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ONTAP SMB Administration (SMB)

  • Tuition USD $900
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 3223 Ratings
  • Course Code NA-SMB
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom

ONTAP SMB Administration is a one day course that extends the CIFS information found in the ONTAP Cluster Administration course. You will review and explore SMB 3.x and the features of ONTAP 9 software that support the SMB protocol. Hands-on labs are completed using ONTAP 9 software.

Skills Gained

  • Explain the CIFS and SMB protocol
  • Demonstrate the Windows PowerShell CLI
  • Configure SMB features using ONTAP 9 software
  • Create and manage SMB shares and sessions
  • Secure SMB sessions
  • Configure ONTAP for multiprotocol data access
  • Discuss SMB advanced topics, such as opportunistic locks (oplocks), BranchCache, auditing, group policy, automatic home shares, symbolic links (symlinks), and widelinks

Who Can Benefit

  • Engineers
  • Channel Partners
  • NetApp Customers

Prerequisites

  • ONTAP 9 Cluster Administration (ONTAP9ADM)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Active Directory

Course Details

Module 1: SMB Overview

  • Data fabric
  • Data fabric layers
  • CIFS and SMB protocols
  • NT LAN manager
  • Kerberos authentication
  • Active Directory
  • Workgroup environments
  • NetApp PowerShell toolkit

Module 2: SMB Setup

  • SMB implementation
  • Licensing CIFS
  • SVM for SMB access
  • FlexVol volumes
  • DNS entries for the SVM
  • SMB share access

Module 3: SMB Shares and Sessions

  • SMB share
  • Creating a share
  • Client access
  • SMB automatic referrals
  • SMB sessions
  • Session administration
  • SMB encryption
  • Offline folders
  • Offloaded data transfer

Module 4: Access Control

  • Share permission administration
  • Access-based enumeration
  • Dynamic access control
  • File blocking policies
  • Local users
  • Workgroup authentication
  • Multiprotocol access

Module 5: Advanced Topics

  • Microsoft opportunistic Lock (oplock) features
  • Automatic home share
  • Group policy object (GPO)
  • Symlinks
  • Widelinks

Appendix A: BranchCache

  • Versions
  • BranchCache environment configurations
  • ONTAP 9 BranchCache
  • BranchCache installation on Windows Servers
  • BranchCache configuration on Windows clients

Appendix B: Auditing

  • Auditing concepts
  • Terminology
  • ONTAP 9 auditing process
  • Implemtent auditing
  • Output file format

Labs:

  • Install NetApp PowerShell Toolkit and configure for use
  • Create a Storage Virtual Machine (SVM) and configure it for SMB access
  • Create an SMB share, connect to the share from your Windows client, and manage SMB sessions
  • Create a domain user, restrict share-level permissions
  • Create a local user group and give share-level permissions
  • Create a multiprotocol configuration and enable a root Linux user to be mapped to the Windows domain administrator
  • Configure home directories and symbolic links on the SVM

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.

The course material was good, the trainer was excellent. The course was timed well and the labs were great. I’d strongly encourage others to attend this course for preparation.

Lot of material was covered in 3 days. Would be nice to have some more time to process the lab sections, especially.

Good course for beginner, MSP users; and a good refresher for those of us that have used MSP in the past.

Great experience with using the online training with Webcam and Zoom. It is as if I was there in the same classroom but in the comfort of my own setting.

Michael Stapleton held my attention to the course content even though is was a remote/virtual class.

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