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EMC certified Isilon Tools & Diagnostics course introduces the students to the software tools provided as part of the EMC Isilon scale-out storage platform that enable administrators to diagnose and troubleshoot the cluster.

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What is Isilon Tools & Diagnostics Training about?

This course introduces the students to the software tools provides as part of the EMC Isilon scale-out storage platform that enable administrators to diagnose and troubleshoot the cluster. The course teaches the students the various tools available and how to use them to investigate issues. Topics include system events system logs job engine and system commands as well as log analysis identifying data protection issues and troubleshooting SmartPools network and SmartConnect issues.

What are the objectives of Isilon Tools & Diagnostics Training ?

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Use notifications and events to identify and diagnose issues
  • Navigate the system log structure
  • Perform log analysis
  • Demonstrate the use and syntax of sysctl commands
  • Use isi and isi_ commands for diagnosing Isilon cluster issues
  • Differentiate between physical and configuration network issues
  • Identify and resolve networking and SmartConnect issues
  • Troubleshoot SmartPools issues
Available Training Modes

Live Online Training

40 Hours

Classroom Training


5 Days

Who is Isilon Tools & Diagnostics Training for?

  • Anyone who wants to add Isilon Tools & Diagnostics skills to their profile
  • Teams getting started on Isilon Tools & Diagnostics projects
  • What are the prerequisites for Isilon Tools & Diagnostics Training?

    To fully understand the content and successfully complete this course, a student must have a suitable knowledgebase and skill set. The student must have a firm understanding of:

    • Isilon scale-out storage platform
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    Course Outline

    • OneFS Architecture
      • Cluster architecture review
      • OneFS module functionality
      • Cluster configuration change process
    • System Commands Overview
      • Support and compound commands
      • Using commands
      • Restricted commands
      • Sysctl commands
    • Log Analysis
      • Gathering logs
      • Key log entries
      • CLI log searches
      • Automated CLI log searches
    • System Events
      • Events architecture and overview
      • Working with system events
      • CELOG troubleshooting
    • Job Engine
      • Job engine architecture
      • Jobs and job configuration settings
      • Default job priorities and impact policies
      • Job engine management
    • System Statistics
      • SNMP configuration
      • SNMP internals
      • InsightIQ
      • Using isi statistics
    • Understanding where issues occur
      • Issue overview
      • Analyze network issues
      • Analyze cluster issues
      • Analyze client issues
    • Network Connectivity Issues
      • Network fundamentals
      • Link aggregation
      • Wireshark basics
      • Basic packet analysis
      • Cluster splits
    • SmartConnect Issues
      • SmartConnect and DNS
      • Integration of pools, subnets, and SmartConnect
      • Access zones and SmartConnect
    • Data Protection and Layout
      • SmartPools troubleshooting skills
      • SmartPools service and job issues
      • File Pool Policy issues
    • Upgrades
      • Upgrade basics
      • General upgrade steps
      • Upgrade commands
      • Firmware updates
      • Disk firmware updates

    Who is the instructor for this training?

    The trainer for this Isilon Tools & Diagnostics Training has extensive experience in this domain, including years of experience training & mentoring professionals.