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SAN Implementation

Course Details
Code: NA-SANIMP
Tuition (USD): $2,700.00 • Classroom (3 days)
$2,700.00 • Virtual (3 days)

In this workshop course, you learn how to connect Window and Linu hosts via Fibre Channel (FC) and iSCSI protocols to NetAp SANs.

Skills Gained

  • By the end of this course you should be able to:
  • Define and describe SANs that use FC, FCoE, and iSCSI protocols
  • Configure Windows Server 2012, Red Ha 6.4, and Data ONTA systems for iSCSI connectivity
  • Configure Windows Server 2012, Red Hat 6.4, and Data ONTAP systems for FC and FCoE connectivity
  • Use FC and iSCSI protocols to create and access LUNs from Windows Server 2012 and Red Hat 6.4 systems
  • Install and use SnapDriv for Windows and SnapDrive for Linux software to create LUNs and Snapsho LUNs, to restore LUNs from Snapshot copies, and to remove LUNs
  • Size, clone, back up, and recover LUNs on Windows Server 2012 and Red Hat 6.4 systems
  • Troubleshoot SAN connectivity and performance issues

Who Can Benefit

  • Professionals who implement SAN solutions that use NetApp storage systems

Prerequisites

  • Certification as a NetApp Data Management Administrator
  • Completion of two courses:
  • SAN Fundamentals on Data ONTAP WBT
  • Either Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration (D7ADM) or Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 Administration (DCADM)

