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Course Outline:-


·         Introduction to SNIA & SAN Fundamentals

·         Introduction, Overview features and functions of Data ONTAP

·         Basic Administration

·         Managing Disks and Volumes

·         Networking

·         NFS Administration

·         CIFS Administration in Windows

·         Multiprotocol Administration

·         SAN Administration

·         Installation

·         Snapshots

·         Quotas Administration

·         NDMP

·         Vol copy

·         SnapRestore

·         SnapMirror

·         Replication setup

·         Cluster mode

·         Cluster Configuration and Management

·         Differences between 7.x Ontap and 8.x Ontap

·         & ONTAP 9.0

·         Difference between 7 mode and C Mode?







NetApp Data Ontap Fundamentals




·         Primary function of a storage appliance

·         Identify the protocols supported by a storage appliance

·         Describe the WAFL File System

·         Describe the Snapshot feature

·         Describe how NVRAM is implemented

·         Describe how RAID is implemented


Basic Administration


·         Access and execute commands using the console

·         Navigate and execute commands using FilerView

·         View a storage appliance’s system configuration

·         Access a storage appliance’s configuration files from a remote admin host

·         Setup and test the Autosupport service


Managing Disks and Volumes


·         Describe storage appliance RAID group concepts

·         Design a hot spare disk strategy

·         Describe how disks may be mixed and matched

·         Describe RAID configuration options

·         Configure RAID groups

·         Describe disk drive qualification

·         Identify and recover from insertion of an unqualified disk






·         Describe hostname resolution as it applies to storage appliances

·          Manage interface parameters on a storage appliance

·         Describe the physical interfaces used by the filer

·         Create virtual interfaces (VLANs and VIFs) used by the storage appliance


NFS Administration


·         Explain the purpose and format of the /etc/exports file

·         List and define the export specification options

·         Explain the rules for exports & Describe the use of the exportfs command to modify exports

·         Explain the use of the export specifications to grant access privileges

·         Describe the syntax for listing options and hosts in the command line

·         Detail the limitations for each option


CIFS Administration Windows 2000


·         List the prerequisites for running CIFS setup

·         Run cifs setup to configure the storage appliance

·         Explain the relationship between directories on the storage appliance and access to them from user machines

·         Describe the options and required specifications when creating a share

·         Use the cifs shares command to create shares


MultiProtocol Administration


·         Distinguish a qtree from a volume and list the advantages of using qtrees

·         List the limitations of using qtrees

·         Create qtrees with the qtree command

·         Display qtree information using the qtree status command

·         Set the security style of a qtree


SAN Administration

·         Define SAN

·         Describe and illustrate the supported configurations

·         Distinguish between FCP and iSCSI protocols

·         Define LUN

·         Overview of LUN attributes to specify

·         Prepare the storage appliance

·         Prepare the host

·         Describe how the lun setup program works




·         Identify the location of hardware and software installation information

·         List steps to prepare for Installation and info needed to complete the install

·         Configure a new storage appliance

·         Describe the different types of installation procedures

·         Upgrade Data ONTAP via CIFS, NFS and the software command

·         Re-purpose a storage appliance




·         Describe how snapshots function

·         Recognize and perform snapshot commands

·         Set and modify snapshot options

·         Create a snapshot schedule


      Quotas Administration


·         Describe how quotas are used to restrict and track disk access

·         Determine the function of quotas & Recognize the purpose of the /etc/quotas file

·         Interpret the contents of the /etc/quotas file

·         Define the function and syntax of quota, quota resize, quota report, and quota logmsg commands

·         Turn quotas on for a specific volume & Display a quota report to view current status

·         Identify and define the function of two special entries in the /etc/quotas file



·         Define NDMP, Describe the purpose and function of NDMP

·         Identify the types of tape devices that can be used with NDMP

·         Turn on NDMP services, Check NDMP status & Terminate an NDMP session


 Vol copy


·         Describe the purpose and function of the volume copy feature

·         Recognize benefits of using vol copy

·         Describe considerations for using vol copy

·         Recognize situations where vol copy would be used

·         Recognize correct command syntax

·         Recognize options and arguments used with the command

·         Identify the pre-requisites for performing volume copy operations

·         Use the vol copy command to copy a volume




·         Explain how snapRestore works with snapshot copies

·         Describe what snapRestore reverts

·         Reverts a volume or a file using snapRestore

·         Explain how snapRestore works with snapmirror

·         Describe the effects of snaprestore on backup operations




·         Explain the snapmirror Async,sync and semi-sync modes of operation

·         Describe how volume snapmirror and Qtree SnapMirror replicate data

·         Configure SnapMirror

·         Perform advanced SnapMirror operations

·         Explain SnapMirror performance impact

·         Types of vserver

·         Types of lifs

·         vserver create, modify,delete

·         lifs create, modify, delete

·         Replication setup (snapmirror) on SVM level and volume level

·         Encryption on disk level and volume level (NSE and NVE)

·         Deduplication and compression

·         vscan setup

·         ONTAP upgrade

·         Power cycle activities

·         Migrating the data from 7 mode to Cluster mode via 7MTT

·         SAN concepts (Brocade & Cisco SAN switches)

·         Other concepts (OSI, DNS, Networking bascis)

·         Core troubleshooting on real time scenarios

·         Awareness on ticketing tools, Daily standup meetings & insights on RCA.

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Institute Info

Faculty : arun
Duration : 45 Days
Course Fee : 20,000
Training Type : Online

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