HPE Accelerated SAN Essentials

Course ID: UC434S

Duration: 5 Days

Course Summary

This course provides a comprehensive and accelerated understanding of SAN technologies and concepts. Students gain experience needed to tackle challenges of working in enterprise class SAN environments. The course is 60 percent lecture and 40 percent hands-on labs using HPE servers.



Technical professionals seeking an accelerated learning path that includes both conceptual knowledge of Fibre Channel SAN technologies and experience in heterogeneous SAN environments.






Instructor-led / Virtual Instructor-led

Singapore: SGD4,500
India: USD3,500


  • Basic technical understanding of networking and storage concepts and terminology
  • Experience managing Windows® or UNIX®systems
  • Recommended free web-based training: SAN Fundamentals (U5527AAE)


  • Describe what is SAN and SAN benefits
  • List SAN components
  • Identify the differences between DAS, NAS, and SAN
  • Compare different data access methods
  • Talk about FC topologies
  • Explain Fibre Channel layers and switch configuration parameters
  • Talk about switch features
  • Describe role of a host in a SAN network
  • Identify host related virtualization options
  • Boot from SAN and verify device connectivity
  • Install and use host software/OS commands for HBA management
  • Describe multipathing
  • Talk about storage technologies and
  • storage management options
  • Explain advanced FC concepts and switch features
  • Implement zoning and troubleshoot fabric segmentation
  • Talk about SAN management options
  • Describe iSCSI and iSCSl-based products
  • List SAN extension options and FC-FC routing
  • Talk about FCoE technologies
  • Secure SAN data and mitigate risk
  • Configure an HPE storage SAN and RBAC
  • Talk about data protection (backup, replication)
  • Cover SAN and storage planning performance aspects and monitoring
  • Design and document SAN


Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Fibre Channel (FC) Basics

Module 3: SAN hosts

Module 4: Disk targets

Module 5: Fibre Channel advanced

Module 6: SAN management

Module 7: iSCSI

Module 8: SAN extension

Module 9: FCoE and CEE

Module 10: SAN security

Module 11: Data protection

Module 12: Performance

Module 13: SAN design

What's Next

  • Managing HPE  3PAR StoreServ I (HK902S)
  • HPE XP Storage Array Administration and Configuration (HK905S)


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