HE643 – Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers

HE643 - Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers Training
HE643 – Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers

HE643 – Introduction to HP ProLiant Servers

2 Days Course
Server Infrastructure
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Descrizione

This 2-day course provides essential HP ProLiant training to system administrators who are responsible for ProLiant ML, DL, and BL servers. Students will be presented with an overview of HP products, tools, agents, and utilities that will help them to set up, deploy, monitor, and maintain their ProLiant servers. Practical hands-on lab exercises are presented on an HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 server.

Obiettivi

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Describe the HP ProLiant server portfolio and list some of the new features of the HP ProLiant Gen8 series
  • Describe the HP ProLiant server portfolio and list some of the new features of the HP ProLiant Gen8 series
  • Explain the boot process and configure a server by using the Option ROM (RBSU)
  • Explain how to use the HP Intelligent Provisioning in HP ProLiant Gen8 servers to configure and deploy an operating system to a single server
  • Explain how to use the HP Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) to update system firmware and software
  • Describe how to proactively manage an HP ProLiant server by means of continuous monitoring and maintenance
  • Explain how to use HP ProLiant Gen8 diagnostics tools and identify troubleshooting resources and procedures

Contenuti

Module 0: Course Overview

Module 1: HP ProLiant servers overview and resources

  • Introduction to the HP ProLiant servers
  • Overview of the new features and key technologies in HP ProLiant Gen8 servers
  • HP Services Media Library, self-repair services, and online documentation

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe the HP ProLiant Server family
  • Identify the new features and technologies of HP ProLiant eighth-generation (Gen8) servers
  • List the operating systems supported on ProLiant servers

Module 2: HP integrated Lights-Out

  • Introduction to HP iLO 4 and its features
  • Review of the HP iLO Web Administration Interface
  • Introduction to the Integrated Remote Console
  • After completing this module, you should be able to:
  • Describe HP Lights-Out management
  • Explain HP integrated Lights-Out (iLO) 4 functionality
  • Identify key features included in the iLO Advanced license
  • Explain how to configure and use iLO and its Web Administration Interface
  • Describe the options in the HP Integrated Remote Console

Module 3: Configuration using Option ROM

  • Introduction to the HP ROM-Based Setup Utility (RBSU) and boot process
  • Features of the RBSU and configuration steps
  • Advanced iLO 4 configuration by means of the RBSU
  • Option ROM Configuration for Arrays (ORCA)
  • Accessing the RBSU and Intelligent Provisioning

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Identify features of the HP ProLiant Gen8 server ROM
  • Describe the HP ProLiant Gen8 server boot process
  • Explain how the HP RBSU can simplify server configuration
  • Identify the features of the iLO RBSU
  • Describe the ORCA configuration utility

Module 4: HP Intelligent Provisioning

  • Introduction to HP Intelligent Provisioning
  • Intelligent Provisioning maintenance utilities
  • HP Array Configuration Utility (ACU) and Array Diagnostics Utility (ADU)
  • HP iLO Configuration Utility in Intelligent Provisioning
  • HP Intelligent Provisioning configuration and operating system installation functionality

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe HP Intelligent Provisioning
  • Identify the HP Intelligent Provisioning maintenance utilities
  • Explain how to configure and install HP Intelligent Provisioning
  • Describe the multiple-server provisioning capabilities of HP Insight Control server provisioning

Module 5: HP system software maintenance

  • Introduction to system updating-Importance and procedures
  • Introduction to the HP Service Pack for ProLiant
  • Review of the HP Smart Update Manager (HP SUM) options and installation methods
  • Review of the HP Intelligent Provisioning updating and reinstallation procedures

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe the HP Smart Update solution
  • Describe the HP Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and the key benefits it provides
  • Describe the HP Smart Update Manager (HP SUM) tool

Module 6: Continuous system monitoring

  • Introduction to the Agentless Management and the Agentless Management Service (AMS)
  • Introduction to the Active Health System (AHS) and its log
  • Introduction to the HP System Management Homepage (SMH)
  • Overview of HP Insight Diagnostics
  • Configuring iLO with the HPONCFG and CPQLOCFG utilities by using RIBCL XML scripts
  • Managing iLO with the SMASH CLP scripting language

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe the Agentless Management functionality and the AMS
  • Explain the purpose and collection methods of SNMP and the
  • WBEM providers
  • Describe the Active Health System and the AHS log
  • Describe the layout of the HP SMH
  • Identify the online and offline features of HP Insight Diagnostics
  • Explain how to use iLO scripting tools
  • Identify the components of HP SIM

Module 7: HP ProLiant ongoing system support

  • ntroduction to HP Support options
  • Proactive Insight experience
  • What is HP Insight Online and how it works?
  • HP Insight Online – My IT Environment
  • After completing this module, you should be able to:
  • Identify the support options for HP ProLiant servers
  • Describe what is provided by HP Insight Remote Support and how to apply it to your environment

Pubblico di destinazione

Administrators, engineers, and consultants who will configure and maintain HP ProLiant servers

Prerequisiti

Students taking this course should have a basic understanding of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008R2 SP1 Standard and Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard

Schedulazione

  Jan 21 - Jan 22, 2019
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  Mar 18 - Mar 19, 2019
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  May 20 - May 21, 2019
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