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HP Insight Control: Management Fundamentals

( Duration: 3 Days )

The HP Insight Control: Management Fundamentals training course equips Participants with the skills and knowledge to install and configure HP Insight Control integrated management solution for physical and virtual servers. Participants will spend the time learning about, installing, and configuring HP Insight Control to proactively manage system health through remote management tools. The Program will also cover the integration of various options within HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM), including ProLiant Support Pack version control.

By attending HP Insight Control: Management Fundamentals workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • List the HP Insight Management component updates
  • Define systems management and list the tools that HP provides to facilitate systems management functions
  • Describe the features and functions of HP Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) and HP
  • Version Control Agent (VCA)
  • Describe how to install and upgrade HP Insight Control
  • Configure Insight Management by using HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
  • Provide an overview of HP BladeSystem Integrated Manager
  • Explain how tasks can be used to manage a remote system
  • Explain how collections can be used to filter and organize systems
  • Describe how tools are created and launched
  • Identify how events are generated and managed
  • Describe the process for accessing and managing reports
  • Describe the audit logging feature
  • Identify the storage management components of HP SIM
  • List the HP SIM database management tasks
  • Describe the components and use the management information base (MIB) importing and compiling tools in HP SIM
  • Explain the purpose of the Web-based Enterprise Management (WBEM) health polling plug-in
  • Describe the function of the HP analysis tools
  • Describe the basics of troubleshooting Insight Management

Knowledge of

  • HP Insight Control
  • HP ProLiant Servers

In addition, Participants should be familiar with general networking terminology and basic network security concepts and have an understanding of one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux AS or RedHat Enterprise Linux ES
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server

  • Plan and manage the deployment of the HP Systems Insight Manager and HP Insight Control suite components
  • Monitor and manage network systems with HP SIM

COURSE AGENDA

1

Tour the Product

  • List the HP Insight Management component updates
  • Identify the new features that are included with HP Insight Control
    • Describe how features of the product can be used to manage systems
  • Explain how HP SIM can be used to manage a system
  • Describe the features and functions of HP OneView
2

Systems Management Review

  • Define systems management and list its essential elements
  • Describe the tools that HP provides to facilitate systems management functions
    • iLO
    • SmartStart
    • Service Pack for ProLiant
    • HP SUM
    • Insight Management Agents
    • Systems Management Homepage
    • WBEM
    • WMI
    • Version Control
3

Version Control and Software Deployment

  • Describe the features and functions of VCRM
  • Describe the features and functions of VCA
  • List the requirements for installing VCA
  • Explain how VCA and VCRM are integrated with:
    • HP SIM
    • HP SIM
4

Typical Installation

  • List the installation activities
  • Locate the steps for installing HP Insight Control on a Central Management Server (CMS)
  • Explain when the WMI mapper is needed and how to configure it
  • Describe how to upgrade a previous installation of HP Systems Insight Manager
  • List the steps to remove an HP SIM installation
5

Setup and Configuration

  • Configure Insight Management by using HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
  • Set global protocols to configure default, system-wide protocol settings
  • Manage multiple systems and events
6

HP BladeSystem Integrated Manager

  • Provide an overview of HP BladeSystem Integrated Manager
  • List the views in BladeSystem Integrated Manager
7

Using Tasks, Collections, Tools and Events

  • Explain how tasks can be used to manage a remote system
  • Explain how collections can be used to filter and organize systems
  • Describe how tools are created and launched
  • Identify how events are generated and managed
8

Reports

  • Describe the process for accessing reports
  • Describe processes for managing reports
  • Identify enhanced reporting capabilities
9

Audit Log

  • Describe the audit logging feature
  • Access the audit log
  • Manage the audit log
  • List support resources
10

Use and Managing Storage Components

  • Identify the storage management components of HP SIM
  • Describe the information that is available using System pages
  • Identify the collections that are available for organizing storage
  • Understand the reporting functionality of storage components
  • Identify the steps necessary for device discovery
11

Database and MIBs

  • List the HP SIM database management tasks
  • Define the capabilities of the System Type Manager (STM)
  • Describe the components and of use the management information bases (MIB) importing and compiling tools in HP SIM
12

HP Analysis Tools

  • Explain the purpose of the Web-based Enterprise Management (WBEM) health polling plug-in
  • Describe the function of each of the HP analysis tools
  • Describe the integration of the HP analysis tools with HP SIM
13

Troubleshooting

  • Describe the basics of troubleshooting
  • Identify solutions for many common HP SIM problems

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