HP OneView

3 Days

Duration

This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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