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Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 Administration and Data Protection (CDOTDP)

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Module 1: Exploring Data ONTAP Storage Fundamentals
  • Overview of clustered Data ONTAP and Data ONTAP 8.3 enhancements
  • Scaling Methods
  • Administrative User Interfaces
Module 2: Hardware and Initial Setup
  • FAS Hardware
  • Setting up the Cluster
Module 3: Initial Storage System Configuration
  • Role-Based Access Control
  • Licensing
  • Policies and Schedules
  • Network Time Protocol
  • The AutoSupport Tool
Module 4: Storage Management
  • Data ONTAP Storage Architecture
  • Data ONTAP File System
  • Virtual Storage Tier
  • Data ONTAP Physical Storage Configuration
  • Data ONTAP FlexVol Configuration
Module 5: Network Management
  • Network Ports
  • IPSpaces
  • Network Interfaces
  • Non-disruptive LIF Configuration
  • Network Management
  • Network Load Balancing
Module 6: Implementing NAS Protocols
  • File System Structure
  • Deploying NFS
  • Windows File Services
Module 7: Implementing SAN Protocols
  • Basic SAN Implementation
  • SAN Configuration and Multi-pathing
  • LUN Access
Module 8: Snapshot Copies
  • Defining Snapshot Technology
  • Managing Snapshot Space Usage
  • Creating Snapshot Copies
  • Restoring Data from a Snapshot Copy
Module 9: Managing Storage Space
  • Thin Provisioning
  • Deduplication and Compression
  • FlexClone Volumes
  • Quotas
  • Volume Moves in Clustered Data ONTAP
  • Growing Aggregates
  • Automatic Space Management
Module 10: Data Protection
  • Storage Failover Management
  • SnapMirror
  • SnapVault
  • MetroCluster
  • Netapp Data Protection Interfaces
Module 11: Monitoring Your Storage System
  • Monitor Your Cluster
  • Event Management
  • Determine System Health
  • Display Utilization and Performance Information
  • Performance and Statistics Collector
  • Manage Logs and Core Files
Module 12: Upgrading and Transitioning to Clustered Data ONTAP
  • Non-Disruptive Upgrades
  • Transition Fundamentals
Module 13: Bonus Material (Optional)
  • Infinite Volumes
  • Engaging NetApp Support
  • OnCommand Insight Walkthrough
  • Physical Storage Maintenance
  • Architecture
Module 14: Data Protection Technologies
  • Data Protection
  • NetApp Management Technologies
  • Additional Storage Technologies
  • MetroCluster and Data Protection
Module 15: Data Protection with NetApp Snapshot Copies
  • Data Protection with NetApp Snapshot Copies
  • Snapshot Copy Design Criteria
  • Implementing a Snapshot Copy Solution
  • Monitoring and Managing Snapshot Copies
  • Restoring Data from Snapshot Copies
  • Snapshot Copy Advanced Topics
Module 16: NetApp Replication Technologies
  • Data ONTAP Replication Technology
  • Design Criteria for SnapVault and SnapMirror Relationships
  • Policies and Volume Types
  • Implementing Cluster and SVM Peering
  • Initial Transfer and Updates
Module 17: Using SnapMirror for Data Protection
  • SnapMirror Technology
  • Implementing SnapMirror Relationships
  • SnapMirror Failover and Resync
  • SnapMirror Advance Topics
Module 18: SnapVault Backup and Recovery
  • SnapVault Technology
  • Implementing SnapVault
  • Restoring Data SnapVault
  • SnapVault Advanced Topics
  • Monitoring and Managing SnapVault and SnapMirror
Module 19: Data Protection using NDMP
  • NDMP Technology
  • Design Criteria for NDMP Solutions
  • Managing Node-Scoped NDMP
  • Managing SVM-Scoped NDMP
Appendix A Open Systems SnapVault
  • Open Systems SnapVault Fundamentals
  • Open Systems SnapVault Features
  • Open Systems SnapVault Deployment
  • Best Practices and Troubleshooting
  • Connect to the ClusterShell
  • Connect to the command shell and explore the command hierarchy
  • Review Command options
  • Compare privilege levels
  • Use partial commands and complete commands with the tab key
  • Log in to the Cluster2 with OnCommand System Manager
  • Explore the resources in the OnCommand System Manager
  • Explore package licensing
  • Configure time and time zone
  • Create a new aggregate
  • Add disks to the aggregate
  • Use System Manager to create an aggregate
  • Create a flexible volume
  • Use System Manger to create a flexible volume
  • Explore network resources and create an interface group
  • Create a VLAN
  • Create a new IPspace
  • Create a subnet for the default IPspace
  • Explore failover groups and policies
  • Configure an SVM to serve CIFS and NFS
  • Create a NAS data LIF
  • Migrate and rehome a NAS data LIF
  • Create an export policy
  • Export a volume
  • Verify and create CIFS shares
  • Access your CIFS share from a Windows client
  • Access your data volume from an NFS client
  • Verify MPIO configuration
  • Check the iSCSI software initiator name
  • Use NetApp System Manager to create an SVM for iSCSI
  • Configure the iSCSI software initiator (in Windows)
  • Access the iSCSI-attached LUN on the Windows host
  • Explore Snapshot configuration in System Manager
  • Navigate the .snapshot directory from an NFS client
  • Explore thin provisioning and storage efficiency
  • Perform a volume move
  • Create and initialize snapmirror replications
  • Compare data-protection mirror replication times
  • Add volumes and files to a replicated namespace
  • Schedule periodic snapmirror replications
  • Promote a load-sharing mirror
  • Access system logs with a web browser
  • Configure AutoSupport messages
  • Prepare the storage environment on Cluster1 and Cluster2
  • Create a job schedule
  • Create a Snapshot policy
  • Assign a Snapshot policy to a FlexVol volume
  • Restore volume data from Snapshot copies
  • Restore previous versions
  • Configure network connectivity to allow cluster peering
  • Configure Cluster peering
  • Create a volume to be used for a SnapMirror source
  • Create a SnapMirror relationship
  • Verify data transfer
  • Simulate a source volume failure
  • Break the SnapMirror relationship
  • Perform a SnapMirror reverse resynchronization
  • Restore the original SnapMirror relationship
  • Create a new FlexVol volume on a destination SVM
  • Create a new schedule on Cluster2
  • Create a SnapShot policy on the source SVM and volume
  • Create a SnapVault policy on the destination SVM
  • Create the SnapVault relationship and perform an initial transfer
  • Confirm the SnapVault data transfer
  • Perform a manual SnapVault update
  • Restore SnapVault data
Additional Fast Lane Labs:
  • Delegation of VServers and creation of VServer management LIFS
  • Using the command line to configure iSCSI SAN
  • Backup and Restore of the Cluster Configuration
  • Creating Intercluster SnapMirror Relationships from the command line
  • Managing storage efficiencies from the command line