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ONTAP Cluster Administration (ONTAP9ADM)

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: NetApp ONTAP 9 Clusters

  • ONTAP deployment options
  • The Cluster
  • Storage Virtual Machine's (SVMs)

Module 2: Cluster Setup

  • Supported All Flash FAS and FAS configurations
  • Setting up a Cluster
  • Administration Interfaces

Module 3: Cluster Management

  • Access control
  • Date and Time
  • Licenses
  • Policies, Jobs and Schedules

Module 4: Network Management

  • NetApp ONTAP Network Review
  • Network Ports
  • Network Traffic Segregation
  • LIFs
  • Nondisruptive LIF configuration
  • Routing Management

Module 5: Physical Storage Management

  • Drives, RAID and Aggregates
  • Advanced Drive Partitioning
  • Flash Cache and Flash Pool
  • FabricPool Aggregates

Module 6: Logical Storage Management

  • Flexible Volumes
  • Provisioning Storage Resources
  • Moving Storage Resources

Module 7: Data Access

  • Using NAS Protocols to Access Data
  • Use SAN Protocols to Access Data

Module 8: Data Protection

  • Manage Snapshot Copies
  • Restore Data from a Snapshot Copy
  • Backup and Replicate Data
  • Compliance
  • Storage Encryption

Module 9: Storage Efficiency

  • Thin Provisioning
  • Deduplication and Compression
  • Flash Efficiency
  • FlexClone Volumes

Module 10: Cluster Maintenance

  • Data collection, Monitoring and Automation Tools
  • Backing up and Restore Cluster Configuration
  • Upgrading your Cluster
  • Performance Recommended Practices
  • Technical Support
  • Documentation

Module 11: Course Review

ONTAP9ADM Labs:

  • Exploring ONTAP Management UIs
  • Managing ONTAP clusters and administrators
  • Managing physical and logical network resources
  • Managing virtual network resources
  • Managing physical storage
  • Exploring RAID-TEC and creating a flash pool
  • Managing data volumes
  • Configuring NAS protocols in an SVM
  • Configuring iSCSI in an SVM
  • Managing Snapshot copies
  • Encrypting a volume
  • Managing storage efficiency
  • Managing FlexClone volumes
  • Bonus Exercise: creating a FlexGroup volume
  • Installing and configuring Config Advisor