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INTELLIGENT iSCSI STORAGE ARRAYS
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replication. This course also discusses the operation and management of the advance features that are included in PS Series Storage Array. Operation and Management The Partner Technical Training PS Series Storage Array . it better enables you to leverage the storage array to fulfill your business requirements today.Course Title: PS Series Storage Array . Manage the PS Series Storage Array using CLI commands and web GUI. Course objectives: Upon completion of this course. Describe where the PS Series Storage Array fits within the enterprise data center Describe the surrounding iSCSI SAN ecosystem and its components.1
. and in the future. Netware and Solaris Install and configure a hardware HBA initiator Configure a server to perform a boot from SAN using the hardware initiator. Describe the PS Series Storage Array hardware components. Interpret LEDs. and in the future. VSS. You will also install. By understanding and putting into practical use the advance features. Install and configure a NIC and its software Initiator and a hardware HBA initiator. allowing the students to see how the demo can be used as a valuable sales tool Install and configure a NIC and its software Initiator on a variety of operating system. associated Control Modules and Disk Drives. such as snapshots. capture a Diagnostic report from the PS Series Storage Array.1. Identify and perform key system troubleshooting steps. configure and monitor the PS Series storage array group with the EqualLogic SAN Headquarters monitoring tool. such Linux . Describe the PS Series Storage Array software components. This instructor led course allows the student to engage in a series of hands-on exercises that are designed to provide the skills and knowledge to perform the EqualLogic Product Demonstration effectively and also provide you with realistic and practical experiences that can be leveraged in the field with your customers.Configuration. the student will be able to: Identify key characteristics and advantages of the PS Series Storage Array. Operation and Management course provides the opportunity for you to gain an understanding of your customer's business requirements driving their technology buying decisions to best address their storage needs today. Setup the PS Series Storage Array using CLI commands and Remote Setup Wizard. MPIO and boot from SAN. Install the PS Series Storage Array chassis.Configuration. Perform the EqualLogic Product Demonstration. Identify the PS Series Storage Array product family. Describe replication and how replication can be used and then how to perform a replication
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You will create a snapshot. Identify and perform key system troubleshooting steps. Recover a volume from a snapshot. SCSI.itpapers.
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Version 5. Recover a single file from a snapshot. Auto Snapshot Manager Discuss and configure MPIO and EqualLogic. Create a volume snapshot. etc. Describe purpose of snapshots. Local Area Network Protocols – Gigabit Ethernet Internet Protocols Network Management Additional Reading Material: Information relating to the topics listed above may be found on the http://www. Storage Area Networks Storage Network Protocols – iSCSI.1. Install and configure and use SAN Headquarters
Who Should Attend: The PS Series Storage Array course is targeted towards technical SE’s.1
. Describe and configure Thin Clones and Templates Describe and configure Clones Configure multi-member groups. Host Integration Tool Kit Evaluate design considerations and best practices when using the PS Series Storage Array Install and upgrade the firmware on the PS Series Storage Array.
Configure and perform a replication between two groups Describe and configure Replication Failback and also perform a manual transfer Describe why use snapshots and then how to perform a snapshot. Inc. and then recover a single file from a snapshot and also recover a volume from a snapshot. Prerequisites: The following prerequisite knowledge is required before attending this course.com/ web sites. storage pools and discuss Storage tiering and how tiering can be used with the array Describe and configure Thin Provisioned volumes Review VSS and how it can be used in your storage environment and also how it integrates with EqualLogic.com/ or http://www.techguide. Inc. Capture a Diagnostic report from the PS Series Storage Array.
. CLI Graphical User Interface. PS Series Storage Array product family. Administrator configuration Notification configuration Email Home Create volumes Lab Exercise # 3 Management and Configuration Lab Exercise # 4 Initiator Lab
Dell © 2011 Version 5. GUI.1.Topical Outline Module 1 Dell EqualLogic Solution and Product Overview Key characteristics of the PS Series Storage Array.Wizard Module 3 PS Series Storage Array Hardware .Architecture Architecture Hardware components o Chassis o Controllers o Power Supplies Explain the different load balancing of the PS Series Storage array o Volume o Connection/ Network Module 4 Introduction to PS Series Storage Management Interfaces Command Line Interface. Fit within the enterprise data center Overview of software components Key features and benefits o Single view management o Scalability o Terminology Module 2 Initial Configuration of the PS Series Storage Array Initial configuration o Setup utility o Setup wizard Create a volume Connect and access a volume Configure RAID Lab Exercise # 1 Quick Start – Setup Utility Lab Exercise # 2 Quick Start .
