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HPE StorAll Storage System Administration (HK253)

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Product Introduction and Solution Architecture

  • HP StoreAll Network Storage Systems
  • Glossary of terms
  • StoreAll segmented architecture
  • Nonhierarchical architecture
  • StoreAll Distribution Engine (IDE)
  • NFS network read and write
  • StoreAll client network read and write
  • Solution blueprint

Cluster Management

  • Monitoring cluster operational status
  • Managing file systems
  • Monitoring cluster health
  • High availability
  • Test failover and failback
  • Event notification
  • Hostgroups and quotas

File System Allocation

  • Allocation policies overview
  • File allocation policies
  • How allocation settings are evaluated
  • Allocation policy on StoreAll and NFS/SMB clients
  • File allocation CLI commands
  • Setting, viewing, modifying an allocation policy

File System Extension

  • Expanding the file system capacity
  • Using the Rebalancer
  • Increasing performance
  • Migrating segment ownership

File System Creation and Deletion

  • Creating a file system using the GUI
  • Creating a file system manually and automatically using the CLI
  • File system deletion

Data Services - Data Tiering

  • Data tiering definition, benefits, and policies
  • Determining your tiering schema and policies
  • Managing, creating, running, and monitoring data tiering

Data Services - WORM

  • WORM/data retention
  • Configuration and administration
  • Solution examples
  • Auto commit to WORM
  • Archive reporting

Data Services - Replication

  • Remote replication defined
  • Interoperability
  • Cluster registration
  • Target file system export
  • Replication operations


  • Overview and concept explanation
  • Snapshot lifecycle
  • Implementing and managing snapshots in the GUI and CLI
  • Array-dependent (block/hardware) snapshots

Client Services

  • NFS and FTP
  • HTTP, WebDAV, and SMB

SMB File Services

  • What is StoreAll SMB
  • StoreAll SMB support and features
  • Joining an Active Directory Domain
  • Case insensitivity

Support Services and Problem Solving

  • Support ticket
  • File system upgrade utility
  • Statistics tool
  • Insight remote support
  • General problem solving
  • Virus scanning
  • CLI for antivirus
  • Antivirus scheduled scans