Exam ID HP0-S30
Exam type Proctored exam taken at dedicated testing center
Exam duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Exam length 53 questions
Passing score 75%
Delivery languages English
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Exam description

This exam tests your ability to design, implement , configure and manage HP SIM and Insight Control.

Who should take this exam?

System engineers or technicians who perform hands on planning and the integration and support of technical solutions in business/enterprise class, networked environments using HPE technologies. Examples of job roles include:
• HPE Solution Architect
• HPE Authorized Reseller Partners
• HPE Technical Client Consultants
• HPE Systems Engineers
You should have at least 2 years’ experience with HP SIM and HP Insight Manager, including knowledge of Version 6.0 features and functionality. You should be familiar with server technologies and implementation in complex, enterprise environments.

Exam contents

This exam has 53 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)
  • Drag-and-drop
  • Point and click

Tips for taking this exam

These tips will help you while taking the exam.

Take the time to read the entire question and consider all of the options carefully before you answer. If the question indicates that it features an exhibit, study the exhibit and reread the question. Make sure to select the answer that correctly responds to the question that is asked — not simply an answer that includes some correct information. If the question asks for more than one answer, remember to select each correct answer. You will not receive partial credit for a partially correct answer.


This exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:

Fundamental architecture and technologies

  • Describe HP SIM features and functions
  • Describe Insight Control features and functions
  • Describe Insight Control Server Deployment features and functions


Planning and designing to achieve a deployable solution

  • Use best practices for security
  • Plan and design a deployable solution with Insight software



  • Install HP SIM and options
  • Install Insight Control


Setup and configuration

  • Configure HP SIM and options
  • Configure Insight Control
  • Manage storage


Version control and software deployment

  • Perform version control and software deployment


HP SIM management

  • Monitor managed devices
  • Manage the CMS
  • Create reports


Using tasks, collections, tools, and events

  • Perform HP SIM management using tasks, collections, tools, and events


• Perform troubleshooting

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