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Dell EMC SC Series Implementation & Administration

( Duration: 5 Days )

The Dell EMC SC Series Implementation & Administration training course concentrates on utilizing Storage Manager to educate Administrators on how to perform key administrative tasks for Storage Center and effectively manage all tools associated with Storage Center operations like volume to server mapping, multipathing, failover, snapshots, replications and troubleshooting. This training also provides the knowledge to successfully install Dell EMC SC Series storage arrays and includes best practices information for the Dell EMC SC Series hardware deployment including Fibre Channel zoning, iSCSI and host attachment.

By attending Dell EMC SC Series Implementation & Administration workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Describe the basic functions of the Storage Center software
  • Identify the physical hardware components of the Dell EMC SC Series
  • Describe various cabling scenarios of the Dell EMC SC Series
  • List the Fibre Channel zoning and iSCSI best practices
  • Install and configure Dell Storage Manager (DSM)
  • Execute common day-to-day management tasks including manage volumes, server objects, volume to server mapping, user permissions, snapshots, replications, alerts and reports
  • Explain proper setup for a successful Dell EMC SC Series failover, what is involved in the failover process, and how MPIO is used and setup
  • Troubleshoot and resolve common problems

  • Knowledge of SAN and have at least one year of networking and server experience.

This Dell EMC SC Series Implementation & Administration class is intended for Storage Administrators, IT professionals and deployment technicians who manage Dell EMC SC Series Storage arrays and support the installation and implementation of Dell EMC SC Series Storage arrays.



Dell EMC SC Series Fundamentals

  • List the Storage Center features. Including license bundles - both core and licensed
  • Provide an overview of the Dell Storage Center
  • Describe the user interfaces of the Dell Storage Center

Dell EMC SC Series Hardware

  • Identify the controllers
  • Identify the enclosures

Preparing for Installation

  • Identify and explain the different parts of a Planning Document
  • Identify helpful resources
  • Prepare the Installation Environment

Initial Switch Configuration

  • Configure a Fibre Channel switch

Dell EMC SC Series Cabling

  • Describe SAS back-end cabling best practices
  • Describe front-end cabling best practices for front end and back end
  • Identify the controllers
  • Identify the enclosures
  • Define fault domain creation and purpose
  • List the best practices for virtual port zoning
  • Explain the types of redundancy for front-end cabling

Dell EMC SC Series Installation and Configuration

  • Install Storage Manager Client
  • Install the Dell EMC SC Series array

Fibre Channel Switch Zoning

  • Zone a Fibre Channel Switch
  • Zone a Brocade Switch
  • Describe the two types of zones
  • Identify zoning best practices
  • Create a virtual and a physical WWN zone

DSM Data Collector Installation and Configuration

  • Install Dell Storage Manager Data Collector
  • Navigate the DSM
  • Navigate through the Storage Center views

Dell EMC SC Series Volume & Server Management

  • Create and use volumes and volume folders
  • Create and use servers and server folders
  • Complete volume to server mapping
  • Explain how to multipath
  • Configure Space recovery
  • Practice Copy/Mirror/Migrate

VMware and Linux Hosts

  • Present a volume to a VMware Host
  • From VMware Host, discover new disk/LUN
  • Prepare new disk/LUN for VM
  • Present a Storage Center volume to a Linux host
  • Discover a disk from a Linux host
  • Create a Linux file system

Dell EMC SC Series Snapshots and Data Progression Management

  • Describe each option for Data Instant Replay
  • Configure Data Instant Replay
  • Define Replay Manager
  • Define Data Progression
  • Configure Data Progression using storage profiles

Remote Instant Replay

  • Describe the options for replication
  • Configure replication
  • Predefine a DR site
  • Activate a DR site
  • Recover back to the primary site
  • Define Live Volume

Dell EMC SC Series Management

  • Identify the differences between single and dual redundancy
  • Configure datapage size
  • Describe disk drive sparing
  • Complete dynamic controller failover
  • Upgrade the software and licenses
  • Configure SNMP and SMTP parameters
  • Review alerts
  • Run reports
  • Define chargeback

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