About this Course

Duration 12 Days
Special Notices

If both classroom and virtual dates are available for this course please specify your preference when booking.

This 10-day boot camp will prepare you to pass the NetApp NSO 154 certification exams.

The hands-on course covers the required knowledge from the following courses:

  • Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration (D7ADM)
  • Data ONTAP CIFS Administration (CIFS)
  • Data ONTAP NFS Administration (NFS)
  • NetApp Protection Software Administration (NPSA8)
  • Data ONTAP SAN Administration (SAN)
  • High Availability (HA)

Delegates will learn how to

  • State the advantages, features, and functions of a NetApp storage system
  • Identify the key features of NetApp product platforms and disk shelves
  • Distinguish between SAN and NAS topologies
  • Describe the basic functions of the Data ONTAP operating system
  • Access the NOW (NetApp on the Web) Knowledgebase to obtain software and hardware documentation
  • Implement NetApp HA solutions using Clustered Failover, SyncMirror, and MetroCluster to ensure continuous data availability in the enterprise and rapid recovery of data in the event of a disaster
  • Learn to license, cable, configure, and test Clustered Failover, SyncMirror, and MetroCluster
  • Learn how to administer NetApp clusters and perform appropriate takeover and giveback commands
  • Use vol commands to create a SyncMirrored volume, split the volume, and join the volume
  • Identify the appropriate CIFS server environment for your storage system to support Windows client users
  • Configure the CIFS environment on a storage system by licensing CIFS, setting up CIFS, and configuring files and options
  • Administer a storage system in a CIFS environment including creating and managing shares, users, groups, and sessions
  • Explain how to troubleshoot basic CIFS problems
  • Define the characteristics of a SAN environment and how LUNs relate to the storage system
  • Describe the components of FC and IP SANs
  • Describe size planning requirements for LUNs
  • Create and manage LUNs on a storage controller for both Windows and UNIX hosts
  • Explain FC and IP SAN multipathing options for Windows and UNIX operating systems
  • Explain how to troubleshoot common SAN issues
  • State the rules for exporting resources to hosts, subnets, and netgroups
  • Explain the /etc/ exports access options and how they relate to mount permissions
  • Analyse NFS performance using sysstat and nfsstat commands
  • Explain NFS protocol overview, NFS versions, and NFS Implementation criteria
  • Configure and administer clients and servers in an NFS environment
  • Collect and analyse data to assist with troubleshooting storage system hardware, operating system, network connections, NFS configuration files and options
  • Explain the concept of Information Lifecycle Management (ILM)
  • Set up and maintain SnapShots
  • Plan and perform data recovery using SnapRestore
  • Configure and administer Asynchronous and Synchronous SnapMirror
  • Configure and administer SnapVault
  • Configure and administer OSSV
  • List best practices and perform troubleshooting of SnapMirror, SnapVault, and OSSV
  • Use NDMP to archive data
  • Configure and administer SnapLock and LockVault

12 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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