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HPE Primera I: Management and Connectivity HM9Q5S

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Duration
1 Days
Delivery
(Online and onsite)
Price
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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, 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 HM9Q6S: Managing HPE Primera II course.

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the objectives and purpose of this course
  • Discuss the topics addressed in this course
  • Discuss the HPE Primera family
  • Discuss HPE Primera hardware building blocks
  • Discuss the data-in-place upgrade
  • Describe controller enclosures, nodes, and HBA’s
  • Describe controller node architecture and port numbering
  • Describe high availability features of HPE Primera
  • Discuss HPE Primera software and management options
  • Describe data protection and security features
  • Explain provisioning terminology
  • Understand the concepts of chunklets and logical disks
  • Explain the HPE Primera concept of common provisioning groups (CPG)
  • Explain thin provisioned virtual volumes (VV)
  • Overview HPE Primera data reduction technologies
  • State HPE Primera management options
  • Describe Data Services Cloud Console and steps to onboard HPE Primera
  • Describe HPE Primera initial setup, HPE Primera UI, and customer self-update/repair options
  • Describe on-premises administration tools, features and the third-party integration portfolio
  • Prepare a host to access an HPE Primera storage array
  • Create hosts in an HPE Primera storage array
  • Explain how to add fibre channel (FC) ports to a host
  • Describe iSCSI configuration
  • Explain the advantages of HPE Smart SAN for HPE Primera
  • Export virtual volumes (VV) to a host as VLUNs
  • Unexport virtual volumes (VV) from a host
  • Use SSMC and the CLI to work with hosts and storage
  • Describe the advantages of host sets and volume sets
  • Create and maintain host sets and volume sets using Data Services Cloud Console, SSMC and CLI.
  • Discuss the guidelines and rules regarding host sets and volume sets
  • Describe application volume sets
  • Describe advantages of HPE InfoSight

Module 0: Introduction

  • Course Introduction
  • Course agenda

Module 1: Solution Overview:

  • Part 1—Hardware
    • HPE Primera technical specifications
    • HPE Primera hardware building blocks
    • Data-in-place upgrade
    • HPE Primera persistency and high availability features
  • Part 2—Software and Features
    • Management options overview
    • HPE Primera and HPE 3PAR SSMC
    • HPE Primera storage management—HPE Primera UI
    • HPE Primera command line interface (CLI)
    • Data Services Cloud Console
    • Selected data protection and security features overview
    • HPE Primera leadership—replication
    • Peer persistence
    • HPE Cluster Extension CLX
    • VMware vSphere® disaster recovery with Site Recovery Manager

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
  • Common provisioning group (CPG) concepts
  • Virtual volume overview
  • Thin provisioning overview
  • HPE Primera data reduction overview

Module 3: HPE Primera Management

  • HPE Primera manageability
  • Data Services Cloud Console
  • HPE Primera initial setup and HPE Primera UI
  • Customer self-install
  • Customer self-update option
  • Customer self-repair option
  • HPE Primera application sets
  • Host creation
  • Filtering and sorting
  • Volume actions
  • Snapshots
  • HPE StoreServ Management Console (SSMC)
  • HPE Primera command line interface (CLI)
  • HPE Primera integration portfolio overview

Module 4: Host Connectivity and Storage

  • Host to HPE Primera front-end configuration: fibre channel (FC) example
  • HPE Primera block I/O connectivity
  • HPE Primera persistent ports
  • HPE Primera OS 4.x host OS support
  • Host bus adapters (HBAs) and worldwide names (WWN)s
  • HPE Primera—iSCSI support
  • HPE Smart SAN for HPE Primera
  • HPE Primera zoning overview
  • HPE Smart SAN for HPE Primera overview
  • Adding hosts in SSMC: Smart SAN
  • Making VLUNs visible to hosts
  • HPE Host Explorer
  • HPE LunInfo
  • Host configuration and storage allocation

