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NCDA Breakdown

vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington NetApp Storage Networking Concepts Data ONTAP Overview o WAFL o Modes 7-Mode Cluster Mode o Architecture Aggregate Plex RAID Group RAID4 RAID-DP Disks Data Parity Double-Parity LUNs Volumes Root Traditional Flexible Qtrees RBAC Networking Interfaces o Ethernet o e0M o RLM (Service Processor) Interface Groups Jumbo Frames Flow Control VLAN Routing Deduplication Snapshots Volume SnapMirror

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vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington Qtree SnapMirror SnapVault Synchronous SnapMirror SnapRestore MetroCluster Data Fabric Manager Volume copy FlexClone volumes HA Pair VMware Multistore Compression Snapshots Volume SnapMirror Qtree SnapMirror and SnapVault Cloning Snapshots Snapshot reserve Snapshot directory Snapshot autodelete Thin Provisioning Aggregate Volume LUN Space management Space guarantee o Volume o File o None Space reservation Auto-grow Fractional reserve AutoSupport

Configuration o Initial Setup o Licensing CLI System Manager

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington o Aggregate CLI System Manager 32bit/64bit Enable/Disable Snapshots Plex CLI System Manager Verify RAID Group CLI System Manager Add RAID4 group to existing aggregate Add RAID-DP group to existing aggregate Expand RAID Group Add Disks to RAID Group o Single Disk o Specific Disk Disks CLI System Manager Identify Data/Parity/Double-Parity/Spare Disk Sanitation Assign Ownership o Auto o Manual LUNs CLI System Manager Create igroup Expand o Geometry issues Volumes CLI System Manager 32bit/64bit Attributes

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington o Root o Create/Copy/Modify/Move Traditional o Create/Copy/Modify/Move Flexible o Create/Copy/Modify/Move

Qtrees CLI System Manager Create/Copy/Modify/Move o LUN/Volume RBAC CLI System Manager Local o Users/Groups/Roles/Capabilities Active Directory o Users/Groups/Roles/Capabilities NIS o Users/Groups/Roles/Capabilities Networking CLI System Manager /etc/rc Interfaces e0M Interface Groups Single/Static Multimode/Dynamic Multimode Second-level Jumbo Frames Flow Control VLAN Routing o Fast Path o Routing Table o Routed Deduplication

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington CLI System Manager Scheduling Before/After o Compression CLI System Manager Scheduling Before/After o Snapshots CLI System Manger Snapshot Reserve Snapshot directory Snapshot autodelete Scheduling Aggregate Volume o Thin Provisioning CLI System Manager Flexible Volumes LUN o Space Management CLI System Manager Space Guarantee o File o Volume o None Space Reservation Auto-Grow Fractional Reserve o AutoSupport CLI System Manager Enable/Disable Administration

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington System Manager Operations Manager Provisioning Manager Performance Advisor Protection Manager o CLI Performance o Systat o Stats o Perfstat o Netstat o Ifstat Security o RBAC Users Groups Roles Capabilities Troubleshooting o Is o Pktt o Ethereal o netmon o o

SAN Overview o Initiators o Targets o Logical Unit Numbers o Masking o Zoning o WWN/WWPN o Block vs. File o ALUA o Connectivity iSCSI MS Initiator SnapDrive

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington Fibre Channel Types

Configuration o Licensing o Fibre Channel Licensing High Availability CFMode Types Designs o iSCSI Licensing High availability Designs o Provisioning Windows Linux Autogrow AutoDelete o Capacity Management Administration o System Manager o Operations Manager Provisioning Manager Performance Advisor Protection Manager o CLI o SnapDrive o SnapManager Performance o Network Speed testing o Workload balancing o Partition Alignment o iSCSI Single Session Multi Session CLI Security o FC

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington Masking Zoning Soft Hard

iSCSI Masking VLANs Passwords Encryption o System Manager o CLI Troubleshooting o ONTAP CLI o Switch CLI

CIFS Overview o Usage o Windows Sharing o Unicode Configuration o Licensing o Shares Windows Workgroup o Quotas o Users Local Domain Workgroup o Groups Local Domain Workgroup o Permissions Access-based enumeration Administration o System Manager

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington Operations Manager Provisioning Manager Performance Advisor Protection Manager o CLI Useradmin /etc/registry /etc/passwd o Access control Volume Qtree Directory Windows authentication Workgroup authentication o Quotas Performance o Cifs stats o Cifs stop o Sysstat o Stats o Statit o Security o Sessions o Permissions o Shares o Mandatory File Locking Troubleshooting o Ping o Testdc o Ifstat o netdiag o

Multiprotocol Overview o CIFS and NFS configured o UNIX and Windows permissions o File system operations and permissions

