Basic NetApp Configuration and Administration (BNCA)

Introduces introductory concepts covered through instructor led discussions and hands-on labs are how to create aggregates, virtual interfaces, snapshots, volumes, qtrees, and storage virtual machines.

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Learning Objectives

Explain ONTAP operation system, Use the CLI and OnCommand System Manager to identify storage components, configure storage systems and storage virtual machines for NAS and SAN client access, create FlexVol volumes, qtrees, and LUNs, manage snapshot copies

 

Course Details

Course Outline

1 - Getting Started with Data ONTAP
  • List basic storage concepts such as aggregates, RAID groups, volumes, qtrees, and LUNs
  • Describe Data ONTAP features such as Snapshot copies, unified storage, and storage efficiency
  • Describe the similarities and differences between the 7-Mode and clustered Data ONTAP operating systems
  • Use the CLI and GUI for administrative purposes
  • 2 - Hardware Basics
  • Describe the NetApp storage system hardware platforms and the types of disks that they support
  • Describe the hardware components of NetApp storage controllers
  • Use OnCommand System Manager or the CLI to identify hardware components in Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode and the clustered Data ONTAP operating system
  • 3 - Creating & Managing Aggregates
  • Describe aggregates and RAID groups
  • Create aggregates in Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode
  • Create aggregates in the clustered Data ONTAP operating system
  • Manage aggregates
  • 4 - Managing NAS Client Access
  • Configure NAS client access in Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode
  • Configure data storage virtual machines (SVMs*) for NAS client access in clustered Data ONTAP
  • Create FlexVol volumes and qtrees
  • 5 - Managing SAN Client Connections
  • Describe SAN protocol implementation in Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode and the clustered Data ONTAP operating system
  • Use OnCommand System Manager to create iSCSI-attached LUNs
  • Use NetApp SnapDrive for Windows to create and format iSCSI-attached LUNs
  • Access and manage a LUN from a Windows host
  • 6 - Managing Volumes
  • Explain the relationship between space guarantees, volumes, and aggregates
  • Define thin provisioning and explain how it is used
  • Define deduplication and describe the benefits that it provides
  • Use OnCommand System Manager to set quotas
  • 7 - Managing Snapshot Copies
  • Define the function of Snapshot copies
  • Create and delete a Snapshot copy
  • Create Snapshot policies in the clustered Data ONTAP operating system
  • Restore a volume from a Snapshot copy
  • Create FlexClone volume clones that are backed by Snapshot copies
  • 8 - Steps to Certification
  • Recall the steps to NetApp Certification
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    Basic NetApp Configuration and Administration (BNCA)

    $1,800
    Course Length : 2 Days
     

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