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Data ONTAP CIFS Administration (CIFSAD)

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

Course Duration 2 days

This course demonstrates how to administer SMB version 1.0, 2.0, and 2.1 in Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode and SMB version 1.0, 2.0, 2.1 and 3.0 in clustered Data ONTAP.

Who Should Attend

  • Professionals who want to implement CIFS/SMB solutions that use NetApp storage systems

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


One of the following:

  • Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration

  • Clustered Data ONTAP Administration

Course Objectives

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

  • Define and describe CIFS protocol versions

  • Describe configuration in Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode

  • Describe configuration in clustered Data ONTAP

  • Use the Data ONTAP PowerShell Toolkit to write PowerShell scripts

  • Configure home directories with the Data ONTAP operating system

  • Work with symbolic links and widelinks 

  • Configure Dynamic Access Control

  • Review performance management for CIFS environments

  • Detail troubleshooting techniques for NetApp storage systems and clients who use the CIFS protocol

Course Content

Day 1

  • Module 1: Server Message Block Overview

  • Module 2: SMB Setup

  • Module 3: Shares and Sessions

  • Module 4: Access Control

Day 2

  • Module 5: Advanced Topics

  • Module 6: PowerShell and the Data ONTAP PowerShell Toolkit

  • Module 7: Performance and Basic Troubleshooting


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