(ONTAP9ADM) ONTAP 9 Cluster Administration Training

Level: Intermediate

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.

Key Features of this ONTAP 9 Cluster Administration Training:

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

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

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ONTAP 9 Cluster Administration Training 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.

ONTAP 9 Cluster Administration Training 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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