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

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What is VMAX Configuration Training about?

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

What are the objectives of VMAX Configuration Training ?

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
Available Training Modes

Live Online Training

24 Hours

Classroom Training


3 Days

Who is VMAX Configuration Training for?

  • Anyone who wants to add VMAX Configuration skills to their profile
  • Teams getting started on VMAX Configuration projects
  • What are the prerequisites for VMAX Configuration Training?

    Course Outline

    • 1. Symmetrix VMAX Fundamentals (Duration - 1.5 hrs)
      • Describe the benefits of Symmetrix arrays
      • Discuss Symmetrix hardware architecture
      • Describe Symmetrix features and management software tools
    • 2. Symmetrix VMAX TimeFinder Fundamentals (Duration - 1 hr)
      • Differentiate TimeFinder solutions: TimeFinder/Snap, TimeFinder/Clone, TimeFinder/Mirror
      • Describe the business benefits and considerations
    • 3. Symmetrix VMAX SRDF Fundamentals (Duration - 1.5 hrs)
      • Explain SRDF management software offerings and recovery operations
      • Identify and differentiate the SRDF family of products
      • Describe management considerations for deployment of SRDF
    • 4. Symmetrix VMAX Open Replicator and Federated Live Migration Fundamentals (Duration - 1 hr)
      • List Open Replicator actions and the commonly used options
      • Provide an overview of Federated Live Migration (FLM)
    • 5. Symmetrix VMAX Solutions Enabler Implementation (Duration - 1 hr)
      • 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
    • 6. Unisphere for Symmetrix VMAX Implementation and Management (Duration - 3 hrs)
      • 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
    • 7. EMC Storage Integration with VMware vSphere Best Practices (Duration - 1 hr)
      • 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

    Who is the instructor for this training?

    The trainer for this VMAX Configuration Training has extensive experience in this domain, including years of experience training & mentoring professionals.