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StorageGRID Admnistration (NA-SGWSADM)

SS Course: 2001473

Course Overview


This course covers the basics of StorageGRID administration. You learn to use the Grid Manager to monitor and manage a StorageGRID 11.2 system. You learn to create and manage storage tenant accounts and users. You also learn how to configure information lifecycle management (ILM) rules and policies to manage object protection. You configure the StorageGRID NAS Bridge node for integration with legacy applications. You configure a StorageGRID Archive node to integrate an external archive storage system. Finally, you learn how to integrate a StorageGRID system into the NetApp Data Fabric. This course builds on the concepts in the StorageGRID Fundamentals course.


Scheduled Classes

11/28/22 - FLV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn

  • Use the Grid Manager to monitor and manage a StorageGRID system
  • Create and manage storage tenant accounts and users
  • Configure information lifecycle management (ILM) rules and policies
  • Learn about the different monitoring and administration interfaces and solutions
  • Configure the StorageGRID Archive node
  • Configure the StorageGRID NAS Bridge node
  • Configure and manage email notifications and custom alarms
  • Describe how StorageGRID can be integrated into the NetApp Data Fabric


Viewing outline for:

Module 1: StorageGRID Components and Services

  • Components
  • Node service workflows

Module 2: StorageGRID Grid Manager

  • Grid manager
  • StorageGRID Configuration options
  • StorageGRID Administrators
  • Securing access to StorageGRID
  • StorageGRID management API

Module 3: Storage Tenant Administration

  • Tenant accounts
  • Tenant manager
  • Tenant access control
  • Bucket access control
  • S3 bucket configuration options
  • Platform services
  • StorageGRID tenant API

Module 4: Information Lifecycle Management

  • ILM Policies and rules
  • Storage pools, storage grades and regions
  • Configuring ILM policies

Module 5: Monitoring the StorageGRID system

  • Alarms
  • Notifications
  • Reporting

Module 6: StorageGRID Archive Nodes

  • Archive nodes
  • Archiving to the cloud
  • Archiving to tape

Module 7: StorageGRID NAS Bridge

  • NAS Bridge overview
  • File system and buckets
  • Configuration workflow
  • Configuring an SMB file system
  • Configuring an NFS file system

Module 8: StorageGRID Maintenance

  • StorageGRID AutoSupport
  • Audit log
  • Managing StorageGRID services
  • Maintenance procedures
  • StorageGRID software upgrades

Module 9: Integrating a StorageGRID system

  • ONTAP Fabric pool
  • SolidFire backup to cloud
  • E-Series cloud connector
  • NetApp cloud sync
  • NetApp SaaS backup


  • Exploring Grid manager
  • Creating and managing StorageGRID administrator accounts
  • Managing tenant accounts
  • Using S3 tenant accounts
  • Configuring basic ILM
  • Object storage tiering
  • Placement based an object Metadata
  • Alarm management
  • Reporting
  • Archiving to the cloud
  • Configuring the NAS bridge
  • Grid maintenance tasks
  • Integrating with a swift protocol client
  • Using API docs to manage the StorageGRID system



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    Who Should Attend


    NetApp employees, partners, and customers.

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