StorageGRID Administration Training (SGWSADM)

StorageGRID Administration Training

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Course Overview:

StorageGRID Administration Training (SGWSADM) – Hands-on

This StorageGRID Administration Training (SGWSADM) course covers the basics of StorageGRID administration. This StorageGRID Administration Training (SGWSADM) course focuses on enabling you to use the Grid Manager to monitor and manage a StorageGRID Webscale 11.1 system. You learn to create and manage storage tenant accounts and users. How to configure information lifecycle management (ILM) rules and policies to manage object protection. With StorageGRID Administration Training (SGWSADM), you will configure the StorageGRID NAS Bridge node for integration with legacy applications. You will configure a StorageGRID Archive node to integrate an external archive storage system. Finally with StorageGRID Administration Training, you will also learn how a StorageGRID system can be integrated into the NetApp Data Fabric.

StorageGRID Administration Training – Customize It:

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

StorageGRID Administration Training – Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this StorageGRID Administration Training 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 Training course are as follows:

• StorageGRID Webscale Fundamentals (WBT)
• ABCs of StorageGRID Webscale (WBT)

Also ensure that you have a general understanding of the following:

• VMware setup and configuration
• General Linux-UNIX administration

StorageGRID Administration Training – Objectives:

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

This StorageGRID Administration Training course focuses on enabling you to do the following:

• Explore the StorageGRID Webscale hardware and software architecture
• Review the S3 and Swift API concepts and architecture
• Understand how to deploy a StorageGRID Webscale environment
• Configure, upgrade, and expand a StorageGRID Webscale system
• Run advanced configuration tasks in a StorageGRID Webscale environment
• Configure and test StorageGRID Features including multitenancy, erasure coding (EC) and information lifecycle management (ILM) policy
• Learn about the different monitoring and administration interfaces and solutions.

StorageGRID Administration Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: StorageGRID Components and Services

StorageGRID components
–Admin nodes
–Storage nodes
–API Gateway node
–Archive node
Node service workflows
Optimal storage nodes

Module 2: StorageGRID Grid Manager

Grid manager
–Accessing
–Dashboard
–Menus
–Node page
–Topology tree
StorageGRID configuration options
Transformation options
Object Durability options
StorageGRID administrators
–Accounts
–Access control
–Local groups
–Identity federation
StorageGRID management API

Module 3: Storage Tenant Administration

Tenant accounts
StorageGRID grid manager tenants page
Tenant manager
Tenant access control
Bucket access control
S3 Bucket configuration options
Compliance
Platform services
CloudMirror replication
Notifications configuration
StorageGRID tenant API

Module 4: Information Lifecycle Management

ILM policies and rules
Storage pools
Storage grades
S3 Regions
Configuring ILM policies

Module 5: Monitoring the StorageGRID System

Alarms
Severity indicators
Grid node events
Alarm class types
Notifications
Configuring notifications
Metrics API

Module 6: StorageGRID Archive Nodes

Types
Workflow during object archiving
Archiving to the cloud
Archiving to tape

Module 7: StorageGRID NAS Bridge

NAS bridge
File system and buckets
Configuration workflow
Configuring an SMB file system
Configuring an NFS file system
Maintenance tasks

Module 8: StorageGRID Maintenance

StorageGRID autosupport
Audit log
Managing StorageGRID services
Monitoring node services
Maintenance procedures
StorageGRID system tasks
Adding nodes
Expanding the system
Recovering nodes
StorageGRID software upgrades

Module 9: Integrating a StorageGRID System

ONTAP FabricPool
Security certificates
Add an ONTAP cloud-capacity tier
SolidFire backup to cloud
E-Series cloud connector
NetApp cloud sync
NetApp SaaS backup

StorageGRID Administration Training – Labs:

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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