Specialist - Implementation Engineer PowerEdge MX Modular (DES-4421) certification describes the MX-Series Introduction in which it describes the MX Chassis Management Architecture and multi-chassis management groups to the candidates.
Specialist - Implementation Engineer PowerEdge MX Modular Exam (DES-4421) certification validates that the candidates must have basic knowledge and ability to perform intermediate skill level tasks in installing, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting Dell EMC PowerEdge MX Server products. This certification mainly focuses on installing, configuring and managing the Dell EMC Power Edge MX server products. Candidates must have knowledge and achieve any of the associate level certification that may include Associate- Power Edge version 1.0, Dell Certified Associate- PowerEdge, Dell Certified Professional- PowerEdge, Specialist, Implementation engineer, PowerEdge Version 1.0 CompTIA Server+. Dell Technologies delivers free practice tests to assess the candidate’s knowledge in preparation for the certification.
This certification also helps candidates to learn that how to demonstrate the key features of OME-M and how OME-M differs from OME. It also demonstrates storage sled management, Fabric C, mapping drives and drive/enclosure assigned configuration.
Overview of the Exam: This certification describes the use of slot profiles, daisy chains, simplification, consolidation, logs and the iDRAC Service Module. This certification also describes that how to perform firmware updates, use of key features of iDRAC, touching on considerations specific to MX Modular, including resetting iDRAC and explain usage and benefits of the Lifecycle controller. Candidates learn about the nature, use, benefits of Redfish, topics that may include operational model, tree structure, RESTful API, and available commands. Implementation Engineer PowerEdge MX Modular (DES-4421) certification also describes the MX Installation and configuration in which it explains the power-on process for the chassis and sleds. It also explains the initial setup on an MX7000 including use of the left rack ear LCD panel. Candidates learn the basic concepts for the initial chassis configuration using the Chassis Deployment Wizard and focuses on use of compute sleds, including location and supported operating systems. This certification also explains about the MX Networking in which candidates learn and gain basic knowledge of networking requirements based on capabilities of various MX7000 models and demonstrate the supported fabrics for Ethernet switches, taking into the consideration various modes.
Exam Topic Distribution: This certification also describes the differences between the Full Switch mode and Smart Fabric Mode and demonstrates that how to perform an initial out-of-box setup using OME-M and OS 10 CLI. This certification also describes the administrative functions available when two or more chassis are interconnected and demonstrate the switching features on MX switched in Smart Fabric mode using OME-M. Implementation Engineer PowerEdge MX Modular (DES-4421) certification also focuses on MX Troubleshooting in which it describes that how to use OME-M to collect logs, review status and alerts and check system health and demonstrates the troubleshooting procedures to resolve hardware issues. This certification is a qualifying certification for the specialist- Implementation Engineer, Power Edge MX Modular track. Before gaining this certification, candidates must have knowledge in Dell EMC PowerEdge MX Modular Platform Installation, configuration and management.
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