ViPR SRM for Storage Administrators (MR-1CN-SRMADM)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

This course is intended for those who will be involved in monitoring and administering a storage infrastructure using ViPR SRM.


To understand the content and successfully complete this course, a student must have a suitable knowledgebase/skill set. The student must have an understanding of:

  • Storage array administration concepts
  • Storage networking concepts
  • Monitoring and reporting concepts

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the architecture and benefits of ViPR SRM
  • Demonstrate use of the ViPR SRM Dashboard to manage storage
  • Define and establish capacity planning in the storage environment
  • Monitor and analyze performance indications
  • Explore and maintain Service Levels and Chargeback accounting
  • Describe compliance management via ViPR SRM
  • Use operational alerts to enhance storage situational awareness
  • Create reports in user dashboards

Course Content

This course is intended for individuals who will be using ViPR SRM to monitor a storage environment. Various ViPR SRM use cases are presented. Hands-on labs will cover the creation of localized dashboard views, and the use of reports to analyze and respond appropriately to common management issues related to performance, capacity planning, chargebacks, configuration and compliance, service level usage, and alerting.

The content of this course is designed to support the course objectives. Module 1 Overview of ViPR SRM

  • Lesson1: Architecture and benefits of ViPR SRM
  • Lab: Connecting to the ViPR SRM Application

Module 2 Using the ViPR SRM Dashboards

  • Lesson 1: Available Global Dashboards
  • Lesson 2: Exploring Configuration Items
  • Lab: Global Dashboard Review

Module 3 Capacity Planning

  • Lesson 1: Capacity Usage Trends
  • Lab: Capacity trends
  • Lesson 2: Forecasting Capacity Problems
  • Lab: Forecasting Capacity Problems
  • Lesson 3: Understanding the Report Library Capacity Reports
  • Lesson 4: “What if” Scenarios
  • Lesson 5: Workload Distribution

Module 4 Alerting in ViPR SRM

  • Lesson 1: Alert sources and mechanisms in ViPR SRM
  • Lesson 2: Storage Compliance Monitoring and Reporting
  • Lab: Examining Alerts in ViPR SRM

Module 5 Service Levels and Chargeback Accounting

  • Lesson 1: Service Levels
  • Lesson 2: Modifying Storage Service Levels
  • Lab: Service Level Consumption
  • Lesson 3: Chargeback Reports
  • Lab: Chargeback Reporting

Module 6 Performance Reporting

  • Lesson 1: Performance Metrics and Graphs
  • Lab: Performance Reporting and Analysis

Module 7 Report Customization in ViPR SRM

  • Lesson 1: Basics of Reporting
  • Lesson 2: Report Wizard Overview
  • Lab: Using the Report Wizard
  • Lesson 3: Modifying Reports
  • Lab: Create,Copy,and Modify Reports
  • Lesson 4: Key Concepts of Reporting
  • Lab: Create and Modify a Personal Dashboard
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: US$ 3,000.-
Dates and Booking
Online Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: US$ 3,000.-
Dates and Booking

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