HP Support Certified - Industry Standard Server Solutions [2013] (inactive)

This certification validates that you can perform basic troubleshooting and repair of HP ProLiant and HP BladeSystem server products. The associated training for this certification provides familiarization with HP servers, with an emphasis on troubleshooting.
 This certification is restricted to HP Partners and HP employees.

Why earn this certification?

  • To show your expertise to service and support HP ProLiant and HP BladeSystems Gen8 solutions with the ProActive Insight architecture.
  • To help organizations easily and quickly update systems, eliminate downtime and human errors; rapidly solve any problems that might occur; and be part of intelligent closed-loop feedback capabilities between the solution site, HP lab experts, and the support service partner.
  • To be part of the ExpertOne certified professional community for ongoing synergy and growth.
  • To enjoy access to HP ProLiant Gen8 and HP BladeSystem Gen8 technical tools, resources and HP engineering experts.


Typical candidates for this certification are HP employees and HP channel partners who want to provide hardware support services to customers for Industry Standard Servers.

Skill level


Steps to acquire this certification

Before you begin:

Acquire access to The Learning Center and get an HPE Learner ID. Then create a profile with Pearson VUE, our exam delivery vendor.
Learn how in the Learning Center Assist Kit.

Step 1: Do you qualify for an upgrade path?

  • HP Support Certified - Industry Standard Server Solutions [2013] - upgrade from previous versions (inactive)

Step 2: Register or apply for this certification

Step 3: Verify or complete prerequisites

You must have obtained 1 of the following:
  • HP2-T16:  Industry Standard Architecture and Technology (inactive)
  • CompTIA - Server+

Step 4: Complete recommended training

Training is highly recommended to pass each exam. Training is not required, but it will help prepare you for the exams and increase your chances of passing the exams.

WBT = Web Based       ILT = Instructor Led       VILT = Virtual Instructor Led       VCR - Virtual Class Recorded       SCA = Special Course or Activity

Step 5: Pass the required exams

Complete the following:
HP2-T23 Supporting Industry Standard Server Solutions (inactive) N/A

Certification achieved

You will receive an email notification 2-5 days after successfully completing all requirements. In addition, your status in The Learning Center will change to "acquired". Track your training and certification progress through your transcripts in The Learning Center.
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