ONTAP MetroCluster Installation Training (MCCIIW)

ONTAP MetroCluster Installation Training

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Course Overview:

ONTAP MetroCluster Installation Training (MCCIIW) – Hands-on

MetroCluster software is a unique high-availability and disaster-recovery solution. In this advanced ONTAP MetroCluster Installation Training (MCCIIW) course, you learn how to install, configure and administer a MetroCluster environment. Hands-on labs, available in the ONTAP 9 environment, allow you to practice setting up the configuration, identify component failures and practice recovery steps.

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

Related Courses:

Configuring and Monitoring NetApp E-Series and EF-Series Storage Systems Training (CMESERIES)
Data ONTAP SAN Implementation Training (SANIMP)

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this ONTAP MetroCluster Installation Training course:

• NetApp employees, partner professional service implementation engineers and customers

Class Prerequisites:

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

• ONTAP 9.3 Cluster Administration (ONTAP9ADM) and ONTAP 9.3 Data Protection Administration (DATAPROT9) OR
• ONTAP 9.3 Cluster Administration and Data Protection Bundle (CDOTDP9)
• Basic SAN knowledge
• Completion of ONTAP PS Professional Compliance Program or an equivalent program

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this ONTAP MetroCluster Installation Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe the major architectural components of a MetroCluster environment in ONTAP 9
• Cable nodes, back-end FC switches and FibreBridge devices
• Set up bridges and back-end FC switches
• Configure the clusters at both sites in a MetroCluster environment
• Set up a MetroCluster configuration and serve data to clients
• Detect and recover from failures in a MetroCluster environment
• Install and configure Tiebreaker software

ONTAP MetroCluster Installation Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Overview of MetroCluster

Introduction to MetroCluster software
Supported configurations
Implementation steps
Configuration tools and documentation

Module 2: MetroCluster Cabling

Disk requirements
Cabling overview
Controller cabling
Switch cabling

Module 3: Bridge and Switch Configuration

ATTO FibreBridge configuration
Brocade FC switch configuration
IOD and OOD delivery

Module 4: Cluster Configuration

Disk assignment
Cluster setup

Module 5: MetroCluster Configuration

Setup
Verification
Monitoring
SVM configuration

Module 6: Failure Scenarios

Switchover
Switchback
Failure scenarios
LIF placement

Module 7: TieBreaker Configuration

Introduction to TieBreaker
Installation
Configuration

Appendix A: Advanced Administration

Transitioning
Reallocating free space
Performance testing
NDU in a MetroCluster environment
Integrating with vSphere 6
Comparing features
Scaling out
Controller upgrades
NVRAM allocation

Appendix B: Basic MetroCluster Troubleshooting

Appendix C: Front-End FC Fabrics in a MetroCluster Environment

Appendix D: FlexPod in an AFF MetroCluster Environment

FlexPod solution
MetroCluster FlexPod architecture
vMSC Validation: failure scenarios and behavior

Appendix E: The ProLion ClusterLion Solution
ClusterLion: alternative to TieBreaker

Appendix F: Brocade Network Advisor

ONTAP MetroCluster Installation Training – Labs:

• MetroCluster cabling
• Bridge and switch verification and configuration
• Cluster configuration
• MetroCluster configuration and verification
• Failover scenarios
• TieBreaker configuration

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