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Configuring and Monitoring NetApp E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems (COMNESES)

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

Course Duration: 4 days
Configuring and Monitoring NetApp  E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems - In this course, you learn how to configure a new E-Series or EF-Series storage system and establish connectivity with a SAN. You use the SANtricity® storage management software and CLI to manage the E-Series and EF-Series controllers. You also use SANtricity storage management software features to restore data. Additionally, you learn how to support and monitor E-Series and EF-Series storage systems by performing various troubleshooting tasks, such as evaluating support data and using the built-in tools to identify storage system errors.

Who Should Attend

  • Professional services workers who are NetApp employees, NetApp partners, or NetApp customers.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


  • Basic Windows or Linux administrative experience

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Identify E-Series and EF-Series product hardware
  • Cable and connect E-Series or EF-Series systems to a fabric
  • Install the SANtricity client on a storage management station
  • Configure an E-Series or EF-Seriesstorage system
  • Create usable storage space on an E-Series or EF-Series storage system
  • Evaluate customers’ needs and suggest storage configurations that meet those needs
  • Use SANtricity features to restore lost data
  • Check E-Series or EF-Series storage system status
  • Upgrade and maintain SANtricity and E-Series or EF-Series code levels
  • Use AutoSupport feature
  • View and use support data that provides information about E-Series or EF-Series storage systems
  • Diagnose management connection issues
  • Resolve storage system host-side issues
  • Resolve drive failures 
  • Use SANtricity tools to service E-Series or EF-Series storage systems

Course Content

Day 1
  • Morning
    • Module 1: E-Series and EF-Series Product Lines
    • Module 2: Hardware Installation and Cabling
  • Afternoon
    • Module 3: Storage Management Software
Day 2
  • Morning
    • Module 4: Logical Configuration
  • Afternoon
    • Module 5: Monitoring and Troubleshooting the Storage System
    • Module 6: Cache
Day 3
  • Morning
    • Module 7: Disaster Recovery with Storage Management Software Features
  • Afternoon
    • Module 8: Upgrading Storage System Firmware
    • Module 9: Management Connections
Day 4
  • Morning
    • Module 10: Host-Side and Controller Operation Troubleshooting
    • Module 11: Host-Side Multipath Failover
  • Afternoon
    • Module 11 Exercise
    • Module 12: Disk-Side Operation


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