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Accelerated NCDA Boot Camp Data ONTAP 7-Mode (ANCDABC87)

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Course Content

This course is a 5-day boot camp with extended hours. The course is designed to assist students in preparing for the NetApp Certified Data Administrator (NCDA) exam. The course covers the administration of Data ONTAP® Version 8.2 operating in 7-Mode. To help you prepare for exam NSO-155, please watch the FREE self-paced, web-based courses referenced above in our Special Offers.

Who should attend

This course is intended for NetApp customers, partners and employees who provide basic support and perform administrative functions of the Data ONTAP 8.2 operating system running in 7-mode and those seeking NCDA certification.

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you have attended the instructor-led D7ADM course or have the equivalent practical experience with the NetApp ONTAP operating system before attending this advanced boot camp. The web-based version of Data ONTAP 7-Mode will not provide sufficient preparation for those seeking NCDA certification upon completion of this course.

Course Objectives

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

  • Configure a Data ONTAP storage system in an NFS environment
  • Configure and administer a storage system for CIFS functionality
  • Discuss how to configure a storage system for a SAN FC environment
  • Configure and administer a storage system in a SAN iSCSI environment
  • Explain and implement the backup and recovery methods that are available in the Data ONTAP operating system
  • Describe and implement the business continuance methods that are available in the Data ONTAP operating system

Additional Fast Lane-developed content – you will learn to:

  • Perform administrative tasks on FC target ports
  • Perform administrative tasks on LUNs
  • Perform administrative tasks on initiator groups (igroups)
  • Describe how and when a LUN consumes space from its containing volume
  • Discuss backup guarantees through NetApp Snapshot reserve
  • Discuss the overwrite guarantee for space-­‐reserved LUNs
  • Analyze the default LUN configuration and two thin-­‐provisioning configurations
  • Discuss Flash Pool Design and Implementation
  • Easily implement SnapVault
  • Utilize Provisioning and Protection manager workflows with OnCommand Unified Manager

