HPE OneView Administration (H4C04S)

HPE OneView is an integrated converged management platform that automates tasks and streamlines processes delivering the entire lifecycle management for HPE Composable Infrastructure. HPE OneView provides the software-defined intelligence across the Hewlett Packard Enterprise entire family of infrastructure solutions, from providing embedded management in HPE Synergy to delivering attributes of composability in HPE BladeSystem, HPE ProLiant DL, HPE Hyper Converged 380, HPE 3PAR StoreServ, HPE Virtual Connect, HPE Apollo (monitoring) and HPE Converged systems. This instructor led course is essential training for system, network, and storage administrators using OneView and for system architects anticipating and implementating OneView into their converged infrastructure.


System administrators, engineers, and consultants who manage and monitor an HPE ProLiant environment.


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Course Objectives

This course will equip students with the skills and knowledge to use HPE OneView to manage and maintain firmware, implement server and networking configurations, monitor the data center, and respond to issues.

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Course Modules

Module 1: HPE OneView overview

  • Composable Infrastructure
  • HPE OneView is the ramp up to composable infrastructure
  • What?s new with HPE OneView
  • HPE Global Dashboard
  • Virtual Connect migration to HPE OneView
  • Integrated Remote Support and Insight Online
  • HPE Partner Ecosystem
  • HPE OneView documentation

Module 2: Installing HPE OneView

  • Support matrix
  • Supported hardware
  • Configuration limits
  • Deployment on a VMware ESXi host
  • First access and configuration
  • VMware Tools Support

Module 3: Network creation and management

  • The resource model
  • Supported and monitored interconnects
  • Networks, Network Sets, and Uplink Sets
  • Fibre Channel over Ethernet connections
  • Active/Standby and Active/Active networking
  • HPE OneView Ethernet and SAN statistics

Module 4: Storage management

  • Supported SAN Managers and Hardware
  • Resource architecture and capabilities
  • Configuring HPE OneView Storage Connectivity
  • Storage systems and volumes
  • Server Profiles and Volume Connections
  • Managing Storage Volumes
  • Monitor and diagnose the SAN manager

Module 5: Connectivity management

  • Domains and Enclosure Groups
  • Logical Interconnects and Logical Interconnect Groups
  • Address and identifier service
  • Top of the Rack Logical Switch Integration

Module 6: Server and enclosure management

  • C7000 Enclosures and Server Hardware Types
  • Enclosure Groups
  • Adding Onboard Administrators and iLOs
  • The refresh: reestablish communication and validate
  • Removing Components
  • Migrating enclosures and servers into OneView
  • Resolving migration issues
  • HPE OneView Global Dashboard

Module 7: Firmware, licensing, and supporting utilities

  • The firmware repository 
  • Driver and firmware updates using Smart Update Tools
  • Update Windows and Linux environments
  • Update VMware Environments
  • Update the components managed by HPE OneView
  • HPE OneView Licensing
  • HPE OneView Services

Module 8: HPE OneView profile management

  • Server Profiles
  • Profile Architecture
  • Server Profile Templates
  • Profile Ethernet Connections
  • Server Profiles and Network Bandwidth
  • The Boot Order
  • Server Profile BIOS settings
  • Attach to 3PAR Storage Volumes
  • Manage OneView Server Profiles

Module 9: Health and environmental monitoring

  • Enabling HPE Integrated Remote Support
  • Enabling Insight Online
  • Insight Online Service events
  • Insight Online Data Collections
  • Server health monitoring
  • iLO 4 status traps and polling
  • Enclosure and server connectivity alerts
  • Server health monitoring

Module 10: OneView maintenance and troubleshooting

  • OneView user accounts and roles
  • Active directory and certificates
  • Backup and Restore the appliance
  • Capturing Support Dumps
  • Update/upgrade the appliance
  • Capture support dumps
  • Troubleshoot the appliance
  • Reset the Administrator password 

Module 11: HPE OneView REST API overview 

  • Key Features
    • Dashboard
    • Enclosure
    • Server Hardware
  • Server Profile
    • Search
    • Converged Systems
    • Activity
  • Reports

Module 12: HPE OneView REST API overview 

  • REST API Software Architecture
  • HPE OneView resources, and operations
  • Tools and Techniques for Exploring and Troubleshooting
  • HPE OneView REST API Use Cases

Lab Outline 

  • Lab 01: Installing OneView
  • Lab 02: Configuring Networks
  • Lab 03: Configuring Storage
  • Lab 04: Configuring Logical Interconnect Groups
  • Lab 05: Managing Enclosures
  • Lab 06: Managing Server Profiles
  • Lab 07: Health and Environmental Monitoring
  • Lab 08: Maintaining and troubleshooting the Appliance
  • Lab 09: Using the OneView REST API