ONTAP SMB Administration Training (CIFSAD)

ONTAP SMB Administration Training

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Course Overview:

ONTAP SMB Administration Training (CIFSAD) – Hands-on

ONTAP SMB Administration Training (CIFSAD) 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.

Customize It:

• 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 Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this ONTAP SMB Administration Training course:

• Engineers
• Channel Partners
• NetApp Customers

Related Courses:

Performance Analysis on Clustered Data ONTAP Training (PERFCDOT)
Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration Training (D7ADM)

Class Prerequisites:

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

• ONTAP 9 Cluster Administration (ONTAP9ADM)
• Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Server 2012
• Familiarity with Microsoft Active Directory

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this ONTAP SMB Administration Training 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)

Appendix A: BranchCache

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

Appendix B: Auditing

Auditing concepts
ONTAP 9 auditing process
Implemtent auditing
Output file format

ONTAP SMB Administration Training – 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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