Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training (CCWWFA)

Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training

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Course Overview:

Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training (CCWWFA) Course by Example

This Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training (CCWWFA) course shows new storage architects how to use OnCommand® Workflow Automation (OnCommand WFA) to eliminate error-prone manual processes for storage management in their organizations. The Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training course describes how to design and customize workflows to meet organizations’ storage requirements. The Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training course also describes how to create design elements, such as commands, finders, data sources, and functions. Finally, the course provides an overview of REST APIs and the NetApp PowerShell Toolkit and how this toolkit integrates with OnCommand WFA.

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● If you are familiar with some aspects of this Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
● We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation 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 Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training course:

● NetApp customers
● System Engineers
● Application Engineers

Related Courses:

NetApp MultiStore Administration (NMA)
SnapProtect Solution Administration Training (SPSA)

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training course are as follows:

● NetApp Storage Fundamentals – WBT
● Working knowledge of clustered Data ONTAP
● Administration of OnCommand Management Solutions for Clustered Data ONTAP (AOCMCDOT)

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

● Configure OnCommand WFA
● Describe OnCommand WFA design components
● Create workflows
● Customize workflows
● Create building blocks
● List Representational State Transfer (REST) API tasks and support resources
● Explore the NetApp PowerShell Toolkit

Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Introduction to OnCommand WFA

OnCommand portfolio
WFA installation and configuration
Challenges WFA can resolve
WFA interfaces
WFA roles

Module 2: OnCommand WFA Design

WFA architecture
Workflow design
Commands
Functions
Templates
Data source design
Content manager
Running workflows

Module 3: Designing Workflows

Workflow design recommendations
Design a workflow
OnCommand WFA architecture
Modular workflows

Module 4: Refining Workflows

Types of user inputs
Modifying user inputs
Using constants
Adding return parameters

Module 5: Advanced Design Features

Add approval points
Repeat rows in a workflow
Incremental naming
Verify resource reservation and element existence
Conditional execution
Workflow categorization

Module 6: Creating Design Elements

Creating filters and finders
Creating a command
Command categories
Creating a template
Creating a function
Creating a data source

Module 7: Customizing workflows

Creating customized workflows
WFA packs for the FlexPod solution

Module 8: REST APIs and Support Resources

WFA tasks for REST APIs
Key support resources for REST APIs

Module 9: NetApp PowerShell Toolkit

WFA powerShell Cmdlets
Support links
Specific OnCommand WFA commands to automate storage

Appendix A: Entity Versioning

Features
Child and parent entities
Imported entities
Versioning of an imported entity

Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation Training – Labs:

Reviewing OnCommand WFA configuration
Running an OnCommand WFA workflow
Designing and running a workflow
Modifying user inputs
Applying constants and return parameters
Adding an approval point
Adding row repetitions
Applying incremental naming
Marking the workflow ready for production
Creating a filter and customizing a finder
Creating commands and a template
Creating a function
Creating a data source
Customizing a workflow
Using Windows PowerShell to connect to a cluster

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