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HP BladeSystem Administration (HE646S)

HP BladeSystem Administration (HE646S)

SPECIAL NOTE
  1. HP also strongly recommends the 2 day HE643S Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers course to help you gain comprehensive skills for using the HP Insight products and tools that simplify the installation, deployment, configuration, firmware updates and maintenance of HP ISS/ProLiant servers and HP BladeSystem c-class Enclosures.
  2. This HE646S course (along with the 2 day HE643S Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers course and 3 day HK756S HP Insight Control: Management Fundamentals  course) provides skills and preparation path
  3. The Open-Enrollment RAIL and ILT course formats use the same remote hands-on lab access to the HP Virtual Labs c-class Blades equipment
  4. Depending on availability/need, there will be a HP BladeSystem Enclosure system available in some HP Education Centers/locations – as a demo only system -for students  to see a HP BladeSystem enclosure in the classroom. The students will still perform all their hands-on labs using the standard remote access to the HP Virtual Labs c-class Blades and Enclosures
COURSE OVERVIEW

This 3-day course provides instruction on HP BladeSystem administration and management. Discussion of the portfolio overview ensures an understanding of components, configurations, and solutions.

AUDIENCE
  • System administrators, engineers and consultants who will manage and monitor the HP ProLiant BladeSystem c-Class environment
PREREQUISITES

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

  • Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers (HE643S) or similar experience is recommended
COURSE OBJECTIVES
  • Explore the functional architecture of the ProLiant BL c-Class environment, including management infrastructure (Insight Display, Onboard Administrator and iLO Management Engine), power and cooling and servers
  • Review the HP c-Class BladeSystem Portfolio and equipment capabilities
  • Introduce Virtual Connect (basic concepts)
BENEFITS TO YOU
  • Gain the ability to perform successful site planning and infrastructure design needed to deploy an HP c-Class BladeSystem solution
  • Understand the various management tools and tasks required in the solution
  • Be able to perform effective local and remote administration using HP Onboard Administrator
NEXT STEPS
  • HP Virtual Connect (HK758S)
  • HP Insight Control: Management Fundamentals (HK756S) and HP Insight Control: Management Master (HK757S)
COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: HP BladeSystem portfolio introduction

  • Identify resources for information about the current HP c-Class BladeSystem portfolio
  • Differentiate the two types of HP BladeSystem enclosures
  • Identify HP BladeSystem ProLiant servers
  • Identify HP Integrity server blades
  • Describe other components in the c-Class portfolio:
    • HP BladeSystem adapters and mezzanines
    • HP BladeSystem interconnects
    • HP BladeSystem c-Class options
  • Define the warranty and support options for HP BladeSystem solutions

Module 2: HP BladeSystem c-Class enclosures

  • Describe the HP BladeSystem c-Class enclosures
  • Describe the c-Class enclosure structure
  • Explain c-Class enclosure signal pathing for installing mezzanines and interconnects in the correct locations
  • Define an enclosure numbering scheme
  • Explain how to access the HP Onboard Administrator

Module 3: HP BladeSystem power and cooling

  • Explain how to configure power for an HP BladeSystem c-Class enclosure
  • Explain how to control power in a c-Class enclosure
  • Describe HP intelligent location and power discovery services
  • Describe the structural cooling components and features

Module 4: HP BladeSystem c-Class servers

  • Identify the distinctions between the HP ProLiant G7 and Gen8 servers
  • Describe the technologies on the ProLiant system board:
    • Mezzanines
    • USB and SD cards
    • Embedded LOM and FlexibleLOM
  • Identify c-Class Integrity servers and their requirements

Module 5: HP BladeSystem c-Class storage, tape, and expansion blades

  • Describe how the HP BladeSystem c-Class enclosure architecture enables partnering of server blades with storage or expansion blades
  • Explain the placement rules and installation guidelines for storage and expansion blades
  • Describe the features and components of:
    • Storage blades
    • Tape blades
    • Expansion blades

Module 6: HP BladeSystem c-Class connectivity options

  • Describe the HP BladeSystem c-Class interconnect module architecture
  • List the BladeSystem c-Class interconnect modules:
    • Ethernet
    • Fibre Channel
    • InfiniBand
    • SAS
  • Describe the mezzanine cards and slots available in the BladeSystem c-Class server blades
  • Describe HP BladeSystem c7000 and c3000 enclosure port mapping

Module 7: HP Virtual Connect overview

  • Define the benefits of HP BladeSystem solutions with HP Virtual Connect technology
  • Describe Virtual Connect technology and its main components
  • Identify ways to use Virtual Connect technology in a data center
  • Describe the VC Flex technology
  • Describe the VC FlexFabric Fibre Channel storage with 3PAR solution

Module 8: HP BladeSystem c7000 enclosure and infrastructure installation and management

  • List the steps for planning an HP BladeSystem c7000 enclosure installation
  • Explain the process for installing the c7000 enclosure components
  • List the initial steps involved in setting up the c7000 enclosure using the:
    • HP Insight Display Initial Setup Wizard
    • HP Onboard Administrator (OA) First Time Setup Wizard
  • Describe the OA management features
  • Describe the HP BladeSystem c-Class enclosure power and thermal monitoring

Module 9: HP BladeSystem c-Class firmware

  • Determine what firmware is embedded in various components in the enclosure and how to update it
  • Explain how to access the HP SPP download and documentation
  • Describe how to update firmware for the HP OA using:
    • HP SUM
    • EFM
  • Explain how to implement HP BladeSystem c-Class enclosure firmware
  • Explain how to update firmware embedded in the OA for a blade enclosure

For more information about HP training programs in Ukraine visit http://www8.hp.com/ua/ru/training/index.html

Main › HP BladeSystem Virtual Connect (HK758S)

HP BladeSystem Virtual Connect (HK758S)

HP BladeSystem Virtual Connect (HK758S)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This 3-day course assists System Administrators to identify, manage, configure, and update the HP Virtual Connect Environment including modules, networks and profiles. An architectural overview ensures understanding of the Ethernet, FlexFabric, and Fibre Channel components and their function. Hands-on labs provide Domain and Profile configuration and a variety of network scenarios.

