10 Days

Who Should Attend

Network Professionals seeking the NCDA certification. This course is also valuable for those who need to perform in-depth support, administrative functions, and performance management for environments using any of the following enterprise storage solutions: CIFS, NFS, FCP, iSCSI protocols on a NetApp storage appliance running the Data ONTAP operating system.
Course Content

This 10-day boot camp will prepare you to pass all the NetApp exams required to achieve the NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)certification. The hands-on course covers the required knowledge from the following courses:

● Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration (DOTA)
● Accelerated NCDA Boot Camp Data ONTAP 7-Mode (ANCDA)


Data ONTAP 8 is the next generation data storage operating system from NetApp. Data ONTAP 8.1 builds on the stability and reliability of the Data ONTAP 8 operating system and provides new functionality that sets it apart from all of the competition. This five-day instructor-led course will enable you to perform basic support and administrative functions on a NetApp storage system running the Data ONATP 7-Mode operating system.


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 8.0 7-Mode) and 190 (Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode) NCDA exams.

Course Objectives


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

● Identify the different components that comprise a NetApp storage environment
● Install and perform the setup configuration of Data ONTAP
● Perform basic administration on a storage system
● Explain and configure physical and logical storage
● Identify and configure client protocols
● State virtualization techniques available in Data ONTAP
● Describe Snapshot copies and space consumption in Data ONTAP
● Discuss backup methods available in Data ONTAP


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


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