VNX File Storage Deployment and Management

  • Overview

    This Specialist-level course is targeted for storage/cloud infrastructure administrators requiring in depth knowledge and practical lab work with EMC VNX storage systems. This intensive training covers all the key elements NAS (file access) deployment. It provides thorough discussion on experience integrating VNX file-level access configured for Windows, Linux and VMware user/application environments via NFS, pNFS, and CIFS environments. Initial storage system configuration, domain management, security and availability using Unisphere are also covered. NAS configurations, including file system creation, export, permissions and quotas in Linux, VMware ESXi, and Windows environments, are explored in detail. Lastly, the course will cover implementation of local replications solutions supported by hands-on activities.

    This course is intended for IT professionals who presently or plans to configure, deploy, and manage NAS/file-based VNX storage systems in heterogeneous host environments.

    Course Objectives

    • Implement Unisphere security
    • Configure a VNX storage system
    • Provision storage to VNX Data Movers
    • Implement advanced storage features
    • Navigate the Unisphere interface
    • Implement Data Mover failover
    • Setup basic IP network functionality
    • Create and manage VNX file systems
    • Provide file system access to NFS users and applications
    • Describe advanced VNX file features (MPFS, pNFS)
    • Configure advanced networking features
    • Provide file system access to CIFS users and applications
    • Configure Virtual Data Movers
    • Manage permissions for CIFS
    • Set up and manage file system quotas
    • Implement CIFS features
    • Describe Usermapper operations
    • Configure and manage VNX SnapSure
    • Employ CLI operations for advanced scripting and administration



    To understand the content and successfully complete this course, a student should
    have knowledge and skills associated with the following:

    • VNX hardware and software architecture
    • Familiarity with Unisphere and VNX Control Station CLI
    • Ethernet switch configuration, including managed switch features like VLANs
    • TCP/IP networking
    • Ethernet settings, including duplex, throughput, and port channeling
    • Basic Microsoft Windows administration skills (Managing users/groups, files and directories)
    • Basic UNIX administration skills (Managing users/groups, files and directories)
    • Basic VMware ESX/ESXi operations and management
    Give an edge to your career with EMC certification training courses. Students can join the classes for VNX File Storage Deployment and Management at Koenig Campus located at New Delhi, Bengaluru, Shimla, Goa, Dehradun, Dubai & Instructor-Led Online.
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