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1 NCDA Overview
  • Identify the skills and knowledge that NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA) certification verifies
  • Describe the benefits of certification
  • Explain the key concepts of Data ONTAP operating in 7-mode
Module 2 NFS Overview
  • Define NFS
  • Differentiate between NFS protocol versions
  • Recognize the differences between stateless and stateful protocols
  • Describe how the storage system acts as an NFS file server
  • List the requirements of NFS
Module 3 NFS Setup
  • Configure NFS on a NetApp® storage system
  • Configure a storage system to perform IP to host-name resolution
  • Add Network Information Server (NIS) to manage users, groups, and name-to-IP resolution
  • Configure a storage system to centrally manage users and groups
  • Configure PC-NFS and WebNFS environments to extend the reach of NFS
Module 4 Exports and Mounts
  • Identify exportable resources
  • Export and unexport resources to clients, subnets, and netgroups
  • Manage exports with the exportfs command
  • Create mount points and mount exported resources on a client
  • Monitor the usage of exported resources
  • Explain how to monitor exports with access cache
Module 5 CIFS Overview
  • Describe basic CIFS terminology and CIFS versions
  • Describe the role of the Data ONTAP storage system within Windows environments:
    • Microsoft® Windows® workgroup
    • Non-Windows workgroup
    • Windows domains
  • Describe host name resolution
  • Describe user authentication and authorization
Module 6 CIFS Workgroups
  • License CIFS on a storage system
  • Join a storage system to a Microsoft® Windows® workgroup environment using the CIFS setup command
  • Review the results of CIFS setup
  • Manage newly created configuration files for a CIFS workgroup environment
Module 7 CIFS Shares and Sessions
  • Display the list of shared resources available on the storage system
  • Configure a client machine to access a storage system share
  • Identify users and hosts that are connected to the storage system in CIFS sessions
  • Add, modify, and delete shares
Module 8 CIFS Access Control
  • Create and manage local users for a storage system
  • Create and manage local users for a storage system
  • Create local group and local users for that group
  • Use the CLI (command-line interface), NetApp® System Manager, and Microsoft® tools to add, delete, and modify access permissions for shares
  • Use Microsoft tools to add, delete, and modify access permissions for files and folders
Module 9 CIFS Domains
  • Terminate the CIFS service to prepare for CIFS domain configuration
  • Reconfigure the CIFS service for a Windows® domain
  • Identify the resulting files
  • Create domain users and add the domain users to a local storage system group
  • Configure preferred domain controllers (DCs)
Module 10 NAS Multiprotocol
  • Describe security styles and how they affect file permissions
  • Determine and verify user mappings for CIFS users that access UNIX® volumes and qtrees and mixed volumes and qtrees
  • Determine and verify user mappings for UNIX users that are access New Technology File System (NTFS) volumes and qtrees and mixed volumes and qtrees
  • Describe the WAFL (Write Anywhere File Layout) Credential Cache
Module 11 NAS Troubleshooting
  • Locate options and configuration files that might be misconfigured on the storage system
  • Test for Domain Name System (DNS) resolution on both the storage system and the client
  • Use client-side tools to test the client configuration
  • Use storage system and client tools to isolate network system blockages
  • Recognize typical error messages and list the commands to identify their sources
Module 12 SAN Overview
  • Describe the differences between network-attached storage (NAS) and storage area network (SAN)
  • List the protocols to implement a SAN environment
  • Define a LUN, initiator, and target
  • Describe ports, worldwide node names (WWNNs), and worldwide port names (WWPNs)
  • Implement a SAN
Module 13 iSCSI Connectivity
  • Describe multiple-path implementation with iSCSI connectivity
  • Configure network ports on Windows® and NetApp® systems
  • Identify the node name (WWNN) on Windows and NetApp systems
  • Configure and verify multiple-path iSCSI connectivity between Windows and NetApp systems
Module 14 FC Connectivity
  • Implement multiple paths with Fibre Channel (FC) connectivity
  • Configure FC ports on Windows® and Data ONTAP systems
  • Describe the commands and utilities to identify worldwide node names (WWNNs) and worldwide port names (WWPNs) on Windows® and Data ONTAP systems
Module 15 LUN Access
  • Describe the steps that are required to enable a Windows® Server initiator to access a LUN on a storage system
Module 16 Availability Features
  • Describe the features that you can use to ensure system availability
  • Explain RAID-DP functionality
  • Define SyncMirror
  • Define the high-availability controller configuration
  • Describe a stretch MetroCluster environment
  • List the basic steps to implement a stretch MetroCluster
  • Describe a fabric-attached MetroCluster environment
  • List the basic steps to implement a fabric-attached MetroCluster
Module 17 Managing Snapshot Copies
  • Describe the functions and benefits of Snapshot and SnapRestore technologies
  • Use the storage system CLI and NetApp System Manager interfaces to manage Snapshot copies
  • Manage and reclaim space used by Snapshot copies
  • Use Snapshot copies to restore lost data
Module 18 SnapMirror Technology
  • Explain the SnapMirror Async, Sync, and Semi-Sync modes of operation
  • Describe how volume SnapMirror and qtree SnapMirror software replicate data
  • Configure SnapMirror software
  • Perform advanced SnapMirror operations
  • Explain SnapMirror performance impact
Module 19 Managing SnapVault Technology
  • Describe SnapVault® components and benefits
  • Configure SnapVault software on primary and secondary systems
  • Administer a SnapVault backup on primary and secondary systems
  • Describe the application-consistent backup operations
  • Restore data from secondary system to primary system
Module 20 Open Systems SnapVault
  • Describe how Open Systems SnapVault® integrates with Data ONTAP® SnapVault
  • Describe Open Systems SnapVault advanced features
  • Configure and administer Open Systems SnapVault
  • Perform Open Systems SnapVault backup and restore operations
  • Troubleshoot and resolve Open Systems SnapVault transfer failures
Module 21 Storage Efficiency
  • Utilize FlexClone technology to create efficient copies of volumes, files, and LUNs
  • Use deduplication and compression to manage data growth
Module 22 Performance and Data Collections Tools
  • Use Data ONTAP operating system commands and tools to capture performance data
  • Describe Data ONTAP tools that can affect performance
  • Use the reallocate command to maintain performance
  • Use recommended techniques to optimize Data ONTAP configuration for SAN and NAS
Lab Exercises