PREREQUISITES
  • Completion of HP BladeSystem Administration (HE646S)
AUDIENCE

System Administrators, engineers and consultants who will plan and manage the HP Virtual Connect environment.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

  • Identify the HP BladeSystem Virtual Connect Ethernet, Fibre Channel, and Flex-Fabric modules
  • Access and manage the VC Manager through the CLI and GUI interfaces
  • Configure a VC Domain (including profiles, networks, and storage connectivity)
  • Plan and complete firmware updates
NEXT STEPS
  • HP OneView Administration (H4C04S)
  • HP ConvergedSystem Administration (H7H03S)
BENEFITS TO YOU
  • Gain the ability to perform successful site planning and infrastructure design needed to deploy an HP Virtual Connect solution
  • Understand the various product and firmware versions required in the solution
COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Virtual Connect overview

  • Review recent Firmware releases
  • Access Virtual Connect documents and support
  • Introduce the current Virtual Connect modules
  • Outline Virtual Connect default behaviors
  • Review the c-Class management signal paths and stacking link requirements
  • Explain fundamental Virtual Connect technologies
  • Introduce Virtual Connect as a Layer2 bridge
  • Introduce common Virtual Connect terms

Module 2: The Virtual Connect Manager

  • List basic requirements for accessing and managing Virtual Connect functionality
  • Configure Virtual Connect Manager Local User accounts
  • Explain Virtual Connect Logical Flow for an Initial Setup
  • Investigate Virtual Connect Failover and Configuration Backup
  • Review Administrator Password Recovery

Module 3: HP Virtual Connect Ethernet

  • Investigate the current Virtual Connect Ethernet modules
  • Understand and identify primary/secondary module placement
  • Recognize uplink port status error conditions
  • Introduce the Ethernet concepts and protocols used with Virtual Connect
  • Introduce the concept of Physical Functions (FlexNICs)
  • Introduce VLAN tagging and addressing
  • Discuss Teaming and Bonding modes with Virtual Connect
  • An appendix addresses FlexFabric-20/40 F8 cabling and older hardware

Module 4: HP Virtual Connect Fibre Channel

  • Identify Virtual Connect Fibre Channel modules and function
  • Understand NPIV and why HP uses this technology
  • Review the Fibre Channel Logon sequence (FLOGI)
  • Investigate Virtual Connect Fibre Channel login distribution and re-distribution

Module 5: The Virtual Connect FlexFabric Technology

  • Detail the FlexFabric modules, adapters, and FCoE capabilities
  • Describe VSAN support and configuration
  • Introduce Virtual Connect to 3PAR SAN connectivity

Module 6: HP Virtual Connect vNets

  • Outline the Virtual Connect ports
  • Investigate Virtual Connect Networking definitions and terminology
  • Configure vNets and VLANs
  • Investigate Advanced Virtual Connect VLAN tagging
  • Describe the Tunneling and Mapping Modes
  • Outline the Link Layer Discovery role in Virtual Connect
  • Introduce Link Aggregation Control Protocol
  • Demonstrate basic Virtual Connect Ethernet networks
  • Compare Active/Standby and Active/Active network designs

Module 7: The Virtual Connect Profile

  • Outline Virtual Connect Flex-Port Assignments
  • Explore Virtual Connect Bandwidth Allocation
  • Investigate profile inheritance, and migration
  • Manage and configure profiles
  • Use the CLI Pool-Specified function to capture MAC and WWN addresses
  • Implement the ProLiant Gen9 UEFI Boot Options

Module 8: HP Virtual Connect Manager Advanced Features

  • Build Multi-Enclosure Domains
  • Investigate partially stacked Domains
  • Configure Native VLANs
  • Explain the role of SmartLink
  • Monitor Virtual Connect from an external utility
  • Introduce and configure the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2
  • Understand Network Loop Detection technologies embedded in Virtual Connect

Module 9: Advanced Virtual Connect Networking for the System Administrator

  • Review LACP
  • Implement Load Balancing
  • Introduce Pause / Flood Protection
  • Configure Flow Control
  • Understand sFlow
  • Deploy IPv6 Management Support
  • Advanced Bandwidth Optimization
  • Setup Priority Queue (QoS)
  • Review TACACS+ / RADIUS configuration
  • Implement Multicast Filtering
  • Review SNMPv3 enhancements and MIB support

Module 10: HP Firmware Best Practices

  • Describe the recent Virtual Connect Firmware enhancements and dependencies
  • Review the HP Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager
  • Deploy Virtual Connect Firmware with Smart Update Manager
  • Use the Virtual Connect Support Utility
  • Update Virtual Connect Firmware with Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager in place

Lab 1: Access the Virtual Connect Manager and establish the Virtual Connect Domain

Lab 2: Basic Virtual Connect Manager Setup

Lab 3: Advanced VC Setup

Lab 4: Using the Virtual Connect Manager CLI

Appendix A: The HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager

  • Feature overview
  • Configuration and install options
  • Domain groups
  • Profile migration
  • Firmware Updates

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Main › Implementing HP Rack and Tower Server Solutions(H1L26S)

Implementing HP Rack and Tower Server Solutions(H1L26S)

Implementing HP Rack and Tower Server Solutions(H1L26S)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course focuses on the initial installation and startup tasks required to bring a customer’s rack or tower-based server solution online and prepared for the deployment of applications. The course delivers the technical information necessary to successfully install and configure server components including rack or tower server, networking, storage, and management devices. Students will install multiple operating systems using deployment tools and also use HP management software. This class provides hands-on labs, sizing and configuration exercises, and solution demonstrations.

AUDIENCE

This course is open to all audiences, internal and external, who are pursuing the knowledge and skills necessary to properly setup, configure and deploy solutions based on HP’s rack or tower families of products. Examples of job roles are:

  • HP Solution Architect
  • HP Authorized Reseller Partners
  • HP Technical Client Consultants
  • HP Field Presales & Competency Center Solution Architects
CERTIFICATIONS AND RELATED EXAMINATIONS
  • HP ATP – Rack and Tower Server Solution Integrator V8
  • HPO-S34
COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

  • Identify HP ProLiant rack and tower server lines and series
  • Recognize technologies used in the Generation 8 (Gen8) family of HP ProLiant servers
  • Explain how to configure ProLiant rack and tower server hardware components
  • Explain how to use the HP utilities that ship standard with ProLiant servers
  • Describe the server boot process
  • Integrate a ProLiant rack-mounted server into an HP rack
  • Explain the storage technologies underlying HP drives and drive arrays
  • Compare the disk drives and technologies offered by HP Storage
  • Describe the features and functions of HP Smart Array controllers
  • iLO Management Engine components
  • iLO Advanced enhancements
  • iLO user interfaces
  • iLO 4 Remote Console
  • iLO power management options
  • Describe the features and functions of HP Insight Control
  • Describe the features and functions of HP Systems Insight Management (HP SIM)
  • List the Insight Remote Support solutions
  • Name the benefits of Support Pack for ProLiant
  • Explain how to increase data availability through HP power protection products
  • List key features of HP Data Protector Express
  • Describe how virtualization enables you to share resource pools
  • Explain how Insight Control extensions with Microsoft and VMware products extend the HP ProLiant experience
  • Describe the six-step HP troubleshooting methodology
  • Identify the HP Services available for Rack and Tower Server Solutions
NEXT STEPS
  • HP BladeSystem Networking, Rev.11.41 (#00378835/HL942)
COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: HP Rack and Tower Server Portfolio

