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H4C03 – HP Moonshot Administration
3 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Server Infrastructure

Course Details

The HP Moonshot Administration (H4C03) course provides the information and experience necessary to install, configure, and manage the HP Moonshot. It will also provide the opportunity for the student to be able to install a Linux Operating System on the Moonshot via PXE and the CMU (Cluster Management Utility). The course consists of a series of labs that will be completed on Moonshot systems from the HP Virtual Labs.

 

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Objectives

At the conclusion of this course you should be able to:

  • Discuss the primary features of HP Moonshot
  • Explain the functions of the primary components of Moonshot
  • Install and configure Moonshot
  • Manage Moonshot
  • Service and support Moonshot
  • Use CMU (Cluster Management Utility) to deploy Linux on the HP ProLiant Moonshot Server cartridges

Outline

Module 1: Course Overview

  • Define the course audience
  • Layout the daily course schedules
  • Provide links to Moonshot -related reference resources
  • Reiterate learning best practices
  • Provide the students with an opportunity to introduce themselves

Module 2: Tour of the Product

  • Discuss the key components of the Moonshot program
  • Explain the primary benefits of Moonshot
  • Describe the features of the primary Moonshot components
  • Locate, remove, and replace the primary Moonshot components
  • Use the provided status indicators to determine if Moonshot is operating properly

Module 3: Installation and Configuration

  • Properly remove and replace the various Moonshot components
  • Access the Moonshot CM Module CLI from the serial and network ports
  • Use the more common Moonshot CM CLI commands
  • Access the Moonshot-45G Switch Module from the CLI
  • Use PXE to install Linux on a Moonshot Server Cartridge
  • Stack Moonshot via their uplink module ports

Module 4: Use & Maintain

  • Locate Moonshot-related software and firmware
  • Update Moonshot firmware
  • Explain Moonshot IPMI functionality

Module 5: Support

  • Discuss the Services and Support Strategy Moonshot product

Module 6: Service & Repair

  • Determine which Moonshot components are and are not CSRs
  • Use some of the more common Linux diagnostic commands
  • Locate Moonshot-related log files
  • Describe useful Moonshot troubleshooting features

Module 7: Insight CMU

  • Locate HP Insight CMU (Cluster Management Utility) reference materials
  • Describe the function and features of CMU
  • Use the CMU GUI to accomplish some of the more common management tasks
  • Add nodes to the CMU database and group into logical groups
  • Generate a ‘Golden Image’ of an OS image that exists on a ProLiant Moonshot Server Cartridge
  • Clone the Golden Image to other ProLiant Moonshot Server Cartridges in the same logical group

Target Audience

Administrators, engineers and consultants who will:

  • Plan and manage the deployment of the HP Moonshot
  • Install, configure, and manage the Moonshot
  • Install Operating Systems on the Moonshot

Prerequisites

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

  • Familiarity with general networking terminology and basic network security concepts.
  • A general understanding of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 or higher