HP ASE - Advanced Server Administrator V8 (inactive)

This certification validates that you have the knowledge and skills to do the following:
Expertly scale server deployments to high volumes in rapid fashion with HP Insight Rapid Deployment software (previously RDP).
Deploy operating systems such as Microsoft Windows Server and VMWare.
Use HP software that controls power usage.
Employ customized scripts to automate infrastructure deployments.
Provide a comprehensive and intuitive interface for running an entire set of server management tasks using Insight Control and HP Systems Insight manager (HP SIM).

Why earn this certification?

  • To verify you have advanced administrator capabilities.
  • To further enhance your value to your customers and organizations.
  • To drive even more efficiency, even better total cost of ownership, and more overall effectiveness of IT environments.
  • To enhance your career advancement and job satisfaction as a certified expert.
  • To be part of a community of fellow certified professionals for ongoing synergy and growth.


Typical candidates for this certification are advanced technical professionals who plan, install, configure, use and troubleshoot a server deployment environment.

Skill level


Steps to acquire this certification

Before you begin:

Acquire access to The Learning Center and get an HP Learner ID. Then create a profile with Pearson VUE, our exam delivery vendor.
Learn how in the Learning Center Assist Kit.

Step 1: Do you qualify for an upgrade path?

There are no upgrade paths available for this certification.

Step 2: Register or apply for this certification

Step 3: Verify or complete prerequisites

You must have the following prerequisites to move to Step 4:

Prerequisite 1
You must have obtained 1 of the following

Step 4: Complete recommended training

Training is highly recommended to pass each exam. Training is not required, but it will help prepare you for the exams and increase your chances of passing the exams.

Training for Exam HP0-S30: Design and Implementation of HP SIM and HP Insight Control
00298947 Deploying and Managing HP Servers with Insight Control 6.x and HP SIM 6.x, Rev.11.11 5 days ILT Register
00305178 HP SIM and Insight Control and Infrastructure Orchestration WBTs 3 hours WBT Take Course
00217417 Insight Control, Foundations of Management & Monitoring with SIM v6.0 5 days ILT Register
00189221 HP Insight Control server deployment, previously RDP, 6.0.0 4 days ILT Register
WBT = Web Based       ILT = Instructor Led       VILT = Virtual Instructor Led       VCR - Virtual Class Recorded       SCA = Special Course or Activity

Step 5: Pass the required exams

Requirement 1 - complete 1 of the following exams:
HP0-S30 Design and Implementation of HP SIM and HP Insight Control Register

Certification achieved

You will receive an email notification 2-5 days after successfully completing all requirements. In addition, your status in The Learning Center will change to "acquired". Track your training and certification progress through your transcripts in The Learning Center.