Symmetrix VMAX Configuration Management

Symmetrix VMAX Configuration Management Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

In this course, you will gain the skills needed to configure a Symmetrix and prepare it for host access. You will focus on the use of the Symmetrix command line interface (SYMCLI) on the Symmetrix V-Max Series Array. You will also cover managing configuration changes with the Unisphere for VMAX GUI. You will cover different types of devices and their functions as well as creation, mapping, and masking of devices to traditional and VMWare ESXi servers. You will explore and other topics, including Autoprovisioning, Virtual Provisioning, Virtual LUN migration for regular and thin devices, Fully Automated Storage Tiering (FAST) for disk groups, and Virtual Pools and Federated Tiered Storage. Lab exercises will cover operational details of all topics.

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Intended Audience for this Symmetrix VMAX Configuration Management Course

  • » Configure Symmetrix devices
  • » Use Symmetrix Enginuity features to manage storage
  • » Use Enginuity features to manage non-Symmetrix storage from EMC and other vendors

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Symmetrix VMAX Configuration Management Course Objectives

  • » Symmetrix configuration
  • » Create and map Symmetrix devices
  • » Connect hosts to Symmetrix storage
  • » Map and mask devices using autoprovisioning
  • » Migrate devices non-disruptively using Virtual LUN migration
  • » Virtual provisioning concepts
  • » Manage virtual provisioning with Solutions Enabler
  • » Monitor thin pools
  • » Describe federated tiered storage
  • » Describe FAST and FAST VP concepts
  • » Manage FAST and FAST VP using SYMCLI
  • » Describe Symmetrix configuration with Unisphere for VMAX
  • » Manage Symmetrix storage in a virtual environment

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Symmetrix VMAX Configuration Management Course Outline

      1. Symmetrix Configuration
      2. Device Creation and Mapping
      3. Host Connectivity Considerations
      4. Symmetrix and Device Attributes
      5. Auto-Provisioning Groups
      6. Virtual Provisioning Concepts and Planning
      7. Virtual Provisioning with Solution Enabler
      8. Monitoring Thin Pools
      9. Virtual LUN Migration
      10. Federated Tiered Storage
      11. FAST and FAST VP Concepts
      12. Managing FAST and FAST VP Using SYMCLI
      13. Symmetrix Configuration with Unisphere for VMAX
      14. Symmetrix Storage in a Virtual Environment
      15. Labs
        1. Lab 1: Create and Delete Devices
        2. Lab 2: Create Different Devices and Map Them with Configuration Manager
        3. Lab 3: RDF Groups and Pairs
        4. Lab 4: Mapping and Masking
        5. Lab 5: Create Thing and Data Devices and Pools
        6. Lab 6: Map and Mask Thin Devices
        7. Lab 7: Miscellaneous Virtual Provisioning Operations
        8. Lab 8: Monitor Thin Pool Usage
        9. Lab 9: Virtual LUN Migration DP and VP
        10. Lab 10: Federated Tiered Storage
        11. Lab 11: Manage FASTVP using SYMCLI
        12. Lab 12: Manage FAST and FAST VP with SMC
        13. Lab 13: Symmetrix Configuration with Unisphere for VMAX
        14. Lab 14: Symmextrix Configuration with SMC
        15. Lab 15: ESXi Server Storage Provisioning

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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