Introduction to HPE Nimble Storage (with extended lab time) (H9TH5S)

This course teaches students how to perform common management tasks, including: array installation, creating volumes, and protecting/recovering data with snapshots and replication. This course also covers system monitoring using Nimble Storage’s InfoSight. This course provides 4 consecutive days of extended lab time immediately after the class finishes.



Customers, Administrators and Channel Partner Sales or Technical Sales


Recommended Prerequisites

  • NS-101-E: Introduction to Nimble Storage
  • NTS 101-E: Introduction to Nimble Storage Technology


Course Objectives

By the completion of this course, the learner will be able to complete the following tasks using Nimble Operating System:

  • Perform initial configuration of a new array with NSM & GUI
  • Perform post-installation tests
  • Create volumes and zero-copy clones
  • Attach and verify volumes/clones to Windows
  • Create and modify data protection polices for volumes
  • Restore volumes and individual files from a snapshots
  • Set up replication and perform basic DR operations
  • Use the Nimble GUI to monitor array capacity/performance
  • Navigate Nimble’s InfoSight to identify longterm trends
  • Manage multi-array (scale-out) groups


Certifications and related examinations

  • NTS-2001-I Exam
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Detailed Course Outline

  • Module 1: AF-Series and HF Hardware
  • Module 2: Scaling with HPE Nimble Storage
  • Module 3: NimbleOS Introduction
  • Module 4: Nimble WebUI Introduction
  • Module 5: Introduction to Support and HPE InfoSight
  • Module 6: Pre-Installation, Racking, and Cabling
  • Module 7: Initial Configuration of the Unified Flash Fabric Overview
  • Module 8: Working with HPE Nimble Storage Volumes
  • Module 9: Introduction to HPE Nimble Storage Snapshots
  • Module 10: Introduction to HPE Nimble Storage Replication
  • Appendix 1: AF-Series Introduction
  • Appendix 2: CS and AFA Series Pre-installation, Racking and Cabling

Detailed Lab Outline

  • Lab 0: vLabs Access
  • Lab 1: Initialize an Array
  • Lab 2: Basic Volume Creation
  • Lab 3: Windows Host SetUp (NCM) Background
  • Lab 4: Snapshots and Data Recovery Background
  • Lab 5: Replication Partner Configuration Background