Dell - PowerScale Administration

$5,500.00 USD

5 Days


Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

The PowerScale Administration course prepares students to implement, configure and administer the Dell PowerScale NAS Solution. Topics include an overview of hardware, the configuration and verification of basic and advanced networking, authentication, identity management and authorization, client and data access, data layout, and OneFS modules such as SmartPools, SnapshotIQ, SyncIQ, SmartDedupe, and others. This training consists of 8 modules. The total time required to complete this course and the accompanying lab exercises is approximately 5 days. This course is an update to the Isilon Administration and Management course.

Course Objectives

  • Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the PowerScale cluster architecture
  • Explain the building blocks of a PowerScale cluster and different types of access to the cluster
  • Navigate the details of client and file access
  • Configure OneFS features
  • Utilize the tools to perform cluster monitoring

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for Dell Technologies partner and customer personnel involved with the administration of PowerScale solutions.
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  • Interactive classroom participation: Our virtual training includes live lectures, demonstrations and virtual labs that allow you to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow classmates to get real-time feedback.
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Course Prerequisites

To understand the content and successfully complete this course, a student must have a suitable knowledgebase/skill set. The student must understand:
  • PowerScale Concepts (Course ID: ES131STG01028)
  • PowerScale Implementation
  • Networking fundamentals such as TCP/IP, DNS and routing
  • Agenda

    1 - NAS, PowerScale, and OneFS-NAS

    • PowerScale Hardware
    • OneFSManagementInterfaces
    • CommonClusterOperations
    • OneFSDirectoryStructure

    2 - Networking

    • AuthenticationProviders
    • Access Zones
    • Groupnets
    • Subnets–SmartConnectZones
    • IP Address Pools

    3 - Configuring Identity Management and Authorization

    • Role-Based Access Control
    • UserIdentityManagement
    • Authorization

    4 - Configuring Client Access to Data

    • OneFSCaching
    • ConfiguringSMBShares
    • ConfiguringNFSExports
    • Configuring S3 Buckets

    5 - Foundations of Data Protection and Layout

    • File Striping
    • DataProtection
    • ProtectionManagement
    • DataLayout

    6 - Configuring Storage Pools

    • Storage Pools
    • File Pools
    • SmartPools
    • CloudPools

    7 - Configuring Data Services

    • File Filtering
    • SmartQuotas
    • Deduplication (SmartDedupe) - SnapshotIQ
    • SyncIQ
    • SmartLock

    8 - Monitoring Tools

    • PowerScale HealthCheck
    • DataIQv1
    • InsightIQ
    • isistatistics

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