Exam ID HPE0-S50
Exam type Proctored
Exam duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Exam length 60 questions
Passing score 68%
Delivery languages Japanese, English
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Exam description

This certification validates candidates’ ASE level skills integrating HPE Synergy solutions. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate appropriate expertise with:
  • Planning and designing Synergy solutions
  • Installing, configuring, and setting up Synergy solutions  
  • Troubleshooting Synergy solutions
  • Managing, monitoring, and maintaining Synergy solutions

Ideal candidate for this exam

Typical candidates for this exam are IT professionals seeking to acquire the HPE ASE - Synergy Solutions Integrator V1 certification and who already hold the HPE ATP - Server Solutions V2 or V3 and HPE Product Certified - OneView.  HPE recommends a minimum of two years HPE integration experience with server solutions.  Candidates are expected to have industry standard server technology knowledge and skills through training and/or hands-on experience.

Exam contents

This exam has 60 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Input Numbers
  • Matching
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)
  • Drag-and-drop
  • Point and click

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This exam validates that you can:
Plan and Design Synergy Solutions
-Given an architect’s design, validate the solution is complete and the site is prepared for implementation.
-Given a scenario, validate the solution design for compatibility and workload requirements against the existing infrastructure
-Given a scenario, identify the required components for an implementation plan. 
Install, Configure, and Set Up Synergy Solutions
-Describe the installation process and start-up procedure for solution components.
-Describe how the advanced configuration of the solution components is performed.
-Describe how to validate proper solution functionality. 
Troubleshoot Synergy Solutions
-Given a scenario, use the appropriate tools to analyze an identified issue.
-Given a scenario with an issue, explain appropriate steps for resolution. 
-Given a defined issue and action plan, explain the consequences and implications of the proposed actions. 
-Identify appropriate measures to limit reoccurrences of resolved issues. 
Manage, Monitor, and Maintain Synergy Solutions
-Identify appropriate tools to gather performance data and establish a baseline.
-Given a customer environment, determine installation order of upgrades and the potential effect on the customer's environment. 
-Given a customer’s performance data and solution design, identify the bottleneck.
-Given performance analysis information, identify changes in customer workloads and determine the necessary steps to include in the action plan. 
-Using support matrices, evaluate software and firmware compatibility. 
-Describe methods for modifying configuration of components, including configuration templates, to meet changing customer requirements. 

Sample questions

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