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H8P04 – HP Integrity Superdome X Administration


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2 Days Course
Server Infrastructure

Classroom + Online

Course Details


The HP Integrity Superdome X server is the mission critical foundation for HP Converged Infrastructure solutions. This course provides an overview of system components and practical experience using Superdome 2 Onboard Administrator (SD2 OA) and console management tools. Participants will configure partitions and monitor and manage HP Integrity Superdome servers. The course is 50 percent lecture and 50 percent structured labs using simulations and HP servers


At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify HP Integrity Superdome X hardware components and their functionality within the system
  • Use SD2 OA to configure, monitor, manage, and access HP Integrity Superdome X components and firmware
  • Interact with the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) to configure partition boot parameters and manually boot a partition
  • Configure, manage, and control partitions from the HP Integrity Superdome X OA


Introduction and Architecture

  • HP Integrity Superdome X configurations and architecture
  • HP Integrity Superdome X server main components
  • HP Integrity Superdome X and HP Integrity Superdome 2 difference

Using Superdome 2 Onboard Administrator

  • Accessing Superdome 2 (SD2) Onboard Administrator
  • Using the SD2 OA GUI
  • Using the SD2 OA CLI
  • Saving and restoring configuration
  • Scripting with the SD2 OA
  • Using the Insight display
  • Resources

Using the UEFI

  • Accessing the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)
  • UEFI front page menu
  • Using UEFI system utilities menus
  • Using the UEFI shell
  • Using the iLO 4 CLI
  • Resources

Partition Administration

  • Partitions in HP Integrity Superdome X systems
  • Managing nPartitions
  • Using the archive store
  • Resources

Appendix A – Superdome 2 Onboard Administrator CLI Command Summary

Appendix B – UEFI Command Summary

Target Audience

Experienced system administrators, engineers, and consultants responsible for managing and monitoring HP Integrity Superdome X servers


  • Enterprise Linux System Administration (H7091S) or
  • Equivalent SUSE Linux Enterprise Edition or other Linux administration experience