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Over 30000 students

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This course covers SAN fundamentals, configuration, and management of Dell/EMC storage arrays. EMC SAN best practices are presented throughout the course and performance monitoring, basic troubleshooting, and security are also addressed.

This course covers SAN management activities centered on Connectrix B-Series and MDS-Series Switches. The Connectrix family of switches are managed to provide connectivity between various hosts and EMC storage arrays.

The course focuses on Fibre Channel technology and SAN virtualization concepts but also covers basic FCIP, iSCSI, and FCoE environments. NPIV, Access Gateway, and NPV configurations are covered.

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  • Experienced, expert instructors – Our Instructors come with a rich, 10+ years of industry experience.

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Course Curriculum

1. SAN Managements

  • Host SAN Concepts

  • SAN Storage

  • SAN Connectivity

2. MDS-Series Switch Tools

  • MDS Management Tools

  • Licensing

  • Management Tools Installation and Usage

  • Switch Configuration

  • Maintenance Tasks

  • Management Security

3. B-Series Switch Tools

  • B-Series Management Tools

  • Licensing

  • Management Tools Installation

  • Switch Configuration

  • Maintenance Tasks

  • Management Security

4. SAN Management and Fabrication Virtualization

  • Fabric Login Process

  • Determine Device WWNs

  • Zoning Overview

  • Virtual Fabrics

  • B-Series Switch Zoning

  • MDS-Series Virtual SANS

  • MDS-Series Switch Zoning

  • VNX Storage Provisioning

  • Symmetrix Storage Provisioning

5. Fabric Configuration

  • Fibre Channel Fabric

  • B-Series Fabric Merge

  • MDS-Series Fabric Merge

  • Ineroperability Overview

  • FCIP Configuration

  • iSCSI Fabric Configuration

6. Port Virtualization

  • N_Port ID Virtualization

  • B-Series NPIV and Access Gateway Configuration

  • MDS-Series NPIV and NPV Configuration

  • vSphere NPIV Configuration

7. SAN Transformation

  • Cloud Concepts Overview

  • Converged Network Overview

  • FCoE Overview

8. Troubleshooting and Monitoring

  • Troubleshooting SAN

  • B-Series Troubleshooting and monitoring

  • MDS-Series Troubleshooting and monitoring

Course Objectives

  • Configure and zone the FC Switch fabrics

  • Conduct LUN management, development and data migration

  • Install and configure an iSCSI Host

  • Understand SAN Management capabilities

  • Configure switches for interoperability

  • Configure a native iSCSI SAN

Course Benefits:

  • Higher pay scale

  • Better job opportunities

  • Global recognition

  • Quick career growth


Q. Who needs to attend this training course?

A. Anyone who plans to manage Storage Area Networks (SANs) using EMC software.

Q. What are the pre-requisites?

A. 1. SAN protocols and devices

     2. EMC SAN concepts

     3. Familiarity with operating systems and storage array administration