5 Days
Who Should AttendNetwork experts aiming for a NCDA certification (NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator)

This course is intended for those who provide basic support for and perform administrative functions of the Data ONTAP operating system.
Employees with an invalid NetApp certification (NACA, NACP or NACE) who want to recertificate


Three years of experience in a storage-related position, such as a storage administrator or a field engineer Six months experience with NetApp storage solutions Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration


At least three years of storage working experience e.g.storage administrator, field engineer

At least six months experience with NetApp storage solutions
Data ONTAP 8.2 7-Mode Administration (NA-DOTA)

Course Content

Prepare for the NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA) Data ONTAP 7-Mode exams. Through lectures and labs, learn about the features and functions of the NetApp® Data ONTAP® 7-Mode operating system and about network-attached storage (NAS) administration and SAN configuration. This course covers 153 and 163 (Data ONTAP 7.3), 154 (Data ONTAP 8.2 7-Mode) and 190 (Data ONTAP 8.2 7-Mode) NCDA exams. By the end of this course, you should be able to

Configure and administer client-server relationships in NFS environments
Configure, administer, and troubleshoot storage systems in CIFS environments
Collect and analyze performance data to assist with troubleshooting storage system hardware, operating systems, network connections, NFS configuration files, and options
Define the components of a SAN environment and explain how LUNs relate to the storage system
Describe the Fibre Channel (FC) and iSCSI SAN multipathing options for Windows and Linux-based operating systems
List the storage-system and dataavailability methods
Configure and administer SnapRestore®, asynchronous and synchronous SnapMirror®, MetroCluster™, SnapVault®, and Open Systems SnapVault technologies

Course outline

NCDA overview
NFS overview
NFS Setup
Export and Mounts
CIFS overview
CIFS Workgroups
CIFS Shares and Sessions
CIFS Access Control
CIFS Domains
NAS Multiprotocol
NAS Troubleshooting
SAN Überblick
FC Connectivity
iSCSI Connectivity
LUN Access
Availability Überblick
Snapshot Kopien
SnapRestore Software
Open Systems SnapVault
Lab exercises