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Element Software Administration (SFSA)

 

Course Content

This two-day, instructor-led course uses lecture and hands-on exercises to teach basic administration of a NetApp Element software cluster in a SolidFire system. You configure and maintain a cluster. You practice working with Element software features, using the Element CLI and web UI to manage storage and network resources.

Who should attend

Element Administration is an intermediate course in a comprehensive learning path for NetApp customers, partners, and employees.

Course Objectives

This course focuses on enabling you to do the following:

  • Identify the basic hardware components of an Element cluster
  • Complete the configuration steps for a new Element cluster
  • Perform basic system administration tasks from the Element UI
  • Identify the Element data replication features for backup and recovery
  • Monitor the health and performance of an Element cluster
  • Use the Element API to perform basic system administration tasks

Outline: Element Software Administration (SFSA)

Module 1: System Overview and Configuration

  • SolidFire hardware
  • NetApp HCI hardware
  • SolidFire Networking
  • Storage Architecture
  • Cluster Setup

Module 2: System Management

  • Web-based element UI
  • NetApp SolidFire VCP
  • Element API

Module 3: Access Control

  • Accounts
  • Quality of service
  • Volumes
  • Modifying and deleting volumes
  • Volume access and authentication

Module 4: Host Access

  • Microsoft windows
  • Windows best practices
  • VMware vSphere
  • VMware vSphere best practices

Module 5: Data Protection

  • Snapshots
  • Cloning
  • Pairing
  • SnapMirror

Module 6: Monitoring, Reporting and Active IQ

  • Event log and alerts
  • Support bundles
  • Active IQ
  • Software upgrades

Appendix A: Windows Best Practices

Appendix B: VMware vSphere Best Practices

Appendix C: Linux

Labs:

  • Creating the cluster
  • Using the Element UI to manage storage systems
  • Creating cluster administrator and tenant accounts
  • Creating and managing volumes
  • Creating volume access groups
  • Connecting host initiators with Element UI
  • Connecting host initiators with the Element API
  • Using the vCenter plug-in to manage SolidFire storage
  • Configuring data protection
  • Configuring Element data protection with ONTAP
  • Monitor system faults
  • Quality of service (optional)
  • Using the Element API and Python SDK on a Windows system to optimize cluster performance
Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

Price
  • Canada: CAD 2,520
  • NetApp Training Units: 24 NTU
    NTU's may not have the same redemption value if used in a country other than where they were purchased.
Online Training

Duration 2 days

Price
  • Canada: CAD 2,520
  • NetApp Training Units: 24 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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Canada
Dec 16-17, 2019 Guaranteed to Run Online Training 09:00 Canada/Central Enroll
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Dec 16-17, 2019 Guaranteed to Run Online Training 09:00 US/Central Enroll
Feb 6-7, 2020 Online Training 09:00 US/Central Enroll
Apr 2-3, 2020 Online Training 09:00 US/Central Enroll
Apr 7-8, 2020 Online Training 09:00 US/Central Enroll
Jul 16-17, 2020 Online Training 09:00 US/Central Enroll
Sep 17-18, 2020 Online Training 09:00 US/Central Enroll
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