  • Identify HP ProLiant rack and tower server lines and series
  • Recognize technologies used in the Gen8 family of HP ProLiant servers
  • Explain how to configure ProLiant rack and tower server hardware components
  • Explain how to use the HP utilities that ship standard with ProLiant servers
  • Describe the server boot process
  • Integrate a ProLiant rack-mounted server into an HP rack

Module 2: Smart Array Technology

  • Explain underlying storage technologies
  • Compare disk drives and technologies offered by HP Storage
  • Describe features and functions of HP Smart Array controllers

Module 3: iLO Management Engine

  • Explain the features, functions, and benefits of the iLO Management Engine

Module 4: HP Insight Control

  • Describe the features and functions of Insight Control
  • Describe the features and functions of HP SIM
  • List the Insight Remote Support solutions
  • Name the benefits of Support Pack for ProLiant

Module 5: Data Availability and Protection for ProLiant Servers

  • Explain how to increase availability through power protection
  • Identify key features of HP Data Express

Module 6: Virtualization Basics

  • Describe virtualization with Insight Control and VMware
  • Explain virtualization with Citrix XenServer
  • Describe virtualization with Microsoft products

Module 7: General Troubleshooting

  • Describe the six-step HP troubleshooting methodology
  • Explain features of the HP Active Health System

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Main › Implementing HP BladeSystem Server Solutions (HH707S)

Implementing HP BladeSystem Server Solutions (HH707S)

Implementing HP BladeSystem Server Solutions (HH707S)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Implementing HP BladeSystem Solutions is a comprehensive course that focuses on the initial installation and startup tasks required to bring a customer’s BladeSystem Solution online and prepared for the deployment of applications. The course delivers the technical information necessary to successfully install and configure HP BladeSystem components including enclosure, server blades, interconnect modules, storage blades, and management devices. Students will install multiple operating systems using deployment tools and also use HP management software.

AUDIENCE
  • HP Solution Architect
  • HP Authorized Reseller Partners
  • HP Technical Client Consultants
  • HP Field Presales & Competency Center Solution Architects
COURSE OBJECTIVES

After completion of this training, students should be able to:

  • Identify the components of the BladeSystem portfolio
  • Identify available server and technologies in the BladeSystem portfolio
  • Describe the power architecture used in HP BladeSystem systems
  • Describe Thermal Logic technology
  • Describe the cooling technologies designed for the BladeSystem systems
  • Describe the use of a DVD-ROM drive in the enclosures
  • Explain how to use and configure: Onboard Administrator, Insight Display and iLO Management Engine
  • Describe the features and functions of HP: Storage blades, Tape blades and Expansion blades
  • Describe the features and functions of other storage technologies used in HP BladeSystem
  • Describe HP BladeSystem Ethernet interconnect modules for HP ProLiant server blades
  • Describe the HP BladeSystem Fibre Channel interconnect modules available for HP BladeSystem
  • Describe the Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) switches available for BladeSystem
  • Identify 4X InfiniBand Switch Modules available for BladeSystem
  • Describe HP Virtual Connect portfolio and technology concept
  • Plan and implement a Virtual Connect environment
  • Identify basic features of Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager
  • Describe the basic features of the HP P2000 Modular Smart Array family and the basic features of the HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage solution
  • Describe virtualization with VMware and virtualization with Microsoft products
  • Describe basic features of HP System Management Homepage and the basic features of HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
  • Describe HP Insight Control components and its hardware and software requirements
  • Describe features and components of Insight Control server deployment, scripted and imaged installation and Insight Control Server Provisioning
  • Explain how to increase availability through power protection
  • Identify the diagnostic tools available for HP BladeSystem solutions, maintain the drivers and firmware for a BladeSystem solution and identify the HP Services available for BladeSystem
  • Explain how to configure Ethernet Connectivity Options
  • Explain how to configure Storage Connectivity Options
NEXT STEPS
  • Advanced Integration and Management of HP Server Solutions, Rev. 12.41 – (00604564_HH708S)
COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Portfolio Introduction

  • HP BladeSystem portfolio
  • Server blade portfolio
  • Learning check

Module 2: HP BladeSystem Enclosures

  • BladeSystem enclosure family
  • BladeSystem power and cooling
  • Attaching a DVD-ROM drive to a BladeSystem enclosure
  • Learning check

Module 3: Managing HP BladeSystem

  • Objectives
  • Using the Onboard Administrator
  • iLO Management Engine
  • Learning check

Module 4: Storage and Expansion Blades

  • Objectives
  • HP BladeSystem storage and expansion blades
  • Placement rules and installation guidelines
  • Other storage solutions for HP BladeSystem
  • Learning check

Module 5: Ethernet Connectivity Options for HP BladeSystem

  • Objectives
  • Available Ethernet interconnect modules
  • Learning check

Module 6: Storage Connectivity Options for HP BladeSystems

  • Objectives
  • Fibre Channel interconnect options
  • SAS storage solutions for BladeSystem servers
  • 4X InfiniBand switch modules
  • Learning check

Module 7: Virtual Connect Installation and Configuration

  • Objectives
  • HP Virtual Connect portfolio and technology concept
  • Planning and implementing Virtual Connect
  • Configuring Virtual Connect
  • Flex-10 and FlexFabric technology
  • Multi-enclosure configuration
  • Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager
  • Learning check

Module 8: Introduction to HP SAN Solutions

  • Objectives
  • HP P2000 portfolio
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage portfolio
  • Learning check

Module 9: Virtualization Basics

  • Objectives
  • Virtualization with Microsoft
  • Learning check

Module 10: HP Management Software

  • Objectives
  • HP System Management Homepage
  • HP Systems Insight Manager
  • Insight Control
  • Learning check

Module 11: HP Blade Server Deployment

  • Objectives
  • Introducing Insight Control server deployment
  • Scripted and imaged installation
  • Insight Control Server Provisioning
  • Learning check

Module 12: Data Availability and Protection for Server Blades

  • Objectives
  • Increasing availability through power protection
  • Learning check

Module 13: HP BladeSystem Support

  • Objectives
  • BladeSystem diagnostics
  • Firmware update tools and options
  • HP Services for BladeSystem
  • Learning check

Module 14: Insight Control Server Deployment

  • Describe features and components of Insight Control server deployment
  • Describe scripted and imaged installation
  • Describe special functionality of Insight Control server deployment for HP BladeSystem

