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Dell PowerFlex - Implementation & Administration

( Duration: 4 Days )

The PowerFlex - Implementation & Administration training course provides a complete view of installing, upgrading, expanding a PowerFlex and Ready Node system. Installation methods for Linux and ESXi environments are introduced and you will perform hands-on installation and upgrade of a PowerFlex cluster. It also includes working with the MDM, SDS, SDC, volumes, adjusting cache, and administrating the system. A deeper understanding of the architecture and components will be introduced.

By attending PowerFlex - Implementation & Administration workshop, attendees will learn to:

  • Introduction to PowerFlex
  • Install a PowerFlex system (ESXi and Linux).
  • Implement Native asynchronous replication in a PowerFlex cluster.
  • Perform a PowerFlex Cluster Expansion.
  • Manage system user accounts and secure the PowerFlex system.

Knowledge of:

  • Storage networking infrastructures and concepts
  • Monitoring and reporting concepts
  • Virtualized data center concepts
  • PowerFlex product concepts

This course is intended for those who will be involved in installing, expanding and upgrading a PowerFlex solution. It is also intended for those who will be involved in configuring, managing, administering, and provisioning a PowerFlex solution.

COURSE AGENDA

1

Introduction to PowerFlex

  • PowerFlex Overview
  • PowerFlex Storage and Data Organization
  • PowerFlex Integration and Management
2

PowerFlex Installation

  • Installation methods
  • Storage Data Replicator (SDR)
  • Adding SDR components to PowerFlex cluster
3

PowerFlex Upgrade

  • Upgrade overview
  • Upgrade considerations
  • Upgrade Procedure (ESXi)
4

PowerFlex Expansion

  • Expansion overview
  • Expansion pre-requisites
  • Expansion procedure
5

Configuring the System

  • User Roles and management
  • User Authentication
  • Add Protection Domain
  • Add Storage Pool
  • Add Acceleration Pool
  • Add Fault Set
  • Modify Spare Capacity
  • Administering Volumes
6

Managing System Objects

  • Managing the Cluster Components
  • Managing the SDS Components
  • Managing the SDC Components
  • Managing the Volume Components
7

Data Protection Options

  • Rebuild and Rebalance
  • Snapshots and Snapshot Policy
  • Maintenance Modes
  • Native Asynchronous Replication
  • PowerFlex with CloudLink
8

Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Monitoring tools and activities
  • Troubleshooting a PowerFlex system

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