EMC Certified Isilon Advanced Administration Training

Live Online & Classroom Certification Training

This course is designed to take an experienced Isilon Administrator and provide advanced details about the Isilon cluster operations.

Instructed by Dell EMC
  • 19
    3 Days
    Online, 19-Oct to 21-Oct (Friday - Sunday), LVC (09:00 AM Start) ₹114,995.00  Early Bird Offer: ₹108,995.00

Course Description


This course is designed to take an experienced Isilon Administrator and provide advanced details about the Isilon cluster operations. The course provides the expertise necessary for an Administrator to consider and plan for future growth, the understanding to implement best practices to avoid common issues, and the ability to quickly diagnose the source of issues and work efficiently with Isilon support resources. This training consists of 11 modules. The total time required to complete this course is approximately 5 days.

This course is intended for customers.


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

  • Use notifications and events to identify and diagnose issues
  • Navigate the system log structure
  • Perform log analysis
  • Identify and resolve networking and SmartConnect issues
  • Perform trend analysis to find anomalies
  • Establish sound administrative practices
  • Identify disaster recovery options for Isilon clusters
  • Differentiate between and explain upgrade options
  • Understand the overhead and impact of different data protection options
  • Understand latency and performance issues


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

  • Isilon scale-out storage platform
  • Isilon hardware troubleshooting and maintenance procedures
  • Basic networking components including Ethernet, switches, and network aggregation
  • Network protocols including TCP/IP, DNS, SMB, and NFS

Students should have completed the following EMC courses:

  • Isilon Fundamentals (e-learning)
  • Isilon Installation and Initial Configuration (e-learning)
  • Isilon Administration & Management

Course Curriculum

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  • Support commands
  • Using commands
  • Using compound commands
  • System settings
  • Gathering logs
  • Key log entries
  • Log analysis
  • Principles of sound practices
  • Capacity management
  • Jobs and priorities
  • Environment and dependencies
  • Reports and extrapolation
  • Performance data
  • Job engine monitoring
  • Cluster backend fundamentals
  • Cluster front end routing
  • SmartConnect and DNS
  • Integration of pools, subnets, and SmartConnect
  • Access zones and SmartConnect
  • Disaster recovery levels
  • Snapshots, requested protection, and backup
  • Replication
  • Failover and failback processes
  • Cluster restoration after complete site loss
  • Upgrade design goals and direction
  • Upgrade types
  • Planning upgrades
  • Patching
  • Firmware updates
  • SmartPool troubleshooting skills
  • SmartPools service and job issues
  • File pool policy issues
  • Cluster performance tuning overview
  • Workflow impact
  • Cluster tuning


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Our certification courses are fully aligned to these high-profile certification exams; at the end of the course, participants will have detailed knowledge, be eligible and be fully ready take up these certification exams and pass with flying colours.



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This class is intended for participants with some prior exposure to the technology and are now looking to build up their expertise on the topic.

On successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to sit of the related certification exam (see course overview). All participants receive a course completion certificate, demonstrating their expertise on the subject.

Total duration of the online, live instructor led sessions. Sessions are typically delivered as short lectures (2-hrs weekdays/3-hrs weekends) and detailed hands-on guidance.

Expected offline lab work hours that participants will need to complete and submit to the trainer, during and after the instructor-led online sessions.

  1. We are happy to refund full fee paid - no questions asked - should you feel that the training is not up to your expectations.
  2. Our dedicated team of expert training enablement advisors are available on email, phone and chat to assist you with your queries.
  3. All courseware, including session recordings, will always be available to access to you for future reference and rework.

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