Integrating HP ProLiant Server Solutions Rev.15.31 (00988731)

Course description:
The Integrating HP ProLiant Server Solutions course prepares certification candidates for the ProLiant Server Solutions Integrator Exam which leads to HP ASE-ProLiant Server Solutions Integrator certification. The course provides a post-sales technical review of HP's ProLiant Gen9 server solutions, including ML, DL, and BL (Tower, Rack and Blade System) servers. Students learn how to integrate HP Gen9 server products into customer environments using HP server tools and HP's infrastructure management tool, HP One View. Students will learn how to do pre-installation planning, option installation, firmware and driver updates, and server configuration with hands-on lab exercises
 
Who should attend?
Consultants, Post-sales engineers, installation technicians, technical support, and administrators who will integrate HP ProLiant ML, DL, and BL server solutions.
 
Prerequisites:
For specific prerequisites and requirements to achieve any of the related certifications, see the certification description on the HPE Certification and Learning website.

Objectives
After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
 
Module 1:
  • Explain how compute power acts as the engine for server innovations
  • Explain how HP ProLiant Gen9 server technologies make advancements in these areas: - Compute - Storage - Networking
  • Identify HP Converged Management solutions
  • Describe the HP approach to security for ProLiant Gen9 servers
  • State the HP best practices for power and cooling in the data center
 
Module 2:
  • Describe the technical details of HP ProLiant rack and tower server families (DL and ML)
  • Describe the technical details of the HP options for ProLiant Gen9 rack and tower servers
  • Use HP Quick Specs
 
Module 3:
  • Explain the technical details of the HP Blade System infrastructure - Enclosures - Interconnects and adapters - Power and cooling
  • Explain the technical details of HP ProLiant Gen9 servers blades and option
 
Module 4:
  • Describe pre-installation planning activities
  • Explain the procedure for the installation of HP ProLiant servers and options
  • Explain how to update firmware and drivers using HP Smart Update Manager (HP SUM)
  • Describe the steps to install an operating system using HP Intelligent Provisioning and Insight Control server provisioning (ICsp)
  • Describe the system boot process with Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Explain the procedure for the configuration of ProLiant servers using HP OneView
 
Module 5:
  • Explain the HP six-step troubleshooting methodology
  • List other methods and tools to troubleshoot ProLiant servers
  • Describe recommended solutions to common problems
  • Use HP Insight Diagnostics to diagnose system issues
  • Use Active Health System download to report system issues
  • Use HP Insight Online and HP Insight Remote Support to monitor, manage, and support an IT infrastructure
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Course Modules:

Module 1:
  • HP ProLiant Generation 9 Server Technologies
  • HP ProLiant Generation 9 Server Technologies
  • HP ProLiant Gen9 server technology innovations
  • HP Converged Management
  • Security for ProLiant Gen9 servers
  • Power and cooling for ProLiant Gen9 servers  

Module 2:
  • HP ProLiant Gen9 Rack and Tower Server Solutions
  • HP ProLiant Gen9 Rack and Tower Server Solutions
  • HP ProLiant Gen9 rack and tower servers
  • HP Quick Specs
 
Module 3:
  • Troubleshooting an HP ProLiant Gen9 Server Environment
  • HP ProLiant Gen 9 Blade System Server Solutions
  • Blade System enclosures
  • Blade System interconnects and adapters
  • Blade System power and cooling configurationsH
  • P ProLiant BL460c Gen9 Server Blade
 
Module 4:
  • HP ProLiant Gen 9 Blade System Server Solutions
  • Installing and Configuring HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers
  • Pre-installation planning
  • Installing ProLiant servers and options
  • Updating firmware and drivers by using the HP Smart Update solution
  • Installing an operating system
  • Configuring the system with UEFI
  • Configuring ProLiant servers by using HP One View
 
Module 5:
  • Installing and Configuring HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers
  • Troubleshooting an HP ProLiant Gen9 Server Environment
  • HP six-step troubleshooting methodology
  • Other troubleshooting methods and tools
  • Common problem resolution