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Configuring and Monitoring NetApp E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems

( Duration: 4 Days )

In Configuring and Monitoring NetApp E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems training course, you learn how to configure a new E-Series or EF-Series storage system and establish connectivity with a SAN. You use the SANtricity storage management software and CLI to manage the E-Series and EF-Series controllers. You also use SANtricity storage management software features to restore data. Additionally, you learn how to support and monitor E-Series and EF-Series storage systems by performing various troubleshooting tasks, such as evaluating support data and using the built-in tools to identify storage system errors.

By attending Configuring and Monitoring NetApp E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • Identify E-Series and EF-Series product hardware
  • Cable and connect E-Series or EF-Series systems to a fabric
  • Install the SANtricity client on a storage management station
  • Configure an E-Series or EF-Series storage system
  • Create usable storage space on an E-Series or EF-Series storage system
  • Evaluate customers’ needs and suggest storage configurations that meet those needs
  • Use SANtricity features to restore lost data
  • Check E-Series or EF-Series storage system status
  • Upgrade and maintain SANtricity and E-Series or EF-Series code levels
  • Use the AutoSupport feature
  • View and use support data that provides information about E-Series or EF-Series storage systems
  • Diagnose management connection issues
  • Resolve storage system host-side issues
  • Resolve drive failures
  • Use SANtricity tools to service E-Series or EF-Series storage systems

  • Basic Windows or Linux administrative experience

COURSE AGENDA

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E-Series and EF-Series Product Lines

  • Describe the features of the E-Series and EF-Series storage product lines
  • Identify and describe the components of the controllers and disk shelves
  • Interpret the LED indicators
2

Hardware Installation and Cabling

  • List the basic steps for installing storage system hardware
  • Explain the purpose of shelf IDs
  • Describe proper disk-side and host-side cabling techniques
  • Explain procedures for cabling controller and disk shelves
  • Zone a SAN for redundant access to storage system controllers
3

Storage Management Software

  • Install NetApp SANtricity Storage Manager on a Windows or Linux management and data host
  • Identify the components of the SANtricity operating system
  • Use the SANtricity Storage Manager interface to access and control E-Series or EF-Series storage systems
4

Logical Configuration

  • Create logical configurations from physical disks
  • Modify logical configuration settings
  • Map a volume to an individual host or host group
  • Use storage-based partitions to control LUN assignment and volume visibility
5

Monitoring and Troubleshooting the Storage System

  • Troubleshoot storage system issues
  • Check the system status
  • Use logs and storage system tools to identify system issues
  • Resolve storage system issues
6

Cache

  • Set caching options on the storage system
  • Choose caching options to maximize performance and efficiency
  • Manage the cache battery
  • Configure solid-state drive (SSD) read cache
7

Disaster Recovery with Storage Management Software Features

  • Differentiate among the SANtricity Snapshot, Volume Copy, and Remote Volume Mirroring features
  • List the benefits of the Snapshot feature
  • List the benefits of the Volume Copy feature
  • Describe the functionality of remote mirroring modes
  • Use SANtricity features in backup and disaster recovery scenarios
8

Upgrading Storage System Firmware

  • Identify the internal code that operates and controls the storage system
  • Upgrade code and maintain proper levels of code on the storage system
9

Management Connections

  • Diagnose communication issues that involve the management connection
  • Define SYMbol and explain SYMbol commands
  • Explain operation error conditions for managing storage systems
10

Host-Side and Controller Operation Troubleshooting

  • Describe how controllers process data I/O
  • Explain normal controller startup
  • Distinguish between foreign and native controllers
  • Describe controller states
11

Host-Side Multipath Failover

  • Describe multipath failover drivers
  • Set the appropriate multipath failover driver for your I/O host
  • Determine the status of a multipath failover driver
  • Troubleshoot issues with multipath failover
12

Drive-Side Operation

  • Describe the drive-side I/O communication path
  • Describe disk states and hot-spare functionality
  • Analyze the drive-channel communication architecture
  • Explain operational and error conditions that occur for drive-side cabling
  • Describe predictive failure analysis (PFA)

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  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 3,500 Modules on a variety of subjects
  • All courses are delivered by Industry Veterans
  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
  • Trained more than 20,000 corporate candidates across india and abroad
  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands On

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Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 3,500 Modules on a variety of subjects
  • All courses are delivered by Industry Veterans
  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
  • Trained more than 20,000 corporate candidates across india and abroad
  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands On

View our other course offerings by visiting www.encartalabs.com/course-catalogue

Contact us for delivering this course as a public/open-house workshop for a group of 10+ candidates at our venue

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