SnapCenter Administration

Duration : 3 Days (24 Hours)

SnapCenter Administration Course Overview:

The SnapCenter Administration certification validates proficiency in data management with NetApp SnapCenter software. It encompasses data migration, backup, recovery, and replication in hybrid-cloud setups. This certification is valued by industries to confirm a candidate’s data management skills. It demonstrates expertise in utilizing SnapCenter’s features, safeguarding critical data, and integrating with NetApp technologies. Organizations seek certified professionals for strategic data management aligned with security requirements.

Intended Audience:

• IT professionals working with data management and protection.
• System administrators responsible for installation and setup of SnapCenter software.
• Database administrators responsible for managing, backing up and restoring databases.
• Existing NetApp users interested in leveraging SnapCenter capabilities.
• Technical staff seeking to understand SnapCenter architecture and operational processes.

Learning Objectives of SnapCenter Administration:

The SnapCenter Administration course aims to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge and skills for effective management of SnapCenter Software. Topics include software installation, configuration, data protection, cloning, and restoration for various platforms. Learners will gain proficiency in monitoring and reporting on status, performance, and resource utilization through SnapCenter server. This course ensures the ability to use SnapCenter for resource protection, cloning, and secure backup, along with troubleshooting and understanding system integration.

Module 1: SnapCenter Software Overview

  • Introduction to the SnapCenter Suite
  • SnapCenter Server Architecture
  • Plug-in Packages
  • Licensing
  • Management Interfaces
  • Integration with ONTAP Features

Module 2: SnapCenter Server Deployment

  • SnapCenter Server Installation Workflow
  • Server Requirements
  • Additional Installation Options

Module 3: SnapCenter Server Configuration

  • License Management
  • Server Connections to the Storage System
  • Server Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)

Module 4: Preparing Hosts for SnapCenter

  • Adding Hosts to the SnapCenter Server
  • Installing Plug-in Packages

Module 5: Assigning NetApp Storage to Windows Hosts

  • Configuring LUN Storage on Windows
  • Windows Disk Management
  • Working with SMB Shares

Module 6: Preparing Data Protection Relationships for SnapCenter

  • Data Protection Relationships with SnapCenter
  • Preparing Storage Systems for Replication

Module 7: Data Backup and Restore

  • Backup of Windows File Systems
  • Restore of Windows File Systems
  • Cloning Windows File System Backups

Module 8: Monitoring and Management with the SnapCenter Server

  • Managing the SnapCenter Repository
  • Monitoring Activities
  • Understanding SnapCenter Reporting Features

SnapCenter Administration Course Prerequisites:

• Working knowledge of NetApp ONTAP software
• Familiarity with SnapCenter software
• Basic understanding of database administration, virtualization, and enterprise storage
• Prior experience with backup and restore operations
• General understanding of network protocols and security
• Knowledge of operating systems (Windows/Linux)

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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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