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Exam ID HPE0-S51
Exam type Proctored
Exam duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Exam length 60 questions
Passing score 63%
Delivery languages English
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Exam description

This ATP certification validates a successful candidate has foundational knowledge and skills of the HPE infrastructure strategy, encompassing SMB server, storage, networking, and management tools and their underlying architecture technologies. Given a set of customer requirements and a solution design, implement the solution.
 

Ideal candidate for this exam

The ideal candidate has a minimum of twelve months hands-on experience or equivalent in at least one of the core HPE areas (Server, Storage, Networking) and six months hands-on experience or equivalent in other HPE SMB solutions and technologies.
 

Exam contents

This exam has 60 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses), scenario based
  • Multiple choice (single response), scenario based
  • Matching
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)
  • Drag-and-drop

Advice to help you take this exam

  • Complete the training and review all course materials and documents before you take the exam.
  • Exam items are based on expected knowledge acquired from job experience, an expected level of industry standard knowledge, or other prerequisites (events, supplemental materials, etc.).
  • Successful completion of the course alone does not ensure you will pass the exam.
  • Read this HPE Exam Preparation Guide and follow its recommendations.
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Objectives

This exam validates that you can:
10%

Describe, differentiate, and apply industry standard, foundational SMB architectures and technologies

  • Identify and explain industry standard IT technologies used in small and medium-sized solutions and their use cases

17%

Recommend and position HPE SMB products, solutions, and appropriate services for customer use cases

  • Given a customer use case, recommend the appropriate HPE products, solutions, and services to meet the business requirement

26%

Evaluate customer environment, and plan and design solutions using the HPE SMB portfolio to meet customer business requirements

  • Identify and describe planning, design and sizing tools and when to use them.
  • Given customer business requirements, design an HPE server solution to meet those requirements
  • Given customer business requirements, design an HPE storage solution to meet those requirements
  • Given customer business requirements, design an HPE network solution to meet those requirements.
  • Given customer business requirements, design an end-to-end, small to medium-sized HPE solution to meet those requirements

25%

Validate, install, configure, and upgrade HPE SMB solutions and their components

  • Install physical solution components emphasizing racking, power, and cabling connections
  • Given a solution, configure and validate the server, storage and/or networking components with an emphasis on integrating subsystems.

12%

Troubleshoot and repair HPE SMB solution components

  • Identify the tools and processes to troubleshoot and repair an HPE SMB solution and when to use each tool and process
  • Analyze and repair HPE SMB solutions and components with emphasis on interconnections between subsystems

10%

Manage, monitor, administer, and operate HPE SMB solutions and their components

  • Manage HPE SMB solutions and subsystems to ensure the solution delivers business outcomes