Course ID 00477433
Course format ILT
Typical Course length 3 days
Delivery languages English,Latin American Spanish
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Course description

This course prepares you to implement a private cloud environment based on the HPE CloudSystem Matrix solution. This class covers how to list, describe, and perform the HPE CloudSystem Matrix pre-installation, installation, configuration, and post installation tasks. It also includes how to troubleshoot the HPE CloudSystem Matrix environment.

Who should attend

An HPE employee, a channel partner, or a customer who needs to learn the implementation tasks of a private cloud environment built on HPE CloudSystem Matrix.


For specific prerequisites and requirements to achieve any of the related certifications, see the certification description on the Certification and Learning website.


  • Module 1 — HPE CloudSystem Matrix Technology Overview
    • Describe and position the HP Converged Systems portfolio
    • Describe and compare the HP CloudSystem offerings:
    • HP CloudSystem Matrix
    • HP CloudSystem Enterprise
    • HP CloudSystem Service Provider
  • Module 2 — HPE Converged Infrastructure and HP Cloud Functional Reference Architectures
    • Describe the HP Converged Infrastructure Reference Architecture
    • Describe the HP Cloud Functional Reference Architecture:
    • Demand layer
    • Delivery layer
    • Supply layer
  • Module 3 — HPE CloudSystem Matrix Pre-installation Tasks
    • Outline the installation and configuration process
    • Obtain and review the customer requirements document
    • List and describe the requirements/prerequisites
    • Discover and inventory a given Converged Infrastructure environment
    • Assess the functional gaps
    • Perform the maintenance tasks
    • Validate installation and configuration of required components and perform operational verification
  • Module 4 — HPE CloudSystem Matrix Software Installation and Configuration
    o Create a Vdisk LUN
    o Create storage pool entries using the Storage Provisioning Manager (SPM)
    o Manage storage pool entries using SPM
    • Verify the Insight Management software installation
    • Validate the CMS installation and configuration
    • Run the initial discovery tasks and the Managed System Setup Wizard
    • Identify the necessary steps to configure the resource pools
    • List the requirements/prerequisites to integrate CSA for Matrix
    • Describe the steps to validate the SA integration
    • Validate the SiteScope integration
    • Discover the SA interfaces
    • Perform an operating system deployment with SA
    • Describe HP Cloud Maps
    • Module 4 lab 1 — Post HP Insight Management Software Installation Discovery Tasks
      o Check the discovery tasks to discover and manage the CloudSystem Matrix environment
      o Add licenses to HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
      o Configure the management devices in the Domain Name System (DNS)
    • Module 4 lab 2 — Configuring HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager
      o Log into the HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager (VCEM) and create a domain group
    • Module 4 lab 3 — Managing Storage Pool Entries
      o Present storage pool entries using SPM
    • Module 4 lab 4 — Validating the Server Automation Integration
      o Validate the proper Server Automation integration
    • Module 4 lab 5 — Validating the SiteScope Integration
      o Validate the proper SiteScope integration
    • Module 4 lab 6 — Exploring the HP Server Automation Architecture and Interfaces
      o Access the SAS Web Client
      o Install and run the SA Client
      o Explore your server group’s lab environment using the SAS Web Client and SA Client
    • Module 4 lab 7 — Exploring the SiteScope Interface
      o Add a server to SiteScope
      o Add a simple monitor to this server
    • Module 4 lab 8 — Provisioning Operating Systems with HP Server Automation
      o Create an un-provisioned VM
      o Create an OS sequence that can be used to provision a Linux server
      o Run the OS sequence to provision the Linux server
    • Module 4 lab 9 — Importing HP Cloud Maps
      o Use the HP Infrastructure Orchestration Designer to import an HP Cloud Map to request a service instance and monitor that request
      o Make changes to the Cloud Map
      Implement the Cloud Map
  • Module 5 — Post-installation tasks and troubleshooting
    • Identify the necessary post -installation tasks
    • Create and maintain the necessary documentation
    • Complete the implementation sign-off documentation
      o Provide and deliver customer orientation
      o Capture system configuration
    • Perform installation and configuration-related troubleshooting
      o Verify the baseline of the installation
      o Describe how to collect necessary data to troubleshoot the CloudSystem Matrix environment
      o Identify HP Infrastructure Orchestration problems
      o Demonstrate how to use the appropriate troubleshooting tools
      o Use ―quick fixes‖ to resolve problems
      o Execute the steps to clean up a failed server deployment
    • Module 5 lab — Troubleshooting the HP CloudSystem Matrix Environment
      o Use the most common troubleshooting tools
      o Find the appropriate system log files


After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Describe and position the HP Converged Infrastructure and CloudSystem portfolios
  • Describe the HP Converged Infrastructure and HP Cloud Functional Reference Architectures
  • List, describe, and perform the HP CloudSystem Matrix pre-installation, installation, configuration, and post-installation tasks
  • Troubleshoot the HP CloudSystem Matrix environment

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