Exam ID HP2-K34
Exam type Web-Based online exam used in certifications
Exam duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Exam length 55 questions
Passing score 70%
Delivery languages English
Related Certifications
Supporting courses These recommended courses help you prepare for the exam:
Additional study materials
  • HP 3PAR Peer Motion - Technical white paper
  • An Introduction to HP 3PAR StoreServ for the EVA Administrator – Technical white paper
  • HP 3PAR Upgrade Pre-Planning Guide
  • HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage Best Practices Guide

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You will need an HP Learner ID and a Pearson VUE login and password.

During the exam, you can make specific comments about the exam and items. HP welcomes these comments as part of our continuous improvement process.

Exam description

This exam tests your ability to specify and manage Remote Copy, System Reporter, Adaptive Optimization, Performance, Recovery Manager, Peer Motion and HP 3PAR Cluster Extension. Additionally, you will demonstrate managing Virtual Volumes and Thin Provisioning along with performing other administrative tasks via both GUI and CLI methods.

Who should take this exam?

This exam is for HP Partner sales consultants within or desiring to be within the ServiceOne Specialization program or internal HP channel sales employees in each region selling HP Care Pack Value Service offerings. Candidates should have at least 1 year of experience in selling HP Technical Service offerings. Exams are based on an assumed level of industry standard knowledge that may be gained from the training, hands on experience, or other prerequisite events.

Exam contents

This exam has 55 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)
  • Pull down menu selection

Tips for taking this exam

It is important to note that although training is recommended for exam preparation, successful completion of the training alone does not guarantee that you will pass the exam. In addition to training, exam items are based on knowledge gained from on the job experience and application as well as other supplemental reference material that may be specified on this page.
This exam tests you on topics that are covered in the virtual ILT course (40 hours), additional study references listed, as well as on the skills and knowledge you have gained by working on a daily basis with the products and solutions covered in the training.


This exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:

HP 3PAR StoreServ architectures and technologies

  • Identify hardware components.
  • Identify and describe Fibre Channel and iSCSI environments, and connectivity to an HP 3PAR StoreServ system.
  • Describe storage virtualization technologies.
  • Identify and apply appropriate data availability methods based on a customer’s environment.
  • Identify and apply appropriate Data Tiering technologies based on a customer’s environment.


HP 3PAR StoreServ products and solutions

  • Describe the features and benefits of the HP 3PAR StoreServ portfolio.
  • Position the HP 3PAR StoreServ portfolio based on customer requirements.


HP 3PAR StoreServ solution planning and design

  • Plan and design a solution.
  • Size and validate a solution.


HP 3PAR StoreServ solution implementation (installation, configuration, and setup)

  • Implement the solution delivery tasks.


HP 3PAR StoreServ solution enhancement

  • Identify solution entities and compare the existing solution design to documentation.
  • Optimize and performance-tune the solution.
  • Enhance and upgrade the solution hardware and software.
  • Perform maintenance tasks on the solution.


HP 3PAR StoreServ solution troubleshooting, repair, and replacement

  • Collect and evaluate data required to troubleshoot an HP 3PAR StoreServ solution and develop an action plan.
  • Perform corrective action.
  • Describe proactive or preventive measures and procedures.


HP 3PAR StoreServ solution management (administrative and operational tasks)

  • Manage data replication tasks.
  • Monitor and manage the solution.
  • Perform migration tasks.

Sample questions

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