NetApp Online Training

NetApp Training 

NetApp Online Training

Course : NetApp Online Training

Duration : 30 hours

Faculty : Realtime experience

ActivMaxis: is  Netapp Online Training Provider in world wide. We are providing Best NetApp Training in INDIA, USA, UK, SINGAPORE, SAUDI.

Highlights in our NetApp Training Online:-

  • Technical Support
    Interview Questions
    Sample Resumes
  • Excellent NetApp Material with real time scenarios given by our experienced Trainer.
    We are providing NetApp classes by highly qualified trainer.
    We will provide Regular session’s at student flexible timings.
    We will cover each topic with real time solutions.
    We are providing regular sessions and weekend sessions.


Netapp is pure vendor manufacturing mid range and high end NAS, SAN Storage hardware boxes for enterprise IT Infrastructure. Storage plays key role in IT Infrastructure, cloud, act as basic element of any infrastructure. Apart from Netapp there are other vendors like EMC, HP, Hitachi, IBM Storage etc. Netapp is hotcake in market. 

who can attend this Netapp Training:

  • Anyone who is willing to take career in IT Infrastructure and also interested to work on multiple platforms in future.
  • Anyone who want to build career in IT infrastructure with cross platform skills like Linux, VMware, Cloud etc. 

What you learn through this course:

  • This course is designed to make an individual ready for Netapp Administration in production environment.
  • To administrate Netapp storage filers, maintain, allocate, de-allocate storage, troubleshoot issues, maintain backup of critical data, capacity management, providing maximum availability of systems to end users/ client.
  • you will learn all administrative tasks on Netapp 7 Mode. 

What you learn through this course:

  • you will be given 2 Netapp Simulators and 1 windows server simulator, 1 Linux box simulator. These will be configured in your laptop if you have / LAB
  • Original Netapp courseware/ documents for future use


 Module 1: Introduction to Windows and Linux & Storage terminology

  • Introduction to windows and Linux platform
  • File system types, shares, permissions overview
  • Relationship between different OSs, Storage.
  • Introduction to NAS & SAN, Differences, advantages and Disadvantages.

 Module 2: The NetApp Storage Environment 

  • Introduction to Netapp Storage systems
  • Key features and functions of NetApp storage systems
  • Advantages that a NetApp storage system provides
  • Difference between network-attached storage (NAS) and SAN topologies
  • Netapp Storage architecture and timeline
  • Different software’s/products from Netapp and their purpose
  • Access the Net Support site to obtain software and hardware documentation

Module 3: WAFL Overview

  • Introduction to WAFL File system.
  • overview of WAFL file system and how it read/write data
  • Explain the WAFL file system concepts, including consistency points (CPs), RAID management, and storage levels
  • Describe how RAID is used to protect disk data

 Module 4: Basic Hardware Overview & Administration

  • Netapp Hardware overview and parts, architecture
  • Connecting to Netapp filer by using console/remote host
  • Access Netapp system manager to administer filer
  • Execute commands by using the console, a remote host and NetApp System Manager
  • Different types of command that useful.
  • Configure and manage the NetApp Auto Support feature/options.
  • Different filer level options to configure

Module 5: Physical Storage

  • RAID Technology
  • Different types of Disks that supported by Netapp, overview
  • Hardware overview in detail
  • Commands related to disks, spare pool, assignment of disks, identifying disks,
  • Overview of hierarchy of storage Aggregate, volumes, Qtrees etc. 

Module 6: Logical Storage

  • How storage allocation works/what we allocate from storage boxes.
  • Concept of Volumes, Qtrees, LUNs
  • Creation, changing status, offline, destroy volumes
  • Different commands at volume level, qtree, LUN level 

Module 7: Administration Security

  • Restrict administrative access
  • Restrict console and NetApp System Manager access
  • Configure a client machine as an administration host to manage a storage system 

Module 8: Networking

  • configuration of network settings and components in the Data ONTAP operating system
  • Explain and configure services like DNS, NIS, WINS, etc.
  • Configure routing tables in the Data ONTAP operating system
  • Discussion on important configuration files of storage.
  • Define and create interface groups
  • Discuss the operation of virtual LANs (VLANs) and how to route them 

Module 9: NFS

  • NFS introduction, Overview, working procedure
  • NFS implementation in Netapp
  • Explain the purpose and format of /etc/ exports
  • List and define the export specification options
  • Describe the use of the exportfs command
  • Mount an export on a UNIX host
  • Troubleshooting problems/issues. 

