Advanced Troubleshooting Training and Certification

In-Depth Training for Administrators
September 16 – 19, 2019


The Panasas® Advanced Troubleshooting Certification course builds upon the knowledge gained in the System Administration Training and Certification Course, which is a prerequisite for this course. Its curriculum covers advanced troubleshooting and system management. Upon successful completion of this course, the Certified Advanced Storage Engineer will function as the subject matter expert for Panasas ActiveStor within their organization and be able to solve most problems that occur.


1-4 day(s)


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Suited For

Systems Administrator or similar IT Team Member to gain knowledge on how to install, configure and maintain a Panasas ActiveStor system.


After completing this registration form, a Panasas training representative will contact you to provide a quote for this course so that you can make appropriate payment arrangements. Your seat is not reserved until Panasas sends a confirmation to you and all tuition payments are received.


Successful completion of the Panasas System Administrator course ensures that your staff has been trained on daily system operation, configuration and maintenance. Students who attend all presentation material, pass the final exam and complete all practical application exercises are awarded a certificate of completion by Panasas Global Services.


All attendees must also have a basic understanding of:

  • General IP Networking
  • Disk RAID Concepts
  • NFS and/or File-System Usage
  • UNIX and/or LINUX

Hands-On Activities

Students will participate in hands-on lab exercises using Panasas equipment. Students are required to bring a laptop or suitable portable device with wireless capability and an ssh client installed (such as PuTTY).

Instructors will focus on the fundamentals of:

Network Infrastructure Troubleshooting
Object-based Storage Concepts & Theory
Performance Optimizations
Client & Gateway Tracing
Advanced Troubleshooting Techniques

Individual training registrants cancelling a scheduled class at a Panasas facility have the option to register for another class or receive a full refund, provided Panasas is notified at least 14 calendar days before the course start date. Any cancellation made within two weeks of the scheduled class start date will be charged the full training course fee. Registration may be transferred to another student provided they possess adequate knowledge of the prerequisite course material.

Customers can cancel or reschedule customer site training without penalty up to 14 calendar days prior to the course start date. Full charges will apply if cancellation is made fewer than 14 calendar days before the course start date.

Panasas requires a minimum of four students per class for training delivered at a Panasas facility. We reserve the right to change course schedules, modify course content, or cancel a class when necessary. If we elect to cancel a class, we will make every effort to notify all registrants a minimum of 14 days prior to the scheduled start date. Panasas is not responsible for airline or hotel penalties incurred because of canceled courses.

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