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Accelerated NCDA Boot Camp Data ONTAP 7-Mode

About the Accelerated NCDA Boot Camp Data ONTAP 7-Mode

Duration: 5 days (40 hours)

Objectives
Configure a Data ONTAP storage system in an NFS environment
Configure and administer a storage system for CIFS functionality Discuss how to configure a storage system for a SAN FC environment Configure and administer a storage system in a SAN iSCSI environment Explain and implement the backup and recovery methods that are available in the Data ONTAP operating system Describe and implement the business continuance methods that are available in the Data ONTAP operating systemAdditional Fast Lane-developed content

You will learn to: Perform administrative tasks on FC target ports Perform administrative tasks on LUNs Perform administrative tasks on initiator groups (igroups) Describe how and when a LUN consumes space from its containing volume Discuss backup guarantees through NetApp Snapshot reserve Discuss the overwrite guarantee for space-reserved LUNs Analyze the default LUN configuration and two thin-??provisioning configurations Discuss Flash Pool Design and Implementation Easily implement SnapVault Utilize Provisioning and Protection manager workflows with OnCommand Unified Manager

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This boot camp training combines and covers materials from the following courses:

Accelerated NCDA Boot Camp Data ONTAP 7-Mode (5 days)   More on this course...

arrow Course Objectives

  • » Configure a Data ONTAP storage system in an NFS environment
  • » Configure and administer a storage system for CIFS functionality Discuss how to configure a storage system for a SAN FC environment Configure and administer a storage system in a SAN iSCSI environment Explain and implement the backup and recovery methods that are available in the Data ONTAP operating system Describe and implement the business continuance methods that are available in the Data ONTAP operating systemAdditional Fast Lane-developed content
  • » You will learn to: Perform administrative tasks on FC target ports Perform administrative tasks on LUNs Perform administrative tasks on initiator groups (igroups) Describe how and when a LUN consumes space from its containing volume Discuss backup guarantees through NetApp Snapshot reserve Discuss the overwrite guarantee for space-reserved LUNs Analyze the default LUN configuration and two thin-�?provisioning configurations Discuss Flash Pool Design and Implementation Easily implement SnapVault Utilize Provisioning and Protection manager workflows with OnCommand Unified Manager