Module 5: 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
  • Data Services Cloud Console—host group and volumes
  • App volume sets overview
  • App volume sets— SSMC examples
  • SSMC dashboard—top app vol sets
  • App sets vs virtual volume (VV)sets

Module 6: HPE InfoSight Introduction

  • HPE InfoSight sees and predicts behind the scene
  • Get the full picture with HPE Primera and HPE InfoSight
  • The artificial intelligence (AI) process for HPE self-healing storage
  • HPE InfoSight—artificial intelligence operations (AIOps)
  • HPE Primera—PDF report
  • HPE InfoSight cross-stack analytics for VMware environments
  • HPE Primera UI—HPE InfoSight software recommendations
  • Managing HPE Primera software updates
  • HPE Primera wellness filters
  • HPE InfoSight unified tenancy

Appendix 1: HPE Primera Virtual Domains

  • HPE Virtual Domains software
  • HPE Virtual Domains for multitenancy security
  • What are the benefits of virtual domains?
  • Priority Optimization

 

Detailed lab outline

Lab 0: HPE vLabs Access

  • Task 1: Accessing the HPE vLab

Lab 1: Working with SSMC and CLI

  • Exercise 1: Reviewing the SSMC GUI and online help
  • Exercise 2: Reviewing the dashboard and changing output views
  • Exercise 3: Accessing the SSMC settings screen
  • Exercise 4: Adding a user
  • Exercise 5: Working with the SSMC activity screen
  • Exercise 6: SSMC hardware introduction
  • Exercise 7: Launching the CLI

Lab 2: Storage Configuration

  • Exercise 1: Log in to SSMC
  • Exercise 2: Working with CPGs in SSMC
  • Exercise 3: Working with virtual volumes (VV) in SSMC
    • Exercise 3-1: Creating thin provisioned virtual volumes
    • Exercise 3-2: Creating thin volumes (TPVV) with data reduction enabled
    • Exercise 3-3: Creating multiple virtual volumes using a count
    • Exercise 3-4: Displaying/editing/removing virtual volumes
  • Exercise 4: Working with VVs using the CLI

Lab 3: Host Configuration and Storage Allocation

  • Exercise 1: Identify the HBA type (Windows)
  • Exercise 2: Determining host port WWNs
  • Exercise 3: Adding a host using HBA WWNs in SSMC
    • Exercise 3-A: Adding a host using Host Explorer in SSMC
    • Exercise 3-B: Adding a host manually using HBA WWNs in SSMC
  • Exercise 4: Export/unexport VLUNs in SSMC
  • Exercise 5: Windows host configuration formatting and mounting VLUNs
  • Exercise 6: Online virtual volume increase
  • Exercise 7: Working with default reports
  • Exercise 8: Working with HPE LUNInfo for HPE Primera and HPE 3PAR
  • Exercise 9: Working with hosts and storage using the CLI

Lab 4: Host, Volume and App Volume Sets

  • Exercise 1: Working with host sets and virtual volume sets
    • Exercise 1-1: Working with host sets in SSMC
    • Exercise 1-2: Working with virtual volume sets in SSMC
    • Exercise 1-3: Export virtual volume sets to hosts sets in SSMC
    • Exercise 1-4: Unexport virtual volume sets from hosts sets in SSMC
    • Exercise 1-5: Delete virtual volume sets and hosts sets in SSMC
  • Exercise 2: Working with app volume sets using SSMC
  • Exercise 3: Working with host sets and volume sets using CLI

Lab 5: Using HPE InfoSight

  • Exercise 1: Logging in and dashboard
  • Exercise 2: Access HPE InfoSight support
  • Exercise 3: Array overview
  • Exercise 4: Physical disk details
  • Exercise 5: Reports
  • Exercise 6: HPE InfoSight scenarios (optional)
    • Exercise 6-1: Health check
    • Exercise 6-2: Planning for growth
    • Exercise 6-3: Using HPE InfoSight to troubleshoot

Customers, administrators and channel partner sales or technical sales

  • An understanding of general storage concepts including fibre channel technology and RAID
  • Operator level functionality in a Windows environment
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, 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 HM9Q6S: Managing HPE Primera II course.

