Exam ID HP2-Z34
Exam type Web based
Exam duration 1 hour 45 minutes
Exam length 60 questions
Passing score 70%
Delivery languages English, Japanese
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Exam description

This exam tests your knowledge and skills on how to deploy and implement the HPE FlexFabric Data Center solutions.
The exam tests you on specific Data Center technologies such as Multitenant Device Context (MDC), Datacenter Bridging (DCB), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), Ethernet Virtual Interconnect (EVI),  and Multi-Customer Edge (MCE). The exam tests you on high availability and redundancy such as Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL) and Shortest Path Bridging Mac-in-Mac mode (SPBM).

Ideal candidate for this exam

Typical candidate is a technical professional who has at least three years experience with enterprise level network implementations and design. The candidate knows how to configure and implement modern data centers based on the HPE FlexFabric Data Center solutions to provide simplified, scalable, and automated Ethernet fabric that connects virtualized compute, storage, and cloud services.

Exam contents

This exam has 60 questions.

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  • Complete the training and review all course materials and documents before you take the exam.
  • Use HPE Press study guides and additional reference materials; study guides, practice tests, and HPE books.
  • 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 or study materials alone, does not ensure you will pass the exam.


This exam validates that you can:
Fundamental HPE FlexFabric Data Center architectures and technologies
  • Describe common data center networking requirements and options for data center architectures.
HPE FlexFabric Data Center solutions, products, and warranty/service offerings
  • Explain how the HPE FlexFabric portfolio that includes switches, routers, and IMC modules, meets common data center needs.
HPE FlexFabric Data Center solution planning and design
  • Plan how to use data center technologies such as MDC, MPLS, MPLS Layer 2 VPNs, VPLS, MCE, TRILL, SPBM, DCB, FCoE, and EVI for common data center use cases.
  • Explain the impact of various data center technologies on the network design.
HPE FlexFabric Data Center solution implementation (install, configure, setup)
  • Implement various forms of virtualization on HPE solutions such as HPE MDC and MCE (VRF Lite).
  • Configure HPE solutions to extend Layer 2 connectivity between and within sites with the use of appropriate technologies such as MPLS Layer 2 VPNs, VPLS, SPBM, and HP EVI).
  • Configure HPE solutions to support LAN/SAN convergence with technologies such as DCB and FCoE.
HPE FlexFabric Data Center solution enhancement (performance-tune, optimize, upgrade)
  • Provide resiliency, efficiency, and load-balancing for data center infrastructure solutions.
  • Enhance QoS for storage traffic carried in the data center LAN.
HPE FlexFabric Data Center solution troubleshooting, repair and replacement
  • Verify and troubleshoot the implementation of various data center technologies.

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