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Symmetrix VMAX Configuration Management

Learn to configure a Symmetrix and prepare it for host access.

GK# 4407

Course Overview

In this course, you will gain the skills needed to configure a Symmetrix and prepare it for host access. You will focus on the use of the Symmetrix command line interface (SYMCLI) on the Symmetrix V-Max Series Array. You will also cover managing configuration changes with the Unisphere for VMAX GUI. You will cover different types of devices and their functions as well as creation, mapping, and masking of devices to traditional and VMWare ESXi servers. You will explore and other topics, including Autoprovisioning, Virtual Provisioning, Virtual LUN migration for regular and thin devices, Fully Automated Storage Tiering (FAST) for disk groups, and Virtual Pools and Federated Tiered Storage. Lab exercises will cover operational details of all topics.

Delivery Format Options

  • Classroom Live

    Classroom Live

    Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.


    $6770 CAD

    5 day

  • Virtual Classroom Live

    Virtual Classroom Live

    Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an Internet connection.


    $6770 CAD

    5 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

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What You'll Learn

  • Symmetrix configuration
  • Create and map Symmetrix devices
  • Connect hosts to Symmetrix storage
  • Map and mask devices using autoprovisioning
  • Migrate devices non-disruptively using Virtual LUN migration
  • Virtual provisioning concepts
  • Manage virtual provisioning with Solutions Enabler
  • Monitor thin pools
  • Describe federated tiered storage
  • Describe FAST and FAST VP concepts
  • Manage FAST and FAST VP using SYMCLI
  • Describe Symmetrix configuration with Unisphere for VMAX
  • Manage Symmetrix storage in a virtual environment

Who Needs To Attend

  • Configure Symmetrix devices
  • Use Symmetrix Enginuity features to manage storage
  • Use Enginuity features to manage non-Symmetrix storage from EMC and other vendors

Course Outline

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