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Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 Administration (D8CADM)

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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
  • 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
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