EMC Certified VMAX Configuration Training

Live Online & Classroom Certification Training

This course teaches participants to drive efficient utilization of their storage resources using Unisphere for VMAX and Solutions Enabler (command line interface).

(4.7) 10 Learners
Instructed by Dell EMC

No Public/Open-house class on the topic scheduled at the moment!

Course Description


This course teaches participants to drive efficient utilization of their storage resources using Unisphere for VMAX and Solutions Enabler (command line interface).


At the end of Symmetrix VMAX Configuration Management training course, participants will be able to:

  • Provide an overview of Symmetrix configuration and device masking
  • Create and map Symmetrix devices
  • Describe how to set Symmetrix and device attributes
  • Map and mask devices using autoprovisioning
  • Describe Virtual Provisioning concepts; manage it with Solutions Enabler
  • Monitor thin pools; migrate devices non-disruptively using Virtual LUN Migration
  • Describe FAST and FAST VP concepts; manage them with SYMCLI
  • Describe Federated Tiered Storage
  • Describe Symmetrix configuration with Unisphere for VMAX

Suggested Audience:

Storage professionals implementing EMC Symmetrix VMAX-based solutions in heterogeneous open systems environments.

Duration - 5 Days



Course Curriculum

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  • Describe the benefits of Symmetrix arrays
  • Discuss Symmetrix hardware architecture
  • Describe Symmetrix features and management software tools
  • Differentiate TimeFinder solutions: TimeFinder/Snap, TimeFinder/Clone, TimeFinder/Mirror
  • Describe the business benefits and considerations
  • Explain SRDF management software offerings and recovery operations
  • Identify and differentiate the SRDF family of products
  • Describe management considerations for deployment of SRDF
  • List Open Replicator actions and the commonly used options
  • Provide an overview of Federated Live Migration (FLM)
  • Explain the use of gatekeepers and the process of gatekeeper selection
  • Describe the purpose of options files and the usage of environment variables
  • Describe the function of commonly used Solutions Enabler daemons
  • Describe Unisphere for VMAX (UNIVMAX) functionality and architecture
  • Install and configure Unisphere for VMAX; navigate Unisphere for VMAX UI
  • Perform Unisphere for VMAX administration tasks
  • Generic storage considerations for a VMware environment
  • Specific VNX and Symmetrix environment considerations for implementing in a VMware environment
  • Tools, APIs, plug-ins for implementing a VMware environment


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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.

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  3. All courseware, including session recordings, will always be available to access to you for future reference and rework.

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