HP Moonshot Administration

( Duration: 2 Days )

The HP Moonshot Administration training course provides the information and experience necessary to install, configure, and manage the HP Moonshot. It will also provide the opportunity for the delegates to install a Linux Operating System on the Moonshot via PXE and the CMU (Cluster Management Utility).

By attending HP Moonshot Administration workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • Discuss the primary features of HP Moonshot
  • Explain the functions of the primary components of Moonshot
  • Install and configure Moonshot
  • Manage Moonshot
  • Service and support Moonshot
  • Use CMU (Cluster Management Utility) to deploy Linux on the HP ProLiant Moonshot Server cartridges

  • Familiarity with general networking terminology and basic network security concepts
  • An general understanding of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 or higher
  • Knowledge of HP ProLiant Servers
  • Knowledge of HP BladeSystem Administration

  • Plan and manage the deployment of the HP Moonshot
  • Install, configure, and manage the Moonshot
  • Install Operating Systems on the Moonshot





Tour of the Product

  • Discuss the key components of the Moonshot program
  • Explain the primary benefits of Moonshot
  • Describe the features of the primary Moonshot components
  • Locate, remove, and replace the primary Moonshot components
  • Rackmount a Moonshot

HP 1500 Moonshot Chassis Management Module

  • Explain the primary functions of the Moonshot 1500 Chassis Management Module
  • Discuss the primary components of the Moonshot 1500 CM Module
  • Describe how the Moonshot 1500 CM module communicates to each of the primary Moonshot components through their associated satellite controller
  • Use the Moonshot 1500 CM Module CLI to manage the Moonshot components

Moonshot Cartridges

  • List the types of available Moonshot Cartridges
  • Highlight the major features of each type of Moonshot Cartridge
  • Describe the OS’ supported by each type of Moonshot Cartridge

Moonshot Switches and Uplink Modules

  • Explain how the Moonshot Switch modules and Uplink modules are used to connect the cartridges to the external network
  • Describe the primary features of the Moonshot -45G and 180G Switch modules
  • Discuss the buttons and LEDs that exist on the front panel of the Moonshot Switch modules
  • Connect to the Moonshot Uplink ports and identify the corresponding LEDs
  • Locate and use the Moonshot Switch module CLI commands
  • Discuss how the Moonshot Switch modules can be stacked and their ports aggregated

Use and Maintain

  • Locate Moonshot-related software and firmware
  • Update Moonshot firmware
  • Use PXE to load an OS to a Moonshot Server Cartridge node
  • Use WDS (Windows Deployment Server) to install a Windows OS to the a Moonshot Server Cartridge node
  • Explain Moonshot IPMI functionality

Explain Moonshot IPMI functionality

  • Determine which Moonshot components are and are not CSRs
  • Use some of the more common Linux diagnostic commands
  • Locate Moonshot-related log files
  • Describe useful Moonshot troubleshooting features


  • Discuss the Services and Support Strategy for the Moonshot product

HP Insight CMU

  • Locate HP Insight CMU (Cluster Management Utility) reference materials
  • Describe the function and features of CMU
  • Use the CMU GUI to accomplish some of the more common management tasks
  • Add nodes to the CMU database and group into logical groups
  • Generate a ‘Golden Image’ of an OS image that exists on a ProLiant Moonshot cartridge
  • Clone the Golden Image to other ProLiant Moonshot cartridges in the same logical group

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