Achieve and improve the availability and manageability of the data center.

Using HPE OneView, Rev. 18.11

Certification and Learning.

Course description

This course teaches the HPE OneView 4.x infrastructure management
solution and is the supporting training course for the certification:
HPE Product Certified - OneView [2018] to help candidates prepare for
the exam: HPE2-T34 - Using HPE OneView.

  • Topics covered in this course include:
  • HPE OneView architectural model
  • Product features and functions
  • How to configure
  • How to recommend and demonstrate.

Ideal candidate for this course

Typical candidates for this course are:

  • Sales Consultants
  • Technical Consultants
  • Sales Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Pre-sales Engineers

Please Note: The HPE Product Certification - OneView [2018] is not
accepted for the Service Ready OneView Solution Qualification. Service
Ready Delivery Partners should review the requirements for Service Ready
installation prior to registering for training..

Suggested prerequisites



Module 1: Course Overview 

  • Describe the content of this training 
  • Locate Nimble documentation
  • Describe usage of capacity units
  • Introduce Nimble technologies

Module 2: Hardware

  • Describe the AF and HF Series hardware

Module 3: Scaling with HPE Nimble Storage 

  • Explain Scale-to-Fit with the AF- and HF-Series

Module 4: Nimble OS Architecture

  • Describe the AF-Series read and write operations.
  • Describe the HF-Series read and write operations.
  • Explain Deduplication
  • Explain Compression
  • Describe Sequential stripe writes
  • Describe Triple+ parity and Triple+ parity with integrated spare
  • Describe Integrated spare rebuild
  • Describe Quick RAID rebuild
  • Describe SmartSecure encryption
  • Describe changed block operations

Module 5: NimbleOS WebUI Introduction

  • Explain how to access and navigate the NimbleOS WebUI.
  • Explain user administration.
  • Describe how to use Microsoft’s Active Directory (AD) with user administration.
  • Explain how to monitor the array with the WebUI.
  • Explain how to update NimbleOS.

Module 6: Introduction to customer support and HPE InfoSight

  • Explain HPE Nimble Support’s mission statement.
  • Discuss the InfoSight Customer Portal.
  • Describe support coverage and logistics.

Module 7: Array Initialization and Setup

  • Explain the array initialization process.
  • Explain the array configuration process.
  • Describe port and firewall considerations.
  • Articulate Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) setup.
  • Discuss SYSLOG use.
  • Describe NimbleOS’s event log.

Module 8: Working with HPE Nimble Storage volumes

  • Describe basic volume concepts.
  • Explain performance policies and how to create one.
  • Discuss access control and initiator groups and how to create them.
  • Explain protection templates and how to create one.
  • Explain volume collections and how to create them.
  • Discuss volume pinning.
  • Show how to create a volume using the WebUI.

Module 9: Introduction to HPE Nimble Storage Snapshots

  • Describe how Nimble snapshots work.
  • Explain snapshot scheduling.
  • Describe need to add Recovery Point Objective (RPO), Recovery Time Objective (RTO), and change rate definitions.
  • Explain recovering from a snapshot by using zero-copy clones.

Module: 10 Introduction to HPE Nimble Storage Replication

  • Describe basic replication concepts
  • List SmartReplicate components
  • Explain how replication works
  • Describe replication process
  • Discuss the replication considerations
  • Explain SmartReplicate Disaster Recovery

Appendix A: Pre-installation, Racking, and Cabling

  • Use the pre-installation workbook
  • Explain rack mounting principles
  • Tell how to cable an array
  • Describe networking and Fibre
  • Channel concepts


  • After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to:
  • Describe the AF & HF Series hardware
  • Explain Scale-to-Fit with the Nimble Solutions
  • Describe the AF-Series Write Operations
  • Explain how to access and navigate the NimbleOS WebUI
  • Navigate the InfoSight Customer portal
  • List port and firewall considerations
  • Analyze the NimbleOS event log
  • Create protection templates
  • Configure access control and initiator groups
  • Describe the need to add RPO, RTO and Change Rate definitions
  • Explain how replication works
  • Discuss the replication considerations

How to register

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Policies, fees and cancellations
Course fees may vary and are established and collected by the training center delivering the course. Cancellation fees may apply. Contact your HPE Authorized Training Partner for their respective policies.

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HPE product number


Course format, Typical duration Select one:

  • VILT - Virtual Instructor Led, 2 days
    ILT - Instructor Led, 2 daysILT - Instructor Led, 5 days
  • VILT - Virtual Instructor Led, 5 days

Skill level


Delivery languages

Lab required

Related certifications

  • HPE Product Certified - Nimble Solutions [2018]
  • HPE ATP - Storage Solutions V3 - upgrade from HPE ATP - Storage Solutions V2
  • HPE ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V3 - upgrade from HPE ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V2
  • HPE Master ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V3 - upgrade from HPE Master ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V2

In preparation for these exams
Selected items from this course are included in these exams:

  • HPE2-K42: Designing HPE Nimble Solutions

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