ONTAP Cluster Installation Workshop (COIW)

Duration : 2 Days (16 Hours)

ONTAP Cluster Installation Workshop (COIW) Course Overview:

The ONTAP Cluster Installation Workshop (COIW) certification is a prestigious technical credential that validates an individual’s expertise in implementing NetApp hardware and networking protocols. This certification confirms the ability to administer ONTAP systems, Microsoft Windows, UNIX, and VMware hosts. Industries rely on this certification to ensure their employees have a deep understanding of ONTAP technology, including cluster management, data protection, and high availability. Organizations that implement advanced cloud and data storage systems highly value certified professionals, as they ensure optimal efficiency and security in managing their data infrastructure, leading to reliable and seamless operations.

Intended Audience:

  • IT professionals responsible for the setup and management of ONTAP clusters.
  • System administrators working on NetApp storage systems.
  • Network engineers seeking to enhance their knowledge in cluster installation.
  • Technical personnel involved in data center operations.
  • Network architects planning and designing storage solutions.

Learning Objectives of ONTAP Cluster Installation Workshop (COIW):

The learning objectives of the ONTAP Cluster Installation Workshop (COIW) course are:

  • To provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of ONTAP clusters, including key concepts and terminology.
  • To enable participants to confidently configure and troubleshoot ONTAP clusters.
  • To familiarize participants with essential tools and interfaces, such as System Setup, ONTAP System Manager, and the ONTAP CLI.
  • To equip participants with the skills required to integrate a cluster with NetApp storage systems effectively.
  • To ensure participants can maintain system uptime and resilience.
  • To empower participants to manage software and firmware updates efficiently.
  • To enhance participants’ overall proficiency in deploying and maintaining NetApp storage systems.
  • Understanding Clustered Data ONTAP Terminology
    • Explanation of key clustered Data ONTAP terms and concepts.
  • Cluster Cabling Options and Restrictions
    • Overview of available cluster cabling options and any limitations or restrictions associated with them.
  • Installing and Updating Cluster and Management Switches
    • Step-by-step guidance on installing and updating switches for cluster and management purposes.
  • Two-Node Switched Cluster Configuration
    • Detailed instructions for installing, configuring, and testing a two-node switched cluster.
  • Customer Handoff Information
    • Guidance on providing customers with relevant information during the system handoff process, ensuring a smooth transition.

ONTAP Cluster Installation Workshop (COIW) Course Prerequisites:

• Basic understanding of networking concepts
• Familiarity with SAN/NAS concepts and principles
• Prior knowledge of VMware environment
• Experience with administration of Windows or UNIX/Linux operating systems
• Completion of NetApp’s Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration (D7ADM) or Clustered Data ONTAP Administration (D8CADM) courses

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