Course Details

SAN Implementation

  • Module 1 SAN Concepts
  • Describe the difference between SAN and NAS
  • Explain the SCSI architecture model
  • List the NetApp SAN technologies
  • Define basic SAN terminology
  • List the basic steps for implement a Data ONTAP SAN
  • Describe the educational lab environment for this Course
  • Module 2 Windows IP Connectivity
  • Describe multiple path implementation with iSCSI connectivity
  • Configure network ports on Windows and NetApp systems
  • Identify the node name on Windows and NetApp systems
  • Implement and verify multiple path iSCSI connectivity between Windows and NetApp systems
  • Module 3 Windows LUN
  • Discuss LUN access for Windows Server 2012
  • Create a LUN by using wizards
  • Explore techniques to configure a LUN for Windows Server 2012
  • Explain how SnapDrive for Windows simplifies LUN management
  • Module 4 Linux IP
  • Describe multiple path implementation with iSCSI connectivity for Red Hat and NetApp systems
  • Configure network ports on Red Hat systems
  • Identify the node name on Red Hat systems
  • Set up and verify multiple path IP connectivity between Red Hat and NetApp systems
  • Module 5 Linux LUN Access
  • Describe the steps that you take to allow a Red Hat initiator to access a LUN on a storage system
  • Review the Data ONTAP LUN configuration steps
  • Find and prepare a LUN on a Linux operating system
  • Configure multipath I/O on Linux
  • Create and protect LUNs by using SnapDrive for UNIX
  • Module 6 FC Architecture
  • Describe the architecture of the FC topology
  • Explain the FC initialization process
  • Identity the layers in the FC protocol
  • Module 7 FC Fabrics
  • Discuss fabric layouts
  • Describe FC switch concepts
  • Explain fabric services
  • Describe routing in FC switches
  • Examine zoning in FC switches
  • Module 8 Windows FC Connectivity
  • Describe multiple path implementation with FC connectivity
  • Configure FC ports on Windows and Data ONTAP storage systems
  • Use commands and utilities to identify the worldwide node name (WWNN) and worldwide port name (WWPN) on Windows and Data ONTAP storage systems
  • Use commands and utilities to examine FC switch Activity
  • Module 9 Unified Connect
  • Describe NetApp Unified Connect
  • Examine the FC over Ethernet (FCoE) enabling technologies
  • Configure FCoE on a host, a switch, and a NetApp storage system
  • Explain how to leverage older FC technologies with FCoE
  • Module 10 Linux FC
  • Describe multiple path implementation with FC connectivity for Red Hat and NetApp systems
  • Configure FC ports on Red Hat systems
  • Identify the worldwide node name (WWNN) and worldwide port name (WWPN) on Red Hat systems
  • Set up and verify multiple path FC connectivity between Red Hat and NetApp systems
  • Module 11 LUN Provisioning
  • Describe how and when a LUN consumes space from its containing volume
  • Discuss backup guarantees through NetApp Snapshot reserve
  • Discuss the overwrite guarantee for space-reserved LUNs
  • Analyze the default LUN configuration and two thinprovisioning Configurations
  • Module 12 Host Considerations
  • Explore the disk structure of popular file systems
  • Describe flow-control issues on a host
  • Identify techniques for growing and shrinking a LUN
  • Discuss copy offload capacities
  • Module 13 SAN Management
  • Perform administrative tasks on FC target ports
  • Perform administrative tasks on LUNs
  • Discuss LUN protection schemes
  • Module 14 SAN Troubleshooting
  • Explain how to diagnose a problem within a SAN environment
  • Review diagnostic tools and techniques for NetApp Data ONTAP software
  • Lab Exercises
  • Lab 1-1 Identify the exercise environment
  • Lab 1-2 Log in to the exercise environment
  • Lab 1-3 Install OnCommand System Manager in the exercise environment
  • Lab 1-4 Create a cluster
  • Lab 1-5 Add a cluster to OnCommand System Manager
  • Lab 1-6 Join a node to a cluster
  • Lab 1-7 Configure SNMP public community name
  • Lab 2-1 Setup Multipath I/O on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Lab 2-2 Install the host utilities kit on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Lab 2-3 Configure NIC teaming on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Lab 2-4 Create a data aggregate
  • Lab 2-5 Use NetApp OnCommand System Manager to create a Vserver for iSCSI
  • Lab 2-6 Configure iSCSI sessions on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Lab 2-7 Confirm iSCSI sessions on the Data ONTAP operating system
  • Lab 3-1 Create a local administrative account for NetApp software
  • Lab 3-2 Install NetApp SnapDrive for Windows on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Lab 3-3 Configure clustered Data ONTAP for SnapDrive for Windows
  • Lab 3-4 Update the Windows hosts file for SnapDrive for Windows
  • Lab 3-5 Create a Windows iSCSI disk with SnapDrive for Windows
  • Lab 4-1 Verify the Linux configuration
  • Lab 4-2 Install the NetApp Linux Host Utilities on your Linux system
  • Lab 4-3 Configure the iSCSI software initiator for Linux
  • Lab 4-4 Confirm the iSCSI sessions on the storage system
  • Lab 5-1 Enable Linux native multipathing (dm-multipath)
  • Lab 5-2 Create iSCSI-attached LUNs for Linux
  • Lab 5-3 Discover iSCSI-attached LUNs for Linux
  • Lab 5-4 Prepare an individual LUN and mount it on the Linux
  • Lab 5-5 Configure an LVM2 logical volume
  • Lab 7-1 Recall FC key concepts
  • Lab 8-1 Investigate the initial switch configuration
  • Lab 8-2 Configure FC HBAs on a storage system pair
  • Lab 8-3 Configure a storage virtual machine for FC connectivity
  • Lab 8-4 Install QLogic FC tool on Windows 2012 system
  • Lab 8-5 Enable FC HBA ports on a Windows 2012 system
  • Lab 8-6 Assign aliases to WWPNs on a storage system
  • Lab 8-7 Provide LUN access using the CLI
  • Lab 8-8 Create Windows Dynamic Disks by using NetApp LUNs
  • Lab 9-1 Create a VLAN on the switch
  • Lab 9-2 Configure a target FCoE port on the switch
  • Lab 9-3 Configure an initiator FC port on the switch
  • Lab 9-4 Setup one-to-one zone mapping between the initiator and target port
  • Lab 10-1 Install SnapDrive for UNIX
  • Lab 10-2 Create a LUN by using SnapDrive for UNIX
  • Lab 10-3 Recover data using SnapDrive for UNIX
  • Lab 11-1 Create an iSCSI-attached LUN on a NetApp high-availability storage system
  • Lab 11-2 Create a Snapshot copy of a LUN
  • Lab 11-3 Observe the effects of writing to a LUN
  • Lab 11-4 Observe the effects of deleting from a LUN
  • Lab 11-5 Observe the effects of overwriting to a LUN
  • Lab 11-6 Observe the effects of setting a Snapshot automatic deletion policy
  • Lab 12-1 Recall the key host considerations
  • Lab 12-2 Create an iSCSI-attached LUN
  • Lab 12-3 Expand the iSCSI-attached LUN
  • Lab 12-4 Shrink the iSCSI-attached LUN
  • Lab 13-1 Clone a LUN for Linux
  • Lab 13-2 Remove a LUN with Linux
  • Lab 13-3 Reset the storage HBAs to initiator mode