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arrow Course Outline

  • Module 1
    1. NCDA OverviewIdentify the skills and knowledge that NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA) certification verifies Describe the benefits of certification Explain the key concepts of Data ONTAP operating in 7-mode
  • Module 2
    1. NFS OverviewDefine NFS Differentiate between NFS protocol versions Recognize the differences between stateless and stateful protocols Describe how the storage system acts as an NFS file server List the requirements of NFS
  • Module 3
    1. NFS SetupConfigure NFS on a NetApp storage system Configure a storage system to perform IP to host-name resolution Add Network Information Server (NIS) to manage users, groups, and name-to-IP resolution Configure a storage system to centrally manage users and groups Configure PC-NFS and WebNFS environments to extend the reach of NFS
  • Module 4
    1. Exports and MountsIdentify exportable resources Export and unexport resources to clients, subnets, and netgroups Manage exports with the exportfs command Create mount points and mount exported resources on a client Monitor the usage of exported resources Explain how to monitor exports with access cache
  • Module 5
    1. CIFS OverviewDescribe basic CIFS terminology and CIFS versions Describe the role of the Data ONTAP storage system within Windows environments: Microsoft Windows workgroup Non-Windows workgroup Windows domains Describe host name resolution Describe user authentication and authorization
  • Module 6
    1. CIFS WorkgroupsLicense CIFS on a storage system Join a storage system to a Microsoft Windows workgroup environment using the CIFS setup command Review the results of CIFS setup Manage newly created configuration files for a CIFS workgroup environment
  • Module 7
    1. CIFS Shares and SessionsDisplay the list of shared resources available on the storage system Configure a client machine to access a storage system share Identify users and hosts that are connected to the storage system in CIFS sessions Add, modify, and delete shares
  • Module 8
    1. CIFS Access ControlCreate and manage local users for a storage system Create and manage local users for a storage system Create local group and local users for that group Use the CLI (command-line interface), NetApp� System Manager, and Microsoft� tools to add, delete, and modify access permissions for shares Use Microsoft tools to add, delete, and modify access permissions for files and folders
  • Module 9
    1. CIFS DomainsTerminate the CIFS service to prepare for CIFS domain configuration Reconfigure the CIFS service for a Windows� domain Identify the resulting files Create domain users and add the domain users to a local storage system group Configure preferred domain controllers (DCs)
  • Module 10
    1. NAS MultiprotocolDescribe security styles and how they affect file permissions Determine and verify user mappings for CIFS users that access UNIX� volumes and qtrees and mixed volumes and qtrees Determine and verify user mappings for UNIX users that are access New Technology File System (NTFS) volumes and qtrees and mixed volumes and qtrees Describe the WAFL (Write Anywhere File Layout) Credential Cache
  • Module 11
    1. NAS TroubleshootingLocate options and configuration files that might be misconfigured on the storage system Test for Domain Name System (DNS) resolution on both the storage system and the client Use client-side tools to test the client configuration Use storage system and client tools to isolate network system blockages Recognize typical error messages and list the commands to identify their sources
  • Module 12
    1. SAN OverviewDescribe the differences between network-attached storage (NAS) and storage area network (SAN) List the protocols to implement a SAN environment Define a LUN, initiator, and target Describe ports, worldwide node names (WWNNs), and worldwide port names (WWPNs) Implement a SAN
  • Module 13
    1. iSCSI ConnectivityDescribe multiple-path implementation with iSCSI connectivity Configure network ports on Windows� and NetApp� systems Identify the node name (WWNN) on Windows and NetApp systems Configure and verify multiple-path iSCSI connectivity between Windows and NetApp systems
  • Module 14
    1. FC ConnectivityImplement multiple paths with Fibre Channel (FC) connectivity Configure FC ports on Windows� and Data ONTAP systems Describe the commands and utilities to identify worldwide node names (WWNNs) and worldwide port names (WWPNs) on Windows� and Data ONTAP systems
  • Module 15
    1. LUN AccessDescribe the steps that are required to enable a Windows� Server initiator to access a LUN on a storage system
  • Module 16
    1. Availability FeaturesDescribe the features that you can use to ensure system availability Explain RAID-DP functionality Define SyncMirror Define the high-availability controller configuration Describe a stretch MetroCluster environment List the basic steps to implement a stretch MetroCluster Describe a fabric-attached MetroCluster environment List the basic steps to implement a fabric-attached MetroCluster
  • Module 17
    1. Managing Snapshot CopiesDescribe the functions and benefits of Snapshot and SnapRestore technologies Use the storage system CLI and NetApp System Manager interfaces to manage Snapshot copies Manage and reclaim space used by Snapshot copies Use Snapshot copies to restore lost data
  • Module 18
    1. SnapMirror TechnologyExplain the SnapMirror Async, Sync, and Semi-Sync modes of operation Describe how volume SnapMirror and qtree SnapMirror software replicate data Configure SnapMirror software Perform advanced SnapMirror operations Explain SnapMirror performance impact
  • Module 19
    1. Managing SnapVault TechnologyDescribe SnapVault� components and benefits Configure SnapVault software on primary and secondary systems Administer a SnapVault backup on primary and secondary systems Describe the application-consistent backup operations Restore data from secondary system to primary system
  • Module 20
    1. Open Systems SnapVaultDescribe how Open Systems SnapVault� integrates with Data ONTAP� SnapVault Describe Open Systems SnapVault advanced features Configure and administer Open Systems SnapVault Perform Open Systems SnapVault backup and restore operations Troubleshoot and resolve Open Systems SnapVault transfer failures
  • Module 21
    1. Storage EfficiencyUtilize FlexClone technology to create efficient copies of volumes, files, and LUNs Use deduplication and compression to manage data growth
  • Module 22
    1. Performance and Data Collections ToolsUse Data ONTAP operating system commands and tools to capture performance data Describe Data ONTAP tools that can affect performance Use the reallocate command to maintain performance Use recommended techniques to optimize Data ONTAP configuration for SAN and NAS
