In this course you will learn the installation process for ONTAP 9 Data Management Software for a SAN environment. The course provides information about block-level protocols, including FC, FCoE, NVMe, and iSCSI, on Microsoft Windows Server, Linux and VMware ESXi host operating systems. The learning will be reinforced through hands-on guided labs. The course materials include a lab workbook that will serve as an on-the-job reference guide.

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  • Certification as a NetApp Data Management Administrator
  • Completion of two courses:
    • Either ONTAP Cluster Administration (ONTAP9ADM) or ONTAP Cluster Administration and Data Protection Bundle (CDOTDP9)

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Delegates will learn how to

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define and Describe SANs using iSCSI, FC, FCoE and NVMe protocols
  • Discuss FC switch fabric, LUN masking and zoning
  • Create and configure Storage Virtual Machines to use FC and iSCSI protocols
  • Configure Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, VMware ESX, and NetApp Data ONTAP systems for iSCSI connectivity
  • Configure Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, VMware ESX, and NetApp Data ONTAP systems for FC connectivity
  • Create and access a LUN from Windows Server and Red Hat Server
  • Troubleshoot SAN connectivity issues
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Module 1: ONTAP SAN Fundamentals

  • Implementing iSCSI, FCP, and FCoE SAN in ONTAP
  • SAN Architecture
  • IMT
  • SAN Scalability and Maximums

Module 2: ONTAP SAN Resource Provisioning

  • IP SAN Configurations
  • FC SAN Configurations
  • LUN Provisioning

Module 3: ONTAP iSCI Configuration Concepts

  • iSCSI Configuration Recommendations
  • iSCSI Feature Overview
  • iSCSI Configuration Workflow

Module 4: ONTAP FC Configuration Concepts

  • FC Configuration Recommendations
  • FC and FCoE Zoning
  • Cisco Switches
  • Brocade Switches

Module 5: High-Performance and Scalable Network Storage Using NVMe over Fabrics

  • NVMe
  • NVMe-oF
  • NVMe Integration into ONTAP

Module 6: Host Integration

  • Host Considerations
  • Windows Hosts
  • Linux and UNIX Hosts
  • LUN Offset

Module 7: Windows IP SAN Connectivity

  • Configuring a Windows Host for iSCSI
  • iSCSI Configuration

Module 8: Linux IP SAN Connectivity

  • Linux iSCSI Configuration
  • Linux iSCSI Implementation

Module 9: Windows FC SAN Connectivity

  • Configure a Windows Host for FC
  • Identify the WWNN and WWPN on a Windows Host
  • Implement and Verify Multipath FC Connectivity between a Windows Host and ONTAP Software

Module 10: Linux FC SAN Connectivity

  • Configure a Linux Host for FC
  • Identify WWPNs on a Linux Host
  • Implement and Verify Multipath FC Connectivity between a Linux Host and ONTAP Software
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