Module 15: Data Availability and Protection for a Server Blade

  • Explain how to increase availability through power protection
  • Identify data protection software products available from HP and describe their key features

Module 16: HP BladeSystem Support

  • Identify the diagnostic tools available for HP BladeSystem solutions
  • Maintain the drivers and firmware for a BladeSystem solution
  • Identify the HP Services available for BladeSystem

Appendix 01: Configuring Ethernet Connectivity Options

Appendix 02: Configuring Storage Connectivity Options

Appendix 03: HP VirtualSystem VS2 for Red Hat Reference Architecture

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Main › HP Insight Control: Management Fundamentals and Management Master Combo course (HE644S)

HP Insight Control: Management Fundamentals and Management Master Combo course (HE644S)

HP Insight Control: Management Fundamentals and Management Master Combo course (HE644S)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This 5-day HE644S “combo” course part number allows you to purchase the following two Insight courses as a bundle at a lower price:

  • HK756S: HP Insight Control: Management Fundamentals- 3 days:
  • This 3-day course equips students with the skills and knowledge to install and configure HP Insight Control integrated management solution for physical and virtual servers. Students will spend the time learning, installing and configuring HP Insight Control capabilities to proactively manage system health through remote management tools. The course will also cover the integration of various options within HP Systems Insight Manager: ProLiant Support Pack version control.
  • HK757S: HP Insight Control: Management Master – 2 days:
  • This 2-day course equips students with the skills and knowledge to install and configure several advanced features of HP Insight Control integrated management solution for physical and virtual servers. Students will spend the time learning, installing and configuring HP Insight Control capabilities to proactively manage system health through remote management tools. The course will focus on the integration of various options within HP Insight Control: power management, performance monitor, virtual machine management and server migration.

Lab exercises for both the course components will be performed using the HP Virtual Lab remote equipment access.

PREREQUISITES

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

  • Introduction to Introduction to HP Insight Control WBT (HK317AAE)
  • Recommended completion of Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers (HE643S)
  • HP BladeSystem Administration (HE646S)
  • Familiarity with general networking terminology and basic network security concepts
  • An understanding of one of the following operating systems
    • Microsoft Windows 2000, 2000 advanced, 2003 Standard, 2003 Enterprise Edition or Windows XP
    • RedHat Enterprise Linux AS or RedHat Enterprise Linux ES
    • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server
AUDIENCE

Administrators, engineers and consultants who will:

  • Plan and manage the deployment of the HP Systems Insight Manager and HP Insight Control suite components
  • Monitor and Manage network systems with HP Systems Insight Manager
COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

  • Understand the HP Insight Control architecture and agents
  • Configure HP Insight Control and monitor managed nodes
  • Set up HP Systems Insight Manager security and custom tools
  • Describe management of the HP Insight Control management server
  • Describe the integration of other management applications
  • List the steps involved in creating reports
  • Conduct HP Insight Control troubleshooting
  • Describe and configure management and monitoring capabilities for: HP BladeSystem enclosures and ProLiant Support Pack version control
  • Understand HP Insight Control power management
  • Understand HP Insight Control performance monitor
  • Understand HP Insight Control virtual machine management
  • Understand HP Insight Control server migration
  • Describe the integration of management applications
  • List the steps involved in configuring HP Insight Control power management, performance management, virtual machine management and server migration
  • Describe and configure management and monitoring capabilities for: HP Insight Control power management, performance management, virtual machine management and server migration
NEXT STEPS

Virtualization training:

BENEFITS TO YOU
  • Gain the knowledge to successfully plan and deploy an enterprise-level HP Systems Insight Manager configuration
  • Use the hands-on activities to become familiar with tools and interfaces along with procedures for efficient ongoing management of the implementation
COURSE OUTLINE

Click on the two course datasheets below for the detailed outlines of the content covered within the 5 days HE644S Course Part Number:

  • HK756S: HP Insight Control: Management Fundamentals- first 3 days:
  • HK757S: HP Insight Control: Management Master – next 2 days:

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Main › HP Insight Control Fundamentals (HK756S)

HP Insight Control Fundamentals (HK756S)

HP Insight Control Fundamentals (HK756S)

SPECIAL NOTES

Course updated to Insight Control 7.2

COURSE OVERVIEW

This 3-day course equips students with the skills and knowledge to install and configure HP Insight Control integrated management solution for physical and virtual servers. Students will spend the time learning about, installing, and configuring HP Insight Control to proactively manage system health through remote management tools. The course will also cover the integration of various options within HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM), including ProLiant Support Pack version control.

PREREQUISITES

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

  • Introduction to HP Insight Control WBT (HK317AAE)
  • Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers (HE643S)

In addition, HP recommends that students are familiar with general networking terminology and basic network security concepts and have an understanding of one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux AS or RedHat Enterprise Linux ES
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server
AUDIENCE

Administrators, engineers and consultants who will:

  • Plan and manage the deployment of the HP Systems Insight Manager and HP Insight Control suite components
  • Monitor and manage network systems with HP SIM
COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

  • List the HP Insight Management 7.3 component updates
  • Define systems management and list the tools that HP provides to facilitate systems management functions
  • Describe the features and functions of HP Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) and HP Version Control Agent (VCA)
  • Describe how to install and upgrade HP Insight Control 7.3
  • Configure Insight Management by using HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
  • Provide an overview of HP BladeSystem Integrated Manager
  • Explain how tasks can be used to manage a remote system
  • Explain how collections can be used to filter and organize systems
  • Describe how tools are created and launched
  • Identify how events are generated and managed
  • Describe the process for accessing and managing reports
  • Describe the audit logging feature
  • Identify the storage management components of HP SIM
  • List the HP SIM database management tasks
  • Describe the components and use the management information base (MIB) importing and compiling tools in HP SIM
  • Explain the purpose of the Web-based Enterprise Management (WBEM) health polling plug-in
  • Describe the function of the HP analysis tools
  • Describe the basics of troubleshooting Insight Management
NEXT STEPS
  • HP Insight Control: Management Master (HK757S)
  • Virtualization training
  • HP BladeSystem Administration (HE646S)
  • HP CloudSystem Matrix: Administration (HK920S)
BENEFITS TO YOU
  • Gain the knowledge to successfully plan and deploy an enterprise-level HP Insight Control configuration
  • Use the hands-on activities to become familiar with tools and interfaces along with procedures for efficient ongoing management of the implementation

Module 1: Tour the Product

  • List the HP Insight Management 7.3 component updates
  • Identify the new features that are included with HP Insight Control 7.3
    • Describe how features of the product can be used to manage systems
  • Explain how HP SIM can be used to manage a system
  • Describe the features and functions of HP OneView

