This course is designed for new or entry-level B-Series SAN administrators. It provides a comprehensive understanding of everyday administration within an HPE SAN solution, covering a broad range of technologies and concepts such as FC, iSCSI, and FCoE. It discusses basics and building blocks of FC and IP-SAN with examples based on B-Series products, as well as the role of SAN-enabled hosts and disk targets. B-Series SAN features and management options are also presented. Other topics include data protection, basic SAN security, and performance aspects of SAN components. Please note that advanced technologies are only introduced in this course, while they are fully covered in the SAN Essentials II: Advanced B-series Networking class. This training helps students gain the experience needed to tackle the challenges of working in medium-sized and enterprise-class BSeries SAN environments. This course covers general SAN technologies and StoreFabric B-series specific topics.
At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to:
Students should be experienced professionals with a solid understanding of servers, storage, networks and virtualization.
New or entry-level technical professionals seeking a learning path that includes both conceptual knowledge of SAN technologies and experience in HPE B-series SAN environments
Lab 1: B-Series Switch Exploration and Basic operations (Web Tools and CLI)
Lab 2: Basic switch configuration
Lab 3: Working with QConverge for QLogic HBA.
Lab 4: 3PAR volume provisioning and presentation
Lab 5: Working with MPIO
Lab 6: Configuring zoning (Web Tools and CLI)
Lab 7: Working with Nimble iSCSI array (provisioning and NCM)
Lab 8: Working with B-Series switches user accounts and password rules
Lab 9: 3PAR Snapshot management