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FlashArray Storage Professional (FASP) Certification

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Become a Certified FlashArray Storage Professional. Demonstrate your ability to install, configure, optimize, and troubleshoot your Pure FlashArray storage throughout the enterprise. Lead your company to ensure that your infrastructure is reliable, resilient, and secure, while providing elasticity, expansiveness, and the opportunity of cloud.

Exam Preparation

All on-demand courses are currently available at no charge through the Pure Academy with a login ID and password. Register for instructor-led training (ILT) and virtual instructor-led training (vILT) through your Pure Partner or Channel Account Manager.

See the Pure Certified FlashArray Storage Professional Prep Course Overview for more details.

Exam Content Outline

The exam itself consists of 60 multiple choice scored questions with a 150 minute time limit, covering the following topics:

 

1 Administration 30
1.01 Outline storage concepts  
1.02 Configure a volume  
1.03 Array Configuration and Management  
1.04 Identify steps required to configure plugins  
1.05 Configure host connections  
1.06 Security/Authentication  
2 Monitoring 30
2.01 Pure1  
2.02 Meta forecasting  
2.03 Interpret data reduction ratio and effective use  
2.04 View reports from Pure1, GUI, CLI4  
2.05 Apply procedural concepts to monitor for storage-related capacity adjustments  
3 Troubleshooting 30
3.01 Identify troubleshooting resources  
3.02 Identify and configure ports  
3.03 Recognize how to use alerts  
3.04 Identify incorrect configuration  
4 Data Protection 18
4.01 Reproduce steps to manage snapshots  
4.02 Describe how to configure replication  
4.03 Manage policies  
4.04 SafeMode  
4.05 ActiveDR  
4.06 ActiveCluster  
5 FA File 12
5.01 Configuration  
5.02 AD Join  
5.03 SMB Client share access  
5.04 NFS Client share access  
5.05 ActiveDR  

Exam Registration

Once you are ready, register for your exam at the Pure Storage Certification Shop Front, as outlined in Step 2 of our Certification Experience Guide