Module 10: CIFS

  • Introduction and Overview of CIFS protocol, usage, importance in NAS environment.
  • Configure the storage system to participate in the CIFS environment
  • Creating CIFS shares and sharing to client/end user
  • Permissions overview and how it works
  • Different CIFS options to configure based on requirement
  • Different ways of mapping and using share at end user side.
  • Different CIFS configuration files
  • how access from AD works 

Module 11: Both CIFS & NFS share configuration

  • Why we need a share to be available in both Windows & Linux
  • configuring filer to make use of shares in both environment
  • Mapping of windows and Linux users
  • overview of configuration files like usermap, passwd and NIS
  • NIS Configuration, Overview of maps
  • mapping between windows and Linux account with different options.
  • Different CIFS options to configure 

Module 12: NAS Management

  • List some security methods for protecting data
  • Explain and configure a security style setting for a volume and a qtree
  • Describe methods of tracking and restricting storage usage
  • Explain, create, and manage quotas
  • Explain and configure the Data ONTAP FPolicy file-screening policy 

Module 13: SAN

  • Explain the purpose of a SAN
  • SAN Configuration
  • Different protocols used and differentiate them
  • Define a LUN and explain LUN attributes.
  • Creating different types of LUNs with different options and mapping to client (different OSs)
  • troubleshooting SAN connectivity (iSCSI, FC)
  • Accessing and managing a LUN from a windows hosts
  • Multipath concept from client and Netapp end 

Module 14: Snapshot Copies

  • Describe the function of Snapshot copies
  • Benefits of snapshot copies
  • Snapshot commands
  • Create and delete Snapshot copies
  • Configure and modify Snapshot options
  • Describe how Snapshot technology allocates disk space for volumes and aggregates.
  • Schedule Snapshot copies
  • Creating clones with snapshots and split clone volumes 

Module 15: Space Management

  • Storage efficiency techniques that are available within the Data ONTAP operating system
  • Identify the factors that impact space consumption in the Data ONTAP operating system
  • Concept of Thin & Thick provision
  • Different types of Allocations and capacity management.
  • Identify the De-duplication and compression techniques that are available in the Data ONTAP operating system 

Module 16: High-Availability & Cluster

  • Describe high-availability (HA) solutions
  • Discuss how HA increases the reliability of storage
  • Define HA controller configuration
  • Concept of Failover and Giveback
  • Analyze how HA affects clients protocols during failover and giveback operations 

Module 17: Snapmirror, Snapvault Overview

  • Replication overview
  • Snapmirror, Snapvault overview and working procedure
  • Difference between Snapmirror and Snapvault
  • Configuring Snapmirror/Snapvault
  • creating SM/SV relationships
  • Difference between VSM and QSM
  • Troubleshooting and re-directing, updating, re-sync overview
  • Restoring volumes/snapshot 

Module 18: Data Collection Tools

  • Use the sysstat, stats, and statit commands
  • Overview of tracert, perfstat, nSanity collection
  • Execute commands to verify the operation of hardware, software, and network components
  • Identify commands and options that are used to obtain configuration and status

Module 19: Snapdrive 

  • Overview of Snapdrive Product
  • Creating LUNs, Managing LUNs, Sessions, connecting LUNs
  • creating different mount points
  • Services related to snapdrive 

Module 20: Snapmanager for SQL

  • Overview of backup process for Databases
  • Overview of Snapmanager Product from Netapp for SQL, Oracle, SAP, Exchange Environment
  • Discussion on working procedure of Snapmanager product
  • Configuring Snapmanager for SQL and scheduling jobs
  • Backup process and Restoration Process
  • Services related to Snapmanager and troubleshooting backup failures

Module 21: Snapcreator Overview 

Module 22: Upgrades

  • How to upgrade Data ONTAP version on filer
  • How to upgrade firmware
  • How to upgrade Snapmanager, Snapdrive 

Module 23: Alert Monitoring

  • Overview of DFM
  • Configuring Alerts in DFM
  • pulling reports, checking and acknowledging alerts

Module 24: Performance Issues & Troubleshooting 

Module 25: Cluster Mode Basics 

Module 26: Filer Setup and CIFS setup 

  • Discussing how to setup a new filer
  • Different configuration files and their importance. 

Module 27: Real time allocations

  • how allocations in real time
  • how Change management works
  • Different types of allocations for SQL, Oracle, Apps, LUNs etc.. 

Module 28: Brocade and Cisco Zoning concepts

Module 29: Real time Discussions.

Module 30: Netbackup Basics 

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