ONTAP NFS Administration Training

ONTAP NFS Administration Training

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Introduction:

ONTAP NFS Administration Training course with Hands-on Labs – (Online, Onsite and Classroom Live)

NetApp Training Units: 12 NTU

This ONTAP NFS Administration Training course extends the NFS information that is found in the ONTAP Cluster Administration course. This ONTAP NFS Administration course reviews NFS and explores in more detail different NFS versions and the features of ONTAP 9 software that support the NFS protocol. The exercises are accomplished using ONTAP 9 software.

Duration: 1 day

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  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this ONTAP NFS Administration Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the ONTAP NFS Administration Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the ONTAP NFS Administration course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this ONTAP NFS Administration course:

  • NetApp Employees
  • Engineers
  • Channel Partners

ONTAP NFS Administration Training – Class Prerequisites:

The following pre-requisites or equivalent knowledge are required for this course:

ONTAP NFS Administration Training – Objectives:

By the end of this ONTAP NFS Administration course you will be able to:

  • Define and describe NFS protocol versions
  • Configure clustered ONTAP 9 for NFSv3,NFSv4,and NFSv4.1 with parallel NFS (pNFS)
  • Configure Kerberos in a Linux and NetApp ONTAP 9 environment using Windows Active Directory authentication
  • Discuss performance management and troubleshooting for NetApp storage systems and clients

ONTAP NFS Administration Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: NFS Overview

  • Data fabric layers
  • NFS
  • NFS protocol versions
    • NFSv2 and NFSv3
    • Ancillary protocols
    • NFSv4
  • ONTAP 9 NFS enhancements
  • ONTAP 9 configuration
  • SVM with Infinite Volume

Module 2: NFS Version 3

  • Capabilities
  • Features
  • Client support
  • NFSv3 implementation
  • NFSv3 export policy
  • Export policies and volumes
  • Access cache
  • Mounts
  • User authentication
  • Accounts
  • Auxiliary GIDs
  • ANON setting
  • UNIX permissions

Module 3: NFS Version 4

  • Features
  • NFSv4 connection
  • Mount process
  • Referrals
  • Delegation and usage
  • NFSv4 Implementation
  • Security
    • RPCSEC_GSS
    • Key distribution center
    • Kerberos authentication
    • Access control lists
    • ACE permissions
  • NFSv4 infrastructure
  • UID and GID
  • Snapshot directories

Module 4: NFS Version 4.1

  • Connection
  • Reliable callbacks
  • Sessions
  • Layouts
  • pNFS
  • pNFS vs. referrals
  • ONTAP 9 support
  • NFSv4.1 implementation
  • pNFS status

Module 5: Performance and Basic Troubleshooting

  • Performance management
  • Performance issues
  • Factors that affect NFS performance
  • RAID factors
  • NFS data collection
  • Performance and statistic collector (Perfstat)
  • Recommended statistics
  • The SIO utility
  • Multiprotocol
  • Security style interaction
  • UNIX user access
  • Storage system configuration
  • Linux client troubleshooting
  • NFS troubleshooting
  • Network troubleshooting
  • Check access command

Labs:

  • Adding a cluster
  • Configuring a storage virtual machine for NFSv3
  • Configuring a storage virtual machine for NFSv4
  • Configuring a storage virtual machine for NFSv4.1
  • Configure clustered ONTAP for NFS active directory authentication
  • Configuring Windows for NFS active directory authentication
  • Configuring Linux for NFS active directory authentication

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