Course Overview

The Cisco HyperFlex™ Operations and Management Release 1.7.1 Version 1.0 is an instructor-led course offered by Cisco® Learning Services. This course describes the Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform. You learn about the platform’s software-defined storage approach, including the architecture, components, operations, management, and troubleshooting the Cisco HyperFlex system.

This is a lab-intensive course that introduces you to Cisco HyperFlex Systems™. You learn about the Cisco HyperFlex architecture, the components that make up the Cisco HyperFlex solution, how to install the Cisco HyperFlex components, how to do daily operations (consume/utilize) with the Cisco HyperFlex products, how to manage the Cisco HyperFlex environment, and how to monitor and troubleshoot common issues with the Cisco HyperFlex Systems.

2 ILT / 3 VITL days
Learning Credits: 
  • Tasks and Features Covered

    • Describe the components that are part of the Cisco HyperFlex solution.
    • Describe the Cisco HyperFlex architecture.
    • Describe the data platform in the Cisco HyperFlex solution.
    • Perform the pre-installation steps for the Cisco HyperFlex solution.
    • Perform a Cisco HyperFlex installation.
    • Perform post-installation verification of the Cisco HyperFlex solution.
    • Perform data store operations (adding, editing, mounting, unmounting, deleting).
    • Perform snapshot operations (creating, scheduling).
    • Perform ready clone operations (creation, customization).
    • Describe Cisco HyperFlex high availability.
    • Manage Cisco HyperFlex data stores.
    • List and describe other configuration considerations and best practices.
    • Perform HX cluster component troubleshooting procedures.
    • Perform HX cluster and host configuration troubleshooting procedures.
    • Module 1: Introduction to the Cisco HyperFlex Solution
    • Module 2: Installing Cisco HyperFlex
    • Module 3: Exploring Cisco HyperFlex Operations
    • Module 4: Managing Cisco HyperFlex
    • Module 5: Troubleshooting Cisco HyperFlex
    • Lab 1: Installing the Cisco HyperFlex Data Platform
    • Lab 2: Managing the Cisco HyperFlexEnvironment
    • Lab 3: PerformingCisco HyperFlex Operations
    • Lab 4: Viewing Cisco HyperFlex MaintenanceRecords
    • Lab 5: Troubleshooting Cisco HyperFlexSystem

    Lab Topology:

  • Recommended prerequisites for this course are knowledge of:

    • Server administration
    • VMware vSphere
    • Storage clusters and data stores
    • Layer 2 in virtual environment
  • This course is intended for the following people:

    • System operators
    • Technical support personnel
    • System administrators
    • Storage administrators
    • Network administrators