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Course Description
VNX Unified Storage Deployment and Managementcourse is targeted for storage and cloud infrastructure administrators requiring in-depth knowledge and practical experience with EMC VNX Unified Storage systems. This training covers all the key elements of SAN/IP-SAN (block access) and NAS (file access) deployment. It provides experience an integrating VNX file-level access configured for Windows, Linux and VMware user/application environments via NFS, pNFS, and CIFS environments.

The main intended of this course for storage professionals who are deploying and managing VNX Unified Storage in a Windows, Linux, or VMware ESXi environment.


  1. Basic Microsoft Windows administration skills
  2. Basic UNIX administration tasks
  3. Basic VMware ESX/ESXi operations and management skills
  4. TCP/IP Networking
  5. VNX System Architecture
  6. Familiarity with Unisphere and VNX Control Station CLI
  7. Ethernet switch configuration, including managed switch features like VLANs

Duration:  15 Days Course


Module 1:  Unisphere Security and Basic Management

  1. Unisphere Security Features
  2. Unisphere Authentication using LDAP
  3. Control Station Auditing
  4. IP Address Filtering
  5. Unisphere SSL/TLS Certificates
  6. VNX File Notifications Methods

Module 2:Implementing Unisphere Security

  1. Configuring Unisphere Security
  2. Control Station Auditing

Module 3:Storage System Configuration and Management

  1. Configuring SP Networking
  2. Describe SP Memory and Cache Configuration

Module 4:Block Storage Provisioning and Management

  1. Configuring RAID Groups and Traditional LUNs
  2. Pools and Pool LUNs

Module 5:Managing Host Access to Block Storage

  1. Access Logix

Module 6:Host Integration Basics

  1. Connectivity
  2. Software

Module 7: Host Installation and Integration

  1. Windows Host Installation and Integration
  2. Linux Host Installation and Integration
  3. ESXi Host Installation and Integration

Module 8:Advanced Storage Concepts

  1. Configuring MetaLUNs
  2. LUN Migration
  3. FAST
  4. Data Compression
  5. FAST Cache

Module 9:Unisphere for File

  1. Unisphere Navigation
  2. Unisphere Monitoring and Notification Methods

Module 10:Data Mover Failover

  1. Configuring Data Mover Failover
  2. Testing Data Mover Failover and Failback

Module 11:  Basic Network Configuration

  1. Data Mover Network Devices
  2. Implementing DNS and Time Services
  3. Data Access Protocols and Services

Module 12:  Configuring File Systems

  1. File System Components
  2. Creating File Systems
  3. Managing File Systems
  4. File System Auto Extension/Virtual Provisioning

Module 13:  Exporting File Systems to Linux and ESXi

  1. Exporting File Systems to UNIX
  2. Exporting File Systems to ESXi

Module 14: Advanced File Systems

  1. MPFS Concepts
  2. pNFS Concepts

Module 15:  Networking Features

  1. Configuration
  2. Considerations

Module 16:  Configuring CIFS

  1. Create and Join a CIFS Server to a Windows Domain
  2. File System Access Via CIFS
  3. Computer Names, NetBIOS Names, and Aliasing

Module 17:  Virtual Data Movers

  1. Overview
  2. Configuration

Module 18:  Permissions in a CIFS-Only Environment

  1. Managing Permissions
  2. Assigning Permissions

Module 19:File System Quotas

  1. User and Group Quota Management
  2. Tree Quotas
  3. Managing Quotas from CIFS/NFS Clients

Module 20:  CIFS Features

  1. Auditing CIFS
  2. Home Directory Support
  3. Common AntiVirus Agent (CAVA)
  4. File Extension Filtering
  5. Common AntiVirus Agent (CAVA)
  6. VNX Support for Microsoft Group Policy Objects
  7. Distributed File Systems (DFS)

Module 21:  Usermapper

Module 22:  VNX SnapSure

  1. Writeable Snapshots
  2. Creating and Accessing Snapshots
  3. Managing Snapshots
  4. Planning for SnapSure

Module 23:  VNX CLI



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