Configuring and Monitoring NetApp E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems

Duration : 4 Days (32 Hours)

Configuring and Monitoring NetApp E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems Course Overview:

The Configuring and Monitoring NetApp E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems certification is a testament to an individual’s expertise in efficiently managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting E-Series and EF-Series storage systems. This certification encompasses essential skills related to hardware configuration, volume management, and fault detection within these storage systems. Industries, particularly those heavily dependent on robust data storage and management, such as IT and finance, leverage this certification to identify proficient professionals capable of overseeing their storage infrastructure. Earning this certification ensures seamless business operations, superior data management, and the uninterrupted flow of critical information.

Intended Audience:

  • IT Professionals responsible for managing NetApp storage systems
  • System administrators with networking and storage responsibilities
  • Data center engineers specializing in storage technologies
  • Network managers looking to expand their knowledge of NetApp products
  • IT technicians seeking to improve their skills in storage system configuration and monitoring.

Learning Objectives of Configuring and Monitoring NetApp E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems:

The primary learning objectives of the Configuring and Monitoring NetApp E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems course are to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to effectively configure and monitor these storage systems. Course participants are expected to develop proficiency in identifying and deploying E-Series and EF-Series NetApp solutions, creating and managing various storage configurations, and understanding and implementing best practice monitoring strategies. The course also aims to familiarize students with the troubleshooting processes geared towards efficiently resolving potential system issues. Overall, students should emerge with a comprehensive understanding of NetApp E-Series and EF-Series storage systems operation and management.

Module 1: Introduction to E-Series and EF-Series Storage

  • E-Series and EF-Series storage products
  • SANtricity management interfaces
  • SANtricity storage manager
  • SANtricity unified manager
  • System manager overview

Module 2: E-Series and EF-Series Functionality

  • Configuration and I/O Operations
  • Cache and battery operation
  • Data assurance
  • Media scan
  • Drive security

Module 3: Configuration Concepts and Initial Setup

  • Host-Side configuration concepts
  • Disk-side configuration concepts
  • Pool and volume group configuration concepts
  • Initial setup steps
  • Additional setup steps

Module 4: Volume Group Administration

  • Volume groups
  • Creating volume groups and volumes
  • System administration tasks
  • Managing volume group disks

Module 5: Pools Administration

  • Pools
  • Creating unsecured disk pools and volumes
  • Creating secure pools
  • System administration tasks
  • Managing disk pool disks

Module 6: SSD Cache Administration

  • SSD Cache overview
  • SSD Cache administration

Module 7: Snapshot Administration

  • The SANtricity Snapshot Feature
  • Snapshot administration
  • Snapshot volume operational sequences
  • Snapshot volume administration
  • Snapshot consistency group administration

Module 8: Copy Volume Function

  • Copy volume function overview
  • Copy volume administration

Module 9: Mirroring Administration

  • Mirroring technology
  • Synchronous mirroring
  • Synchronous mirroring administration
  • Asynchronous mirroring
  • Asynchronous mirroring administration
  • SANtricity feature considerations

Module 10: Data Collection and Monitoring

  • Resources for collection and monitoring
  • Storage array component information
  • AutoSupport support tool
  • Informational files
  • Performance monitoring

Module 11: General Administrative Tasks

  • General administrative tasks
  • Alert management
  • Storage array, controller and drive tasks
  • Managing upgrades

Configuring and Monitoring NetApp E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems Course Prerequisites:

• Understanding of basic networking concepts
• Familiarity with SAN/NAS storage concepts
• Work experience with NetApp E-Series or EF-Series storage systems
• Specialized training in storage administration
• Proficiency in using Command Line Interface (CLI) and GUI-based tools for system management
• Knowledge of storage system installation and setup.

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  • Networking opportunities
  • Real-time feedback
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  • Familiar environment
  • Confidentiality
  • Team building
  • Immediate application

Training Exclusives

This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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