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Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 Administration (DCADM)

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  • Enhanced Labs and Content! Fast Lane has created additional hands-on labs for the NetApp Cluster-Mode Administration course. These labs create a more in-depth experience in the classroom and give you more skills in the work place. Fast Lane is also providing additional content covering 7-Mode Transition to Clustered Data ONTAP.

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Course Content

Data ONTAP® 8 is the next generation data storage operating system from NetApp. In this course, you will learn the evolution of clustered Data ONTAP, utilize new features such as flash pool and infinite volumes, understand the benefits of scalability, be able to explain the architecture and functionality of a Data ONTAP, and be able to configure and manage, a Data ONTAP cluster.

The Fast Lane Cluster-Mode enhanced labs add value to the student lab experience by providing additional exercises on the following topics:

  • 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

Additional information about 7-Mode Transition to Clustered Data ONTAP is also being provided. Topics include:

  • Migration Methodology
  • 7-Mode Transition Tool
  • The Migration Process
  • Migrating Qtrees
  • NetApp Migration Services

Who should attend

Anyone who wants hands-on experience with Data ONTAP Cluster-Mode

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

The below courses are recommended before attending the Data ONTAP Cluster-Mode Administration class.

Course Objectives

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

  • Explain the primary benefits of a Data ONTAP cluster
  • Create a cluster
  • Implement role-based administration
  • Manage the physical and logical resources within a cluster
  • Manage features to guarantee nondisruptive operations
  • Discuss storage and RAID concepts
  • Create aggregates
  • List the steps that are required to enable storage failover (SFO)
  • Create a flash pool
  • Build a namespace using multiple volumes
  • Configure FlexCache
  • Create an infinite volume
  • Identify supported cluster interconnect switches
  • Set up and configure SAN and NAS protocols
  • Configure the storage-efficiency features
  • Administer mirroring technology and data protection
  • Explain the notification capabilities of a cluster
  • Scale a cluster horizontally
  • Configure the storage QoS feature

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1 Overview
  • Explain the primary benefits of Data ONTAP clustering
  • Indentify the scope of Data ONTAP concepts such as node virtual storage servers (Vservers), administrative Vservers, and data Vservers
Module 2 Installation and Configuration
  • Configure nodes and install the operating system
  • Create a cluster to the Expand a cluster two nodes
  • Set the dates, times, and time zones of the nodes in the cluster
Module 3 Cluster Administration Basics
  • Describe and utilize the various tools to manage a cluster
  • Determine which commands are available for a command directory
  • Determine whether parameters are required or optional for a command
  • Switch among privilege levels
  • Describe the Vserver administrative roles
  • Explore policies and job schedules
  • Discuss the enhanced node-locked licensing model
Module 4 Architecture
  • Show the end-to-end path of a file write request through a cluster
  • Answer questions about replicated database (RDB) concepts
  • Identify the differences between a vol0 root volume and a data virtual storage server (Vserver) root volume
Module 5 Physical Data Storage
  • Draw the connections from a high-availability (HA) pair of controllers to the disk shelves
  • Discuss storage and RAID concepts
  • Create aggregates
  • List the steps that are required to enable storage failover (SFO)
  • Explain and enable ―two-node HA‖ mode for two-node clusters
  • Create a flash pool
Module 6 Logical Data Storage
  • Create a volume
  • Build a namespace by using multiple volumes
  • Configure FlexCache storage
  • Create an infinite volume
Module 7 Physical Networking
  • Draw the connections of the network cables from the three networks to a controller
  • Explain port roles
  • Create an interface group
  • Configure virtual LAN (VLAN) tagged ports
  • Identify supported cluster interconnect switches
  • Discuss switchless two-node clusters and single-node clusters
Module 8 Logical Networking
  • Create NAS data logical interfaces (LIFs)
  • Create a LIF failover group
  • Migrate and revert a NAS data LIF
  • Configure DNS load balancing
Module 9 NAS Protocols
  • Create an export policy for a data Vserver
  • Create an NFS configuration for a data Vserver
  • Create a CIFS domain, server, and share
  • Mount exports and shares to NFS and CIFS clients
  • Create name mapping rules between NFS and CIFS
Module 10 SAN Protocols
  • Explain the differences between the supported SAN protocols
  • Identify the components that implement scalable SAN on a cluster
  • Configure iSCSI on a cluster and create a LUN
  • Configure a Windows iSCSI initiator
  • Create a portset and an igroup
Module 11 Storage Efficiency
  • Discuss the storage-efficiency features that are built into clustered Data ONTAP
  • Identify the commands that are needed to manage storage efficiency
Module 12 Data Protection: Snapshot and SnapMirror Copies
  • Create a Snapshot copy of a volume and create Snapshot policies
  • Create load-sharing (LS) and data-protection (DP) mirror copies
  • Manually and automatically replicate mirror copies
  • Promote an LS mirror copy to replace its read/write volume
  • Restore a Snapshot copy to be a read/write volume
  • Configure Vserver and cluster peering for data protection
Module 13 Data Protection: Backups and Disaster Recovery
  • Configure and replicate to SnapVault backups
  • Answer questions about NDMP backup
  • Discuss disaster recovery in a clustered Environment
Module 14 Cluster Management
  • Explain how to configure and use the AutoSupport tool
  • Demonstrate the use of the cluster Event Management System (EMS)
  • Nondisruptively upgrade the Data ONTAP software
  • Scale the cluster’s storage capacity by adding disks to an aggregate
  • Configure the Storage QoS feature
  • Identify any offline storage
  • Review the required steps for forcing a system core dump

