Dell Connectrix SAN Administration (DCSA)

 

Course Overview

This course is intended for individuals who will perform SAN management activities using vendor-specific tools in a Dell Technologies environment. Connectrix SAN switches are administered through CLI and UI management tools for configuration in a multi-switch fabric to enable communication between hosts and storage. The concepts of SAN design, configuration, and management for B-Series switches from Broadcom and MDS-Series switches from Cisco is provided. Classroom activities and lab exercises are included to reinforce the lecture portion of the course.

Who should attend

This course is intended for anyone planning to manage SANs in a Dell Technologies environment.

Prerequisites

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

  • Storage Area Network (SAN) protocols and devices
  • Fibre channel concepts
  • Familiarity with host operating systems and storage array administration

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the components of a Fibre Channel fabric.
  • Perform configuration and management tasks on Dell Connectrix BSeries and MDS-Series switches.
  • Manage zoning on B-Series and MDS-Series switches.
  • Configure virtualization features including VSANs, Virtual Fabrics, NPIV, NPV, and Access Gateway.
  • Expand fabrics by merging switches.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting using SAN Management tools.

Course Content

SAN Management Concepts
  • Designing a Fabric
  • Fibre Channel SAN Environment
  • Manage the SAN
B-Series Administration
  • B-Series Management
  • B-Series SAN Environment and Virtual Fabrics
  • B-Series Switch Maintenance
  • B-Series Zoning
  • B-Series Merging
MDS-Series Administration
  • MDS-Series Management
  • MDS-Series SAN Environment and VSANs
  • MDS-Series Switch Maintenance
  • MDS-Series Zoning
  • MDS-Series Merging

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration
4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • US$ 4,400.—
Classroom Training

Duration
4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: US$ 4,400.—
  • Switzerland: US$ 4,400.—
 

Schedule

Instructor-led Online Training:   Course conducted online in a virtual classroom.

English

Time zone: Central European Time (CET)   ±1 hour

Online Training 5 days Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
Online Training 5 days Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
Online Training 5 days Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online Training 5 days Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)