Basic NetApp Configuration and Administration (BNCA)

Duration : 2 Days (16 Hours)

Basic NetApp Configuration and Administration (BNCA) Course Overview:

Enroll in the 2-day Basic NetApp Configuration and Administration (BNCA) course offered by TrainCrest. This course is designed to enhance your skills in configuring fundamental components of the NetApp Data ONTAP® operating system, including both clustered Data ONTAP and Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode. During the course, you will engage in lectures and hands-on practical training to learn tasks such as creating aggregates, setting up Storage Virtual Machines (SVMs), configuring Virtual Interfaces (VIFs), creating FlexVol® volumes, managing directory trees, performing Snapshot® copies, and more.

Intended Audience:

  • IT Administrators and System Administrators
  • Storage Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • IT Support Personnel
  • Data Center Managers
  • Storage Architects
  • IT Professionals involved in NetApp storage management
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining and configuring NetApp storage systems
  • IT Managers and Supervisors

Learning Objectives of Basic NetApp Configuration and Administration (BNCA):

  • Describe the basic features and functions of DATA ONTAP 8.0.1 7-Mode
  • Access the My Support knowledge base to obtain hardware and software documentation
  • Identify basic NetApp hardware components including storage system, shelves
  • Getting started on the usage of My AutoSupport features and other client self support tools
  • Describe how the WAFL file system processes read and write requests
  • Connect to a NetApp storage system through the NetApp System Manager
  • Getting started with Network administration on Data ONTAP
  • Getting started on applying system administration tasks to manage and protect data
  • Smear note logging and NetApp support features to sustain a NetApp storage system

 Module 1: NTAP Cluster Fundamentals: Clusters

  • Cluster components
  • ONTAP 9 software
  • ONTAP storage architecture
  • Cluster configurations
  • ONTAP 9 software deployments
  • Supported cluster configuration
  • Create a cluster

 Module 2: ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals: Management

  • Administrators
  • Accessing the cluster
  • Managing clusters
  • Clustershell
  • System manager dashboard
  • OnCommand Management portfolio
  • Configuring clusters
  • Managing cluster access
  • Predefined SVM roles
  • Monitoring clusters

 Module 3: ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals: Networking

  • Management and data networks
  • Ports and logical interfaces
  • IPspaces
  • Network interfaces

 Module 4: ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals: Storage Virtual Machines

  • Data SVM
  • FlexVol volumes
  • Snapshot technology
  • Volume efficiency
  • Moving volumes
  • Cloning volumes
  • SVM setup workflow
  • Editing an SVM
  • Configuring SVMs

 Module 5: ONTAP NAS Fundamentals

  • NAS
  • SVM namespace
  • NFS protocol
  • SMB protocol

 Module 6: ONTAP SAN Fundamentals

  • SAN
  • SCSI concepts
  • LUN
  • IP SAN nodes and ports
  • Implementing a SAN
  • IP SAN
  • IP SAN target configuration
  • IP SAN initiator configuration
  • LUN access steps
  • Window multipath driver overview

 Module 7: Labs

  • Navigating the NetApp OnCommand System Manager
  • Updating NetApp Oncommand System Manager administration settings
  • Synchronize the system time for Windows domain
  • Assign an NTP server to the cluster
  • Networking ports
  • IPspaces
  • Network interfaces
  • Components and features
  • FlexVol volumes
  • Volume move
  • Creating and managing SVMs
  • Explore ONTAP NAS configuration
  • Explore SMB client configuration
  • Explore the NFS client configuration
  • Explore ONTAP IP SAN configuration
  • Explore the iSCSI client configuration

Basic NetApp Configuration and Administration (BNCA) Course Prerequisites:

  • Data ONTAP 8.0 7-Mode Fundamentals WBT
  • Overview to NetApp Products WBT

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  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
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