NetApp Storage

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NetApp Storage

    Module 1: The NetApp Storage Environment

    • Key features and functions
    • Advantages
    • Distinguish between NAS and SAN topologies
    • Describe NetApp Unified Storage Architecture

    Module 2: WAFL Simplified

    • WAFL (Write Anywhere File Layout) file system
    • WAFL file system concepts
    • including consistency points (CPs)
    • RAID management, and storage levels
    • RAID is used to protect disk data
    • WAFL file system processes write and read requests

    Module 3: Basic Administration

    • Connect remotely to a FAS system
    • Using the console and a remote host
    • Access NetApp System Manager
    • Execute commands
    • Use commands to analyze a FAS system
    • Configure and manage the NetApp AutoSupport tool

    Module 4: Physical Storage

    • Data ONTAP RAID technology
    • Identify a disk in a disk shelf based on its ID
    • Execute commands to determine a disk ID
    • Identify a hot-spark disk in a FAS system
    • Describe the effects of using multiple disk types
    • Create a 32-bit aggregate and a 64-bit aggregate
    • Execute aggregate commands
    • Calculate usable disk space

    Module 5: Logical Storage

    • Volumes in the Data ONTAP operating system
    • Define and create a flexible volume
    • Execute vol commands
    • Define and create qtrees

    Module 6: Administration Security

    • Restrict administrative access
    • Restrict console and NSM access
    • Configure a client machine

    Module 7: Networking

    • Identify the configuration of network settings
    • Components in the Data ONTAP operating system
    • Explain and configure name resolution services
    • Configure routing tables in the Data ONTAP OS
    • Define and create interface groups
    • Discuss the operation of virtual LANs (VLANs)

    Module 8: NFS

    • NFS implementation in the Data ONTAP O/S
    • License NFS on a storage system
    • Explain the purpose and format of /etc/ exports
    • List and define the export specification options
    • Describe the use of the exportfs command
    • Mount an export on a UNIX host

    Module 9: CIFS

    • Describe the CIFS environment
    • Configure the storage system
    • Share a resource on the storage system
    • Map a drive from a client

    Module 10: NAS Management

    • Security methods for protecting data
    • Security style setting for a volume and a qtree
    • Tracking and restricting storage usage
    • Explain, create, and manage quotas
    • Data ONTAP FPolicy file-screening policy

    Module 11: SAN

    • Explain the purpose of a SAN
    • Identify supported SAN configurations
    • Distinguish between Fibre Channel (FC)
    • Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and
    • iSCSI protocols
    • Define a LUN and explain LUN attributes
    • Use the LUN setup command
    • Create iSCSI-attached LUNs
    • Access and manage a LUN from a Windows host
    • Define SnapDrive data management software

    Module 12: Snapshot Copies

    • Describe the function of Snapshot copies
    • Explain the benefits of Snapshot copies
    • Identify and execute Snapshot commands
    • Create and delete Snapshot copies
    • Configure and modify Snapshot options
    • Explain the importance of the .snapshot directory
    • Schedule Snapshot copies
    • Configure and manage the Snapshot copy reserve

    Module 13: Space Management

    • Storage efficiency techniques
    • Factors that impact space consumption
    • Explain how to guarantee writes for a file
    • Deduplication and compression techniques

    Module 14: High-Availability

    • Describe high-availability (HA) solutions
    • How HA increases the reliability of storage
    • Define HA controller configuration
    • Describe the three modes of HA operation
  • Module 15: Virtualization Solutions

    • Virtualize a storage controller
    • Configure MultiStore software
    • Assign client protocols on MultiStore software

    Module 16: Backup and Recovery Methods

    • Methods available to back up and recover data
    • Use ndmpcopy to process full and incremental data transfers
    • Discuss dump and restore
    • Describe, enable, and configure NDMP on a storage system

    Module 17: Data Collection Tools

    • Use the sysstat, stats, and statit commands
    • Factors that affect RAID performance
    • Commands to collect data about write and read throughputs
    • Verify the operation of hardware, and network components
    • Commands that are used to obtain configuration and status

    Module 18: Data ONTAP Upgrades

    • Access the NetApp Support site for the following documents
    • Data ONTAP Upgrade Guide
    • Data ONTAP Release Notes
    • Use a configuration worksheet to collect data for installation
    • How to perform Data ONTAP software upgrades and reboots
    • Use the setup command to configure a storage system