ViPR Controller Implementation and Management

Individuals who will be involved in deploying, managing, and supporting ViPR controller


Suitable knowledge base or skill set that includes:

  • 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
  • ViPR SRM concepts
  • Cloud service concepts
  • vCOps, VASA, VSI, vCAC, vCenter, Microsoft SCVMM, OpenStack
  • RESTful application concepts

Expected Duration
5 day


In this course, you will learn how to install, configure, and manage the base ViPR solution. You will be given an introduction to integrating ViPR with cloud stacks for provisioning, and also learn about VCO/vRealize orchestration, SCMM, and OpenStack. Additionally, you will learn how to integrate and build applications using the ViPR Controller. Hands-on labs allow you to experience the environment, installation of ViPR, and initial discovery and configuration of the solution.


1. Introduction to ViPR

  • ViPR Architecture and Concepts
  • ViPR Deployment Models

2. Prepare the Site for ViPR Discovery

  • Supported Arrays and Devices
  • Prerequisites for Installation

3. ViPR Discovery and Configuration

  • Projects, Tenants, and Users
  • ViPR Discovery

4. ViPR Virtual Resource Provisioning

  • Virtual Resource Abstraction
  • Virtual Arrays and Networks
  • Virtual Pools

5. ViPR Service Catalogs

  • Working with Services
  • Service Catalogs

6. ViPR File Services

  • File Provisioning and Management
  • File Protection and Availability

7. ViPR Block Services

  • Block Provisioning and Management
  • Block Protection and Availability

8. ViPR Ingestion and Onboarding

  • ViPR Ingestion
  • ViPR Onboarding

9. ViPR Integration Overview

  • ViPR Integration Overview
  • ViPR Integration Use Cases

10. 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

11. ViPR Integration with OpenStack

  • ViPR Add-in OpenStack
  • ViPR Cinder Driver for OpenStack

12. ViPR Controller REST API

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



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