3 Day(s)


The HP Converged Infrastructure Solutions Administration course is designed to prepare students for the Certified System Administrator (CSA) certification level. It is a comprehensive course that delivers the technical information necessary to successfully manage and perform daily operations on HP Converged Infrastructure. The training is designed to help system administrators to understand HP Converged Infrastructure and management and administration procedures and prepares participants for Certification Exam HP2-E35

Hands-on activities include:

  • Update Onboard Administrator and iLO firmware
  • Update server blade firmware
  • Updating Virtual Connect firmware using VCSU
  • Updating EVA firmware
  • Deploying ESX 4.1 in the Boot from SAN Configuration
  • Configuring Management Software and Agents
  • Using the Insight Orchestration Self Service Portal
  • Gathering Performance Data
  • Troubleshoot HP Converged Infrastructure Components


  • HP Authorized Reseller Customer Service representative
  • HP Authorized Reseller Systems Engineer
  • HP Solution Architect
  • HP Technical Client Consultant

Course Specifics

Course Outline

  • Deliver an overview of network types and networking techniques
  • Describe strategies for network management
  • Explain the concepts of Layer 2 of the Open System Interconnection (OSI) Reference Model:
    • VLANs
    • Link aggregation
    • Trunking
    • Spanning Tree Protocols
  • Explain the concepts of Layer 3 of the Open System Interconnection (OSI) Reference Model:
    • Switching
    • Routing
    • Forwarding
  • Identify strategies for providing network security
  • Explain how to attain network quality of service (QoS)
  • Describe virtual switching concepts
  • Describe features and benefits of the HP Virtual Connect module
    • Virtual Connect Manager
    • Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager
  • Understand Fibre Channel concepts
    • World Wide Names
    • N_Port ID Virtualization
    • Dynamic login load balancing and failover
  • Describe the features and benefits of Virtual Connect for Ethernet solutions
  • Understand the networking concepts associated with Virtual Connect for Ethernet
  • Understand Flex-10 technology and networking strategies
  • Describe VMware functions and networking methods

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

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