Course ID 00422254
Course format SCA
Typical Course length 4 days
Skill level Advanced
Delivery languages English
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Course description

 Training may not be available in all regions. This course provides training for the HP P6000 Enterprise Virtual Array series, including the P6300 EVA and P6500 EVA. The course describes hardware components and functions in detail, including the HSV controller with Management Module, disk drive enclosure, and management server. Details are provided on how the Enterprise Virtual Array storage system implements virtualization, and instructions are givenonhow to set up, configure, and manage the storage system and hosts using either HP P6000 SmartStartor HP P6000 Command View software. This course describes how error messages are generated and analyzed, and provides diagnostic, performance, and troubleshooting resources. Hands-on laboratories are included to correlate with the classroom materials.   View the schedule and register for this class by going to and selecting your region.

Who should attend

This course is primarily intended for HP Channel Partners who will service the P6000 EVA.



• Storage Basics for Better TCE
• Storage Change Management • Storage Technologies Web-Based Training (WBT)
• HP StorageWorks Full-Line Technical (WBT)
• Introduction to Storage Area Networks Computer-Based Training (WBT)


  • HSV340/HSV360 Controller
  • Management Module
  • M6612/M6625 Disk Drive Enclosure
  • Cabling and Configurations
  • Configuration with P6000 SmartStart
  • P6000 Command View Description
  • Storage Configuration with P6000 Command View
  • Host Configuration with P6000 Command View
  • Storage Monitoring with P6000 Command View
  • Storage System Scripting Utility
  • Event Reporting and Notification
  • Diagnostics and Troubleshooting


After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
• Identify the physical, management, and interconnect functions of the HSV controllers, Management Module, disk drive enclosures, and SAS drives.
• Locate EVA storage system hardware, and set up and operate components of the HSV controller and disk drive enclosure.
• Use the Management Module and its web-based OCP (WOCP) to access storage system management functions.
• Describe the rack models, power cabling, and cabling configurations for both models.
• Describe the features and functions of the initial storage and host configuration software called HP P6000 SmartStart.
• Use HP P6000 SmartStart to initially configure storage and hosts for the P6000 EVAs.
• Identify the features and functions of HP P6000 Command View.
• Describe how to configure and monitor storage and hosts with HP P6000 Command View.
• Use HP P6000 Command View to configure and monitor storage and hosts.
• Describe best practices for configuring the EVA with optimization for availability, performance, or cost.
• Identify features and functions of the Storage System Scripting Utility (SSSU) and use the utility to configure storage and hosts.
• Describe the event reporting and notification mechanisms used to support the EVA. • Open and view various event logs.
• Describe basic and advanced diagnostic sources and how to use those tools to troubleshoot the EVA.
• Identify customer self repair (CSR) components and follow procedures to remove and replace components.