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Isilon Administration and Management

This course provides you with a foundation in Isilon storage cluster administration.

GK# 4455

Course Overview


This course provides you with a foundation in Isilon storage cluster administration. Highlighted topics include network configuration, physical and logical layout, access and authentication, integration with various applications, as well as system monitoring and troubleshooting.


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What You'll Learn

  • Overall Isilon cluster architecture
  • Cluster layout and different types of access
  • File access
  • Storage management
  • Application integration
  • Cluster monitoring
  • Troubleshoot a cluster


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Classroom Live Outline

1. Isilon cluster

  • Isilon cluster architecture
  • Interfaces to the cluster
  • Data protection
  • Networking the cluster
  • File access control

2. Cluster layout and access

  • Data layout and protection
  • Caching
  • Data integrity, metadata, and disk pools
  • Network configuration
  • Environmental integration
  • Management access

3. File access

  • Access
  • Permissions and access zones
  • Identity management overview
  • Combined permissions
  • Advanced cross platform permissions
  • Alternative platform access

4. Storage management

  • Cluster arrangement
  • File pools
  • SmartQuotas
  • SnapShotIQ
  • SyncIQ
  • NDMP
  • SmartLock

5. Application integration

  • Isilon VMware support
  • VAAI and VASA
  • Database and anti-virus

6. Monitoring

  • Installing InsightIQ
  • Using InsightIQ
  • SNMP monitoring
  • SupportIQ

7. Troubleshooting

  • File access
  • Cluster setup
  • Performance


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Classroom Live Labs

In addition to lecture and demonstrations, this course includes labs that are designed to provide you with practical experience.

Who Should Attend

  • Those responsible for administering the Isilon scale-out storage platform
  • Anyone who wants a deeper understanding of the Isilon scale-out storage platform
Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

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

Duration: 5 day

Virtual Classroom Live

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

Duration: 5 day

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