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Isilon Administration and Management (MR-1CP-ISIAM)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

This course is intended for customers.


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:

  • The Isilon scale-out storage platform
  • A working knowledge of the Isilon cluster core feature set (SmartConnect, SMB, NFS, iSCSI, security, SmartQuotas, InsightIQ, SnapShotIQ, SyncIQ, and SmartPools)
  • Installation process of an Isilon Cluster.

Students should have completed the following EMC courses:

  • Isilon Fundamentals (e-learning)
  • Isilon Installation and Initial Configuration (e-learning)
  • Information Storage and Management v2 (Video ILT)

Course Objectives

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

  • Inspect and describe an Isilon NAS installation
  • Adjust configurations to meet operational needs
  • Extract and understand monitoring data for Isilon NAS
  • Avoid and diagnose common issues

Course Content

This course provides you with a foundation in Isilon storage cluster administration. Highlighted are topics related to network configuration, physical and logical layout, the configuration of basic and advanced SMB, NFS client access; FTP, HTTP configurations; data protection/replication in single and multi-cluster implementations, archive deployment, snapshots and replication, SNMP integration, data protection, analytics, support and monitoring, and troubleshooting. This training consists of 7 modules. The total time required to complete this course is approximately 5 days.

The content of this course is designed to support the course objectives. The following focus areas are included in this course:

Isilon cluster architecture

  • Architecture
  • Name resolution architecture
  • Data protection
  • Cluster management interfaces

Cluster layout and access

  • Data layout
  • Data integrity
  • Isilon cluster caching system

Access to the cluster

  • Network configuration
  • Access control
  • RBAC

File access details

  • File access protocols
  • File permissions
  • Identity management
  • Permissions management
  • ACL management and policies
  • Alternative platform access

Storage management

  • SmartPool and node pool
  • File pool and tiers
  • SmartQuota
  • SnapshotIQ
  • SyncIQ
  • NDMP for backups
  • SmartLock

Application integration

  • Isilon VMware support
  • VAAI and VASA
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: US$ 5,000.-
Dates and Booking
Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: US$ 5,000.-
Dates and Booking
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09/01/2017 - 13/01/2017 Schwalbach
09/01/2017 - 13/01/2017 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Brussels Course language: German
20/02/2017 - 24/02/2017 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Brussels Course language: English