Class Details

Price: $2,700

3-day Course includes:

  • Instructional training and class exercises
  • Hands-on labs
  • Required course materials such as pens, notebooks, highlighters, books and other materials
  • Breakfast, which includes a combination of bagels, doughnuts, yogurt, fruit and juices
  • Soda/Coffee/Tea, which are available throughout the day
  • Freshly baked cookies in the afternoon at participating locations

 

Course Outline

Module 1: ONTAP Overview

  • Data Fabric
  • ONTAP software
  • Fabric layers
  • The cluster
  • Nodes
  • High-availability pairs
  • Networks
  • Ports and logical interfaces
  • ONTAP storage architecture
  • Physical storage
  • SVM
  • Data LIFs
  • Simply Anywhere
  • ONTAP Select
  • ONTAP cloud

Module 2: Cluster Setup

  • Terminology review
  • FAS configurations
  • Supported cluster configurations
  • Cluster setup steps
  • Disk-shelf
  • Power on
  • Firmware
  • Boot menu
  • Connections
  • Node instalilng and initialization
  • Boot sequence
  • Creating a cluster
  • Cluster administrators
  • Clustershell
  • OnCommand system manager 9.0

Module 3: Management

  • Managing clusters
  • Administrators
  • Access
  • RBAC
  • Active directory authentication
  • Administrative security
  • Data and time
  • Licensing
  • Policy-based storage services
  • Pollicy-based management
  • Jobs and schedules

Module 4: Network management

  • Network types
  • Physical ports
  • Modifying network port attributes
  • Ifgroups
  • VLANS
  • IPspace review
  • Broadcast domains
  • Subnets
  • Network interfaces
  • Logical interfaces
  • Data LIFs
  • Nondisruptive LIF features
  • Failover groups vs. failover policies
  • Routing management
  • Host-name resolution

Module 5: Physical Storage

  • Storage architecture
  • Disks and aggregates
  • Spare disks
  • RAID groups
  • ONTAP RAID technologies
  • Virtual storage tier
  • Flash cache 2 feature
  • Flash pool aggregates
  • SSD tier
  • SSD partitioning
  • Root-Data advanced drive partitioning

Module 6: Logical Storage

  • Flexible volumes
  • Files and LUNs
  • Volumes in aggregates
  • Properties
  • SVM flexible volume
  • Snapshot copy technology
  • Copy design
  • Snapshot policy
  • Typical workflow
  • Recovering data
  • UNIX client
  • Moving volumes

Module 7:Storage Efficiency

  • Thick and Thin provisioning
  • Deduplication
  • Data compression
  • Incline data compaction
  • Storage consumption
  • FlexClone volumes clones
  • Split a cloned volume

Module 8: NAS Protocols

  • Unified storage
  • Terminology
  • NAS file system
  • NFS implementation
  • Junctions
  • NAS namespace architecture
  • NFS
  • NFSv3 implementation steps
  • Exporting
  • Client specification
  • Export policies and rules
  • Mounts
  • Block protocol
  • SMB implementation steps
  • Creating shares
  • Share permissions
  • Windows file permissions
  • SMB authentication methods
  • MMC support
  • Network load balancing

Module 9: SAN Protocols

  • SAN
  • SCSI concepts
  • Scalable SAN support
  • iSCSI architecture
  • iSCSI nodes
  • implementation
  • ONTAP portal groups
  • Creating a LUN
  • Creating an igroup
  • Windows LUN implementation

Module 10: Cluster Maintenance

  • Upgrade advisor
  • Rolling upgrade
  • OnCommand system manager
  • Alerts
  • Autosupport tool
  • EMS
  • Event-Log filtering
  • OnCommand portfolio
  • Performance considerations
  • Analyzing I/O
  • ONTAP 9 OnCommand performance manager
  • QoS scaling
  • Disk type performance
  • Optimal operation point
  • Maximize performance
  • System logs

Module 11: Data Protection Features

  • Data currency
  • Data consistency
  • Challenges
  • HA solutions
  • Disaster recovery solutions
  • Compliance solutions
  • Cloud solutions
  • Managing and monitoring
  • Partner management software
  • Tools

Labs

  • Verify connectivity to an ONTAP cluster
  • Verify that required license codes are installed
  • Explore the clustershell CLI
  • Navigate command directories
  • Adjust perferences by using the SET command
  • Practice tab completion
  • Use the command history
  • Navigate OnCommand system manager
  • Create a login banner and MOTD
  • Explore licensing
  • Configure cluster time and assign an NTP server
  • Create custom administrators and verify access levels
  • Authenticate a cluster administrator by using active director

 

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Describe how ONTAP fits into the NetApp Cloud and Data Fabric strategy
  • Identify supported ONTAP configurations
  • Create a cluster
  • Manage ONTAP administrators
  • Configure and manage storage resources
  • Configure and manage networking resources
  • Create and configure a storage virtual machine (SVM)
  • Create and manage FlexVol volumes
  • Implement storage efficiency features
  • Create protocol servers with an SVM
  • Upgrade and revert ONTAP patches and releases