Lab 1: Navigating the Environment

  • Navigate the HP Virtual Lab (HPVL) environment
  • Perform initial configuration steps

Module 2: Systems Management Review

  • Define systems management and list its essential elements
  • Describe the tools that HP provides to facilitate systems management functions
    • iLO
    • SmartStart
    • Service Pack for ProLiant
    • HP SUM
    • Insight Management Agents
    • Systems Management Homepage
    • WBEM
    • WMI
    • Version Control

Module 3: Version Control and Software Deployment

  • Describe the features and functions of VCRM
  • Describe the features and functions of VCA
  • List the requirements for installing VCA
  • Explain how VCA and VCRM are integrated with:
    • HP SIM
    • SMH

Lab 2: Using the Version Control Repository

  • Install and populate HP Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) with Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP)
  • Configure the Target Version Control Agent
  • Manage the VCRM repository

Module 4: Typical Installation

  • List the installation activities
  • Locate the steps for installing HP Insight Control on a Central Management Server (CMS)
  • Explain when the WMI mapper is needed and how to configure it
  • Describe how to upgrade a previous installation of HP Systems Insight Manager
  • List the steps to remove an HP SIM installation

Module 5: Setup and Configuration

  • Configure Insight Management by using HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
  • Set global protocols to configure default, system-wide protocol settings
  • Manage multiple systems and events

Lab 3: Configuring Insight Control

  • Access HP Insight Control
  • Run the First Time Wizard
  • Create Insight Control discovery tasks
  • Run discovery from Insight Control
  • Navigate Insight Control
  • Configure Insight Control system links
  • Create HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM) users
  • Configure automatic discovery settings
  • View hardware status polling
  • Create toolboxes
  • Create authorizations
  • Deploy a support pack with a task
  • Install Secure Shell (SSH) on the target server
  • Use the HP Managed System Setup Wizard

Module 6: HP BladeSystem Integrated Manager

  • Provide an overview of HP BladeSystem Integrated Manager
  • List the views in BladeSystem Integrated Manager

Lab 4: BladeSystem Integrated Manager

  • Explore HP BladeSystem Integrated Manager
  • Create a customized BladeSystem collection
  • Configure Single-Sign On (SSO) for Onboard administrator (OA) modules

Module 7: Using Tasks, Collections, Tools and Events

  • Explain how tasks can be used to manage a remote system
  • Explain how collections can be used to filter and organize systems
  • Describe how tools are created and launched
  • Identify how events are generated and managed

Lab 5: Using Tasks, Collections, Tools and Events

  • Create personal folders and collections
  • View HP Insight Control events
  • Configure automatic event handling
  • Use the Configure or Repair Agents task
  • Use the Replicate Agent Settings task

Module 8: Reports

  • Describe the process for accessing reports
  • Describe processes for managing reports
  • Identify enhanced reporting capabilities

Module 9: Audit Log

  • Describe the audit logging feature
  • Access the audit log
  • Manage the audit log
  • List support resources

Lab 6: Using Reports and Audit Logs

  • Run available reports in HP Insight Control
  • Create new reports
  • Run enhanced reports
  • Compare the snapshots of managed systems
  • Run Audit Log reports

Module 10: Use and Managing Storage Components

  • Identify the storage management components of HP SIM
  • Describe the information that is available using System pages
  • Identify the collections that are available for organizing storage
  • Understand the reporting functionality of storage components
  • Identify the steps necessary for device discovery

Module 11: Database and MIBs

  • List the HP SIM database management tasks
  • Define the capabilities of the System Type Manager (STM)
  • Describe the components and of use the management information bases (MIB) importing and compiling tools in HP SIM

Lab 7: Managing the Database

  • Manage system types
  • Use the GUI to configure HP Insight Control to identify third-party devices
  • Configure Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) trap settings
  • Use the CLI to upload and register a Management Information Base (MIB)
  • Use the MIB updater to import updated MIBs to the central management server (CMS)
  • Back up the Microsoft SQL Express database
  • Restore a database

Module 12: HP Analysis Tools

  • Explain the purpose of the Web-based Enterprise Management (WBEM) health polling plug-in
  • Describe the function of each of the HP analysis tools
  • Describe the integration of the HP analysis tools with HP SIM

Module 13: Troubleshooting

  • Describe the basics of troubleshooting
  • Identify solutions for many common HP SIM problems

Appendix A: Introducing ProLiant Gen8 Servers

Lab – Appendix A: Troubleshooting (if time permits)

Troubleshoot:

  • The HP SIM CMS
    • Security popups
    • Unknown devices
    • Trap reception
  • Use Mail Exchanger (MX) commands to troubleshoot HP SIM and managed systems
  • Use the verbose mode to troubleshoot Secure Shell (SSH) connections

Lab – Appendix B: Installing HP Insight Control (if time permits)

  • Run the Insight Management Advisor and resolve any issues discovered
  • Install HP Insight Control suite
  • Configure an HP System Insight Manager (HP SIM) initial setup

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Main › Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers (HE643S)

Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers (HE643S)

Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers (HE643S)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This 2-day course provides essential HP ProLiant training to system administrators who are responsible for ProLiant ML, DL, and BL servers. Students will be presented with an overview of HP products, tools, agents, and utilities that will help them to set up, deploy, monitor, and maintain their ProLiant servers. Practical hands-on lab exercises are presented on an HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 server.

PREREQUISITES

Students taking this course should have a basic understanding of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11
  • VMWare ESXi 5.5
AUDIENCE
  • Administrators, engineers, and consultants who will configure and maintain HP ProLiant servers
COURSE OBJECTIVES

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Locate documentation for your HP ProLiant Gen8 server
  • Navigate the HP Customer Self-Repair Services Media Library
  • Describe the key features of the HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) 4 web user interface
  • Differentiate the capabilities of two main graphical consoles of the Integrated Remote Console (IRC)
  • Understand how to provide media to a server via the iLO web user interface and the IRC virtual media feature
  • Describe the ProLiant boot process and how to interact with option ROM
  • Configure systems by using the ROM-based setup utility (RBSU)
  • Configure the HP Intelligent Provisioning functionality
  • Configure a local drive by using the HP Smart Storage Administrator (HP SSA) utility
  • Describe the functionality of the HP Intelligent Provisioning Maintenance Menu
  • Use HP Intelligent Provisioning to complete an operating system installation (Windows Server 2012 R2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 and optionally VMware ESXi 5.5
  • Describe how to manage HP Intelligent Provisioning (IP) Deployment Settings Packages
  • Navigate the HP Service Pack for ProLiant (HP SPP) website for required documents and ISO files
  • Perform an HP Smart Update Manager (HP SUM) “Localhost Guided Update” to install the HP SPP
  • Explain how to use the HP Lights-Out Online Configuration (HPONCFG) utility(GUI) for Windows
  • Describe the HPONCFG command line utility (CLI) to configure HP integrated Lights-Out (iLO)
  • Describe the HPQLOCFG Utility and how RIBCL scripts are used to remotely configure HP iLO
  • Explain how to configure iLO using the HP Scripting Tools for Windows PowerShell
  • Describe iLO Federation
COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: HP ProLiant Servers overview