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the objectives and purpose of this course
  • Discuss the topics addressed in this course
  • Discuss the HPE Primera family
  • Discuss HPE Primera hardware building blocks
  • Discuss the data-in-place upgrade
  • Describe controller enclosures, nodes, and HBA’s
  • Describe controller node architecture and port numbering
  • Describe high availability features of HPE Primera
  • Discuss HPE Primera software and management options
  • Describe data protection and security features
  • Explain provisioning terminology
  • Understand the concepts of chunklets and logical disks
  • Explain the HPE Primera concept of common provisioning groups (CPG)
  • Explain thin provisioned virtual volumes (VV)
  • Overview HPE Primera data reduction technologies
  • State HPE Primera management options
  • Describe Data Services Cloud Console and steps to onboard HPE Primera
  • Describe HPE Primera initial setup, HPE Primera UI, and customer self-update/repair options
  • Describe on-premises administration tools, features and the third-party integration portfolio
  • Prepare a host to access an HPE Primera storage array
  • Create hosts in an HPE Primera storage array
  • Explain how to add fibre channel (FC) ports to a host
  • Describe iSCSI configuration
  • Explain the advantages of HPE Smart SAN for HPE Primera
  • Export virtual volumes (VV) to a host as VLUNs
  • Unexport virtual volumes (VV) from a host
  • Use SSMC and the CLI to work with hosts and storage
  • Describe the advantages of host sets and volume sets
  • Create and maintain host sets and volume sets using Data Services Cloud Console, SSMC and CLI.
  • Discuss the guidelines and rules regarding host sets and volume sets
  • Describe application volume sets
  • Describe advantages of HPE InfoSight

Module 0: Introduction

  • Course Introduction
  • Course agenda

Module 1: Solution Overview:

  • Part 1—Hardware
    • HPE Primera technical specifications
    • HPE Primera hardware building blocks
    • Data-in-place upgrade
    • HPE Primera persistency and high availability features
  • Part 2—Software and Features
    • Management options overview
    • HPE Primera and HPE 3PAR SSMC
    • HPE Primera storage management—HPE Primera UI
    • HPE Primera command line interface (CLI)
    • Data Services Cloud Console
    • Selected data protection and security features overview
    • HPE Primera leadership—replication
    • Peer persistence
    • HPE Cluster Extension CLX
    • VMware vSphere® disaster recovery with Site Recovery Manager

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
  • Common provisioning group (CPG) concepts
  • Virtual volume overview
  • Thin provisioning overview
  • HPE Primera data reduction overview

Module 3: HPE Primera Management

  • HPE Primera manageability
  • Data Services Cloud Console
  • HPE Primera initial setup and HPE Primera UI
  • Customer self-install
  • Customer self-update option
  • Customer self-repair option
  • HPE Primera application sets
  • Host creation
  • Filtering and sorting
  • Volume actions
  • Snapshots
  • HPE StoreServ Management Console (SSMC)
  • HPE Primera command line interface (CLI)
  • HPE Primera integration portfolio overview

Module 4: Host Connectivity and Storage

  • Host to HPE Primera front-end configuration: fibre channel (FC) example
  • HPE Primera block I/O connectivity
  • HPE Primera persistent ports
  • HPE Primera OS 4.x host OS support
  • Host bus adapters (HBAs) and worldwide names (WWN)s
  • HPE Primera—iSCSI support
  • HPE Smart SAN for HPE Primera
  • HPE Primera zoning overview
  • HPE Smart SAN for HPE Primera overview
  • Adding hosts in SSMC: Smart SAN
  • Making VLUNs visible to hosts
  • HPE Host Explorer
  • HPE LunInfo
  • Host configuration and storage allocation

Module 5: 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
  • Data Services Cloud Console—host group and volumes
  • App volume sets overview
  • App volume sets— SSMC examples
  • SSMC dashboard—top app vol sets
  • App sets vs virtual volume (VV)sets

