VNX Unified Storage Management Training Course

VNX Unified Storage Management Certification Training Course Overview

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 the configuration of local replications solutions for VNX systems. Course Objectives: Configuring Unisphere security and notifications. Provision and manage VNX block-level storage. Configure and manage VNX storage features such as LUN migration and expansion, FAST VP, FAST Cache, and deduplication Configure and manage VNX Block local replication solutions–SnapView, VNX Snapshots, SnapSure. Configure VNX File storage services for Linux/Unix/ESXi environments via NFS, and Windows environments via CIFS. Manage and monitor file systems, Virtual Data Movers, and Usermapper. Configure and manage VNX File local replication solutions with VNX SnapSure.

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Course Modules

Module 1: Unisphere Security and Basic Management
  • Unisphere and CLI Interface
  • Unisphere Security Features and Implementation
  • Unisphere Authentication using LDAP
  • Control Station Auditing
  • Notification Methods and Event Monitoring
Module 2: Storage System Provisioning and Management
  • SP Networking and Cache
  • VNX Storage Objects
Module 3: Host Integration and Access to Block Storage
  • Access Logix
  • Network Topologies and Requirements
  • PowerPath and other Host Utilities
Module 4: Host Installation and Integration for Block
  • Implementing Windows, Linux, and ESXi FC and iSCSI Connectivity
Module 6: VNX Block Local Replication Solutions
  • Replication Terminology and Operations
  • Configuring and Managing SnapView Snapshot, SnapView Clone, and VNX Snapshot
Module 7: Data Mover Networking
  • Data Mover Network Devices
  • Implementing DNS and Time Services
  • Networking high availability features
Module 8: Virtual Data Movers
  • Virtual Data Mover Overview
  • Create and Manage Virtual Data Movers
Module 9: Configuring and Exporting File Systems
  • File System Components and Features
  • File System Creation and Administration
  • Exporting File Systems to UNIX and ESXi
Module 10: Configuring CIFS
  • Create and Join a CIFS Server to a Windows Domain
  • File System Access Via CIFS
  • CIFS Operational Considerations
  • Usermapper
Module 11: VNX SnapSure
  • VNX SnapSure Theory and Operations
  • Configuring SnapSure
  • Planning SnapSure
  • Managing Checkpoints
Module 12: Data Mover Failover
  • Configuring Data Mover Failover
  • Testing Data mover Failover and Failback
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Course Prerequisites
To understand the content and successfully complete this course, a student should have knowledge and skills associated with the following:
  • VNX system architecture
  • EMC PowerPath operations
  • SAN configurations and TCP/IP networking
  • Ethernet switch configuration
  • Basic Microsoft Windows and UNIX administration skills (Managing users/groups, files and directories)
  • Basic VMware ESX/ESXi operations and management
  • This course is intended for professionals responsible for the configuration, deployment, and management of VNX Block, File, and/or Unified storage systems in heterogeneous host environments.