ONTAP SMB Administration Training

ONTAP SMB Administration Training

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Introduction:

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

NetApp Training Units: 12 NTU

ONTAP SMB Administration is a one day course that extends the CIFS information found in the ONTAP Cluster Administration course.

You will review and explore SMB 3.x and the features of ONTAP 9 software that support the SMB protocol. Hands-on labs are completed using ONTAP 9 software.

Duration: 1 day

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  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this ONTAP SMB Administration Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the ONTAP SMB 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 SMB Administration course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this ONTAP NFS Administration Training (NFSAD) course:

  • Engineers
  • Channel Partners
  • NetApp Customers

ONTAP SMB Administration Training – Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this ONTAP SMB Administration Training course are as follows:

ONTAP SMB Administration Training – Objectives:

Upon completing this ONTAP SMB Administration course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Explain the CIFS and SMB protocol
  • Demonstrate the Windows PowerShell CLI
  • Configure SMB features using ONTAP 9 software
  • Create and manage SMB shares and sessions
  • Secure SMB sessions
  • Configure ONTAP for multiprotocol data access
  • Discuss SMB advanced topics, such as opportunistic locks (oplocks), BranchCache, auditing, group policy, automatic home shares, symbolic links (symlinks), and widelinks

ONTAP SMB Administration Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: SMB Overview

  • Data fabric
  • Data fabric layers
  • CIFS and SMB protocols
  • NT LAN manager
  • Kerberos authentication
  • Active Directory
  • Workgroup environments
  • NetApp PowerShell toolkit

Module 2: SMB Setup

  • SMB implementation
  • Licensing CIFS
  • SVM for SMB access
  • FlexVol volumes
  • DNS entries for the SVM
  • SMB share access

Module 3: SMB Shares and Sessions

  • SMB share
  • Creating a share
  • Client access
  • SMB automatic referrals
  • SMB sessions
  • Session administration
  • SMB encryption
  • Offline folders
  • Offloaded data transfer

Module 4: Access Control

  • Share permission administration
  • Access-based enumeration
  • Dynamic access control
  • File blocking policies
  • Local users
  • Workgroup authentication
  • Multiprotocol access

Module 5: Advanced Topics

  • Microsoft opportunistic Lock (oplock) features
  • Automatic home share
  • Group policy object (GPO)
  • Symlinks
  • Widelinks

Appendix A: BranchCache

  • Versions
  • BranchCache environment configurations
  • ONTAP 9 BranchCache
  • BranchCache installation on Windows Servers
  • BranchCache configuration on Windows clients

Appendix B: Auditing

  • Auditing concepts
  • Terminology
  • ONTAP 9 auditing process
  • Implement auditing
  • Output file format

Labs:

  • Install NetApp PowerShell Toolkit and configure for use
  • Create a Storage Virtual Machine (SVM) and configure it for SMB access
  • Create an SMB share, connect to the share from your Windows client, and manage SMB sessions
  • Create a domain user, restrict share-level permissions
  • Create a local user group and give share-level permissions
  • Create a multiprotocol configuration and enable a root Linux user to be mapped to the Windows domain administrator
  • Configure home directories and symbolic links on the SVM

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