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ONTAP MetroCluster Installation (MCCIIW)

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About this Course

MetroCluster software is a unique high-availability and disaster-recovery solution. This is an advanced course where you will learn how to cable and set up a MetroCluster environment. Using active, participatory exercises, you practice the configuration and verification steps. You also learn how to identify component failures and practice recovery steps

Who should attend

NetApp customers, partners, and employees

Class Prerequisites

What You Will Learn

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

  • Describe the major architectural components of a MetroCluster environment in ONTAP 9
  • Cable nodes, back-end FC switches and FibreBridge devices
  • Set up bridges and back-end FC switches
  • Configure the clusters at both sites in a MetroCluster environment
  • Set up a MetroCluster configuration and serve data to clients
  • Detect and recover from failures in a MetroCluster environment
  • Install and configure Tiebreaker software

Outline: ONTAP MetroCluster Installation (MCCIIW)

Module 1: MetroCluster Overview

  • Introduction to MetroCluster
  • MetroCluster configuration components
  • Supported hardware
  • MetroCluster Implementation steps
  • Configuration tools

Module 2: MetroCluster Cabling

  • Disk requirements
  • Fabric MetroCluster cabling overview

Module 3: Bridge and Switch Configuration

  • ATTO BibreBridge configuration
  • Brocade FC switch configuration
  • In-order-delivery (IOD)
  • out-of-order delivery (OOD)

Module 4: Cluster Configuration

  • Disk ownership configuration
  • Cluster setup

Module 5: MetroCluster Configuration

  • MetroCluster setup
  • Verification
  • Monitoring
  • SVM configuration
  • Unmirrored aggregate
  • SnapLock aggregates
  • NetApp volume encryption (NVE)

Module 6: Failure Scenarios

  • Recognize and respond to failures
  • Switchover
  • Switchback

Module 7: TieBreaker Configuration

  • TieBreaker software introduction
  • Installation
  • Configuration

Appendix A: Advanced Administration

  • Transitioning
  • Reallocating free space
  • Performance testing
  • Nondisruptive upgrade in a MetroCluster environment
  • Integrating with vSphere 6
  • Comparing features
  • Scaling out
  • Controller upgrades
  • NVRAM allocation

Appendix B: Basic MetroCluster Troubleshooting

Appendix C: Front-End FC Fabrics in a MetroCluster Environment

Appendix D: FlexPod Solution in an All Flash FAS MetroCluster Environment

  • FlexPod solution
  • MetroCluster FlexPod full-stack architecture
  • vMSC validation: failure scenarios and behavior

Appendix E: The ProLion ClusterLion Solution

  • ClusterLion: an alternative to TieBreaker

Appendix F: Brocade Network Advisor


Labs:

  • Identify the exercise environment
  • Identify a supported configuration in the IMT
  • Inspect the environment
  • Log into the exercise environment
  • Power off the controller
  • Cable SAS shelf connections
  • Cable ATTO connections
  • Cable controller FC connections
  • Cable FC-VI connections
  • Cable the switchless cluster interconnect
  • Cable cluster peering connections
  • Cable ISL between Site A FC switches and Site B FC switches
  • Assign shelf IDs
  • Use the UI to verify bridge configuration
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 2 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 1,800
  • NetApp Training Units: 24 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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