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

SS Course: 2001036

Course Overview

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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.

                                                                  

Scheduled Classes

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09/08/20 - FLV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual Instructor-Led
11/17/20 - FLV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual Instructor-Led

What You'll Learn

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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

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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

Prerequisites

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  • Basic Windows administrative experience
  • Technical Overview of NetApp E-Series Storage Systems

    Who Should Attend

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

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