Module 15 Recommended Practices
  • Identify some recommended practices for clustered Data ONTAP high availability
  • List some of the ways to balance clustered Data ONTAP resources
  • Describe some of the methods for managing a cluster
  • Enumerate some of the ways to protect and recover a cluster from a disaster

Lab Exercises

Lab 1-1 Identify Cluster-Mode concepts as a physical or logical
Lab 1-2 Identify the scope of Cluster-Mode concepts
Lab 2-1 Create a cluster and configure the first node in the cluster
Lab 2-2 Add a second note to the cluster
Lab 2-3 Preserve free space on vol0 volumes
Lab 3-1 Connect to the command shell and explore the command hierarchy
Lab 3-2 Review command options
Lab 3-3 Compare privilege levels
Lab 3-4 Use Partial commands and complete commands with the tab key
Lab 3-5 Install NetApp OnCommand System Manger
Lab 3-6 Configure NetApp OnCommand System Manager for your cluster
Lab 3-7 Explore package licensing
Lab 4-1 Identify kernel and user-space processes
Lab 4-2 Explain RDB and quorum concepts
Lab 4-3 vol0 and Vserver root volumes uses and limitations
Lab 5-1 Create a new aggregate
Lab 5-2 Add disks to the aggregate
Lab 5-3 Use System Manager to create an aggregate
Lab 5-4 Create a Flash Pool
Lab 6-1 Create a cluster Vserver
Lab 6-2 Create a flexible volume
Lab 6-3 Use System Manager to create a flexible volume
Lab 6-4 Configure FlexCache for a volume
Lab 6-5 Configure an infinite volume
Lab 7-1 Identify port roles
Lab 7-2 Create an interface group
Lab 7-3 Create a VLAN
Lab 8-1 Create a NSA data LIF
Lab 8-2 Explore routing groups
Lab 8-3 Migrate a data LIF
Lab 8-4 Rehome a data LIF
Lab 8-5 Failover a data LIF
Lab 8-6 Delete the VLANs and the interface group
Lab 8-7 Create a failover group
Lab 9-1 Configure a Vserver to serve CIFS and NFS
Lab 9-2 Create a NAS data LIF
Lab 9-3 Create an export policy
Lab 9-4 Create and export a volume
Lab 9-5 Create a CIFS share
Lab 9-6 Access your CIFS share share from a Windows client
Lab 9-7 Configure CIFS Home Directories
Lab 9-8 Access your data from a NFS client
Lab 10-1 Use NetApp System Manger to create a Vserver for iSCSI
Lab 10-2 Enable an aggregate as a resource for a Vserver
Lab 10-3 Configure Windows for MPIO
Lab 10-4 Install the Windows Host Utilities
Lab 10-5 Configure the iSCSI software initiator (in Windows)
Lab 10-6 Use NetApp System Manager to create an iSCSI-attached LUN
Lab 10-7 Access the iSCSI-attached LUN on the Windows host
Lab 11-1 Create a volume
Lab 11-2 Resize a volume
Lab 11-3 Create a Qtree and set quotas
Lab 11-4 Use FlexClone volumes
Lab 11-5 Enable deduplication and data compression
Lab 12-1 Create and initialize LS and DP SnapMirror replications
Lab 12-2 Compare DP mirror replication times
Lab 12-3 Add volumes and files to a replicated namespace
Lab 12-4 Schedule periodic SnapMirror replications
Lab 12-5 Promote an LS mirror
Lab 12-6 Set up an intercluster peer relationship
Lab 12-7 Configure a Vserver peer relationship
Lab 12-8 Use System Manager to configure to SnapMirror relationship
Lab 12-9 Use the CLI to configure a SnapMirror relationship
Lab 12-10 Update SnapMirror relationship
Lab 13-1 Configure a SnapVault relationship
Lab 13-2 Restore from a SnapVault backup
Lab 14-1 Move a volume
Lab 14-2 Use roles to delegate administrative tasks
Lab 14-3 Explore the storage QOS feature

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
Classroom training

Duration: 5 days

Price:
  • US$ 4,500
NetApp Training Units:

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

Online training

Duration: 5 days

Price:
  • US$ 4,500
NetApp Training Units:

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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