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NetApp Data Protection Software Administration

Course Details
Code: NA-NPSA8
Tuition (USD): $1,800.00 • Classroom (2 days)

You will learn how to administer the data protection technologies that are built into Data ONTA 7.3 and Data ONTAP 8. including how to use Snapsho, SnapRestor, SnapVaul, Open Systems SnapVault, and SnapMirro software to replicate and restore mission-critical enterprise data. Learn how to use the command line to manage data protection and how to use NetApp Protection Manager to automate the complexities of setting up and managing data protection. This course provides lectures and demonstrations that give you the information that you need and engages you in hands-on exercises that give you the experiences that you need.

Skills Gained

  • By the end of this course you will be able to:
  • Present an overview of NetApp protection technology to support team members or customers
  • Create and manage Snapshot copies using NetApp System Manager and Protection Manager
  • Create and manage SnapVault relationships
  • Create and manage Open Systems SnapVault relationships
  • Import existing SnapMirror and SnapVault relationships into Protection Manager
  • Create SnapMirror relationships for disaster recovery capability
  • Recall information about additional topics, such as, the NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup solution, Symantec Foundation Storage Thin Reclamation, and NetApp SMTape backup functions

Who Can Benefit

  • NetApp customers, support personnel and storage administrators who use SnapMirror, SnapRestore, SnapVault, Open Systems SnapVault, SnapLoc, and LockVaul


  • The following pre-requisites or equivalent knowledge are required for this course:
  • Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration (D7ADM)

Course Details

NetApp Data Protection Software Administration

  • Module 1 Data Protection OverviewExplain specific challenges faced relating to data protection
  • Describe NetAp protection technologies
  • Describe the similarities and differences between the command line and Protection Manager to manage NetApp protection software
  • Describe the features of Protection Manager
  • Describe the features of Provisioning ManagerModule 2 Managing Snapshot Copies and SnapRestoreDefine consistent Snapsho copies
  • Explain the interoperability of NetAp data protection software for application servers
  • Identify the administrative interfaces that are used to manage Snapshot copies and SnapRestor Module 3 Managing SnapVault TechnologyDescribe how SnapVault technology works
  • Describe Data ONTA 8.0.X 7-Mode and SnapVault
  • Describe how SnapVaul works with NetAp deduplication
  • Create SnapVault relationships using the command line
  • Create SnapVault relationships using Protection ManagerModule 4 Open Systems SnapVault (OSSV)Explain Open Systems SnapVaul technology
  • Explain how Open Systems SnapVault supports Microsof cluster configurations
  • Explain how Open Systems SnapVault supports Microsoft SQL Serve databases
  • Backup and restore open-system hosts using the command line
  • Backup and restore open-system hosts using Protection ManagerModule 5 Managing Disaster Recovery with NetApp SnapMirrorDescribe Volume and Qtree SnapMirro and SnapMirror modes
  • Describe SnapMirror and SnapVaul differences
  • Describe MultiStor vFile units and data protection
  • Manage SnapMirror using the command line
  • Manage SnapMirror using Protection Manager
  • Import SnapMirror relationships into Protection Manager
  • Use a SnapMirror protection policy to recover from loss of a primary storage systemModule 6 Additional Topics NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup Solution
  • NetApp Symantec Thin Reclamation
  • NetApp SMTape backup and restore
  • Failing over with the SnapVault SnapMirror Bundle
  • Disaster Recovery Failover with Protection Manager
  • How Protection Manager selects volumes
  • NetApp Open Systems SnapVault advanced topics
  • Using backup scripts with Protection ManagerLab Exercises
  • Lab 1-1Identify the hardware in your lab environment
  • Lab 1-2 Log into the exercise environment
  • Lab 1-3 Set up System Manager
  • Lab 1-4 Install Protection Manager and Provisioning Manager
  • Lab 1-5 Set up the credentials to access your storage system from Protection Manager
  • Lab 1-6 vFiler Units (optional)
  • Lab 2-1 Create Snapshot copies using System Manager
  • Lab 2-2 Configure Snapshot copy setting using System Manager
  • Lab 2-3 System Manager volume resize wizard
  • Lab 2-4 Use the command line to manage aggregate Snapshot copies
  • Lab 2-5 Create a FlexClone Volume Clone
  • Lab 2-6 Restore data from SnapShot copies
  • Lab 2-7 Configure volume settings using Provisioning Manager
  • Lab 2-8 Create a Protection Policy for local backups
  • Lab 2-9 Backup data using Protection Manager
  • Lab 2-10 Restore data using Protection Manager
  • Lab 3-1 Configure SnapVault relationships using the command line
  • Lab 3-2 Restore data using the SnapVault restore command
  • Lab 3-3 Configure remote backups using Protection Manager
  • Lab 3-4 Configure Protection Policy to use a backup script (optional)
  • Lab 3-5 Restore data using Protection Manager
  • Lab 3-6 Import SnapVault relationships into Protection Manager
  • Lab 3-7 Set Data Fabric Manager (DFM) Options
  • Lab 4-1 Install NetApp agent software on the open systems host
  • Lab 4-2 Prepare the NetApp system for Open Systems SnapVault
  • Lab 4-3 Backup and restore an open systems directory using the command line interface
  • Lab 4-4Back up and restore open systems using Protection Manager
  • Lab 5-1 Manage SnapMirror relationships using the command line interface
  • Lab 5-2 Use the command line interface to test the SnapMirror relationship
  • Lab 5-3Use the command line interface to failover to the mirror
  • Lab 5-4 Resynchronize the SnapMirror relationship
  • Lab 5-5 Configure synchronous SnapMirror
  • Lab 5-6 Using Protection Manager to set up SnapMirror relationships
  • Lab 5-7 Using Protection Manager failover
  • Lab 5-8 Design your own protection using Protection Manager
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