Exam ID HP0-M61
Exam type Proctored exam taken at dedicated testing center
Exam duration 1 hour 45 minutes
Exam length 64 questions
Passing score 68%
Delivery languages English, Simplified Chinese
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Exam description

This exam tests your ability to describe the HP Storage Essentials Software 9.x product, understand how to install, configure, and manage the Storage Essentials infrastructure, perform important administrative and operational tasks.

Who should take this exam?

The exam is for technical personnel who demo, perform Proof of Concept, and under supervision of a senior consultant, implement and configure HP Storage Essentials Software.

Exam contents

This exam has 64 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Matching
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)

Tips for taking this exam

You are not required to take the recommended, supported courses; and completion of training does not guarantee that you will pass the exam. HPE strongly recommends a combination of training, thorough review of courseware and additional study references, and
sufficient on the job experience prior to taking the exam.


This exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:

Describe the HPE Storage Essentials Software 9.x product

  • Describe Storage Essentials key features, functions and components
  • Identify HPE Storage Essentials capabilities
  • Describe Storage Essentials Report Optimizer key features, functions and components


Understand how to install, configure, and manage the Storage Essentials

  • Understand how to install the software
  • Identify licensing requirements and describe the procedures
  • Discover switches, devices, and storage systems
  • Deploy and manage CIM Extensions
  • Discover applications and databases
  • Configure and use the File System Viewer
  • Configure Storage Essentials and Reporter


Perform important administrative and operational tasks
•Configure and manage HPE Storage Essentials to monitor the infrastructure

  • Manage users and security
  • Describe internal database management and maintenance
  • Create Reports using Report Optimizer
  • Troubleshoot Storage Essentials

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