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ViPR Implementation and Management

  • Course Code VIPRIM
  • Duration 5 days

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

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Course Overview


This course is intended for individuals who will configure and manage the ViPR Controller. Hands-on labs will cover the validation of the environment, initial discovery, and configuration of the solution. An introduction to integrating ViPR with cloud stacks for provisioning, vRealize Orchestration and Operations, SCVMM, and OpenStack will also be addressed

Course Schedule


Target Audience


This course is intended for those who will be involved in deploying, managing, and supporting ViPR controller.

Course Objectives


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

  • Define key components, concepts and architecture of a ViPR solution
  • Configure the ViPR solution
  • Perform basic management and orchestration with the ViPR Controllers
  • Discover and manage assets using ViPR interfaces
  • Ingest existing volumes into a ViPR managed solution
  • Demonstrate how to use the ViPR Plug-ins
  • Perform VMware, Microsoft and OpenStack integration with ViPR
  • Use the REST API to communicate and manage the ViPR solution

Course Content


The content of this course is designed to support the course objectives.

Introduction to ViPR

Architecture and Concepts
  • ViPR Deployment ModelsViPR

    Prepare the Site for ViPR Discovery

    Supported Arrays and Devices
  • Prerequisites for Installation

    ViPR Dscovery and Configuration

    Projects, Tenants, and Users
  • ViPR Discovery

    ViPR Virtual Resource Provisioning

    Virtual Resource Abstraction
  • Virtual Arrays and Networks
  • Virtual Pools

    ViPR Service Catalogs

    Working with Services
  • Service Catalogs

    ViPR File Services

    File Provisioning and Management
  • File Protection and Availability

    ViPR Block Services

    Block Provisioning and Management
  • Block Protection and Availability

    ViPR Controller in Existing Environments

    ViPR Controller in Existing Environments
  • ViPR Ingestion
  • ViPR Onboarding

    ViPR Integration Overview

    ViPR Integration Overview
  • ViPR Integration Use Cases

    ViPR Integration with VMware

    ViPR Storage Provider for vCenter Server
  • EMC VSI for vSphere Web Client
  • ViPR Plug-in for vRealize
  • VMware vRealize Operations Plug-in

    ViPR Integration with Microsoft

    ViPR Add-in for Microsoft SCVMM

    ViPR Integration with OpenStack

    ViPR Cinder Driver for OpenStack

    ViPR Controller REST API

    Introduction to the API Ecosystem
  • ViPR API Implementation
  • ViPR API Troubleshootin

    Course Prerequisites


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

    • Connectivity protocols: IP, FCP, iSCSI
    • Block and file EMC storage array concepts and configuration
    • Provisioning Storage Area Networks
    • Host operating systems: ESXi, Windows, Linux
    • Virtualized data center concepts
    • SRDF, RecoverPoint, and VPLEX concepts and configuration
    • Cloud service concepts: services, catalogues
    • Knowledge of VMware products, Microsoft SCVMM, OpenStack
    • RESTful application concepts