Isilon Administration and Management (MR-1CP-ISIAM)

Moyens Pédagogiques
  • Réalisation de la formation par un formateur officiel
  • Mise à disposition de labs distants/plateforme de lab pour chacun des participants
  • Distribution de supports de cours officiels en langue anglaise pour chacun des participants
    • Il est fortement recommandé d'avoir une connaissance suffisante de l'anglais technique écrit
  • Méthode d'évaluation : questionnaire en fin de formation

A qui s'adresse cette formation

This course is for Isilon customers, EMC customers, and Isilon partners only. Persons who will be administering the Isilon Scale-out Storage Platform would benefit from this class.


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

  • The Isilon scale-out storage platform
  • A working knowledge of the Isilon cluster core feature set (SmartConnect, SMB, NFS, iSCSI, security, SmartQuotas, InsightIQ, SnapShotIQ, SyncIQ, and SmartPools)
  • Installation process of an Isilon Cluster.

Students should have completed the following EMC courses:

  • Isilon Fundamentals (e-learning)
  • Isilon Installation and Initial Configuration (e-learning)
  • Information Storage and Management v2 (Video ILT)


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

  • Build and configure an Isilon cluster.
  • Create shares and build security.
  • Integrate an Isilon cluster with Active Directory, LDAP and NIS.
  • Understand how data is protected and how an Isilon cluster handles hardware failures.
  • Configure snapshots and understand the space they use.
  • Configure quotas and control the associated notifications.
  • Configure Isilon SmartConnect to have clients connect via a simple DNS name.
  • Configure SyncIQ to replicate data from one cluster to another.
  • Upgrade a cluster to newer versions of the OneFS® operating system.


Isilon cluster architecture

  • Architecture
  • Name resolution architecture
  • Data protection
  • Cluster management interfaces

Cluster layout and access

  • Data layout
  • Data integrity
  • Isilon cluster caching system

Access to the cluster

  • Network configuration
  • Access control
  • RBAC

File access details

  • File access protocols
  • File permissions
  • Identity management
  • Permissions management
  • ACL management and policies
  • Alternative platform access

Storage management

  • SmartPool and node pool
  • File pool and tiers
  • SmartQuota
  • SnapshotIQ
  • SyncIQ
  • NDMP for backups
  • SmartLock

Application integration

  • Isilon VMware support
  • VAAI and VASA
  • Database and anti-virus


  • InsightIQ graphical monitoring tool
  • InsightIQ interface
  • SNMP and Nagios
  • SupportIQ and RDC


  • Common error sources
  • Troubleshooting actions
  • Underlying causes

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

Formation en salle équipée

Durée 5 jours

Prix (Hors Taxe)
  • France: US$ 5 000,–

Actuellement aucune session planifiée