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington o Qtrees o WAFL credential cache Configuration o UNIX, NTFS, Mixed Style Qtree File permissions Administration o System Manager o Operations Manager Provisioning Manager Performance Advisor Protection Manager o CLI Performance o Should be the same methods as NFS and CIFS Security o Should be the same methods as NFS and CIFS with combination of both on the same object at the same time Troubleshooting o NAS troubleshooting is the same TCP Ping UDP Permissions Ifstat Testdc wcc

NFS Overview o File vs. Block o Versions o PC-NFS o WebNFS o Resource list o Identification o Authorization Configuration

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington Licensing /etc/exports Volume Qtree Directory File Administration o Persistent mounts o In-memory mounts o System Manager o Operations Manager Provisioning Manager Performance Advisor Protection Manager o CLI Exportfs /etc/exports Volume Qtree Directory File Performance o Nfsstat o Nfs_hist o Netapp-top.pl o Time mkfile o Time dd o Time cp Security o AUTH_SYS o Kerberos Troubleshooting o RPC o NFS daemons o Mount points o Showmount e o Nfsstat d o Ping o o

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vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington o exportfs

Snapshot Technology Overview o Benefits o Associated technologies o Inodes o Snapshot process o WAFL interaction o Locking o Min/Max o Reserve o Aggregate/Volume/CIFS o FlexClone o SnapManager Products Configuration o Licensing o Taking snapshot CLI System Manager o Scheduling o Restoring o Snapshot directory Linux Windows o FlexClone CLI System Manager Volume Splitting o Space Usage/Monitoring CLI System Manager Administration o CLI o System Manager Performance Security o Visibility of Snapshot directory

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington Troubleshooting o Inconsistent file system o Objects within volumes

SnapRestore Technology Overview o Technology o What can be reverted o SnapMirror integration o Usage o Rules Configuration o Licensing o SnapRestore Volume File Aggregate Root Volume Administration o CLI Performance o Restoring file performance hits Security o File Troubleshooting o Active users during restoration o Stale File Handle o Best practices

SnapMirror Products Overview o Requirements o Async o Sync o Semi-Sync o Qtree/volume o Requirements/Limitations o Advanced features

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington Multiple Path Fibre Channel Tape o Cascading Volumes o SnapVault vs. SnapMirror differences Configuration o Licensing o Snapmirror.conf o Qtree o Volume o Snapmirror.log o Throttling o Space guarantees o CP and NVLOG forwarding o Replica to Writable conversion o Resync o Break o Migration o Volume Cascade o Snapmirror.allow Administration o CLI o System Manager o Monitoring o Space guarantee o Transfers Performance o Replication type o Qtree o Volume o Throttling Security o Snapmirror.allow Troubleshooting o Snapmirror.log

SnapVault Feature Overview

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington Requirements Usage Volume Qtree SnapMirror vs. SnapVault Application-Consistent Snapshot Preservations SnapDrive for Windows LUN Clone backups Configuration o Licensing o Primary/secondary o Scheduling/Manual o Deduplication o Updating Vaults o Application-Consistent Snapshot o Preservations o Restore File Qtree Volume Nondisruptive LUN Clone Restart/Release Administration o Transfers o Vault lists Volume Qtree o SnapVault Logs /etc/logs/snapmirror o Restart/Release Performance o Initial copy o Scheduling Security o Explicit controller access o o o o o o o o

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington Troubleshooting o /etc/logs/snapmirror

Open Systems SnapVault (OSSV) Overview o Requirements o Usage o Coordination with SnapVault o Management o Open File Manager o Volume Shadow Copy Service o Block Level Incremental o OSSV Database Configuration o Licensing o Windows installation Unattended Attended Firewall Primary Licensing o Secondary configuration o Restore o Resync Administration o Windows installation Svconfigurator o UNIX installation o NetApp Protection Manager o Restore o Resync o Monitoring Transfers o Windows Commands o Log files /usr/snapvault C:\Program Files\netapp\snapvault\etc /etc/log/snapmirror Performance

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington o Backup streams o Initial copy o Scheduling Security o Explicit controller access Troubleshooting o Log files /usr/snapvault C:\Program Files\netapp\snapvault\etc /etc/log/snapmirror o OSSVINFO o LREP

High-Availability Configuration Overview o Requirements o Active/Active o Features Configuration o CLI o System Manager o Licensing o Cf commands Option commands o Matching node options o Takeover/giveback o Negotiated Failover Administration o CLI o System Manager Performance o ALUA o MPIO Security o Identical node configurations Troubleshooting o Shelf cabling o Node configurations

NCDA Breakdown
vwilmo.wordpress.com gwilmington MetroCluster and SyncMirror Overview o Requirements o Limitations o Stretched o Fabric Attached o Site Failover and Recovery Configuration o CLI o Site1 o Site2 o Cf commands o Mirrors o FC Zoning o Virtual Channels o Cabling o Traffic Isolation Administration o CLI o Cf commands Performance o Site connection performance Security o Identical controller configuration Troubleshooting o Communication disruption o Split-Brain o RAID group failures