VCE Vblock Systems Administration and Management (VCE-1CN-EMCVBAM)

Overview  
This course provides an introduction to the administration and management of a Vblock System

Audience
This course is intended foranyone charged with understanding and/or performing administrative and maintenance tasks using the Vblock system.

Prerequisite Knowledge
To understand the content and successfully complete of this course, a participant must have a suitable knowledgebase/skill set in datacenter 
disciplines of storage, network and server virtualization.Completion of the VCE Vblock Systems Foundations eLearning course is strongly recommended.


Course Objectives

Understand the main elements of Administration and Management
Develop a working understanding of the Vblock system as it pertains to
-Validation
-Monitoring
-Administration
-Management
-Security
Perform resource isolation for simulated multitenant environments
Explain the steps for configuring monitoring and alert setup including thresholding
Build a Vblock System Run Book by walking through each of the component management interfaces.
Inventory current Vblock system configuration
Enact role based security
Understand and explore VCE Vision 

Duration:5 Days
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Course Outline
LAB 1 Capturing the Vblock System Configuration Baseline
Establish a Vblock System Configuration Baseline
UCS Manager GUI: CaptureCompute Resource Configuration
-UCS Manager CLI: Capture Compute Resource Configuration
-EMC Unisphere for VNX: Capture VNX Storage Configuration Information
-Navisphere CLI:  Capture VNX Storage Configuration using
-Solutions Enabler CLI: Capture VMAX Storage Configuration (Optional)
-NX OS CLI for MDS Switch:  Capture Storage Area Network (SAN) Configuration
-NX OS CLI for Nexus 5548: Capture Network Configuration
-vSphere Web Client:  Explore vCenter Configuration
-Collecting Support Information with VCE Vision and vSphere

LAB 2 VCE Vision: Administration
VCE Vision Intelligent Operations Utilization
-Vision System Library Administration

LAB 3 VCE Vision Plugin for vCenter
Install VCE Vision Plugin for vCenter

LAB 4 Additional UCS Configuration Options
Modifying the time zone setting using UCS Manager
Adding a network time protocol server using UCS Manager

LAB 5 Monitoring for Component Errors or Failures
Vblock System Events
Log Browser
UCS Fault Detection
Storage Alerts

LAB 6 Vblock System Assurance
Running Compliance Scans
Installing New Certification Matrixes
Installing Optional components in a Compliance Scan
Installing the latest VMware vSphere ESXi 5.1 patch

LAB 7 Proactive Monitoring
Validating SNMP Setting within the UCS
Validating SNMP on the MDS switches
Validating SNMP on Nexus 5K Switches
Validating SNMP on VNX
Validating SNMP trap forwarding in EMC Unisphere
Configure UCS Threshold Policies
Syslog Management
Using VCE Vision SNMP in Network Management Systems
Testing System Library Configuration

LAB 8 Service Profile Templates and Service Profiles
Modifying an Initial Service Profile Template
Modifying the Service Profile by Bind to an Initial Service Profile Template
Cloning a Service Profile to an Updating Service Profile Template
Modifying an Updating Service Profile Template and the Bound Service Profile

LAB 9 UCS Manager: Expanding Address and ID Pools
UUID Pool
Expand MAC Address Pool
Expand WWNN Address Pools
Expand the WWPN Pool

LAB 10 Managing Boot Devices and Paths
MDS NXOS CLI: WWPN Verification
UCS Manager: New Boot Policy (VNX)
Unisphere for VNX: Connecting to VNX Storage New Initiators
Unisphere for VNX: Connecting to VNX Storage Storage Groups
Unisphere for VNX: Connecting to VNX Storage Creating a boot LUN

LAB 11 UCS Manager: Create a Service Profile from Scratch
Creating a New Service Profile
Associate a new service profile
Installing ESX
Restore Original Service Profile

LAB 12 Deploying Virtual Machines
Creating a New Datastore
-Provision an Additional LUN
-Create a New Data Store
Creating a Virtual Machine
-Creating a New VM in vSphere Web Client
-Accessing the VM
Capacity Management
-VMware Capacity Monitoring
Monitoring Storage
-Monitor a Storage Pool
-Monitoring a RAID group
Capacity Expansion
-Expand A Storage Pool
-Expand an Existing LUN
-Expand a Data Store
Template Creation and Usage
-Creating a VM Template in vSphere Web Client
-Creating a VM from a Template
-Accessing the VM
VLAN Creation
-Add a VLAN on UCS
-Adding a VLAN to the Cisco Nexus 5000
-Adding a VLAN to the Cisco Nexus 1000V
-Adding the VLAN to VMware Virtual Switch
-Changing the VLAN for the Application VMs

LAB 13 Creating NFS Stores
Configuring advanced settings for VMware vSpere ESXi 5.1
Configure File System and NFS Exports
ESXi NFS Configuration
VM Access to the NFS File System
-Finding the NFS VLAN
-Adding a New Interface To VNX
-Create new network in vSphere
-Create new NIChe Application VMs
-Create The NFS Mount on the VM

LAB 14 Managing CIFS
Creating a CIFS Server
Create a Volume
Creating a File System Pool
Creating a CIFS file system
Mount a File System on the CIFS Server in VNX
Test the CIFS File System on your Management Workstation
Mount CIFS on VM

LAB 15 Protecting Vblock System Metadata
VCE Vision Configuration Backup
VCE Vision Configuration Restoration
VCE Vision Interface to Vblock System Configuration
Backup of UCS Manager
Backup of the Nexus 5k Switch
Backup of the MDS Switch

LAB 16 Protecting Vblock System Production
Data Protection in Unisphere

LAB 17 Securing the Vblock System Security
vCenter Password Retention
VCE Vision Appliance and Central Authorization
Adjusting Syslog maximum log file size
Securing a New VLANs with Roles
Creating a QoS Policy on the Nexus 1000v

LAB 18 Trusted Multi tenant in a Vblock System
Trusted MultiTenancy
-Create Admin Account
-Create Sub Organization
Segregated Storage
-Create a Segregated Storage Pool on EMC VNX
-Segregate UCS Compute Environment
-Segregate vSphere Access