HP XP 9500 Storage Administration and Configuration

HP XP 9500 Storage Administration and Configuration Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

In this course, you will be introduced to the XP 9500 disk array terminology, function, architecture, and configuration. You will get hands-on practice on our P9500's with logical unit number (LUN) and volume management, data replication, cache partitioning, external storage, thin provisioning, AutoLUN, Performance Advisor, resource partitions, and Command View XP Advanced Edition. You will also cover the concepts of Continuous Access and Snapshot XP.

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Intended Audience for this HP XP 9500 Storage Administration and Configuration Course

  • » Storage administrators responsible for the configuration and management of HP XP 9500 disk arrays

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Course Prerequisites for HP XP 9500 Storage Administration and Configuration

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HP XP 9500 Storage Administration and Configuration Course Objectives

  • » Hardware architecture of the HP XP 9500 disk array
  • » Use the new Remote Web Console user interface to manage and view P9500 configuration information
  • » Use the new Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) Manager command line to manage the array configuration
  • » Set the Fibre Port Topology for the P9500 ports
  • » Configure LUNs
  • » Use the Volume Manager to create logical unit size expansion (LUSE) and custom size volumes
  • » Implement LUN Security
  • » Handle multiple paths to a LUN
  • » P9000 replication products: P9000 Business Copy, P9000 Snapshot, and P9000 Continuous Access
  • » External storage
  • » Thin provisioning
  • » AutoLUN
  • » Configure Resource Partitions
  • » Use Command View Advanced Edition to manage the P9500 array

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HP XP 9500 Storage Administration and Configuration Course Outline

      1. 1. P9500 Hardware
      2. Architecture
      3. Physical Layout
      4. Component Details
      5. Terminology
      6. 2. Software Solutions
      7. Storage Essentials
      8. P9000 Software Suite
      9. HP P9500 Supported Multipathing Solutions
      10. Command View Advanced Edition
      11. Performance Advisor
      12. P9000 Replication Manager
      13. High Availability Solutions
      14. Metered Licensing of P9000 Software
      15. 3. Remote Web Console
      16. Management Options
      17. Web Console Architecture
      18. Web Client Requirements
      19. License Key Management
      20. Audit Logs
      21. User Management
      22. Customer Access to Service Processor (SVP)
      23. Task Wizards
      24. Reporting Tool
      25. 4. Command Line Interface (CLI)
      26. Setting Up RAID Manager
      27. Sending Commands to SVP In-Band and Out-of-Band
      28. Authenticating with SVP
      29. Array Configuration
      30. 5. Volume Management
      31. LUSE
      32. Custom Volumes
      33. Open-V Volumes
      34. System Disk
      35. Quick Format
      36. Command Line for Volume Management
      37. DKA Encryption
      38. Volume Shredder
      39. Data Retention
      40. 6. LUN Management
      41. Fibre Port Management
      42. Host Groups
      43. Host Modes
      44. Management Tools for LUNs
      45. Making Storage Available to Hosts
      46. Creating LUNs and Command Devices
      47. Using Configuration File Loader
      48. Command Line for LUN management
      49. 7. Making LUNS Visible to a Host
      50. Host Preparation before Presenting LUNs
      51. Making LUN Visible to Hosts
      52. HP-UX Hardware Path Address for LUNs
      53. Use of the P9000Info Tool
      54. 8. Multipathing Solutions
      55. Automatic Path Failover
      56. Dynamic Load Balancing
      57. Multipathing Solutions
      58. Multipathing I/O (MPIO) for Windows
      59. Installing MPIO DSM for P9500
      60. Installing DSM MGR (Optional)
      61. HPDSM CLI (hpdsm.exe)
      62. MPIO DSM Manager
      63. MPIO: Setting a Preferred Path
      64. HP-UX 11iv3 Native Mutlipathing
      65. Making Host See New LUN
      66. Host Bus Adapter Issues
      67. Making LUNs Visible to HP-UX 11iv1, v2, and v3
      68. HP-UX Legacy FC Hardware Addresses
      69. Connecting a Windows Host to a P9500
      70. Linux Native Multipathing
      71. 9. P9000 Thin Provisioning (THP) and SMART Tiers
      72. P9000 THP
      73. THP Operation Sequence
      74. THP Pools
      75. THP Usage with Other Program Products
      76. THP Business Copy Usage Details
      77. THP Usage with Partitioning
      78. THP DMT Reads and Writes
      79. THP Performance
      80. THP Smart Tiers
      81. 10. P9000 Cache Partitioning
      82. With and Without Cache Partitions
      83. Cache Logical Partitions (CLPRs)
      84. 11. P9000 External Storage
      85. Features
      86. External Storage Path Modes
      87. Cache Mode
      88. Use with Cache Partitions
      89. Configuring External Ports
      90. Configuring External Volumes
      91. Best Practices for P9000 External Storage
      92. Power On and Off Order
      93. Disaster Recovery Solutions Using P9000
      94. External Storage
      95. 12. P9000 AutoLUN
      96. Tiered Storage Approach
      97. AutoLUN Migration
      98. Reserving Destination Volumes
      99. AutoLUN Tasks
      100. AutoLUN Migration Configuration
      101. 13. Performance Monitor
      102. Data Collection
      103. Viewing Collected Data
      104. Performance Monitor Export Tool
      105. Data Export
      106. 14. P9000 Performance Advisor
      107. Collecting Array and Host Information
      108. Management Station
      109. Components
      110. Host Agents and Clients
      111. Installing and Logging On to Performance Advisor
      112. Performance Advisor Graphical User Interface (GUI)
      113. PA Licensing
      114. P9500 Configuration Data Collection
      115. Creating Charts and New Alarms
      116. Generating and Scheduling Reports
      117. P9000Watch
      118. P9000Sketch
      119. 15. Replication Overview
      120. P9000 Business Copy
      121. Full Copy vs. Snapshot Comparison
      122. P9000 Business Copy Operations and States
      123. P9000 Continuous Access
      124. Continuous Access Synchronous
      125. Continuous Access Journal
      126. 16. Resource Partitions
      127. Physical Partitioning vs. Logical Partitioning
      128. Resource Groups
      129. User Groups
      130. Access Roles
      131. 17. P9000 Command View Advanced Edition (CVAE)
      132. Command View AE Features
      133. Architecture
      134. Device Manager Host Agent and Web Client
      135. Connecting to the P9000 CVAE Device Manager
      136. GUI Functions Available with Core License
      137. Installing the Device Manager Host Agent
      138. Setting Up the Device Manager Agent
      139. Agentless Host Data Collection
      140. 18. Managing Volumes and LUNs with Command View Advanced Edition
      141. Logical Group Concept
      142. CVAE Host
      143. Adding LUNs to an Existing Host Group
      144. Creating LUNs for a New Host Group
      145. User Management Concepts
      146. Security Settings for User Accounts

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