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

 

Course Content

In this course, you learn how to deploy, configure, and monitor NetApp E-Series or EF-Series storage systems. In the deployment phase, you use both the NetApp SANtricity® Storage Management and System Management software to create the configuration, perform administrative tasks, and employ data protection features. You also learn how to configure attached servers for I/O operations. During post-deployment, you use SANtricity Unified Manager and System Management software and to collect storage system information for trend analysis, troubleshooting, performance monitoring and tuning.

Who should attend

This course is designed for Professional Services workers who are NetApp employees, NetApp partners or NetApp customers.

Prerequisites

Course Objectives

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

  • Install the SANtricity 11.50 Storage Management software
  • Install SANtricity Unified Manager
  • Access System Manager features
  • Configure attached servers for I/O operations
  • Administer your storage using the E-Series storage management features
  • Monitor E-Series storage system performance
  • Troubleshoot common hardware and performance issues with the E-Series and EF-Series product lines

Outline: Configuring and Monitoring NetApp E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems (CMESERIES)

Module 1: Introduction to E-Series and EF-Series Storage

  • E-Series and EF-Series storage products
  • SANtricity management interfaces
  • SANtricity storage manager
  • SANtricity unified manager
  • System manger overview

Module 2: E-Series and EF-Series Functionality

  • Configuration and I/O Operations
  • Cache and battery operation
  • Data assurance
  • Media scan
  • Drive security

Module 3: Configuration Concepts and Initial Setup

  • Host-Side configuration concepts
  • Disk-side configuration concepts
  • Pool and volume group configuration concepts
  • Initial setup steps
  • Additional setup steps

Module 4: Volume Group Administration

  • Volume groups
  • Creating volume groups and volumes
  • System administration tasks
  • Managing volume group disks

Module 5: Pools Administration

  • Pools
  • Creating unsecured disk pools and volumes
  • Creating secure pools
  • System administration tasks
  • Managing disk pool disks

Module 6: SSD Cache Administration

  • SSD Cache overview
  • SSD Cache administration

Module 7: Snapshot Administration

  • The SANtricity Snapshot Feature
  • Snapshot administration
  • Snapshot volume operational sequences
  • Snapshot volume administration
  • Snapshot consistency group administration

Module 8: Copy Volume Function

  • Copy volume function overview
  • Copy volume administration

Module 9: Mirroring Administration

  • Mirroring technology
  • Synchronous mirroring
  • Synchronous mirroring administration
  • Asynchronous mirroring
  • Asynchronous mirroring administration
  • SANtricity feature considerations

Module 10: Data Collection and Monitoring

  • Resources for collection and monitoring
  • Storage array component information
  • AutoSupport support tool
  • Informational files
  • Performance monitoring

Module 11: General Administrative Tasks

  • General administrative tasks
  • Alert management
  • Storage array, controller and drive tasks
  • Managing upgrades

Appendix A: E-Series Configuration tools and Resources

  • Interoperability matrix tool
  • Performance sizing
  • Config advisor
  • Synergy
  • SANtricity Unified Manager support center
  • SANtricity system manager support center
  • SANtricity cloud connector

Labs:

  • Installing SANtricity storage manager
  • Adding a storage array to the EMW management domain
  • Exploring SANtricity system manager
  • Using the setup wizard to configure the storage array
  • Creating volume group configurations
  • Managing volumes in volume groups
  • Managing hot spares
  • Creating volume groups from the command line
  • Deleting a volume group configuration
  • Creating pool configurations
  • Managing volumes in pools
  • Managing failed drives
  • Using the command line to create pools
  • Creating an SSD cache drive
  • Creating and preparing pool volumes for I/O
  • Creating a Snapshot environment
  • Rolling back a file system
  • Creating a Snapshot volume
  • Mounting and accessing a Snapshot volume
  • Performing an online volume copy operation
  • Performing an offline volume copy operation
  • Collecting data
  • Taking a controller offline for servicing
  • Installing SANtricity unified manager software
  • Exploring SANtricity unified manager functions
  • Exploring E-Series and EF-Series resources
Online Training

Duration 4 days

Price
  • CAD 5,040
  • NetApp Training Units: 48 NTU
    NTU's may not have the same redemption value if used in a country other than where they were purchased.
Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Price
  • Canada: CAD 5,040
  • NetApp Training Units: 48 NTU
    NTU's may not have the same redemption value if used in a country other than where they were purchased.
 
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Nov 17-20, 2020 Online Training 09:00 US/Central Enroll

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