E20-357 Specialist – ImplementationEngineer, Isilon Solutions Version 2.0 Exam RetirementATTENTION: The English language versions of the E20-357 / E20-559 exams thatsupport the Specialist – Implementation Engineer, Isilon Solutions Version 2.0 / Specialist –Systems Administrator, Isilon Solutions Version 3.0 certifications will retire on June 20,2019. Japanese version of the exams will be available until the localized version of the course andexam materials are available at a later date (TBD).These exams are being replaced by the new DES-1423 exam and Specialist –Implementation Engineer, Isilon Solutions Version 3.0 certification available as of June 21,2019.Why is the Specialist, Systems Administrator, Isilon Solutions certification no longeravailable after June 21, 2019?The new Implementation Engineer training, exam and certification covers all of theadministration and implementation topics required. This will be the combined go to IsilonSpecialist exam/certification serving both the roles henceforth.How will this impact me?The Isilon Administration and Management course will be updated as of May 31, 2019. Ifyou are planning to take the Isilon Administration and Management course beforeMay 31, 2019, and please plan to take the E20-357 / E20-559 before June 21, 2019. Ifyou are planning to take the Isilon Administration and Management course afterMay 31, 2019, and please plan to take the DES-1423 on or after June 21, 2019.View the E20-357 exam description and practice test »View the E20-559 exam description and practice test »View the DES-1423 preliminary exam description »Once you achieved Specialist – Implementation Engineer, Isilon Solutions Version 2.0 orSpecialist – Systems Administrator, Isilon Solutions Version 2.0, your credential(s) will notexpire. As a certified Dell Technologies Proven Professional, you will continue to gainaccess to exclusive program benefits.Thank youDell Technologies Proven Professional Program Team
Specialist - Implementation Engineer, IsilonSolutions Version 2.0Certification DescriptionCertification OverviewThis certifies a student is able to install and implement an Dell EMC Isilon scale-outstorage platform solution to a provided set of specifications.Certification RequirementsTo complete the requirements for this certification you must:Proven ProfessionalWebsiteEducation ServicesCommunity1. Achieve one of the following Associate level certifications* Associate - Information Storage and Management Version 1.0 Associate - Information Storage and Management Version 2.0 Associate - Information Storage and Management Version 3.02. Pass the following Specialist exam on or after June 16, 2017: E20-357 Isilon Solutions Specialist Exam forImplementation EngineersNote: These details reflect certification requirements as of June 16, 2017.The Proven Professional Program periodically updates certification requirements.*Please check the Proven Professional CertTracker website regularly for the latestinformation and for other options to meet the Associate level requirement.Other Certification RecommendationsOnce you have achieved this Certification you may be interested in: Expert - Isilon SolutionsDell n North America1-866-464-7381
E20-357 Isilon Solutions Specialist Exam forImplementation EngineersExam Description, will retire on June 20, 2019.OverviewThis exam is a qualifying exam for the Specialist - Implementation Engineer,Isilon Solutions (DECS-IE) track.This exam focuses on installing and implementing EMC Isilon scale-out storageplatform. The course prepares students to perform Isilon cluster installation andimplementation. Using a completed customer configuration guide, students willaddress the following topics in a scenario based style: configuration of protocolSmartConnect , configuration- SMB, NFS, multi-protocol, dataprotection/replication in single and multi-cluster implementations, archivedeployment, snapshots and replication, deduplication, RBAC, SNMP integration,analytics, support and monitoring.90 Minutes(60 Questions)Dell EMC provides free practice tests to assess your knowledge in preparation forthe exam. Practice tests allow you to become familiar with the topics and questiontypes you will find on the proctored exam. Your results on a practice test offer oneindication of how prepared you are for the proctored exam and can highlight topicson which you need to study and train further. A passing score on the practice testdoes not guarantee a passing score on the certification exam.Pass Score: 63ProductsDurationPractice TestExam - E20-357Products likely to be referred to on this exam include but are not limited to: OneFS v8.1InsightIQ 3.0 Isilon Generation 5 NodesIsilon Generation 6 NodesExam TopicsTopics likely to be covered on this exam include:Isilon Implementation (10%) Identify how the information located in the Configuration Guide and theSolVe desktop is used in an Isilon environment Identify and describe how an administrator accesses a cluster Explain how to configure a cluster, physical networking (e.g., cables,plugs, etc.), and the Configuration wizardDell n North America1-866-464-7381Isilon OneFS and Hardware Maintenance (15%) Describe the Gen 5 and Gen 6 node components that are included in acluster Describe how patches and upgrades are applied to a cluster as well ashow cluster verification checks are performed Explain the importance of firmware updates and DSP Explain how cluster verification checks are performed
Network Configuration and SmartConnect Integration (7%) Describe basic internal and external network configurations Identify and describe how to integrate SmartConnect, SmartConnectzones, and DNSIdentity Management (12%) Identify cluster dependencies on LDAP, Active Directory, and otherauthentication providers Configure Access zones and multi-tenancy Explain the use of user identifiers and the proper use of ID mappingClient Protocols and Hadoop (14%) Identify and describe the supported Isilon protocols and the tokengeneration processes Identify and describe the various permissions and ACL policies Identify and describe how NFS and SMB features are configured, theirpermissions, and ACL policies Identify and configure Hadoop functionalityFile System Control and Protection Management (14%) Differentiate between SmartPools, storage pools, and global settings Identify data protection settings, file layout, and caching configurations Identify and configure the appropriate file pool policiesAdvanced Data Control and Management Features (17%) Identify and describe Snapshot IQ features Describe how SmartQuotas are configured and/or setup as well asidentifying the characteristics of SmartDedupe capabilities Explain how Role-Based Access Controls (RBAC) are usedData Replication and Retention (14%) Identify and describe the general disaster recovery practices and SyncIQfeatures Identify and describe how to prepare the cluster for SyncIQ disasterrecovery Perform a SyncIQ disaster recoveryThe percentages after each topic above reflects the approximate distribution of thetotal question set across the exam.Recommended TrainingThe following curriculum is recommended for candidates preparing to take thisexam.Please complete all of the following coursesCourse TitleIsilon Fundamentals 2017Isilon Hardware Basics andGuidelines 2017Isilon Hardware Installation 2017Isilon Initial Configuration 2017Course P-ISIIC17eLearningeLearning5/8/175/8/17
Please complete one of the following coursesCourse TitleIsilon Administration andManagementIsilon Administration andManagement – Online ILTIsilon Administration andManagement - Video ILTCourse AMOnline ILT9/1/16MR-1TP-ISIAM0608Video ILT Stream12/1/16Note: These exam description details reflect contents as of June 16, 2017.The Proven Professional Program periodically updates exams to reflect technicalcurrency and relevance. Please check the Proven Professional website regularlyfor the latest information.Copyright 2017 Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. All Rights Reserved. Dell, EMC, and othertrademarks are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other trademarks may be theproperty of their respective owners. Published in the USA 06/17 Exam Description.Dell EMC believes the information in this document is accurate as of its publication date.The information is subject to change without notice.