Course ID 00753564
Course format ILT
Typical Course length 4 days
Skill level Foundational
Delivery languages English,Latin American Spanish,German
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Course description

This comprehensive course focuses on the initial installation and startup tasks required to manage and administer an HP server environment through the Insight Control Suite of software including HP SIM. The course delivers the technical information necessary to successfully install and configure the various software components used for management and deployment. You will install management and deployment tools and also use standard discovery and startup procedures. In addition to in-depth technical training on the key technologies that enable these solutions, this class provides hands on labs, exercises and solution demonstrations.

Who should attend

This course is open to all audiences, internal and external, who are pursuing the knowledge and skills necessary to properly setup, configure and deploy solutions based on HP's BladeSystem family of products. It is especially beneficial for the following:
HP Solution Architects
HP Authorized Reseller Partners
HP Technical Client Consultants
HP Field Presales & Competency Center Solution Architects


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


  • System Management Overview
    • HP ProLiant Gen8 features
    • HP iLO Management Engine
    • HP Service Pack for ProLiant
    • HP Version Control with the VCRM and VCAs
    • Learning check
  • Implementing HP SIM
    • Objectives
    • Overview
    • Installing HP SIM
    • Insight Management integrated installation
    • Installation on HP-UX, Linux, or Windows
    • Configuring HP SIM
    • Learning check
  • Implementing Insight Control
    • Objectives
    • HP Insight Control server deployment software
    • Installation requirements
    • Deployment server
    • Licensing
    • Installing Insight Control server deployment software
    • Configuration tasks
    • Post-installation tasks
    • Learning check
  • Implementing Insight Remote Support
    • Objectives
    • HP Insight Remote Support
    • Installing Insight Remote Support
    • Initial configuration of the hosting device
    • Insight Remote Support 7.0 file structure
    • Completing Insight Remote Support post-installation configuration tasks
    • Insight Online
  • Learning check answers
    • Check answers for Modules 1-4


After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Describe the features of HP ProLiant Generation 8 (Gen8) servers
  • Describe the use and features of the iLO Management Engine
  • Explain the benefits of HP Service Packs for ProLiant (SPPs)
  • Describe the HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM) version control architecture
  • Provide an overview of the features and functions of HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
  • Describe the steps and activities involved with installing HP SIM
  • List the post installation tasks necessary to configure HP SIM
  • Identify the features of HP Insight Control server deployment
  • Describe the hardware and software requirements for installing Insight Control server deployment software
  • List the deployment server components that must be installed on servers running Microsoft Windows
  • Describe the licensing and updating options
  • Explain the process of installing the Insight Control server deployment software
  • Describe the configuration steps necessary to deploy an operating system to a server
  • List the post installation tasks
  • Briefly list the features of HP Insight Remote Support
  • Explain how to install Insight Remote Support
  • Perform an initial configuration of the Insight Remote Support hosting device
  • Provide details about the Insight Remote Support file structure
  • Explain how to complete Insight Remote Support post-installation tasks
  • Describe how use HP Insight Online to manage devices, contracts, and warranties
  • Briefly list the features of Insight Remote Support
  • Install Insight Remote Support
  • Perform initial configuration of the Insight Remote Support hosting device
  • Explain how to use the Insight Remote Support console
  • Perform miscellaneous hosting device configuration tasks
  • Explain how to upgrade to Insight Remote Support 7.0.5
  • Provide details about the Insight Remote Support file structure

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