VNX Unified Storage Deployment and Management

VNX Unified Storage Deployment and Management Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This Specialist-level course is targeted for storage/cloud infrastructure administrators requiring in-depth knowledge and practical lab work with EMC VNX Unified Storage systems. This training covers all the key elements of VNX Block, File, and Unified deployments. It covers integrating VNX block access for open systems hosts (Linux, Windows and VMware ESXi) through FC, iSCSI and, FCoE, and VNX file level access for Windows and Linux user/application environments via NFS and CIFS. Lastly, the course also covers configuration of local replications solutions for VNX systems.

The course covers a wide range of topics in detail, and includes hands-on lab exercises that reinforce the concepts covered in lectures. It is strongly recommended that only participants with the necessary prerequisite skill set attend this course.

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Intended Audience for this VNX Unified Storage Deployment and Management Course

  • » This course is intended for information technology professionals responsible for the configuration, deployment and management of block and file based VNX storage systems in heterogeneous host environments.

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Course Prerequisites for VNX Unified Storage Deployment and Management

  • » VNX system architecture
  • » Familiarity with Unisphere and Navisphere Secure CLI
  • » SAN configurations, including basic utilization of the software tools used to manage the major Fibre Channel, FCoE and Ethernet switch environments
  • » TCP/IP networking
  • » Ethernet switch configuration, including managed switch features like VLANs & Ethernet settings, including duplex, throughput, and port channeling

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VNX Unified Storage Deployment and Management Course Objectives

  • » Configure a VNX storage system
  • » Integrate a VNX storage system into an open systems host environment
  • » Provision storage to SAN-connected open systems hosts
  • » Provision storage to NAS-connected open systems hosts
  • » Deploy and manage VNX SnapView and VNX SnapSure

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VNX Unified Storage Deployment and Management Course Outline

      1. Unisphere Security and Basic Management
      2. Block Storage Provisioning and Management
      3. Managing Host Access to Block Storage
      4. Host Integration Basics
      5. Host Installation and Integration - Windows
      6. Host Installation and Integration - Linux
      7. Host Installation and Integration - ESXi
      8. Advanced Storage Concepts
      9. Basic Network Configuration
      10. Configuring File Systems
      11. Exporting File Systems to UNIX and ESXi (NFS)
      12. Usermapper (Windows / CIFS only)
      13. Configuring CIFS (Windows only)
      14. Virtual Data Movers
      15. Managing Permissions in CIFS only Environment (Windows only)
      16. File System Quotas
      17. CIFS Features (windows only)
      18. Networking Features
      19. Configuring Event Monitor and Alerts
      20. Principles of VNX SnapView and VNX SnapSure
      21. VNX SnapView Snapshots
      22. VNX SnapView Clones
      23. VNX SnapSure
      24. LABS:
        1. Implementing Unisphere Security
        2. VNX System Configuration
        3. Storage Configuration
        4. Windows Server Attach
        5. Linux Server Attach
        6. ESXi Attach
        7. Configuring metaLUNs
        8. Performing LUN Migration
        9. Managing FAST VP
        10. Configuring a Data Mover
        11. Exporting an NFS Filesystem
        12. Configuring a CIFS exported share
        13. Quota Configuration
        14. CIFS Configuration
        15. Network Configuration
        16. Configuring Unisphere Event Monitor
        17. Configuring VNX SnapView Snapshots
        18. Configuring VNX SnapView Clones
        19. Configuring VNX SnapSure Snapshots

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Do you have the right background for VNX Unified Storage Deployment and Management?

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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