  • Lab Exercises
    1. Lab 1-1 Log in to the exercise environment
    2. Lab 1-2 Perform a health check on the storage systems and the Linux server
    3. Lab 1-3 Install NetApp OnCommand System Manager
    4. Lab 1-4 Add storage systems to System Manager
    5. Lab 1-5 Use OnCommand System Manager to create aggregates
    6. Lab 1-6 Use OnCommand System Manger to create an aggregate with a flash pool
    7. Lab 1-7 Use the CLI to create aggregates
    8. Lab 1-8 Use the CLI to create an aggregate with a flash pool
    9. Lab 1-9 Destroy an aggregate and initialize its disks
    10. Lab 1-10 Create a Flexvol volumes
    11. Lab 1-11 Resize Flexvol volumes
    12. Lab 1-12 Create Qtrees
    13. Lab 2-1 Use the CLI to investigate the status of the NFS protocol
    14. Lab 2-2 Investigate NIS and LDAP
    15. Lab 2-3 Investigate NFS protocols and configuration files
    16. Lab 3-1 Determine if the storage system is accessible from a unix or unix host
    17. Lab 3-2 Enable the NFS protocol
    18. Lab 3-3 Create a netgroup on the storage system
    19. Lab 3-4 Designate a unix host as an administrative host
    20. Lab 3-5 Designate a unix host as an administrative host
    21. Lab 4-1 Change the permissions for the root volume export
    22. Lab 4-2 Mount exported volumes on a unix administration host
    23. Lab 4-3 Use system manager to export a Qtree to a subnet
    24. Lab 4-4 Use a unix admin host to export a Qtree to a netgroupbr]
    25. Lab 5-1 Investigate the status of the CIFS protocol on your storage systems
    26. Lab 6-1 Execute the CIFS setup script
    27. Lab 6-2 Determine the CIFS protocol status
    28. Lab 6-3 Map a drive to the root volume of the storage system
    29. Lab 7-1 View CIFS shares from the CLI, system manager, or computer management
    30. Lab 7-2 Use the CLI to create shares
    31. Lab 7-3 Use system manager to create shares
    32. Lab 7-4 Use Windows Computer Management to create shares
    33. Lab 7-5 View file and folder properties from the windows host
    34. Lab 7-6 Display CIFS session information from the storage system CLI
    35. Lab 8-1 Add a local user account on the storage system
    36. Lab 8-2 Add a local group to a storage system
    37. Lab 8-3 Grant share access to the new group
    38. Lab 9-1 Determine whether CIFS configuration prerequisites are met
    39. Lab 9-2 Set up the prerequisites for CIFS configuration
    40. Lab 9-3 Use system manager to terminate CIFS services
    41. Lab 9-4 Use the CIFS setup wizard to join a storage system to a Windows domain
    42. Lab 9-5 Use the storage system CLI to join a storage system to a Windows domain
    43. Lab 9-6 Create a domain user as a member of the built-in administrators group
    44. Lab 9-7 Use Windows Computer Management to manage storage system shares
    45. Lab 9-8 Display CIFS session
    46. Lab 10-1 Configure multiprotocol access
    47. Lab10-2 Use the WCC to view the mapping of unix to Windows users
    48. Lab 10-3 Create, share, and export unix, NTFS, and mixed-style Qtrees
    49. Lab 10-4 Access a unix-style volume as a Window server
    50. Lab 10-5 Access NTFS security-style volumes as a unix user
    51. Lab 10-6 Troubleshoot multiprotocol access
    52. Lab 11-1 Send an autosupport message
    53. Lab 11-2 Locate storage system diagnostic log files
    54. Lab 11-3 Recall diagnostic commands to enter on the storage system
    55. Lab 11-4 Capture a packet trace
    56. Lab 11-5 Recall diagnostic commands to enter on a unix host
    57. Lab 11-6 Recall diagnostic commands to enter on a windows host
    58. Lab 12-1 Identify the components of your SAN exercise environment
    59. Lab 13-1 Configure iSCSI on a storage system
    60. Lab 13-2 Configure Windows for MPIO
    61. Lab 13-3 Install NetApp Host Utilities
    62. Lab 13-4 Configure iSCSI on Window
    63. Lab 13-5 Confirm an iSCSI session on a storage system
    64. Lab 13-6 Confirm a second iSCSI session on Windows
    65. Lab 15-1 Create a Flexvol volume to contain LUNs
    66. Lab 15-2 Create a LUN that is mapped to an igroup
    67. Lab 15-3 Initialize a LUN with disk management
    68. Lab 15-4 Provision a LUN with disk management
    69. Lab 15-5 Make the mounting of a LUN persistent
    70. Lab 15-6 Move a volume
    71. Lab 17-1 Manage Snapshot copies on the storage system CLI and System Manager
    72. Lab 17-2 Ensure that Snapshot directories are visible to CIFS and NFS users
    73. Lab 17-3 Restore a windows file from a Snapshot copy
    74. Lab 17-4 Create a data-loss test scenario
    75. Lab 17-5 Use SnapRestore technology to restore a volume
    76. Lab 17-6 Use SnapRestore technology to restore a file
    77. Lab 18-1 Identify the source and destination systems
    78. Lab 18-2 Set up SnapMirror on the source storage system
    79. Lab 18-3 Set up SnapMirror on the destination storage system
    80. Lab 18-4 Initiate a baseline transfer and schedule updates
    81. Lab 18-5 Update the SnapMirror relationship Lab 18-6 Break the SnapMirror relationship
    82. Lab 18-7 Resynchronize the relationship from the source storage system
    83. Lab 18-8 Reinstate the original SnapMirror relationship
    84. Lab 18-9 Configure synchronous SnapMirror mode
    85. Lab 19-1 Identify primary and secondary systems
    86. Lab 19-2 Configure SnapVault software on the primary system
    87. Lab 19-3 Configure SnapVault software on the secondary system
    88. Lab 19-4 Initialize the transfer Lab 19-5 Perform a restore
    89. Lab 19-6 Restart the backup relationship
    90. Lab 20-1 Install Open Systems SnapVault for Windows server
    91. Lab 20-2 Configure the SnapVault secondary system
    92. Lab 20-3 Configure Windows Server 2012 firewall settings
    93. Lab 20-4 Establish the Open Systems SnapVault baseline
    94. Lab 20-5 Perform a restore and resume SnapVault operations
    95. Lab 21-1 Enable, schedule, and run volume deduplication operations
    96. Lab 21-2 Create a FlexClone volume clone
    97. Lab 21-3 Create a FlexClone LUN clone and work with fractional reserve
    98. Lab 22-1 Locate statistics on flash pool performance Lab 22-2 Set processing priorities with the FlexShare tool
    99. Lab 22-3 Use the sysstat command to collect performance statistics
    100. Lab 22-4 Use the stats command to collect performance statistics

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This course is intended for NetApp customers, partners and employees who provide basic support and perform administrative functions of the Data ONTAP 8.2 operating system running in 7-mode and those seeking NCDA certification.

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