The Cisco HyperFlex Operations and Management (HFLEX200) v1.0 is a 2-day instructor-led, lab-intensive course that introduces learners to the Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform. Learners learn about the platform’s software-defined storage approach, including the architecture, components, operations, management, and troubleshooting the Cisco HyperFlex system.

When delivered online, as a virtual-instructor-led training (VILT), the course duration is extended to 3 days.


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
  • Describe the components that are part of the Cisco HyperFlex solution
  • Describe the Cisco HyperFlex architecture
  • Describe the data platform in the Cisco HyperFlex solution
  • Perform the pre-installation steps for the Cisco HyperFlex solution
  • Perform a Cisco HyperFlex installation
  • Perform post-installation verification of the Cisco HyperFlex solution
  • Perform data store operations (adding, editing, mounting, unmounting, deleting)
  • Perform snapshot operations (creating, scheduling)
  • Perform ready clone operations (creation, customization)
  • Describe Cisco HyperFlex high availability
  • Manage Cisco HyperFlex data stores
  • List and describe other configuration considerations and best practices
  • Perform HX cluster component troubleshooting procedures
  • Perform HX cluster and host configuration troubleshooting procedures


The course contains these components:
  • Introduction to the Cisco HyperFlex Solution
  • Installing Cisco HyperFlex
  • Lab: Installing the Cisco HyperFlex Data Platform
  • Exploring Cisco HyperFlex Operations
  • Lab: Performing Cisco HyperFlex Operations
  • Managing Cisco HyperFlex
  • Lab: Managing the Cisco HyperFlex Environment
  • Troubleshooting Cisco HyperFlex
  • Lab: Viewing Cisco HyperFlex Maintenance Records
  • Lab: Troubleshooting Cisco HyperFlex System

Prerequisite Knowledge

The knowledge and skills that a learner should possess before attending this course are as follows:
  • Server administration
  • VMware vSphere
  • Storage clusters and data stores
  • Layer 2 in virtual environment