Overview

This course focuses on the deployment of NetApp® SnapCenter® Server 4.4. You learn how to install, monitor, and manage SnapCenter Server. The course also discusses installation and use of licenses and role-based access control. You learn how to prepare hosts, install SnapCenter Plug-ins, and connect to NetApp ONTAP® AFF and FAS storage systems. You also review backup and restore of Windows file system data and the configuration of SnapMirror® and SnapVault® relationships for use with SnapCenter software. The course materials include an exercise workbook that serves as an on-the-job reference guide.

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Prerequisites

  • SnapCenter Fundamentals WBT
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Delegates will learn how to

  • Explain the benefits and relationships between the various components of the SnapCenter solution
  • Understand the methods to install the SnapCenter server software
  • Perform SnapCenter configuration of role-based access control, installation of licenses, and connections to storage Virtual Machines (also known as SVM's)
  • Configure hosts and SnapCenter server Plug-in packages
  • Prepare data protection relationships for SnapCenter
  • Perform backup and restore of Windows data
  • Explain monitoring and managing capabilities of the SnapCenter server
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Outline

Module 1: SnapCenter Software Review

  • Introduction to the SnapCenter Suite
    • Server architecture
    • Plug-in Packages
    • licensing
    • Management Interfaces
    • Integration with ONTAP features

Module 2: SnapCenter Server Deployment

  • Server Installation Workflow
  • Server Requirements
  • Additional Installation Options

Module 3: SnapCenter Server Configuration

  • License Management
  • Server Connections to the Storage System
  • Server RBAC

Module 4: Preparing Hosts for SnapCenter

  • Add Hosts to the SnapCenter Server
  • Installing Plug-in Packages

Module 5: Assigning NetApp Storage to Windows Hosts

  • Configuring LUN storage on Windows
  • Windows Disk Management
  • Working with SMB Shares

Module 6: Preparing Data Protection Relationships for SnapCenter

  • Data protection relationships with SnapCenter
  • Preparing the storage systems for replication

Module 7: Data Backup and Restore

  • Backup of Windows file systems
  • Restore of Windows file systems
  • Cloning Windows file system backups

Module 8: Monitoring and Managing with the SnapCenter server

  • Managing the SnapCenter Repository
  • Monitoring Activities
  • Understanding SnapCenter Reporting Features

Labs:

  • Storage configuration
  • SnapCenter server configuration
  • Plug-in configuration, installation and monitoring
  • Storage configuration
  • SnapMirror and SnapVault configuration
  • SnapCenter backup, restore and clone fundamentals
  • Monitoring and managing SnapCenter software
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