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General Information

Course Goal
The Sun Storage Maintenance Course is a 5-day technical training course which will prepare students to operate, configure and maintain a wide variety of Sun enterprise storage products. This course is intended for Field Service and Support personnel.

Course Prerequisites
The Sun Desktop and Server Maintenance Courses or equivalent experience with Sun systems and Solaris is required. No prior experience in RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) storage, disk management applications or fibre channel is necessary.

Course Scope
The course includes the following products:

  • Solaris 2.8 (Solaris 8)
  • Sun Enterprise Servers
  • A1000, D1000, A3000, A3500FC, A5X00
  • Sun RAID Manager

  • Course Content
    Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify Sun storage products and architectures
  • Describe the features and characteristics of SCSI and Fibre Channel interconnect
  • Differentiate between hardware and software RAID devices
  • Describe the key features of the D1000, A1000, A3000, A3500FC, A5X00
  • Identify supported storage configurations
  • Identify, remove/replace storage system components
  • Interpret power-on sequence and identify errors
  • Use GUI and command line commands to obtain storage system status and configuration information
  • Isolate A1000, A3000, A3500FC, A5X00 hardware faults to the FRU using LEDs and Enclosure Services
  • Research component part numbers and replace faulty FRUs
  • Define and describe the characteristics of RAID, RAID levels, and LUNs
  • Simulate RAID Manager disk failure and complete a disk recovery on a A3000/A3500FC

  • Course Length
    Sun Storage Maintenance Course (SSM) is 5 days. Class size is limited to 9 students.