StorageGRID Administration Training

StorageGRID Administration Training

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StorageGRID Administration Training with Hands-on Labs (Online, Onsite and Classroom Live)

This StorageGRID Administration Training Workshop course covers the basics of StorageGRID administration. You learn to use the Grid Manager to monitor and manage a StorageGRID 11.3 system. You learn to create and manage storage tenant accounts and users.

You also learn how to configure information lifecycle management (ILM) rules and policies to manage object protection. You configure the StorageGRID NAS Bridge node for integration with legacy applications. Finally, you learn how to integrate a StorageGRID system into the NetApp Data Fabric. This StorageGRID Administration course builds on the concepts in the StorageGRID Fundamentals course.

NOTE: In ONTAP 9.7, NetApp has released enhancements in Data Protection and Encryption, storage efficiency, hardware support, networking and security protocols, REST API’s and much more.

  • 3 Days of StorageGRID Administration Training from an Authorized NetApp Instructor
  • Official StorageGRID Administration Training Workshop Electronic Courseware
  • NetApp Training Units (36 NTU)
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
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  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this StorageGRID Administration course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the StorageGRID Administration 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 StorageGRID Administration course in manner understandable to lay audiences.
StorageGRID Administration Training – Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this StorageGRID Administration course:

  • NetApp employees, partners, and customers.
  • Functional Implementer
  • Project Manager
StorageGRID Administration Training – Class Prerequisites:

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

  • StorageGRID Webscale Fundamentals
StorageGRID Administration Training – Objectives:

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

  • Use the Grid Manager to monitor and manage a StorageGRID system
  • Create and manage storage tenant accounts and users
  • Configure information lifecycle management (ILM) rules and policies
  • Learn about the different monitoring and administration interfaces and solutions
  • Configure the StorageGRID Archive node
  • Configure the StorageGRID NAS Bridge node
  • Configure and manage email notifications and custom alarms
  • Describe how StorageGRID can be integrated into the NetApp Data Fabric
StorageGRID Administration Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: StorageGRID Components and Services

  • Components
  • Node service workflows

Module 2: StorageGRID Grid Manager

  • Grid manager
  • StorageGRID Configuration options
  • StorageGRID Administrators
  • Securing access to StorageGRID
  • StorageGRID management API

Module 3: Storage Tenant Administration

  • Tenant accounts
  • Tenant manager
  • Tenant access control
  • Bucket access control
  • S3 bucket configuration options
  • Platform services
  • StorageGRID tenant API

Module 4: Information Lifecycle Management

  • ILM Policies and rules
  • Storage pools, storage grades and regions
  • Configuring ILM policies

Module 5: Monitoring the StorageGRID system

  • Alarms
  • Notifications
  • Reporting

Module 6: StorageGRID Archive Nodes

  • Archive nodes
  • Archiving to the cloud
  • Archiving to tape

Module 7: StorageGRID NAS Bridge

  • NAS Bridge overview
  • File system and buckets
  • Configuration workflow
  • Configuring an SMB file system
  • Configuring an NFS file system

Module 8: StorageGRID Maintenance

  • StorageGRID AutoSupport
  • Audit log
  • Managing StorageGRID services
  • Maintenance procedures
  • StorageGRID software upgrades

Module 9: Integrating a StorageGRID system

  • ONTAP Fabric pool
  • SolidFire backup to cloud
  • E-Series cloud connector
  • NetApp cloud sync
  • NetApp SaaS backup


  • Exploring Grid manager
  • Creating and managing StorageGRID administrator accounts
  • Managing tenant accounts
  • Using S3 tenant accounts
  • Configuring basic ILM
  • Object storage tiering
  • Placement based an object Metadata
  • Alarm management
  • Reporting
  • Archiving to the cloud
  • Configuring the NAS bridge
  • Grid maintenance tasks
  • Integrating with a swift protocol client
  • Using API docs to manage the StorageGRID system

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