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Dell EqualLogic PS Series Combo

  • Tuition USD $4,050
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 508 Ratings
  • Course Code 973-3131
  • Duration 5 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

The Dell EqualLogic PS Series Combo Training course combines the Dell EqualLogic PS Series Advanced Management & Data Protection Tools course with the Integrating vSphere with Dell EqualLogic PS Series Storage course into five days of training.

Who Can Benefit

  • Storage Administrators
  • IT Professionals
  • Technical Support



  • Course: Introduction to Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays, or
  • Equivalent knowledge

Course Details

Dell EqualLogic PS Series Advanced Management & Data Protection Tools Training (First 3 days)

This instructor led course provides the opportunity for students to perform and master the tasks required to operate and manage the advanced features that are included in PS Series Storage Array. This includes all Data Protection features of Auto Snapshot Manager, synchronous and asynchronous replication, pool usage, firmware updates, clone usage and templates. Also included are discussions on how to protect Hyper-V and SharePoint environments. Students will install and configure the PS Series array using the Remote Setup Wizard as well as monitoring the array group with the Dell EqualLogic SAN Headquarters performance and monitoring tool and perform labs on all of the above topics. Hands-on exercises are designed to provide realistic and practical experience with the storage array in a nonproduction environment.

During the first 3 days you will learn how to:

  • Configure MPIO with EqualLogic Host Integration Tools
  • Create snapshots and recover files or volumes from snapshots
  • Configure multi-member groups and storage pools
  • Update firmware
  • Install, configure and use SAN Headquarters
  • Configure and perform asynchronous replication between two groups
  • Configure and perform synchronous replication between two pools in a single group
  • Use Auto Snapshot Manager (ASM) to create and perform recovery of files and volumes from snapshots, clones and replicas with Smart Copies
  • Describe how ASM is used to protect and recover: MS SQL databases, MS Exchange mail groups and mailboxes, Hyper-V virtual machines, SharePoint environments

Integrating vSphere with Dell EqualLogic PS Series Storage (4th and 5th days)

The final 2 days help you understand how to effectively use PS Series Storage in VMware environments and implement VMware integration tools including Virtual Storage Manager for VMware (VSM/VE) in order to build an efficient and fully optimized storage environment. Discussions on design considerations when deploying PS Series Storage in a vSphere environment are supplemented with hands-on exercises in order to provide practical knowledge and real-world experience prior to deploying in a live environment resulting in less downtime.

During the final two days you will learn:

  • The key components of the vSphere environment that interact with the EqualLogic SAN environment
  • The setup requirements for using iSCSI volumes on ESX servers
  • How to create and present PS Series volumes to Guest VMs
  • How to install the Multipath Extension Module (MEM)
  • How to use the PS Series data protection features in a VMware environment
  • How the Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tools for VMware are used
  • How Dell EqualLogic Virtual Storage Manager for VMware is used to: Protect and recover VMs, Manage Datastores, Deploy VDI desktops, Configure VASA, vSphere API for Array Integration (VAAI)

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How do I pay for a class?

You can pay at the time of registration using credit card (Mastercard/Visa/American Express) cheque or PO.

What if I have training credits?

ExitCertified honors all savings programs from the partners we work with. ExitCertified also offers training credits across multiple partners through our FLEX Account.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.


Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

Structured training in a great environment with knowledgeable and patient instructor

Lab infraestructure is very suitable and works pretty good help to understand better the concepts exposed during the training.

Facility was well laid out. Well stocked break room & bathroom within close walk. Also, the woman working the front desk/professional support was very helpful and professional, and responsive to our requests.

I would certainly go through ExitCertified again for future trainings.

AZ-300 course experience was good . Eylem Uysal was very good, the best instructor and i had really good experience attending course and classes with Eylem.

Great personnel and facility. I just should have been told i was the only person physically in thr class, and that there was an option to attend the class remotely.

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