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Data ONTAP SAN Implementation

Course Description

In this workshop course, you learn how to connect Windows® and Linux® hosts to NetApp® SANs via FC and iSCSI protocols.

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NETAPP-SANIMP-REV04 -Data ONTAP SAN Implementation
Duration: 3 days
NetApp Training Units: 36
Price: $ 2700.00
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Audience

Professionals who implement SAN solutions that use NetApp storage systems 

Prerequisites 

One of the following:

 Certification as a NetApp Data Management Administrator

 Completion of two courses: SAN Fundamentals on Data ONTAP and Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration or Clustered Data ONTAP Administration

Objectives

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

 Define and describe SANs that use FC, FCoE, and iSCSI protocols 

 Configure Windows Server 2012 R2, Red Hat® 6.5, and Data ONTAP® systems for iSCSI connectivity 

 Configure Windows Server 2012 R2, Red Hat 6.5, and Data ONTAP systems for FC and FCoE connectivity 

 Use FC and iSCSI protocols to create and access LUNs from Windows Server 2012 and Red Hat 6.5 systems 

 Create and access a LUN from Windows Server 2012 and Red Hat 6.5 

 Size, clone, copy, move, back up, and recover LUNs on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Red Hat 6.5 systems 

 Troubleshoot SAN connectivity 

Course Outline

Module 1: SAN Concepts

  • NetApp SAN
  • SAN Protocols
  • SAN Terminology
  • Implementing SAN
  • Designing and Planning a SAN Solution

Module 2: IP SAN Architecture

  • IP SAN Architecture
  • iSCSI Protocol
  • Implementing IP SAN on Data ONTAP
  • Scaling IP SAN In clustered Data ONTAP

Module 3: Windows IP Connectivity

  • Windows iSCSI Configuration
  • Windows iSCSI Implementation

Module 4: Windows LUN

  • LUN Access Overview
  • Windows Setup
  • Volume Management
  • SnapDrive for Windows

Module 5: Linux IP Connectivity

  • Linux iSCSI Configuration

Module 6: Linux LUN

  • LUN Access Review
  • Linux Setup
  • Volume Management

Module 7: FC SAN Architecture

  • FC SAN Architecture
  • FC SAN Connections
  • FC Protocol

Module 8: FC SAN Fabrics

  • Fabric Design
  • FC Initialization
  • Switch Concepts
  • FC Zoning
  • Scaling FC SAN in clustered Data ONTAP

Module 9: Windows FC Connectivity

  • Windows FC Connectivity
  • Data ONTAP 7-Mode CF Modes
  • Windows Configuration
  • Discovery and Provisioning

Module 10: Unified Connect

  • Unified Connect
  • FCoE-Enabling Technologies
  • End-to-End FCoE Configuration
  • FC-to-FCoE Connectivity

Module 11: Linux FC

  • Linux FC Configuration
  • SnapDrive for Unix

Module 12: LUN Provisioning

  • LUN Provisioning
  • LUN Overwrite Reservations
  • SAN Provisioning Options
  • HOST-Side Space Management
  • Keeping LUNs Online

Module 13: Host Considerations

  • Common Disk Structures
  • Multipathing
  • Clustered Data ONTAP Path Changes
  • Selective LUN Mapping in Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3
  • Queue Depth

Module 14: SAN Management

  • Port and Logical Interface Management
  • LUN Management
  • LUN Mobility
  • Copy Offload
  • LUN Cloning
  • Protecting a LUN
  • Removing a LUN

Module 15: SAN Troubleshooting

  • SAN Troubleshooting
  • Data ONTAP Troubleshooting
  • NetApp Data Center Tools

Appendix A: Windows Miscellaneous

  • Windows CLI
  • Windows Dynamic Disks

Appendix B: Brocade Configuration

  • Switch Configuration
  • Diagnostics
  • Zone Configuration

Lab Exercises

  • Verify the cluster from the CLI
  • Verify the cluster from OnCommand System Manager
  • Use the NetApp OnCommand System Manager to create a data aggregate
  • Use the NetApp OnCommand System Manager to create a subnet for an SVM
  • Use the NetApp OnCommand System Manager to create an SVM for iSCSI
  • Set up Multipath I/O on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Install the host utilities kit on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Configure iSCSI sessions on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Confirm iSCSI sessions on the data ONTAP operating system
  • Create a local administrative account for NetApp software
  • Install NetApp SnapDrive for Windows on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Create a Window iSCSI disk with SnapDrive for Windows
  • Verify the Linux configuration
  • Install the NetApp Linux host utilities on your Linux system
  • Configure the iSCSI software initiator for Linux
  • Confirm the iSCSI connections
  • Enable the Linux native multipathing
  • Create iSCSI-attached LUNs for Linux
  • Discover iSCSI-attached LUNs for Linux
  • Prepare an individual LUN and mount it on Linux
  • Configure an LVM2 logical volume
  • Review key FC concepts
  • Investigate the initial switch configuration
  • Configure FC HBAs on a storage system
  • Configure an SVM for FC connectivity
  • Install QLogic FC tool on Windows 2012 R2 system
  • Enable FC HBA ports on a Windows 2012 R2 system
  • Assign aliases to WWPNs on a storage system
  • Provide LUN access by using the CLI
  • Create a Windows volume by using FC-attached NetApp LUNs
  • Create a VLAN on the switch
  • Configure a target FCoE port on the switch
  • Configure an initiator FC port on the switch
  • Set up one-to-one zone mapping between the initiator and target port
  • Install SnapDrive for Linux
  • Create a LUN by using SnapDrive for Linux
  • Use SnapDrive for Unix to recover data
  • Create an FC-attached LUN with system manager
  • Create a Snapshot copy of a LUN
  • Observe the effects of writing to a LUN
  • Observe the effects of deleting data from a LUN
  • Observe the effects of overwriting to a LUN
  • Observe the effects of setting a Snapshot automatic deletion policy
  • Review the key host considerations
  • Examine FC HBA port configuration
  • Expand and shrink a LUN
  • Clone a LUN for Windows
  • Copy and move a LUN
  • Remove a LUN from Windows
  • Reset the storage HBAS to initiator mode
  • Download nSANity
  • Examine nSANity commands
  • Collect system data
  • Viewing nSANity files