Implementing HP Enterprise Virtual Array Solutions 9.21 (HH705S)


This course provides training for the HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array family, including the EVA 4000/6000/8000, EVA 4100/6100/8100, and EVA 4400/6400/8400 series.

  • This course is primarily intended for Pre-Sales Technical personnel.
  • A secondary audience is HP employees, customers, and partners with an interest in learning about the installation, configuration and support of the Enterprise Virtual Array storage solutions.

Recommended prerequisite training:

  • Storage Basics for Better TCE
  • Storage Change Management
  • Storage Technologies Web-Based Training (WBT)
  • HP StorageWorks Full-Line Technical WBT
  • Introduction to Storage Area Networks Computer-Based Training (CBT)
  • Storage Area Network Fundamentals
  • Compaq StorageWorks Virtualization Concepts WBT
  • HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array Product Overview
  • The student should also be familiar with OpenView and SANworks software products through the appropriate courses.
Course objectives

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Identify the terminology used with the EVA and virtual storage.
  • Identify the physical, management, and interconnect functions of the HSV controllers, Management Module, disk drive enclosures, FC-AL drives, and Fibre Channel loop switch.
  • Locate EVA storage system hardware, and set up and operate components of the HSV controller and disk drive enclosure.
  • Use the Management Module and its web-based OCP (WOCP) to access storage system management functions.
  • Connect to the Fibre Channel loop switch and use its available interfaces to perform basic functions.
  • Describe the rack models, power cabling, and cabling configurations for all models
  • Describe the features and functions of the initial storage and host configuration software called HP SmartStart for EVA Storage.
  • Use HP SmartStart for EVA Storage to initially configure storage and hosts for the EVA4400.
  • Identify the features and functions of Command View EVA.
  • Describe how to configure and monitor storage and hosts with Command View EVA.
  • Use Command View EVA to configure and monitor storage and hosts.
  • Identify features and functions of the Storage System Scripting Utility (SSSU) and use the utility to configure storage and hosts.
  • Describe the event reporting and notification mechanisms used to support the EVA.
  • Open and view various event logs.
  • Use remote and local event notification options.
  • Identify features and functions of local and remote replication software.
  • Install, configure, and use local replication software.
  • Describe basic diagnostic sources and how to use those tools to perform basic troubleshooting.
  • Identify customer self repair (CSR) components and follow procedures to remove and replace components.
  • Describe best practices for configuring the EVA with optimization for availability, performance, or cost.
Next steps
  • Designing HP StorageWorks Solutions - v11.1 (HH702_00296721)
  • Designing and Implementing HP Cloud Solutions using 3PAR, Rev. 11.21 (HL034_00299816)
  • HP StorageWorks P4000 SAN Configuration and Administration - v11.1 (HH657_00280117)
  • SAN Infrastructure and Solutions Rev. 11.11 (HH703_00308530)
  • Advanced SAN Architecture, Rev. 11.1 (HH718_00372644)

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