This two-day course provides students with the skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience to install, configure, and manage HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise v10 environment. Students will learn about features of HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise, such as Cloud Service Automation (CSA), Operations Orchestrator, and OpenStack CSE Provider.

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Administrators, engineers and consultants who will:

• Configure management HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise.

• Use Cloud Service Automation (CSA) to manage HPE Helion.

• Customize Marketplace portal.

• Configure custom approval rules.

• Use Operations Orchestration Studio to debug and review the execution flows.


HPE recommends that students have attained the following credentials or levels of experience before taking this course:

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• Strongly Recommended: HPE Helion CloudSystem Foundation (H4C05S)

• HPE OneView Quick Start (H7H10S)

In addition, HPE recommends that students are familiar with general networking

terminology and basic network security concepts and have an understanding of one of the following operating systems:

• Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7, Windows Server 2012.

• Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES.

• VMware vSphere 5.5 or newer.

Course objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

• Plan and prepare for HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise installation.

• Utilize Cloud Service Automation portals.

• Create organizations in CloudSystem Enterprise.

• Customize Marketplace portal.

• Configure approval rules.

• Use the Operations Orchestration Central to monitor and debug the execution flows.

• Understand at a high level the HPE Helion Stackato 4.0 features.

Module 0: Course Introduction

Module 1: HP Helion CloudSystem Enterprise overview

• Features of the public, private and hybrid cloud

• How HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise helps building private and hybrid clouds?

• What is HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise

• HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise Software and Solution portfolio

• HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise features, such as resource pools, topology designer and different providers

• What is Cloud Service Automation (CSA) and how it helps building private, public and hybrid clouds?

Module 2: HP Helion CloudSystem Enterprise concepts and architecture

• HPE Helion CloudSystem Architecture

• HPE Helion CloudSystem appliances and user interfaces

• Enhancements in the Cloud Service Automation bundled with HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise

• HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise HA and security configuration

Module 3: HP Helion CloudSystem Enterprise maintenance

• Accessing the HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise appliance

• Configure the LDAP for CSA access

• Deployment methods for the HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise

• HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise installation

• Obtain and change the HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise passwords

Lab 0: Using the HP Virtual Lab

Lab 1: Verifying and configuring the CloudSystem Enterprise Installation

• Exercise 1—Verifying the HPE Helion CloudSystem Enterprise control plane

• Exercise 2—Obtaining the HPE CloudSystem admin password

• Exercise 3—Verifying the HPE CloudSystem Enterprise using the Operations Console

• Exercise 4—Configuring the Glance image using the HPE Helion OpenStack user portal

• Exercise 5—Verifying the Project’s Network Configuration

Lab 2: Configuring Service Provider

• Exercise 1—Using the Cloud Service Automation Console

• Exercise 2—Configuring providers

• Exercise 3—Configuring environments

Lab 3: Creating the Simple Topology Design

• Exercise 1—Preparing the topology designer component palette

• Exercise 2—Creating the Simple Topology

• Exercise 3—Testing the Design

Lab 4: Creating the Sequenced Design

• Exercise 1—Associating resource offerings with providers for sequenced design creation

• Exercise 2—Creating the sequenced design

Module 4: HP Cloud Service Automation concepts

• HP CSA functional architecture

• HP CSA user roles and their functions

• HP CSA components such as Organizations, Providers, Topology/Sequential Designer, and Offerings.

• Design, create and deploy an IT service using the HP CSA

Module 5: HP Operation Orchestration Overview

• What is the HPE Operations Orchestrator?

• Types of automation provided by the HPE OO

• Benefits of HPE OO

• HPE OO Functional Architecture

• HPE OO Personas and Entities

• How to use the HPE OO to monitor the service lifecycle events?

• How to import integrate new flows to the HPE OO?

Module 6: HP Helion Stackato 4.0 overview

• What is Platform-as-a-Service?

• What is HPE Helion Stackato 4.0?

• How does the HPE Helion Stackato 4.0 fits into the HPE Cloud portfolio?

• The difference between traditional application development cycle and development using Stackato

Lab 5: Creating the Complex Design

• Exercise 1—Topology design version branch

• Exercise 2—Managing Groups

• Exercise 3—Managing subscriber options

Lab 6: Working with Catalogs and Offerings

• Exercise 1—Creating a catalog

• Exercise 2—Creating an offering

• Exercise 3—Navigation the marketplace portal

• Exercise 4—Using the simple design

Lab 7: Customizing the Marketplace

• Exercise 1—Customizing an organization

• Exercise 2—Configuring the LDAP authentication

• Exercise 3—Configuring the approval policies

• Exercise 4—Using the marketplace

• Exercise 5—Working with service requests

• Exercise 6—Review the operations result

Lab 8: Exploring the OO Central

• Exercise 1—Exploring the HPE OO Central interface

• Exercise 2—Running the Operations Orchestration flow