PowerFlex 3.5 Implementation and Administration (PFIA)


Course Overview

This course provides a complete view of installing, upgrading, expanding a PowerFlex and Ready Node system. Installation methods for Linux and ESXi environments are introduced and you will perform hands-on installation and upgrade of a PowerFlex cluster. It also includes working with the MDM, SDS, SDC, volumes, adjusting cache, and administrating the system. A deeper understanding of the architecture and components will be introduced. Labs, simulations, and video demonstrations are also provided for a complete learning experience.

Who should attend

This course is intended for those who will be involved in installing, expanding and upgrading a PowerFlex solution. It is also intended for those who will be involved in configuring, managing, administering, and provisioning a PowerFlex solution.


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:

  • Storage networking infrastructures and concepts
  • Monitoring and reporting concepts
  • Virtualized data center concepts
  • PowerFlex product concepts

Course Objectives

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

  • Introduction to PowerFlex
  • Install a PowerFlex system (ESXi and Linux).
  • Implement Native asynchronous replication in a PowerFlex cluster.
  • Upgrade PowerFlex cluster from v3.0 to v3.5.
  • Perform a PowerFlex Cluster Expansion.
  • Manage system user accounts and secure the PowerFlex system.
  • Create, map, and protect PowerFlex volumes and manage system capacity.
  • Monitor and Troubleshoot a PowerFlex System.

Price & Delivery methods

Online Training

4 days

  • on request
Classroom Training

4 days

  • on request

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.