1.(Windows. Solaris Hardware initiators o Discuss Configuration o Discuss Boot from SAN Discuss time out and other initiator settings that need to be configured Lab Exercise # 6 Initiator Lab Software .Lesson 5 PS Series Storage Firmware Upgrade Requirements for a Firmware upgrade Firmware update process Lab Exercise # 5 Firmware Update Module 6 Overview of Gigabit Ethernet.1
. Solaris. LINUX. TCP/IP and iSCSI Technology iSCSI SAN ecosystem Targets and initiators Discovery process Login process Redirection and how it works Network and Server guidelines o Lesson 7 Hardware and Software iSCSI Initiators Software initiators. Configure and use SAN Headquarters monitoring tool Lesson 9 Storage Administration – Snapshots and Replication Cloning a volume What are snapshots and how can they be used Snapshot reserve space Creating a snapshot Connecting to a snapshot Using a snapshot to recover a file or a full volume PS Series Replication and replication features
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o Normal o Fast Failback o Manual Transfer Configure replication between groups Local reserve and Replica reserve space Replication considerations Lab Exercise # 8 Snapshots – File and Volume recover Lab Exercise # 9 Replication
Lesson 10 Storage Administration – Clones and Thin Clones What are clones What are Thin Clones Creating Thin Clones Managing Thin Clones Lab Exercise # 10 Thin Clones
Storage Administration – Multi-member Groups.1. within a pool and between pools Thin provisioning Explain the Page balancing of the PS Series Storage array Lab Exercise # 11 Multi-Member Groups. Pooling and Thin Provisioning
Lesson 12 Host Integration Tool Tools What are the Equallogic Host Integration Tools Microsoft HIT VMware HIT LINUX HIT Lab Exercise # 12 Auto-Snapshot Manager configuration and MPIO
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. and Thin Provisioning Storage Tiering Scaling the group Creating pools Volume movement within a group. Pools.
Lesson 13 Troubleshooting and Tips Common problems in an iSCSI SAN Common resolutions How to capture a Diagnostic report Available support resources Lab Exercise # 13 Event Log and the diagnostic report
Appendix A Introduction to Storage Storage technologies SAN terminology RAID Benefits of SANs Virtualization Appendix B Design Considerations Key design considerations for a SAN Network design criteria Providing High availability and redundancy Appendix C Legacy Arrays PS50.PS100 Hardware architecture PS50.PS4000 FRU remove and replace Appendix E Partner Resources Partner Portal Training Support Site
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Version 5.1.PS100 FRU remove and replace PS6000.PS4000 hardware architecture Appendix D PS4000 and PS6000 PS6000.1
1. Replication failback and Manual Transfer Lab Exercise # 8 Snapshots Lab Exercise #9 Replication and Thin Provisioning
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. TCP/IP and iSCSI Technology Hardware and Software iSCSI Initiators and boot from SAN Lab Exercise # 6 Initiator Lab SAN headquarters Lab Exercise # 7 Installation and operation of SAN HQ Storage Administration – Snapshots and Replication.Course Schedule
Day One – Basic Operations and Administration
Lesson 1 Lesson 2 EqualLogic Solution and Product Overview Initial Configuration of the PS Series Storage Array Lab Exercise # 1 Quick Start – Setup Utility Lab Exercise # 2 Quick Start .Wizard Lesson 3 Lesson 4 PS Series Storage Array Architecture .Hardware Introduction to PS Series Storage Management Interfaces Lab Exercise # 3 Management and Configuration Lab Exercise # 4 Initiator Installation Lab Lesson 5 PS Series Storage Firmware Upgrade Lab Exercise # 5 Firmware Update
Day Two – Advance Features
Lesson 6 Lesson 7 Lesson 8 Lesson 9 Overview of Gigabit Ethernet.
VSS. and MPIO Lab Exercise # 12 VSS. and Thin Provisioning Lab Exercise # 11 Multi-Member Groups.Advance Features
Review of day one Lesson 10 Clones and Thin Clones Lab Exercise # 10 Clones and Thin Clones Multi-member groups. Pooling.1
. Pooling and Thin Provisioning Lesson 12 Host Integration Tool Kit. Auto Snapshot Manager and MPIO Lesson 13 Troubleshooting and Tips Lab Exercise # 13 Event Log and the diagnostic report
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