Module 6: HPE InfoSight Introduction

  • HPE InfoSight sees and predicts behind the scene
  • Get the full picture with HPE Primera and HPE InfoSight
  • The artificial intelligence (AI) process for HPE self-healing storage
  • HPE InfoSight—artificial intelligence operations (AIOps)
  • HPE Primera—PDF report
  • HPE InfoSight cross-stack analytics for VMware environments
  • HPE Primera UI—HPE InfoSight software recommendations
  • Managing HPE Primera software updates
  • HPE Primera wellness filters
  • HPE InfoSight unified tenancy

Appendix 1: HPE Primera Virtual Domains

  • HPE Virtual Domains software
  • HPE Virtual Domains for multitenancy security
  • What are the benefits of virtual domains?
  • Priority Optimization

 

Detailed lab outline

Lab 0: HPE vLabs Access

  • Task 1: Accessing the HPE vLab

Lab 1: Working with SSMC and CLI

  • Exercise 1: Reviewing the SSMC GUI and online help
  • Exercise 2: Reviewing the dashboard and changing output views
  • Exercise 3: Accessing the SSMC settings screen
  • Exercise 4: Adding a user
  • Exercise 5: Working with the SSMC activity screen
  • Exercise 6: SSMC hardware introduction
  • Exercise 7: Launching the CLI

Lab 2: Storage Configuration

  • Exercise 1: Log in to SSMC
  • Exercise 2: Working with CPGs in SSMC
  • Exercise 3: Working with virtual volumes (VV) in SSMC
    • Exercise 3-1: Creating thin provisioned virtual volumes
    • Exercise 3-2: Creating thin volumes (TPVV) with data reduction enabled
    • Exercise 3-3: Creating multiple virtual volumes using a count
    • Exercise 3-4: Displaying/editing/removing virtual volumes
  • Exercise 4: Working with VVs using the CLI

Lab 3: Host Configuration and Storage Allocation

  • Exercise 1: Identify the HBA type (Windows)
  • Exercise 2: Determining host port WWNs
  • Exercise 3: Adding a host using HBA WWNs in SSMC
    • Exercise 3-A: Adding a host using Host Explorer in SSMC
    • Exercise 3-B: Adding a host manually using HBA WWNs in SSMC
  • Exercise 4: Export/unexport VLUNs in SSMC
  • Exercise 5: Windows host configuration formatting and mounting VLUNs
  • Exercise 6: Online virtual volume increase
  • Exercise 7: Working with default reports
  • Exercise 8: Working with HPE LUNInfo for HPE Primera and HPE 3PAR
  • Exercise 9: Working with hosts and storage using the CLI

Lab 4: Host, Volume and App Volume Sets

  • Exercise 1: Working with host sets and virtual volume sets
    • Exercise 1-1: Working with host sets in SSMC
    • Exercise 1-2: Working with virtual volume sets in SSMC
    • Exercise 1-3: Export virtual volume sets to hosts sets in SSMC
    • Exercise 1-4: Unexport virtual volume sets from hosts sets in SSMC
    • Exercise 1-5: Delete virtual volume sets and hosts sets in SSMC
  • Exercise 2: Working with app volume sets using SSMC
  • Exercise 3: Working with host sets and volume sets using CLI

Lab 5: Using HPE InfoSight

  • Exercise 1: Logging in and dashboard
  • Exercise 2: Access HPE InfoSight support
  • Exercise 3: Array overview
  • Exercise 4: Physical disk details
  • Exercise 5: Reports
  • Exercise 6: HPE InfoSight scenarios (optional)
    • Exercise 6-1: Health check
    • Exercise 6-2: Planning for growth
    • Exercise 6-3: Using HPE InfoSight to troubleshoot

Customers, administrators and channel partner sales or technical sales

  • An understanding of general storage concepts including fibre channel technology and RAID
  • Operator level functionality in a Windows environment
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