Accelerated NCDA Boot Camp Data ONTAP 7-Mode
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Accelerated NCDA Boot Camp Data ONTAP 7-Mode

Category ID Duration Price
NetApp 13206 5 Day(s) $4,475.00
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Description

This is a 5-day bootcamp that expands upon what students learned in the D7ADM course in order to prepare for the NCDA 7-mode certification exam. This is an accelerated course with extended hours so come prepared work hard and become a knowledgeable user of Data ONTAP 7-mode.

Objectives

• 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

Prerequisites

• Three years of experience in a storage related function, such as storage administrator or field engineer
• Six months experience with NetApp storage solutions
• Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration (D7ADM)

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

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

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