  • Introduction to the HP ProLiant server product line
  • Overview of the new features and key technologies in HP ProLiant Gen8 servers
  • HP Services Media Library, self-repair services, and online documentation

Lab 1: Using HP ProLiant website resources

  • Locate documentation for your HP ProLiant Gen8 server and navigate the HP Customer Self-Repair Services Media Library

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Provide a brief overview of the HP ProLiant Server family
  • Identify key features and technologies used in HP ProLiant Gen8 servers and their benefits
  • List the operating systems supported on ProLiant servers
  • Identify information resources such as the HP Customer Self-Repair Services Media Library

Module 2: HP integrated Lights-Out

  • Introduction to HP iLO 4 and its features
  • Review of the HP iLO Web Administration Interface
  • Introduction to the Integrated Remote Console

Lab 2: Using HP integrated Lights-Out 4

  • Describe the key features of the HP integrated Lights-Out (iLO) 4 web user interface (UI)
  • Differentiate the capabilities of the two main graphical consoles of the Integrated Remote Console (IRC)
  • Explain how to use iLO virtual media to upgrade the HP Intelligent Provisioning firmware and perform an automatic offline firmware update
  • Understand how to access and use the iLO CLI

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe HP integrated Lights-Out (iLO) Management, including the iLO Management Engine
  • Describe HP iLO 4 functionality
  • Describe the iLO licensing and identify key features included in the Advanced iLO License
  • Review the HP iLO Web Administration Interface
  • List features of the Integrated Remote Console (IRC) compared to the Java Integrated Remote Console
  • Describe the iLO command line interface (CLI)

Module 3: Configuration using Option ROM

  • Introduction to the HP ProLiant Gen8 System ROM and the boot process
  • Overview of UEFI
  • Using the RBSU
  • Accessing the RBSU and Intelligent Provisioning

Lab 3: Configuring servers using Option ROM>

  • Explain how to configure systems by using the ROM-Based Setup Utility (RBSU)

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Identify features of the HP ProLiant Gen8 server ROM
  • Describe the HP ProLiant Gen8 server boot process
  • Describe UEFI and list its benefits
  • List the steps required to modify System ROM settings using the BIOS RBSU
  • Explain how to configure iLO by means of the iLO RBSU
  • Explain how to use the ORCA utility

Module 4: HP Intelligent Provisioning

  • Overview of HP Intelligent Provisioning and how it is accessed
  • Explain how to update and initially configure Intelligent Provisioning
  • Identify the HP Intelligent Provisioning maintenance utilities
  • Describe how to configure the HP Smart Array Controller using the HP Smart Storage Administrator (SSA) utility
  • Review the steps involved in HP Intelligent Provisioning to install an IP supported operating system/hypervisor
  • Describe the multiple-server provisioning capabilities of HP Insight Control server provisioning

Lab 4: Setting up systems with HP Intelligent Provisioning

  • Explain how to configure the HP Intelligent Provisioning functionality
  • Explain how to configure a logical drive by using the HP Smart Storage Administrator (SSA) utility
  • Describe the functionality of the HP Intelligent Provisioning maintenance menu options

Lab 5: Provisioning systems

  • Explain how to use HP Intelligent Provisioning to complete an operating system installation

Lab 5a: Provisioning systems – Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Explain how to perform a Microsoft Windows Server installation using HP Intelligent Provisioning
  • Describe how to manage HP Intelligent Provisioning Deployment Settings Packages

Lab 5b: Provisioning systems – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11

  • Explain how to use HP Intelligent Provisioning to install the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 operating system

Lab 5c: Provisioning systems – VMware ESXi 5.5

  • Explain how to use HP Intelligent Provisioning to perform a VMware ESXi 5.5 installation

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe HP Intelligent Provisioning and how it is accessed
  • Identify the HP Intelligent Provisioning maintenance utilities
  • Review the HP Intelligent Provisioning steps to install a supported operating system or hypervisor
  • Describe the multiple-server provisioning capabilities of HP Insight Control server provisioning
  • Explain how to update Intelligent Provisioning firmware

Module 5: HP system software maintenance

  • Introduction to system updating-its importance and procedures
  • Introduction to the HP Service Pack for ProLiant
  • Review of the HP Smart Update Manager (HP SUM) options and installation methods

Lab 6: Updating systems

  • Navigate the HP Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) website to access required documents and ISO files
  • Explain how to launch the HP Smart Update Manager (HP SUM) in Microsoft Windows and in SUSE Linux
  • Explain how to perform an HP SUM “Localhost Guided Update” to install the SPP
  • Describe other features of HP SUM such as customized baselines, report generation, node management, and the HP SUM Engine

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe the HP Smart Update solution
  • Review the HP Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and list the key benefits it provides
  • Describe the HP Smart Update Manager (HP SUM) utility and outline the key steps in performing a software or firmware update

Module 6: Continuous system monitoring

  • Introduction to the Agentless Management and the Agentless Management Service (AMS)
  • Introduction to the Active Health System (AHS) and its log
  • Introduction to the HP System Management Homepage (SMH)
  • Overview of HP Insight Diagnostics
  • Configuring iLO with the HPONCFG, HPQLOCFG, and LOGCFG.PL utilities by using RIBCL XML scripts
  • Configuring iLO using HP Scripting Tools for Windows PowerShell
  • Describing iLO Federation

Lab 7: Configuring continuous system monitoring

  • Describe the functionality of the Agentless Management Service (AMS)
  • Identify key features of the HP System Management Homepage (SMH) and HP Insight Diagnostics

Lab 8: Configuring iLO

  • Explain how to use the HP Lights-Out online configuration (HPONCFG) utility graphical interface with Microsoft Windows
  • Explain how to use the HP Lights-Out online configuration (HPONCFG) utility command line interface with Microsoft Windows
  • Explain how to use the HP Lights-Out online configuration (HPONCFG) utility command line interface with Linux
  • Describe how to use the HPQLOCFG command line utility (CLI) to configure HP integrated Lights-Out (iLO) from a remote computer
  • Explain how to configure iLO using the HP Scripting Tools for Windows PowerShell
  • Describe iLO Federation

