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This course provides an introduction to the administration and management of a Vblock System.

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What is VCE Vblock Systems Administration & Management Training about?

This course provides an introduction to the administration and management of a Vblock System.

What are the objectives of VCE Vblock Systems Administration & Management Training ?

At the end of VCE Vblock System Administration and Management training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the main elements of Administration and Management
  • Develop a working understanding of the Vblock system as it pertains to:
  • - Validation
  • - Monitoring
  • - Administration
  • - Management
  • - Security
  • Perform resource isolation for simulated multi-tenant environments
  • Explain the steps for configuring monitoring and alert setup including thresholding
  • Build a Vblock System Run Book by walking through each of the component management interfaces.
  • Inventory current Vblock system configuration
  • Enact role based security
  • Understand and explore VCE Vision
Available Training Modes

Live Online Training

40 Hours

Classroom Training

 

5 Days
PDP BG 2

Who is VCE Vblock Systems Administration & Management Training for?

  • Anyone who wants to add VCE Vblock Systems Administration & Management skills to their profile
  • Teams getting started on VCE Vblock Systems Administration & Management projects
  • What are the prerequisites for VCE Vblock Systems Administration & Management Training?

    To understand the content and successfully complete of this course, a participant must have a suitable knowledgebase/skill set in datacenter disciplines of storage, network and server virtualization. Completion of the VCE Vblock Systems Foundations eLearning course is strongly recommended.

    Course Outline

    • LAB 1. Capturing the Vblock System Configuration Baseline
      • Establish a Vblock System Configuration Baseline
      • UCS Manager GUI: Capture Compute Resource Configuration
      • UCS Manager CLI: Capture Compute Resource Configuration
      • EMC Unisphere for VNX: Capture VNX Storage Configuration Information
      • Navisphere CLI: Capture VNX Storage Configuration using
      • Solutions Enabler CLI: Capture VMAX Storage Configuration (Optional)
      • NX-OS CLI for MDS Switch: Capture Storage Area Network (SAN) Configuration
      • NX-OS CLI for Nexus 5548: Capture Network Configuration
      • vSphere Web Client: Explore vCenter Configuration
      • Collecting Support Information with VCE Vision and vSphere
    • LAB 2. VCE Vision: Administration
      • VCE Vision Intelligent Operations Utilization
      • Vision System Library Administration
    • LAB 3. VCE Vision Plug-in for vCenter
      • Install VCE Vision Plug-in for vCenter
    • LAB 4. Additional UCS Configuration Options
      • Modifying the time zone setting using UCS Manager
      • Adding a network time protocol server using UCS Manager
    • LAB 5. Monitoring for Component Errors or Failures
      • Vblock System Events
      • Log Browser
      • UCS Fault Detection
      • Storage Alerts
    • LAB 6. Vblock System Assurance
      • Running Compliance Scans
      • Installing New Certification Matrixes
      • Installing Optional components in a Compliance Scan
      • Installing the latest VMware vSphere ESXi 5.1 patch
    • LAB 7. Proactive Monitoring
      • Validating SNMP Setting within the UCS
      • Validating SNMP on the MDS switches
      • Validating SNMP on Nexus 5K Switches
      • Validating SNMP on VNX
      • Validating SNMP trap forwarding in EMC Unisphere
      • Configure UCS Threshold Policies
      • Syslog Management
      • Using VCE Vision SNMP in Network Management Systems
      • Testing System Library Configuration
    • LAB 8. Service Profile Templates and Service Profiles
      • Modifying an Initial Service Profile Template
      • Modifying the Service Profile by Bind to an Initial Service Profile Template
      • Cloning a Service Profile to an Updating Service Profile Template
      • Modifying an Updating Service Profile Template and the Bound Service Profile
    • LAB 9. UCS Manager: Expanding Address and ID Pools
      • UUID Pool
      • Expand MAC Address Pool
      • Expand WWNN Address Pools
      • Expand the WWPN Pool
    • LAB 10.Managing Boot Devices and Paths
      • MDS NX-OS CLI: WWPN Verification
      • UCS Manager: New Boot Policy (VNX)
      • Unisphere for VNX: Connecting to VNX Storage - New Initiators
      • Unisphere for VNX: Connecting to VNX Storage : Storage Groups
      • Unisphere for VNX: Connecting to VNX Storage - Creating a boot LUN
    • LAB 11.UCS Manager: Create a Service Profile from Scratch
      • Creating a New Service Profile
      • Associate a new service profile
      • Installing ESX-i
      • Restore Original Service Profile
    • LAB 12.Deploying Virtual Machines
      • Creating a New Datastore
      • - Provision an Additional LUN
      • - Create a New Data Store
      • Creating a Virtual Machine
      • - Creating a New VM in vSphere Web Client
      • - Accessing the VM
      • Capacity Management
      • - VMware Capacity Monitoring
      • Monitoring Storage
      • - Monitor a Storage Pool
      • - Monitoring a RAID group
      • Capacity Expansion
      • - Expand A Storage Pool
      • - Expand an Existing LUN
      • - Expand a Data Store
      • Template Creation and Usage
      • - Creating a VM Template in vSphere Web Client
      • - Creating a VM from a Template
      • - Accessing the VM
      • VLAN Creation
      • - Add a VLAN on UCS
      • - Adding a VLAN to the Cisco Nexus 5000
      • - Adding a VLAN to the Cisco Nexus 1000V
      • - Adding the VLAN to VMware Virtual Switch
      • Changing the VLAN for the Application VMs
    • LAB 13.Creating NFS Stores
      • Configuring advanced settings for VMware vSpere ESXi 5.1
      • Configure File System and NFS Exports
      • ESXi NFS Configuration
      • VM Access to the NFS File System
      • - Finding the NFS VLAN
      • - Adding a New Interface To VNX
      • - Create new network in vSphere
      • - Create new NIC the Application VMs
      • - Create The NFS Mount on the VM
    • LAB 14.Managing CIFS
      • Creating a CIFS Server
      • Create a Volume
      • Creating a File System Pool
      • Creating a CIFS file system
      • Mount a File System on the CIFS Server in VNX
      • Test the CIFS File System on your Management Workstation
      • Mount CIFS on VM
    • LAB 15.Protecting Vblock System Metadata
      • VCE Vision Configuration Backup
      • VCE Vision Configuration Restoration
      • VCE Vision Interface to Vblock System Configuration
      • Backup of UCS Manager
      • Backup of the Nexus 5k Switch
      • Backup of the MDS Switch
    • LAB 16.Protecting Vblock System Production Data
      • Protection in Unisphere
    • LAB 17.Securing the Vblock System
      • Security
      • - vCenter Password Retention
      • - VCE Vision Appliance and Central Authorization
      • - Adjusting Syslog maximum log file size
      • - Securing a New VLANs with Roles
      • - Creating a QoS Policy on the Nexus 1000v
    • LAB 18.Trusted Multi-tenant in a Vblock System
      • Trusted Multi-Tenancy
      • - Create Admin Account
      • - Create Sub-Organization
      • Segregated Storage
      • - Create a Segregated Storage Pool on EMC VNX
      • - Segregate UCS Compute Environment
      • - Segregate vSphere Access

    Who is the instructor for this training?

    The trainer for this VCE Vblock Systems Administration & Management Training has extensive experience in this domain, including years of experience training & mentoring professionals.

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