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Dell EMC PowerEdge Installation, Management and Diagnostics

( Duration: 3 Days )

The Dell EMC PowerEdge Installation, Management & Diagnostics training course enables you to successfully install, manage, and perform troubleshooting diagnostics on the Dell EMC PowerEdge servers.

By attending Dell EMC PowerEdge Installation, Management & Diagnostics workshop, attendees will learn to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of key server components
  • Identify hot swap components
  • Identify Boot Mode and Boot Order
  • Describe the role and features of the iDRAC9 and Lifecycle Controller
  • Access and navigate the iDRAC9 and Lifecycle Controller user interfaces to configure and manage PowerEdge servers
  • Configure RAID storage using the iDRAC user interface, the System Setup utility and OMSA
  • Retrieve the hardware inventory using the Lifecycle Controller
  • Configure the Parts Replacement settings
  • Backup and restore the server profile
  • Update component firmware
  • Perform SupportAssist Collections using both the iDRAC9 and SupportAssist Enterprise
  • Install OpenManage ServerAdministrator (OMSA) and the iDRAC Service Module (iSM)
  • Use the iDRAC to validate hardware health status
  • Troubleshoot system issues using available diagnostic tools
  • Install OpenManage Essentials and discover / monitor remote servers
  • Deploy a server operating system using the iDRAC Virtual Console / Media

  • Knowledge of server concepts, components and typical use cases

This course is intended for System Administratorsand others who install, manage and diagnose PowerEdge servers.

COURSE AGENDA

1

Server Platforms

  • Numbering and Tags
  • Key Specifications
2

Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller with Lifecycle Controller

  • iDRAC8 / iDRAC9 accessing
  • iDRAC9 passwords
  • iDRAC9 Dashboard
  • iDRAC9 Virtual Console
  • iDRAC9 configuration
  • Lifecycle Controller accessing and menu options
3

Server Components

  • Processors
  • Memory / NVDIMMs
  • Power
  • Cooling
  • Expansion slots
  • Networking
  • Backplanes
  • RAID
  • PERC10 and S140 controllers
  • Virtual Disk Management
  • Internal Dual SD Module (IDSDM) / vFlash
  • Boot Optimized Storage Solution (BOSS)
4

Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)

  • BIOS
  • CMOS
  • System Setup utility
5

Troubleshooting

  • LCD / LEDs / Codes / Messages
  • Logs
  • Video Capture
  • Server Profile
  • Parts Replacement
  • Erase system and user data
  • System Diagnostics
  • RACADM
  • iDRAC Direct
  • Quick Sync
  • Dell technical websites
6

Security

  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
  • iDRAC Secure Password
  • BootGuard
  • BIOS / UEFI Recovery
7

Systems Management

  • OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA)
  • iDRAC Service Module (iSM)
  • OpenManage Mobile
  • SupportAssist Enterprise
  • OpenManage Essentials (OME)

Encarta Labs Advantage

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  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
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  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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