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U4879 – Managing HP Enterprise Virtual Array
5 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Server Infrastructure

Course Details

The Managing HP Enterprise Virtual Array (U4879) course explores the technology of the Enterprise Virtual Array focusing on configuration and management. The product concepts and terminology are initially presented to ensure a grasp of the key elements of the array. The configuration is then performed through the Command View GUI.

More detailed topics are then presented such as snapshots, snap clones, mirror clones and the SSSU command line as well as EVAPerf.

 

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Objectives

This 5-day course combines theory and practical labs to teach how to manage the HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array.

The hardware, concepts and terminology are covered in-depth followed by configuration tasks which include Command View EVA, Local Replication using Business Copy EVA with Snapshots, Snapclones and Mirrorclones, Replication Solutions Manager for Business Copy, Multi-path management with HP MPIO DSM on Windows, native multi-pathing on HP-UX 11iv3, command line/scripting with SSSU, Upgrading controller and disk drive firmware.

Outline

Module 1: Course Overview
EVA hardware and software components and their functions, including the storage management server How the EVA storage system implements virtualization technology, including its use of eXtensible Controller Software (XCS)

  • How to configure and manage the EVA solution
  • Best practices and troubleshooting sources
Module 2: Solution Overview
This module is an overview of EVA hardware and software. Many components are covered in more detail in later modules which have a detailed overview of each array.
Module 3: EVA Hardware
This module discusses EVA hardware configurations and compares the features and capabilities of the different hardware generations. The module refers to controllers and disk shelves, but those components are discussed in more detail in later modules.
Module 4: EVA4400 Controller and Management Module
HSV300 controllers

  • The EVA4400 Management Module
Module 5: Controllers for Gen 4 Arrays
This module covers the fourth-generation controllers:

  • HSV400 controllers used with the EVA6400
  • HSV450 controllers used with the EVA8400
Module 6: Generation 2 Arrays
This module covers the second generations arrays:

  • HSV2x0 controllers, used with the EVA4000/6000/8000 and EVA4100/6100/8100 series arrays
  • M5x14x disk enclosures
Module 7: Drive Enclosure for Gen 3 and Gen 4 Arrays
Drive enclosures used with EVA4400/6400/8400 arrays.
Module 8: Basic Concepts and Terminology
This module describes concepts and terminology essential to understanding how the Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) virtualization software operates. It defines the terms you need to know and then explores the concepts behind the terms.
Module 9: Command View EVA Introduction
This module is an introduction to HP StorageWorks Command View EVA software, and describes the following:

  • General topics such as features, history, delivery, and software interoperability
  • Server-based management of the EVA
  • Array-based management of the EVA
  • Command View EVA user interface (This module focuses on Command View EVA 9.x, the current version.)
Module 10: Storage System Configuration
This module applies to Command View EVA 9.x and is compatible with several versions of Controller Software code.
Module 11: Host System Configuration
This module describes HP StorageWorks Command View EVA host system preparation and configuration.
Module 12: HP StorageWorks Multipath Solutions
This module covers the installation and configuration of MPIO DSM for Windows hosts and other multipathing solutions.
Module 13: Advanced Concepts and Terminology
This module describes concepts and terminology essential to understanding how the Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) virtualization software operates. It defines the terms you need to know and then explores the concepts behind the terms.
Module 14: Storage System Scripting Utility
This chapter defines many of the commands and switches available in the utility, including:

  • ADD
  • CAPTURE
  • DELETE
  • EXIT
  • FILE
  • HELP
  • LOCATE
  • LS
  • RESTART
  • SELECT
  • SET
  • SHUTDOWN
Module 15: Local Replication- Business Copy
This module describes concepts and terminology essential to understanding how the Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) virtualization software performs and manages local replication, Business Copy. It defines the terms you need to know and then explores the concepts behind the terms.
Module 16: Replication Solution Manager
This module provides an introduction to local replication capabilities of the HP Replication Solution Manager.
Module 17: Continuous Access EVA Solution Overview
This module will give you a high-level overview of the EVA Continuous Access (CA) solution.
Module 18: Command View Scenarios
This module will present screenshots from Command View. Each slide will present a different scenario/issue. Examine the Command View screenshots to help address each scenario/issue.
Module 19: Troubleshooting – Event Management
This module will address numerous events, log files, and concepts helpful in EVA troubleshooting.
Module 20: Performance Monitor
This module describes the use of EVAPerf and other tools to measure the performance of products in the EVA family.
Module 21: Upgrading EVA Software
This module will address upgrading EVA software. Although many pieces of software are involved, the focus will be the upgrade process of the XCS firmware on the EVA controllers. Upgrading the disk drive firmware will also be discussed.

Module 22: Configuration Best Practices

This module will summarize and address configuration best practices for the EVA4x00/6×00/8×00 (current family) solutions:

  • High availability
  • Performance
  • The minimum total cost of ownership (referred to as cost best practices)

Target Audience

System and Storage administrators are responsible for the configuration and day-to-day management of the Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) environment.

Prerequisites

  • SAN and Storage Technologies training/experience
  • Operating System Administration training/experience
  • SAN Fundamentals (U5527aae)
  • HP Accelerated SAN Essentials (UC434S)