Course ID 00657677
HP product number SE120-95
Course format ILT,SCA
Typical Course length 3 days
Delivery languages English
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Course description

This course provides the essential knowledge to enable you to configure and manage HPE Storage Essentials software. The hands on lab exercises reinforce the theory sessions to ensure a thorough understanding of Storage Resource Management (SRM) concepts, the functionality of the software and its application to typical storage implementations. Storage Essentials 9.5 software is used during the hands-on exercises.

Who should attend

Storage and system administrators using HPE Storage Essentials software.


• System and Network Administration or equivalent experience.
For complete prerequisites and requirements to achieve any of the related certifications or upgrade paths, see the certification description on the Certification and Learning website.


  • 2 HPE Storage Essentials Overview
    • Product Description
    • Product Deployment
    • Report Database
    • Report Optimizer
    • Configurations
    • Inter-Operability
    • Base Components
    • Plug-ins
    • Viewers
    • NAS Manager
    • Managers
  • 3 HPE Storage Essentials Architecture
    • Architecture Details
    • WBEM
    • CIM
    • WBEM Communication
    • Integration between WBEM Components
    • Implementing SMI-S
    • Clients, Servers, Providers
    • CIM Model
    • CIM Extensions
    • Platform application services and APIs
    • Databases
    • Data Collection
    • Types of Architecture
    • Storage Communication
    • Device Communications
    • HP XP arrays
    • Additional HP Storage Implementations
  • 4 Agent Installation and Discover
    • Planning Agent Installation and Discover
    • Requirements
    • Deploying CIM Extensions
    • Discovery Overview
    • Best Practices for the Discovery Process
    • Discover and Authenticate the Fabric Switches
    • Fabric Virtualization with Cisco and Brocade Switches
    • Cisco VSANs
    • Brocade Virtual Fabrics
    • Brocade LSAN
    • Discover and Authenticate the Storage Devices
    • EVA and XP Array
    • Discover and Authenticated the Managed Hosts
    • Define Ongoing Schedules
    • Custom Discovery Lists
    • Discover Element Details
    • SE Discovery
    • Agentless Host Discovery
    • Capabilities of Agentless Host Discovery
    • Cluster Discovery
    • Discovery in a Disaster Recovery Environment
    • Alternate Best Practices for Discovery
    • HP Support product logs
    • Troubleshooting Mode
  • 5 Managing Capacity and Utilization
    • Tools to Manage Capacity and Utilization
    • Managing Resource Capacity/Utilization
    • System Manager
    • Capacity Manager
    • Optimization of Virtual Infrastructure
    • SVSP and SE
    • P4000 iSCSI management and reporting
    • Application Viewer
    • Working with Applications
    • Database Monitoring
    • File Server Monitoring
    • Working with File Servers
    • File System Resource Management (FSRM)
    • Volume Details
    • Policy Management
  • 6 Monitoring Performance
    • Performance Analysis and Monitoring
    • Metrics
    • Performance Manager
    • Data Collection
    • Performance Monitoring
    • Optimizing Environments
    • Optimizing SANs for Growth
  • 7 Managing Change
    • Change Management
    • Storage Resource
    • SE Discovery Monitoring
    • Scheduling SE Discovery
    • Updating Element Data
    • Replacing Components in the SAN
    • Replacing/Updating Components in the SAN
    • Assessing SAN Impact: Host/Storage
    • Port Details
    • Provisioning
  • 8 Unified Server and Storage management
    • HP Server/Storage Infrastructure Management Strategy
    • Element Manager
    • SE Event Manager
    • System Manager - Device Status
    • SE Event Cleanup
    • Managing Security
    • SE Users
    • SE Organizations
    • Configuring Roles
    • Creating User Accounts
  • 9 Backup Manager
    • Backup Discovery
    • Custom Properties
    • System Manager Backup Topology
    • Backup Manager Topology
    • Java Runtime Settings
    • Backup Session Detail
    • Backup Summary Charts
    • Customizing the Dashboard
    • Backup Policies
      Backup Data Collection
  • 10 Asset Management and Chargeback
    • ILM - Information Lifecycle Management
    • Chargeback Manager
    • Asset Management
    • Storage Tiers
    • Review Asset Based Chargeback Results
  • 11 Introduction to Reporting
    • Report Architecture
    • Collecting System Data
    • Data Cleanup
    • Reporter Configuration
    • Materialized Views
    • Oracle TNS Listener
    • Modifying the Listener
    • Launching Reporter
    • Standard Reports
    • Thin/Virtual Pool Support
    • Report Deliver
  • 12 SE Management Server
    • Managing Product Health
    • Log files
    • Advanced - Custom Properties
    • Oracle Database Components
    • Backup Types
    • Database Admin Utility


After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Describe Storage Essentials key features functions and components
  • Identify the foundations and structure of the Storage Essentials architecture, and how components communicate within the architecture
  • Install and distribute and manage the SE CIM extensions for managed systems
  • Describe, perform, and manage the SE discovery procedures
  • Configure and set up the management server for capacity, performance, reporting
  • Describe management for the internal (management) database
  • Configure and use the filesystem viewer
  • Describe and use the SE GUI base components, plug-ins, and applications
  • Create Reports using Report Optimizer

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