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Clustered Data ONTAP Administration 8.3 (D8CADM)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Duration: 3 days

This course is the next generation data storage operating system from NetApp. In this course, you will learn the evolution of clustered Data ONTAP, utilize new features such as flash pool and infinite volumes, understand the benefits of scalability, be able to explain the architecture and functionality of a Data ONTAP and be able to configure and manage, a Data ONTAP cluster.

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone who wants hands-on experience with Clustered Data ONTAP

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


  • Clustered Data ONTAP Fundamentals (WBT)

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the primary benefits of a Data ONTAP cluster

  • Create a cluster

  • Implement role-based administration

  • Manage the physical and logical resources within a cluster

  • Manage features to guarantee nondisruptive operations

  • Discuss storage and RAID concepts

  • Create aggregates

  • List the steps that are required to enable storage failover (SFO)

  • Create a flash pool

  • Build a namespace using multiple volumes

  • Configure FlexCache

  • Create an infinite volume

  • Identify supported cluster interconnect switches

  • Set up and configure SAN and NAS protocols

  • Configure the storage-efficiency features

  • Administer mirroring technology and data protection

  • Explain the notification capabilities of a cluster

  • Scale a cluster horizontally

  • Configure the storage QoS feature

Course Content

Day 1

  • Module 1: Exploring Data ONTAP Storage Fundamentals

  • Module 2: Hardware and Initial Setup

  • Module 3: Initial Storage System Configuration

  • Module 4: Storage Management

Day 2

  • Module 5: Network Management

  • Module 6: Implementing NAS Protocols

  • Module 7: Implementing SAN Protocols

  • Module 8: Snapshot Copies

Day 3

  • Module 9: Managing Storage Space

  • Module 10: Data Protection

  • Module 11: Monitoring Your Storage System

  • Module 12: Upgrading and Transitioning to Clustered Data ONTAP

Bonus Module:

  • Bonus Module A: Infinite Volumes

  • Bonus Module B: Engaging NetApp Support

  • Bonus Module C: OnCommand Insight Walkthrough

  • Bonus Module D: Data ONTAP Physical Storage Maintenance

  • Bonus Module E: Clustered Data ONTAP Architecture


Lab info:

  • Connect to the ClusterShell

  • Connect to the command shell and explore the command hierarchy

  • Review Command options

  • Compare privilege levels

  • Use partial commands and complete commands with the tab key

  • Log in to the cluster2 with OnCommand System Manager

  • Explore the resources in the OnCommand System Manager

  • Explore package licensing

  • Configure time and time zone

  • Create a new aggregate

  • Add disks to the aggregate

  • Use System Manager to create an aggregate

  • Create a flexible volume

  • Use system Manager to create a flexible volume

  • Explore network resources and create an interface group

  • Create a VLAN

  • Create a new IPspace

  • Create a subnet for the default IPspace

  • Explore failover groups and policies

  • Configure an SVM to serve CIFS and NFS

  • Create a NAS data LIF

  • Create an export policy

  • Export a volume

  • Verify and create CIFS shares

  • Access your CIFS share from a Windows client

  • Access your data volume from an NFS client

  • Verify MPIO configuration

  • Check the iSCSI software initiator name

  • Use NetApp System Manager to create an SVM for iSCSI

  • Configure the iSCSI software initiator (in windows)

  • Access the iSCSI-attached LUN on the Windows host

  • Explore snapshot configuration in System Manager

  • Navigate the snapshot directory from an NFS client

  • Explore thin provisioning and storage efficiency

  • Perform a volume move

  • Create and initialize snapmirror replication

  • Compare data protection mirror replication times

  • Add volumes and files to a replicated namespace

  • Schedule a periodic snapmirror replications

  • Promote a load sharing mirror

  • Access system logs with a web browser

  • Configure AutoSupport messages

Course ID: D8CADM

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