ONTAP Cluster Administration (ONTAP 9.6)

  • Tuition USD $2,700
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 1066 Ratings
  • Course Code ONTAPCA
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This three-day, instructor-led course uses lecture and hands-on exercises to teach the basic administration tasks of an ONTAP 9.6 cluster. You use the cluster shell and ONTAP System Manager to manage storage and network resources. ONTAP Cluster Administration is an intermediate course in a comprehensive learning path for NetApp customers, partners, and employees. This course is generally taught with the two-day ONTAP Data Protection course.

Skills Gained

  • Manage ONTAP administrators
  • Configure and manage storage resources
  • Configure and manage networking resources
  • Create and configure a storage virtual machine (SVM)
  • Create and manage FlexVol volumes
  • Implement storage efficiency features
  • Create protocol servers within an SVM
  • Configure basic data protection features
  • Perform administrative and preventive maintenance tasks

Who Can Benefit

  • Network Engineers
  • Channel Partners
  • System Engineers
  • NetApp Customers

Prerequisites

  • ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals WBT
  • ONTAP NAS Fundamentals WBT
  • ONTAP SAN Fundamentals WBT

Course Details

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

  • NetApp Certified Data Administrator, ONTAP (NCDA)

Follow On Courses

  • ONTAP Data Protection Administration (ONTAP 9.6) (DATAPROT9)
  • Data ONTAP SAN Implementation (SANIMP)
  • ONTAP SMB Administration (CIFSAD)
  • ONTAP NFS Administration (NFSAD)

Outline: ONTAP Cluster Administration (ONTAP 9.6) (ONTAP9ADM)

Module 1: NetApp ONTAP 9 Clusters

  • ONTAP deployment options
  • The cluster
  • SVMs
  • ONTAP select learning resources
  • NetApp cloud volumes learning resources

Module 2: Cluster Setup

  • Supported FAS and AFF configurations
  • Cluster setup
  • Administration interfaces
  • OnCommand System Manager: Guided cluster setup

Module 3: Cluster Management

  • Manage access control
  • Cluster node date and time
  • ONTAP software licenses
  • Manage jobs and schedules

Module 4: Network Management

  • NetApp ONTAP Network Review
  • Network ports
  • Network traffic segregation
  • LIFs
  • Nondisruptive LIF configuration
  • Routing management
  • Failover group commands
  • Routing management commands
  • BGP and VIP LIFs

Module 5: Physical Storage Management

  • Drives, RAID and aggregates
  • Advanced drive portioning
  • Flash cache and flash pool features
  • FabricPool aggregates
  • FabricPool in OnCommand System Manager

Module 6: Logical Storage Management

  • Flexible volumes
  • Provisioning storage resources
  • Moving storage resources
  • FlexGroup and FlexCache volumes
  • Autobalance aggregate

Module 7: Data Access

  • Use NAS protocols to access data
  • Use SAN protocols to access data
  • NVMe and NVMe/FC

Module 8: Data Protection

  • Manage Snapshot copies
  • Restore data from a Snapshot copy
  • Backup and replicate data
  • Compliance
  • Storage encryption
  • Secure purge and secure boot

Module 9: Storage Efficiency

  • Thin provisioning
  • Deduplication and compression
  • Flash efficiency
  • Volume and file clones
  • Inline deduplication status
  • Inline data compaction

Module 10: Cluster Maintenance

  • Data collection, monitoring and automation tools
  • Backing up and restoring your cluster configuration
  • Upgrading your cluster
  • Performance recommended practices
  • Technical support
  • Documentation
  • ONTAP software upgrades

Module 11: Course Review

Labs

  • Exploring ONTAP Management UIs
  • Managing ONTAP clusters and administrators
  • Managing physical and logical network resources
  • Managing virtual network resources
  • Managing physical storage
  • Exploring RAID-TEC and creating a flash pool
  • Managing data volumes
  • Configuring NAS protocols in an SVM
  • Configuring iSCSI in an SVM
  • Managing Snapshot copies
  • Encrypting a volume
  • Managing storage efficiency
  • Managing FlexClone volumes
  • Bonus Exercise: creating a FlexGroup volume
  • Installing and configuring Config Advisor

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Very informative and lots of information covered. Overall great information to use on the job.

Facilities were very clean, coffee was nice to have, snack selection was refreshing

Very well organized. All the course documents, presentations, meetings worked well.

This is my second course with ExitCertified. This course exceeded my expectations. The teacher was great and the class was fun.

I felt as if I was able to learn and retain a lot within just 3 days of training

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