Isilon Administration and Management

Course Details
Code: 4455
Tuition (USD): $5,000.00 • Classroom (5 days)

This course provides you with a foundation in Isilon storage cluster administration. Highlighted topics include network configuration, physical and logical layout, access and authentication, integration with various applications, as well as system monitoring and troubleshooting.

Skills Gained

  • Overall Isilon cluster architecture
  • Cluster layout and different types of access
  • File access
  • Storage management
  • Application integration
  • Cluster monitoring
  • Troubleshoot a cluster

Who Can Benefit

  • Those responsible for administering the Isilon scale-out storage platform
  • Anyone who wants a deeper understanding of the Isilon scale-out storage platform

Course Details

1. Isilon cluster

  • Isilon cluster architecture
  • Interfaces to the cluster
  • Data protection
  • Networking the cluster
  • File access control

2. Cluster layout and access

  • Data layout and protection
  • Caching
  • Data integrity, metadata, and disk pools
  • Network configuration
  • Environmental integration
  • Management access

3. File access

  • Access
  • Permissions and access zones
  • Identity management overview
  • Combined permissions
  • Advanced cross platform permissions
  • Alternative platform access

4. Storage management

  • Cluster arrangement
  • File pools
  • SmartQuotas
  • SnapShotIQ
  • SyncIQ
  • NDMP
  • SmartLock

5. Application integration

  • Isilon VMware support
  • VAAI and VASA
  • Database and anti-virus

6. Monitoring

  • Installing InsightIQ
  • Using InsightIQ
  • SNMP monitoring
  • SupportIQ

7. Troubleshooting

In addition to lecture and demonstrations, this course includes labs that are designed to provide you with practical experience.