ONTAP NFS Administration Training (NFSAD)

ONTAP NFS Administration Training (NFSAD)

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Course Overview:

ONTAP NFS Administration Training (NFSAD)

ONTAP NFS Administration Training (NFSAD) course extends the NFS information that is found in the ONTAP Cluster Administration course. This course reviews NFS and explores in more detail different NFS versions and the features of ONTAP 9 software that support the NFS protocol. The exercises are accomplished using ONTAP 9 software.

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

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this ONTAP NFS Administration Training (NFSAD) course:

● NetApp Employees
● Engineers
● Channel Partners

Class Prerequisites:

The following pre-requisites or equivalent knowledge are required for this ONTAP NFS Administration Training (NFSAD) course:

● following pre-requisites or equivalent knowledge are required for this course:
● ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals WBT (OCFWBT)
● ONTAP 9.3 Cluster Administration (ONTAP9ADM)
● Familiarity with UNIX and Linux operating systems

What You Will Learn:

By the end of this ONTAP NFS Administration Training (NFSAD) course you will be able to:

● Define and describe NFS protocol versions
● Configure clustered ONTAP 9 for NFSv3,NFSv4,and NFSv4.1 with parallel NFS (pNFS)
● Configure Kerberos in a Linux and NetApp ONTAP 9 environment using Windows Active Directory authentication
● Discuss performance management and troubleshooting for NetApp storage systems and clients

ONTAP NFS Administration Training (NFSAD) – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: NFS Overview

Data fabric layers
NFS
NFS protocol versions
–NFSv2 and NFSv3
–Ancillary protocols
–NFSv4
ONTAP 9 NFS enhancements
ONTAP 9 configuration
SVM with Infinite Volume

Module 2: NFS Version 3

Capabilities
Features
Client support
NFSv3 implementation
NFSv3 export policy
Export policies and volumes
Access cache
Mounts
User authentication
Accounts
Auxiliary GIDs
ANON setting
UNIX permissions

NFS Version 4

Features
NFSv4 connection
Mount process
Referrals
Delegation and usage
NFSv4 Implementation
Security
RPCSEC_GSS
Key distribution center
Kerberos authentication
Access control lists
ACE permissions
NFSv4 infrastructure
UID and GID
Snapshot directories

Module 4: NFS Version 4.1

Connection
Reliable callbacks
Sessions
Layouts
pNFS
pNFS vs. referrals
ONTAP 9 support
NFSv4.1 implementation
pNFS status

Module 5: Performance and Basic Troubleshooting

Performance management
Performance issues
Factors that affect NFS performance
RAID factors
NFS data collection
Performance and statistic collector (Perfstat)
Recommended statistics
The SIO utility
Multiprotocol
Security style interaction
UNIX user access
Storage system configuration
Linux client troubleshooting
NFS troubleshooting
Network troubleshooting
Check access command

Labs:

Adding a cluster
Configuring a storage virtual machine for NFSv3
Configuring a storage virtual machine for NFSv4
Configuring a storage virtual machine for NFSv4.1
Configure clustered ONTAP for NFS active directory authentication
Configuring Windows for NFS active directory authentication
Configuring Linux for NFS active directory authentication

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