SAN Implementation (SANIMP)

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

 

Course Outline

Module 1 SAN Concepts
Describe the difference between SAN and NAS
Explain the SCSI architecture model
List the NetApp SAN technologies
Define basic SAN terminology
List the basic steps for implement a Data ONTAP SAN
Describe the educational lab environment for this Course

Module 2 Windows IP Connectivity
Describe multiple path implementation with iSCSI connectivity
Configure network ports on Windows and NetApp systems
Identify the node name on Windows and NetApp systems
Implement and verify multiple path iSCSI connectivity between Windows and NetApp systems

Module 3 Windows LUN
Discuss LUN access for Windows Server 2012
Create a LUN by using wizards
Explore techniques to configure a LUN for Windows Server 2012
Explain how SnapDrive for Windows simplifies LUN management

Module 4 Linux IP
Describe multiple path implementation with iSCSI connectivity for Red Hat and NetApp systems
Configure network ports on Red Hat systems
Identify the node name on Red Hat systems
Set up and verify multiple path IP connectivity between Red Hat and NetApp systems

Module 5 Linux LUN Access
Describe the steps that you take to allow a Red Hat initiator to access a LUN on a storage system
Review the Data ONTAP LUN configuration steps
Find and prepare a LUN on a Linux operating system
Configure multipath I/O on Linux
Create and protect LUNs by using SnapDrive for UNIX

Module 6 FC Architecture
Describe the architecture of the FC topology
Explain the FC initialization process
Identity the layers in the FC protocol

Module 7 FC Fabrics
Discuss fabric layouts
Describe FC switch concepts
Explain fabric services
Describe routing in FC switches
Examine zoning in FC switches

Module 8 Windows FC Connectivity
Describe multiple path implementation with FC connectivity
Configure FC ports on Windows and Data ONTAP storage systems
Use commands and utilities to identify the worldwide node name (WWNN) and worldwide port name (WWPN) on Windows and Data ONTAP storage systems
Use commands and utilities to examine FC switch Activity

Module 9 Unified Connect
Describe NetApp Unified Connect
Examine the FC over Ethernet (FCoE) enabling technologies
Configure FCoE on a host, a switch, and a NetApp storage system
Explain how to leverage older FC technologies with FCoE

Module 10 Linux FC
Describe multiple path implementation with FC connectivity for Red Hat and NetApp systems
Configure FC ports on Red Hat systems
Identify the worldwide node name (WWNN) and worldwide port name (WWPN) on Red Hat systems
Set up and verify multiple path FC connectivity between Red Hat and NetApp systems

Module 11 LUN Provisioning
Describe how and when a LUN consumes space from its containing volume
Discuss backup guarantees through NetApp Snapshot reserve
Discuss the overwrite guarantee for space-reserved LUNs
Analyze the default LUN configuration and two thinprovisioning Configurations

Module 12 Host Considerations
Explore the disk structure of popular file systems
Describe flow-control issues on a host
Identify techniques for growing and shrinking a LUN
Discuss copy offload capacities

Module 13 SAN Management
Perform administrative tasks on FC target ports
Perform administrative tasks on LUNs
Discuss LUN protection schemes

Module 14 SAN Troubleshooting
Explain how to diagnose a problem within a SAN environment
Review diagnostic tools and techniques for NetApp Data ONTAP software

Lab Exercises
Lab 1-1 Identify the exercise environment
Lab 1-2 Log in to the exercise environment
Lab 1-3 Install OnCommand System Manager in the exercise environment
Lab 1-4 Create a cluster
Lab 1-5 Add a cluster to OnCommand System Manager
Lab 1-6 Join a node to a cluster
Lab 1-7 Configure SNMP public community name
Lab 2-1 Setup Multipath I/O on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Lab 2-2 Install the host utilities kit on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Lab 2-3 Configure NIC teaming on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Lab 2-4 Create a data aggregate
Lab 2-5 Use NetApp OnCommand System Manager to create a Vserver for iSCSI
Lab 2-6 Configure iSCSI sessions on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Lab 2-7 Confirm iSCSI sessions on the Data ONTAP operating system
Lab 3-1 Create a local administrative account for NetApp software
Lab 3-2 Install NetApp SnapDrive for Windows on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Lab 3-3 Configure clustered Data ONTAP for SnapDrive for Windows
Lab 3-4 Update the Windows hosts file for SnapDrive for Windows
Lab 3-5 Create a Windows iSCSI disk with SnapDrive for Windows
Lab 4-1 Verify the Linux configuration
Lab 4-2 Install the NetApp Linux Host Utilities on your Linux system
Lab 4-3 Configure the iSCSI software initiator for Linux
Lab 4-4 Confirm the iSCSI sessions on the storage system
Lab 5-1 Enable Linux native multipathing (dm-multipath)
Lab 5-2 Create iSCSI-attached LUNs for Linux
Lab 5-3 Discover iSCSI-attached LUNs for Linux
Lab 5-4 Prepare an individual LUN and mount it on the Linux
Lab 5-5 Configure an LVM2 logical volume
Lab 7-1 Recall FC key concepts
Lab 8-1 Investigate the initial switch configuration
Lab 8-2 Configure FC HBAs on a storage system pair
Lab 8-3 Configure a storage virtual machine for FC connectivity
Lab 8-4 Install QLogic FC tool on Windows 2012 system
Lab 8-5 Enable FC HBA ports on a Windows 2012 system
Lab 8-6 Assign aliases to WWPNs on a storage system
Lab 8-7 Provide LUN access using the CLI
Lab 8-8 Create Windows Dynamic Disks by using NetApp LUNs
Lab 9-1 Create a VLAN on the switch
Lab 9-2 Configure a target FCoE port on the switch
Lab 9-3 Configure an initiator FC port on the switch
Lab 9-4 Setup one-to-one zone mapping between the initiator and target port
Lab 10-1 Install SnapDrive for UNIX
Lab 10-2 Create a LUN by using SnapDrive for UNIX
Lab 10-3 Recover data using SnapDrive for UNIX
Lab 11-1 Create an iSCSI-attached LUN on a NetApp high-availability storage system
Lab 11-2 Create a Snapshot copy of a LUN
Lab 11-3 Observe the effects of writing to a LUN
Lab 11-4 Observe the effects of deleting from a LUN
Lab 11-5 Observe the effects of overwriting to a LUN
Lab 11-6 Observe the effects of setting a Snapshot automatic deletion policy
Lab 12-1 Recall the key host considerations
Lab 12-2 Create an iSCSI-attached LUN
Lab 12-3 Expand the iSCSI-attached LUN
Lab 12-4 Shrink the iSCSI-attached LUN
Lab 13-1 Clone a LUN for Linux
Lab 13-2 Remove a LUN with Linux
Lab 13-3 Reset the storage HBAs to initiator mode

Audience

Professionals who implement SAN solutions that use NetApp storage systems.

Prerequisites
Certification as a NetApp Data Management Administrator
Completion of two courses:
SAN Fundamentals on Data ONTAP WBT
Either Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration (D7ADM) or Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 Administration (DCADM)

Available Course Dates

11/29/2017 9:30 am - 12/01/2017 6:00 pm
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