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of HP Agentless Management and the HP Agentless Management Service
  • Explain the purpose and collection methods of the HP Insight Management SNMP Agents and WBEM Providers
  • List the benefits of the Active Health System and AHS log
  • Review the HP System Management Homepage
  • Identify the online and offline features of HP Insight Diagnostics
  • Explain how to configure iLO with the HPONCFG, HPQLOCFG, LOCFG.pl, and HP Scripting Tools for Windows PowerShell utilities
  • List the benefits of iLO Federation
  • Identify the components of HP Systems Insight Manager

Module 7: HP ProLiant ongoing system support

  • Introduction to HP Warranty and Support options
  • HP Insight Remote Support
  • HP Support Center
  • HP Insight Online-My IT Environment

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe the warranty and support for HP ProLiant servers
  • Identify support options for HP ProLiant servers
  • Describe what is provided by HP Insight Remote Support and how to apply it in your environment
  • Identify key components available at the HP Support Center
  • Describe the HP Insight Online Dashboard

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Main › HP Industry Standard Server Support (H1L31S)

HP Industry Standard Server Support (H1L31S)

HP Industry Standard Server Support (H1L31S)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This vILT/vLAB training provides the skills and knowledge to perform basic troubleshooting, repair, firmware and software updates, and/or verification of operation of HP ProLiant Generation 8 (Gen8) and HP BladeSystem products, including breakthrough technologies for intelligent automation and proactive support.

PREREQUISITES

Successful completion of one of the following courses:

  • HP2-T16 “Industry Standard Architecture and Technology” or CompTIA Server+
AUDIENCE
  • This training is intended for Partner CEs who will deliver Installation & Startup and Break/Fix services for Generation 8 ProLiant servers in the field
CERTIFICATIONS [RECERTIFICATION/UPGRADE PATH] AND RELATED EXAMINATIONS
  • HP Support Certified – Industry Standard Server Solutions [2013]
  • Exam(s): HP2-T23 – Supporting HP Industry Standard Server Solutions
  • HP5-T01D – for upgrade path from the APS BladeServer and Rack and Tower Support certifications
COURSE OBJECTIVES

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the HP ProLiant Server Portfolio
  • List HP Service Resource
  • Describe the usage of the HP iLO Management Engine
  • Configure server hardware
  • Describe BladeSystem enclosures and their components
  • List HP BladeSystem storage, expansion and connectivity options
  • Perform management of HP ProLiant servers
  • Describe the storage technologies for HP servers
  • List Best Practices for power and cooling in the data center
  • Perform troubleshooting on a ProLiant server
COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: HP ProLiant and BladeSystem Server Portfolio

  • Identify HP ProLiant server lines and series
  • Identify HP ProLiant rack and tower server portfolio
  • Identify the components and servers of the BladeSystem portfolio
  • Recognize technologies used in the Generation 8 (Gen8) family of HP ProLiant servers

Module 2: HP Service Resources

  • Define HP serial and product ID numbers
  • Interpret a serial number
  • Find warranty information
  • Obtain part numbers for HP products
  • Locate product and service information for HP products
  • Access product and service resources online

Module 3: iLO Management Engine

  • Explain the features, functions, and benefits of the iLO Management Engine
  • Explain features of Agentless Management

Module 4: Configuring HP Server and Array Hardware

  • Identify the HP utilities used to configure HP servers and storage
  • Describe the process to upgrade the firmware on HP ProLiant servers
  • Configure ProLiant server hardware components
  • Configure a storage subsystem

Module 5: BladeSystem Enclosures

  • Identify and describe the HP BladeSystem enclosures
  • Explain how HP Onboard Administrator modules are used
  • Describe the cooling technologies designed for the BladeSystem systems
  • Describe the power architecture used in HP BladeSystem systems, including:

Module 6: HP BladeSystem Storage, Expansion and Connectivity Options

  • Describe the features and functions of HP Storage, Tape, and Expansion blades
  • Describe partner blade positioning rules
  • Describe the HP BladeSystem c-Class Ethernet interconnect modules for HP ProLiant server blades
  • Describe the HP BladeSystem Fibre Channel interconnect modules available for HP BladeSystem
  • Describe the SAS switches available for BladeSystem
  • Identify InfiniBand Switch Modules available for HP BladeSystem

Module 7: Server management

  • Describe features of HP System Management Homepage
  • Describe the features and functions of HP SIM
  • List the Insight Remote Support solutions
  • Describe HP Smart Update Manager
  • Describe the features and functions of the HP BladeSystem Onboard Administrator
  • Describe the features and functions of the Insight Display

Module 8: Storage Technologies for HP Servers

  • Explain the basic storage technologies for HP servers
  • List the HP Smart Array controllers and their features
  • Describe HP disk drive reliability and features
  • Identify the storage solutions available for HP servers

Module 9: Power and Cooling in the Data Center

  • Explain HP best practices for power and cooling in the data center
  • Explain how to increase availability through power protection
  • Describe HP rack and power management software

Module 10: HP Troubleshooting for a ProLiant Server

  • Describe the six-step HP troubleshooting methodology
  • Perform the HP troubleshooting steps
  • Identifying and locating the components of ProLiant servers
  • Performing prerequisite steps before any installation or service of ProLiant servers
  • Installing, removing, and replacing hardware

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Main › HP BladeSystem Networking (HL942S)

HP BladeSystem Networking (HL942S)

HP BladeSystem Networking (HL942S)

COURSE OVERVIEW

The HP BladeSystem Networking class describes how the HP Virtual Connect family of interconnect solutions, which are modules deployed in HP BladeSystem enclosures, can be used to enable server blades, also installed in the BladeSystem, to access IP and storage networks. A variety of supporting networking technologies is also covered, including protocols and standards applicable to Layer 1, 2, and 3, that are commonly encountered when working with data center solutions encompassing local area and storage area networks.

