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(ONTAP9ADM) ONTAP 9 Cluster Administration

COURSE TYPE

Intermediate

Course Number

1632

Duration

3 Days

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This course uses lecture and hands-on exercises to teach basic administration and configuration of a cluster. The hands-on labs allow you to practice working with ONTAP features and manage your storage and network resources using the cluster shell and OnCommand System Manager.

You Will Learn How To

  • Describe how ONTAP 9 fits into NetApp’s Cloud and Data Fabric strategy
  • Identify supported ONTAP platforms
  • Define ONTAP cluster components
  • Create a cluster
  • Manage ONTAP administrators
  • Configure and manage storage resources
  • Configure and manage networking resources
  • Describe a Storage Virtual Machine’s (SVM’s) role in NetApp’s storage architecture
  • Create and configure an SVM
  • Create and manage FlexVols
  • Implement storage efficiency features
  • Create protocol servers within an SVM
  • Upgrade and revert ONTAP patches and releases
  • Describe the levels on which ONTAP protects data

Important Course Information

Requirements:

  • Completion of the following web based training modules:
    • ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals (WBT)
    • ONTAP NAS Fundamentals (WBT)
    • ONTAP SAN Fundamentals (WBT)

Learning Tree Training Vouchers cannot be used to pay for the tuition fee for this course.

This course is delivered by a Learning Tree approved training partner.

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
    • Components
    • Types
    • Benefits
    • Root volume
    • FlexVol volumes
  • Data LIFs
  • Simply Anywhere
  • ONTAP Select
  • ONTAP cloud
  • Module 2: Cluster Setup
  • Terminology review
  • FAS configurations
  • Supported cluster configurations
    • Single-node
    • Two-node
    • Multimode
    • MetroCluster
  • Cluster setup steps
  • Disk-shelf
  • Power on
  • Firmware
  • Boot menu
  • Connections
  • Node installing 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
  • Date and time
  • Licensing
  • Policy-based storage services
  • Policy-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
  • Inline data compaction
  • Storage consumption
  • FlexClone volume 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
  • System manager dashboard
  • OnCommand unified manager
  • Performance considerations
  • Analyzing I/O
  • ONTAP 9 OnCommand performance manager
  • QoS scaling
  • Disk type performance
  • Optimal operating 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 preferences 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 directory
  • Create an interface group
  • Create a VLAN
  • Create a new IPspace, broadcast domain and subnet
  • Create a subnet for the default IPspace
  • Explore failover groups
  • Create data LIFs
  • Create an aggregate
  • Expand an aggregate
  • Verify the operability of a degraded RAID-TEC aggregate
  • Convert an aggregate to a flash pool
  • Create flexible volumes
  • Manage snapshot copies
  • Restore a file from a snapshot copy
  • Expand a volume and perform a volume move
  • Explore thin provisioning
  • Enable storage efficiency
  • Create and split a FlexClone volume
  • Migrate and rehome a NAS data LIF
  • Configure an SVM to host NFS and SMB protocols
  • Verify and create SMB shares
  • Access SMB shares from a windows client
  • Access the NFS export from a Linux client
  • Verify MPIO configuration
  • Check the iSCSI software initiator name
  • Use OnCommand system manager to configure an SVM for iSCSI
  • Configure the iSCSI software initiator on the windows host
  • Access the iSCSI-attached LUN from the windows host
  • Explore the event log
  • Collect statistics for the headroom feature
  • Create a workload on an SVM by using iometer
  • Configure storage QoS for an SVM
  • Explore headroom statistics for CPU
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