This two-day course provides a technical overview of the features and benefits of NetApp ONTAP 9 data-management software. The course enables you to explain the architecture and functionality of an ONTAP cluster. You will also be introduced to basic administration, configuration and management of an ONTAP cluster.Through hands-on exercises, you will learn how to create a cluster, aggregates, storage virtual machines (SVMs), LIFs, FlexVol volumes and Snapshot copies.
A basic knowledge of storage networking
Delegates will learn how to
- List the steps to create and configure a cluster
- Identify the methods to manage a cluster
- Describe IPspaces, broadcast domains, and subnets
- Describe SVM benefits, components, and features
- Describe FlexVol volumes and efficiency features
- Describe methods to access files in a cluster
Module 1: ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals: Clusters
- Cluster components
ONTAP 9 software
- High-Availability pairs
- Ports and logical interfaces
ONTAP storage architecture
- Physical Storage
- Logical storage
- SVM with FlexVol volumes
- Cluster configurations
ONTAP 9 software deployments
- All Flash FAS and FAS
- FlexPod solution
- FlexArray virtualization
- ONTAP Select
- NetApp Provate Storage (NPS)
- ONTAP Cloud
Supported cluster configuration
- Single node
- 2-note switchless
- Multimode switched
- Create a cluster
Module 2: ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals: Management
- Cluster administrators
- SVM administrators
Accessing the cluster
- Command line interface (CLI)
- OnCommand System Manager
- Managing clusters
- System manager dashboard
- OnCommand Management portfolio
- Configuring clusters
Managing cluster access
- User accounts
- Access method
- User role
- Predefined SVM roles
- OnCommand portfolio
Module 3: ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals: Networking
- Management and data networks
Ports and logical interfaces
- Physical ports
- Interface groups
- Network ports
- Broadcast domains
- Data LIFs
Module 4: ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals: Storage Virtual Machines
- SVM with FlexVol volumes
- FlexGroup volume
- Root volume
- FlexVol volumes
- Snapshot technology
- Data compression
- Inline data compaction
- Moving volumes
- Cloning volumes
- SVM setup workflow
- Editing an SVM
- Configuring SVMs
Module 5: ONTAP NAS Fundamentals
- FlexVol volme
- Controlling file acess
- Root volume and junctions
- Namespace architecture
- Namespace protection
- Configure NFS file access
- UNIX file permissions
- Configure SMB file access
Module 6: ONTAP SAN Fundamentals
- Protocols: FC, iSCSI FCoE
- SCSI concepts
- IP SAN nodes and ports
Implementing a SAN
- Interoperability matrix tool
- Host utilities
- IP SAN target configuration
- IP SAN initiator configuration
LUN access steps
- Thick provisioning
- Thin provisioning
- Configuration decision
- Create a LUN
- Initiator group
- Map a LUN
- Window multipath driver overview
- Navigating the NetApp OnCommand System Manager
- Updating NetApp Oncommand System Manager administration settings
- Synchronize the system time for Windows domain
- Assign an NTP server to the cluster
- Networking ports
- Network interfaces
- Components and features
- FlexVol volumes
- Volume move
- Creating and managing SVMs
- Explore ONTAP NAS configuration
- Explore SMB client configuration
- Explore the NFS client configuration
- Explore ONTAP IP SAN configuration
- Explore the iSCSI client configuration
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