AUDIENCE
  • An HP employee, a channel partner, or a customer who needs to learn how to describe, position, and demonstrate the HP Virtual Connect features and capabilities
COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Networking overview and network management

  • Provide an overview of network types and networking techniques
  • Describe strategies for network management

Module 2: Layer 2 concepts

  • Explain these OSI Model Layer 2 concepts: VLANs, link aggregation, Spanning Tree Protocols, and Layer 2 alternatives to Spanning Tree

Module 3: Layer 3 concepts

  • Explain these OSI Model Layer 3 concepts: switching, routing, and forwarding

Module 4: Network security, performance optimization, and virtual switching

  • Identify strategies for providing network security
  • Explain how to attain network QoS
  • Describe virtual switching concepts

Module 5: HP Virtual Connect for Ethernet

  • Define terms that relate to Virtual Connect technology in an Ethernet environment
  • Explain Virtual Connect and list its components
  • Describe the features and functions of VCM and VCEM
  • Compare the HP Virtual Connect Ethernet interconnects supported in BladeSystem enclosures
  • Explain how to manage server VLAN tagging support
  • Describe the lab environment
  • Perform associated hands-on labs and debrief

Module 6: HP Virtual Connect FlexFabric

  • Perform associated hands-on labs and debrief

Module 7: HP Virtual Connect for Fibre Channel

  • Define terms that relate to Fibre Channel technology
  • Compare the Virtual Connect Fibre Channel modules supported in BladeSystem enclosures
  • Discuss the technologies supported by Virtual Connect Fibre Channel modules
  • Explain how to enable converged network deployments in a data center
  • Perform associated hands-on labs and debrief

Module 8: HP Virtual Connect Stacking

  • Explain how to implement Virtual Connect stacking
  • List the VC FlexFabric module stacking rules
  • Perform associated hands-on labs and debrief

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Main › HP OneView Administration (H4C04S)

HP OneView Administration (H4C04S)

HP OneView Administration (H4C04S)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This 3-day course covers how to install, manage, configure, and update the HP OneView Appliance. An architectural overview ensures a high level understanding of the associated managed equipment: c-Class enclosures, Virtual Connect Ethernet, FlexFabric, and Fibre Channel components. Participants will explore HP OneView management of ProLiant Gen 7, Gen 8 and Gen 9, as well as OneView monitoring of Gen 6 and rack-mounted ProLiant systems. Participants will configure storage connectivity through a switch and directly to a 3Par Storage Array.

PREREQUISITES
  • Completion of HP BladeSystem Administration (HE646S) and the Virtual Connect (HK758S) courses
  • A basic understanding of hypervisor environments (VMware ESXi or Microsoft Hyper-V) and familiarity with general networking terminology and basic network concepts
AUDIENCE
  • System Administrators, engineers and consultants who will plan and manage the HP OneView Converged Management for the Software Defined Infrastructure
COURSE OBJECTIVES
  • Install and configure HP OneView on supported hardware
  • Explain HP OneView connectivity model, networking resources and templates, and licensing
  • Add enclosures with server blades and ProLiant DL servers to the OneView appliance
  • Connect to an HP 3PAR storage system — pools, volumes and templates
  • Plan and complete firmware updates
  • Access the Rest API and configure the appliance using scripting.
BENEFITS TO YOU
  • Gain the ability to perform successful site planning and infrastructure design needed to deploy an HP Virtual Connect solution
  • Understand the various product and firmware versions required in the solution
COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: HP OneView Overview

  • Describe HP OneView and its positioning
  • Describe the HP OneView resource model
  • List what is new in HP OneView 1.20
  • Introduce the OneView for VMware vCenter and Microsoft System Center plugins
  • List HP OneView URLs for reference documentation and more information

Module 2: HP OneView Installation

  • Describe HP OneView language localization
  • Review the HP OneView support matrix
  • List the HP OneView supported hardware
  • List the HP OneView configuration limits
  • Describe the HP OneView deployment on a VMware ESXi host
  • Describe the HP OneView deployment on a Microsoft Hyper-V host
  • Configure OneView on first access
  • Discuss VMware Tools Support
  • List HP OneView documentation

Module 3: Network Creation and Management

  • Describe the Connectivity Resource Manager
  • Describe HP OneView Networks
    • Network Sets and Uplink Sets
    • Fibre Channel connections
    • Compare HP Virtual Connect Manager to HP OneView Networks
    • Configure Active/Standby and Active/Active networking

Module 4: Storage Management

  • Review OneView resource architecture and capabilities
  • Describe supported storage hardware
  • Describe Storage Resource Manager, storage administrator role, and associated use cases
  • Add a SAN Manager and associated SAN fabrics
  • Add and configure a storage system and storage pools
  • Manage storage volumes and volume templates
  • Describe basic storage diagnostics and alerts

Module 5: Connectivity Management

  • Describe:
    • HP OneView Domains, Enclosure Groups, and Logical Interconnect Groups
    • OneView logical Interconnects and Interconnects
    • HP OneView MAC and WWN Addressing
  • Import an enclosure and update the associated firmware
  • Explain the firmware repository
  • Explore the firmware update processes available in HP OneView

Module 6: HP OneView Server and Enclosure Management

  • Describe these OneView resources:
    • Enclosure groups and Enclosures
    • Server Hardware Type and Server hardware
  • Describe the process of adding enclosures and server blades to OneView
  • Migrate an existing Virtual Connect Domain structure into OneView
  • Describe the process of adding HP ProLiant BL and DL servers to OneView
  • Describe the refresh procedures
  • Explore OneView licensing
  • Remove components from OneView

Module 7: HP OneView Profile Management

  • Describe
    • OneView Server Profiles
    • OneView Server Profile Connections
  • Control server profile and network bandwidth
  • Configure OneView Server Profile Boot Order
  • Explore OneView Server Profile BIOS settings
  • Attach to 3PAR storage volumes
  • Managing OneView server profiles

Module 8: Health and Environmental Monitoring

  • Describe the server health monitoring in OneView
  • Explain iLO 4 status traps and polling
  • Describe enclosure and server connectivity alerts
  • Describe G7 server health monitoring with OneView
  • Describe the basic environment components

Module 9: HP OneView Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • 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
  • List the HP Services available to support OneView installation and integration

Module 10: HP OneView REST API Overview

  • Describe the basic concepts of the REST API in OneView
  • Explain the OneView API design goals, resources, and operations
  • Use the cURL command line utility to access the OneView REST API functions
  • Programming development and debugging OneView using the REST API extensions for web browsers
  • Access and use the PowerShell wrapper with the OneView REST API

Lab 1: Installing and configuring HP OneView

  • Installing and configuring HP OneView

Lab 2: Configuring Networks

  • Configuring Networks

Lab 3: Configuring Storage

  • Configuring Storage

Lab 4: Configuring Logical Interconnect Groups

  • Configuring Logical Interconnect Groups

Lab 5: Managing Enclosures

  • Managing Enclosures

Lab 6: Managing Server Profiles

  • Managing Server Profiles

Lab 7: Reconfiguring Logical Interconnect Group to Active/Active

  • Reconfiguring Logical Interconnect Group to Active/Active

Lab 8: Health and Environmental Monitoring

  • Health and Environmental Monitoring

Lab 9: Maintaining HP OneView

  • Maintaining HP OneView

Lab 10: Troubleshooting HP OneView

  • Troubleshooting HP OneView

Lab 11: Accessing HP OneView by using REST API calls

  • Accessing HP OneView by using REST API calls

Lab 12: Managing HP OneView with PowerShell library for REST API scripting

  • Managing HP OneView with PowerShell library for REST API scripting

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