SRM 4.x for Storage Administrators (SRMSA4)


Course Overview

This course will assist storage administrators to monitor and report on a storage environment using SRM. Various SRM use cases are presented. Hands-on labs will cover the creation of localized dashboard views and reports which can be used to analyze common storage management issues related to performance, capacity planning, storage chargeback, configuration compliance, service level usage, and alerting.

Who should attend

All Audiences


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

  • Storage networking infrastructures and concepts
  • Monitoring and reporting concepts

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the architecture and benefits of SRM
  • Demonstrate use of the 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 SRM
  • Use operational alerts to enhance storage situational awareness
  • Create reports in user dashboards

Course Content

Overview of SRM for Storage Administrators
  • Introduction to SRM Administration
  • SRM Console
Capacity Planning
  • Capacity Dashboards
  • Forecast Capacity
  • Potential Savings
Performance Troubleshooting and Configuration Compliance
  • Performance Analysis
  • Detect Hot Spots Proactively
  • Topology Mapping
  • Breach Summary
  • Configuration Changes
  • Policies
Chargeback Reporting and Workload Analysis
  • Chargeback Types
  • Service Level Agreement Reporting
  • Workload Analysis
Operational Monitoring
  • Alert Reports
  • Situations to watch
Dashboard, Report Library and My Reports Tab
  • Dashboard Operations
  • Report Library
  • My Report Tab

In addition to lecture, this course includes labs designed to allow practical experience for the participant.

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

2 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • US$ 2,000.—
Classroom Training

2 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: US$ 2,000.—

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.