Operating and Managing Hitachi Storage with Hitachi Command Suite v8.x (TSI2565)

This 5 day course provides detailed instruction on how to use Hitachi Command Suite (HCS) v8.x to manage provisioning in Hitachi enterprise storage environments. It familiarizes you with key

provisioning tasks, including host provisioning and dynamic provisioning, in addition to configuring and managing external storage. This course also introduces you to Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager Advanced (HDLMA) software for performing path management operations. Hands-on lab activities allow you to build the skills necessary to configure the key software products and support operational tasks. This course prepares you for the Hitachi Data Systems Qualified Professional ? Storage Administration accreditation exam (HAT-680). This is the revised HAT-680 exam supporting HCS v8.x. For instructor-led training (ILT) sessions, the instructor will deliver and administer the test at the conclusion of the course. Alternatively, and for sessions not in a classroom setting, the test is also available at Prometric test centers.

Course Highlights

  • Gain detailed knowledge about the architecture of Hitachi
  • enterprise storage system offerings
  • Discover the features and benefits of Hitachi Command Suite(HCS) v8.x
  • Learn how to configure and use Hitachi Device Manager (HDvM) through hands-on lab activities
  • Learn path management, installation and configuration techniques for Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager Advanced (HDLMA)

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the architecture for Hitachi enterprise storage systems offerings
  • Describe the components of Hitachi Command Suite (HCS) v8.x
  • List the features and benefits of Command Suite v8.x products
  • Describe the features and functions of Hitachi Device Manager (HDvM)
  • Describe the Device Manager architecture and components
  • Identify the steps for configuring and using Device Manager
  • Identify the administration tasks associated with Device Manager
  • Add storage systems and hosts to Device Manager configuration
  • Perform host and storage provisioning tasks
  • Create and manage logical groups
  • Download and configure Device Manager command line interface (CLI)
  • Install and configure Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager for path management
  • Use Hitachi Global Link Manager (HGLM) for path management
  • List the functions offered by Element Manager

Delivery Type

  • Instructor-Led Training (ILT)
  • Virtual Instructor-Led Training (vILT)

Course Length

5 Days

Course Availability

  • Employees
  • Partners
  • Customers

Suggested Audience

  • Architect
  • Implementation and Support
  • Storage Manager

Required Knowledge and Skills

Familiarity and detailed knowledge of Windows Operating Systems

Prerequisite Courses


Supplemental Courses


Pokaz szczególy

Course Outline

Content Modules

  • Enterprise Storage Architecture
  • Hitachi Command Suite v8.x Overview
  • Architecture and GUI Overview
  • Administration
  • Storage Operations
  • Host Operations
  • Logical Groups
  • Monitoring
  • Command Line Interface
  • Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager
  • Hitachi Global Link Manager
  • Maintenance
  • Element Manager (optional)

Learning Activities - Labs

  • Hitachi Device Manager Installation
  • Initial Configuration
  • Administration
  • Storage Provisioning
  • Allocate Storage
  • Logical Groups
  • Tasks and Alerts
  • CLI Setup
  • Path Management
  • Maintenance