Course ID 00298947
Course format ILT
Course length 5 days
Skill level Expert
Delivery languages English,Latin American Spanish,French,German
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Course description

This course covers HP Insight Control software 6.x. You will learn how to successfully deploy and maintain HP ProLiant servers using this software product. It describes how Insight Control uses a central management console, HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM), to provide a comprehensive and intuitive interface for running an entire set of server management tasks.

Who should attend

HP Authorized Reseller Customer Service representatives
HP Authorized Reseller Systems Engineers
HP Solution Architects
HP Technical Client Consultants

Prerequisites

For complete prerequisites and requirements to achieve any of the related certifications or upgrade paths, see the certification description on the HP ExpertOne website.

Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Describe the benefits of and name the components of the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0
  • Describe the licensing and update options
  • Explain how the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 and HP SIM provide a complete deployment and change management solution
  • Explain how the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 supports the HP BladeSystem solutions
  • Explain the relationship between the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 and Insight Control Management suites
  • Name the other HP server deployment tools and compare them with the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0
  • Describe Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) technology and its key benefits
  • Explain how to configure HP servers for PXE deployment
  • Install an automation environment
  • Name the alternatives to PXE and how to use them
  • Describe the hardware and software requirements for installing the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0
  • Explain the process of installing the Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 and upgrading from previous version
  • Describe the configuration steps necessary to deploy an operating system to a server
  • Describe the features of the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software Deployment Console
  • Name the tools available from the Deployment Console Tools menu
  • List the remote operations available from the Deployment Console Operations menu
  • Define HP Insight Rapid Deployment software jobs and tasks and explain how they are used
  • Describe how Insight Rapid Deployment software uses scripting in server deployment
  • Describe how Insight Rapid Deployment software uses imaging in server deployment
  • Compare scripting and imaging deployment methods
  • Explain how to install Linux on a target server using a scripted installation
  • Explain how HP Insight Control integrates with HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
  • Describe the features of HP SIM and how each feature can be used to manage remote systems
  • List the components and applications that are required to manage an HP SIM system
  • Describe the internal and external resources for HP SIM
  • Describe HP SIM warranty support for Windows, Linux, and HP-UX Define system management
  • Describe the stand-alone tools available from HP for system management
  • Explain how to install and uninstall HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
  • Set up and configure HP SIM
  • Explain how tasks can be used to manage a remote system Understand how collections can be used to filter and organize systems
  • Describe how tools are created and launched
  • Identify how events are generated and managed
  • List theHP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM) database management tasks
  • Define the capabilities of the System Type Manager
  • Describe the components and of use the Management Information Base (MIB) importing and compiling tools in HP SIM
  • Describe the purpose of the WBEM health polling plug-in
  • Describe the function of each of the HP analysis tools
  • Describe the features and benefits of HP BladeSystem Integrated Manager
  • Explain how to use BladeSystem Integrated Manager
  • Describe the HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM) version control architecture
  • List the requirements for installing the software repository
  • Configure the software repository
  • Describe the features and benefits of performance management
  • Describe the performance management process
  • List performance management requirements
  • Explain how to use performance management
  • Troubleshoot performance management

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