Lab 1-1 Log in to the exercise environment
Lab 1-2 Perform a health check on the storage systems and the Linux server
Lab 1-3 Install NetApp OnCommand System Manager
Lab 1-4 Add storage systems to System Manager
Lab 1-5 Use OnCommand System Manager to create aggregates
Lab 1-6 Use OnCommand System Manger to create an aggregate with a flash pool
Lab 1-7 Use the CLI to create aggregates
Lab 1-8 Use the CLI to create an aggregate with a flash pool
Lab 1-9 Destroy an aggregate and initialize its disks
Lab 1-10 Create a Flexvol volumes
Lab 1-11 Resize Flexvol volumes
Lab 1-12 Create Qtrees
Lab 2-1 Use the CLI to investigate the status of the NFS protocol
Lab 2-2 Investigate NIS and LDAP
Lab 2-3 Investigate NFS protocols and configuration files
Lab 3-1 Determine if the storage system is accessible from a unix or unix host
Lab 3-2 Enable the NFS protocol
Lab 3-3 Create a netgroup on the storage system
Lab 3-4 Designate a unix host as an administrative host
Lab 3-5 Designate a unix host as an administrative host
Lab 4-1 Change the permissions for the root volume export
Lab 4-2 Mount exported volumes on a unix administration host
Lab 4-3 Use system manager to export a Qtree to a subnet
Lab 4-4 Use a unix admin host to export a Qtree to a netgroupbr] Lab 5-1 Investigate the status of the CIFS protocol on your storage systems
Lab 6-1 Execute the CIFS setup script
Lab 6-2 Determine the CIFS protocol status
Lab 6-3 Map a drive to the root volume of the storage system
Lab 7-1 View CIFS shares from the CLI, system manager, or computer management
Lab 7-2 Use the CLI to create shares
Lab 7-3 Use system manager to create shares
Lab 7-4 Use Windows Computer Management to create shares
Lab 7-5 View file and folder properties from the windows host
Lab 7-6 Display CIFS session information from the storage system CLI
Lab 8-1 Add a local user account on the storage system
Lab 8-2 Add a local group to a storage system
Lab 8-3 Grant share access to the new group
Lab 9-1 Determine whether CIFS configuration prerequisites are met
Lab 9-2 Set up the prerequisites for CIFS configuration
Lab 9-3 Use system manager to terminate CIFS services
Lab 9-4 Use the CIFS setup wizard to join a storage system to a Windows domain
Lab 9-5 Use the storage system CLI to join a storage system to a Windows domain
Lab 9-6 Create a domain user as a member of the built-in administrators group
Lab 9-7 Use Windows Computer Management to manage storage system shares
Lab 9-8 Display CIFS session
Lab 10-1 Configure multiprotocol access
Lab10-2 Use the WCC to view the mapping of unix to Windows users
Lab 10-3 Create, share, and export unix, NTFS, and mixed-style Qtrees
Lab 10-4 Access a unix-style volume as a Window server
Lab 10-5 Access NTFS security-style volumes as a unix user
Lab 10-6 Troubleshoot multiprotocol access
Lab 11-1 Send an autosupport message
Lab 11-2 Locate storage system diagnostic log files
Lab 11-3 Recall diagnostic commands to enter on the storage system
Lab 11-4 Capture a packet trace
Lab 11-5 Recall diagnostic commands to enter on a unix host
Lab 11-6 Recall diagnostic commands to enter on a windows host
Lab 12-1 Identify the components of your SAN exercise environment
Lab 13-1 Configure iSCSI on a storage system
Lab 13-2 Configure Windows for MPIO
Lab 13-3 Install NetApp Host Utilities
Lab 13-4 Configure iSCSI on Window
Lab 13-5 Confirm an iSCSI session on a storage system
Lab 13-6 Confirm a second iSCSI session on Windows
Lab 15-1 Create a Flexvol volume to contain LUNs
Lab 15-2 Create a LUN that is mapped to an igroup
Lab 15-3 Initialize a LUN with disk management
Lab 15-4 Provision a LUN with disk management
Lab 15-5 Make the mounting of a LUN persistent
Lab 15-6 Move a volume
Lab 17-1 Manage Snapshot copies on the storage system CLI and System Manager
Lab 17-2 Ensure that Snapshot directories are visible to CIFS and NFS users
Lab 17-3 Restore a windows file from a Snapshot copy
Lab 17-4 Create a data-loss test scenario
Lab 17-5 Use SnapRestore technology to restore a volume
Lab 17-6 Use SnapRestore technology to restore a file
Lab 18-1 Identify the source and destination systems
Lab 18-2 Set up SnapMirror on the source storage system
Lab 18-3 Set up SnapMirror on the destination storage system
Lab 18-4 Initiate a baseline transfer and schedule updates
Lab 18-5 Update the SnapMirror relationship
Lab 18-6 Break the SnapMirror relationship
Lab 18-7 Resynchronize the relationship from the source storage system
Lab 18-8 Reinstate the original SnapMirror relationship
Lab 18-9 Configure synchronous SnapMirror mode
Lab 19-1 Identify primary and secondary systems
Lab 19-2 Configure SnapVault software on the primary system
Lab 19-3 Configure SnapVault software on the secondary system
Lab 19-4 Initialize the transfer
Lab 19-5 Perform a restore
Lab 19-6 Restart the backup relationship
Lab 20-1 Install Open Systems SnapVault for Windows server
Lab 20-2 Configure the SnapVault secondary system
Lab 20-3 Configure Windows Server 2012 firewall settings
Lab 20-4 Establish the Open Systems SnapVault baseline
Lab 20-5 Perform a restore and resume SnapVault operations
Lab 21-1 Enable, schedule, and run volume deduplication operations
Lab 21-2 Create a FlexClone volume clone
Lab 21-3 Create a FlexClone LUN clone and work with fractional reserve
Lab 22-1 Locate statistics on flash pool performance
Lab 22-2 Set processing priorities with the FlexShare tool
Lab 22-3 Use the sysstat command to collect performance statistics
Lab 22-4 Use the stats command to collect performance statistics

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Duration: 5 days

Price:
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60 NTU   NTU's may not have the same redemption value if used in a country other than where they were purchased.

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Duration: 5 days

Price:
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60 NTU   NTU's may not have the same redemption value if used in a country other than where they were purchased.

 
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