Course ID 00811836
HP product number HK766S
Course format ILT
Typical Course length 2 days
Delivery languages English,German
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Course description

This course introduces the backup products, discusses the range of products in the product line, and explains concepts, installation, and use. The course is 60 percent lecture and 40 percent hands-on labs using HP StoreOnce appliances

Who should attend

StoreOnce customers, HP Services field engineers, call center personnel, presales and channel partners, and other field personnel who provide installation and/or operational support assistance.


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


  • Product Introduction
    • D2D StoreOnce backup systems
    • New product features and benefits
    • HP StoreOnce family comparison
    • New features in B6200 StoreOnce backup system
  • Virtual Tape Libraries
    • HP StoreOnce (D2D) backup systems
    • Choosing VTL vs NAS
    • Virtual Tape Libraries (VTL)
    • iSCSI and fibre channel connections to VTL
    • Flexible emulations
  • NAS Shares
    • NAS shares and server configuration
    • CIFS authentication methods
    • StoreOnce NAS limitations
  • HP StoreOnce Deduplication
    • Deduplication: what is it and key benefits
    • Deduplication: data locality and ratios
    • Housekeeping and scheduling
    • Limiting housekeeping Windows
  • Installation
    • Installing the StoreOnce devices
    • Available connections
    • iSCSI modes of operation
    • Fibre channel topologies
    • Discovering the D2D device
    • Discovery – troubleshooting
    • Networking 'wizard'
    • Updating firmware and drivers
    • Licensing
    • Installation of B6200
  • Web Management Interface
    • HP StoreOnce - web management GUI login
    • HP B6200 - web management GUI
    • HP StoreOnce - web management GUI - VTL, interface, NAS shares and replication
    • Managing NAS shares – active directory
  • High Availability with B6200 Cuplets
    • Terminology and basic concepts
    • High availability with autonomic failover
    • Node failover
    • Systems network configuration
    • Network bonding
    • B6200 node failback and CLI commands
  • Replication
    • Definition and replication granularity
    • Replication fan-out and fan-in
    • Bi-directional replication
    • Seeding the replication target
    • Replication recovery
    • Making replication targets visible to host
    • NAS replication and 'seeding'
    • VTL and NAS replication and configuration
    • Replication alerts
  • Replication with Replication Manager (RM)
    • Monitoring with RM
    • RM administrator and user functions
    • HP StoreOnce Replication Manager 2.1
    • StoreOnce Catalyst Stores
    • Topology viewer
  • Catalyst
    • HP StoreOnce Catalyst overview and API
    • HP StoreOnce Catalyst - new features
  • Best Practices
    • General best practices
    • Flexible emulations best practices
    • D2D replication best practices
    • NAS share best practices
    • Physical tape offload methods
  • Troubleshooting
    • FAQs
    • Power / boot and connection problems
    • Disk errors and warnings
    • Backup or disk space problems
    • Miscellaneous issues


After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Describe important StoreOnce product concepts
  • Explain the importance and advantages of deduplication
  • Configure StoreOnce devices for initial use
  • Create Virtual Tape Libraries (VTL) and NAS shares
  • Configure replication between two StoreOnce devices
  • Perform basic troubleshooting and maintenance procedures
  • Provide an overview of the B6200 StoreOnce backup system

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