NetApp SnapProtect Solution Administration (SPSA)

This course provides instruction, hands-on practice, and interactive demonstrations to help you to learn how to administer the NetApp SnapProtect solution that was developed in conjunction with Commvault. Learn how to configure backup and recovery for application server, database server, and virtualization server data, using NetApp FAS, the SnapProtect Open System SnapVault Plug-in, and IBM N-Series storage systems to provide primary and secondary storage. Learn how to plan, install, upgrade, restore, and troubleshoot the SnapProtect and DataFabric Manager servers.

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About this Course

This course provides instruction, hands-on practice, and interactive demonstrations to help you to learn how to administer the NetApp SnapProtect solution that was developed in conjunction with Commvault. Learn how to configure backup and recovery for application server, database server, and virtualization server data, using NetApp FAS, the SnapProtect Open System SnapVault Plug-in, and IBM N-Series storage systems to provide primary and secondary storage. Learn how to plan, install, upgrade, restore, and troubleshoot the SnapProtect and DataFabric Manager servers.

Audience Profile

Customers, Partners, and NetApp employees

At Course Completion

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the SnapProtect solution functionality and the new features of SP6a and SP7
  • Install and configure a NetApp SnapProtect solution environment
  • Set up SnapProtect disk libraries
  • Set up SnapProtect disk-to-disk and disk-to-tape storage policies
  • Protect NAS and SAN application data in physical and virtual environments
  • Upgrade and restore the SnapProtect solution environment
  • Use diagnostic tools to troubleshoot

Prerequisites

Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration


Course Outline

Module 1 The SnapProtect Solution: Getting Started

  • Describe the components of the NetApp SnapProtect solution
  • Describe the SnapProtect workflow
  • Install SnapProtect solution software
  • Install the NetApp Management Console to manage the DataFabric Manager server
  • Create resource pools for SnapProtect
  • Add a DataFabric Manager server into the CommCell

Module 2 Configuring Disk Libraries and Tape Media

  • Describe media management
  • Configure SnapProtect disk libraries
  • Configure SnapProtect tape libraries
  • Perform tape-management operations

Module 3 Storage Policies and Schedule Policies

  • Describe and configure storage policies
  • Describe and configure schedule policies
  • Select the appropriate DataFabric Manager provisioning policies for SnapVault or SnapMirror copies

Module 4 Protecting NAS Data

  • Describe the components and the workflow of the SnapProtect solution for NAS data, including SnapVault and SnapMirror copies of NAS data
  • Describe and add NAS clients to the CommCell
  • Describe the default BackupSet and the default subclient
  • Assign storage policies to NAS subclients
  • Back up and restore NAS data
  • Import DataFabric Manager (DFM) server relationships with the NAS Import Tool

Module 5 Protecting Microsoft SQL Database Content

  • Describe SQL Server architecture
  • Describe the components and workflow of the SnapProtect solution for SQL data
  • Add a SQL client to the CommCell
  • Add instances of the SQL server to the CommCell
  • Create subclients
  • Back up and restore SQL data

Module 6 Protecting Microsoft SharePoint Content Databases

  • Describe SharePoint topologies and components
  • Describe SharePoint deployments in the SnapProtect solution
  • Describe the SnapProtect iDataAgent for SharePoint
  • Back up and recover SharePoint content
  • Describe SharePoint Snap Mining

Module 7 Protecting Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Data

  • Describe Exchange mail database information stores, mailboxes, and individual mail objects
  • Describe the components and workflow of protecting Exchange in the SnapProtect solution
  • Add an Exchange client to the CommCell
  • Back up and recover Exchange databases
  • Configure Snap Mining on a proxy server

Module 8 Protecting VMware and Hyper-V Virtual Machines

  • Describe the components for protecting VM data in a SnapProtect solution
  • Install the Virtual Server Agent (VSA) on the Hyper-V server or the VMware proxy host
  • Define guest machines or VMs as subclients
  • Back up and restore guest machines or VMs

Module 9 Protecting Oracle Database Content

  • Describe Oracle server architecture and database file structure
  • Describe SnapProtect data protection for Oracle database content
  • Install Oracle iDataAgent software on UNIX hosts to join Oracle servers as clients
  • Configure subclients to protect Oracle database content
  • Back up and restore Oracle database content

Module 10 Maintaining the SnapProtect Environment

  • Apply SnapProtect service packs to the CommServe and client machines
  • Restore the SnapProtect CommServer
  • Restore the DataFabric Manager server database

Module 11 Tools and Techniques to Resolve Issues

  • Use diagnostic tools
  • Resolve SnapProtect solution issues
  • Resolve storage system issues

Lab Exercises

Lab 0-1 Connect your equipment set
Lab 0-2 Create a volume on the primary storage system
Lab 0-3 Create and format an iSCSI LUN
Lab 0-4 Run the Adventureworks installation file
Lab 1-1 Ensuring supportability
Lab 1-2 Locate the SnapProtect software on the NetApp Support site
Lab 1-3 Install the SnapProtect software
Lab 1-4 Tour the CommCell Console
Lab 1-5 Install the SnapProtect license code
Lab 1-6 Licensing Protection Manager and Provisioning Manager
Lab 1-7 Installing the NetApp Management Console
Lab 1-8 Configuring the storage systems as DataFabric Manager hosts
Lab 1-9 Defining resource pools
Lab 1-10 Register the NetApp storage systems and DataFabric Manager server
Lab 2-1 Create disk libraries for index files
Lab 3-1 Observing the system-generated CommServeDR storage policy
Lab 3-2 Creating storage policies
Lab 3-3 Adding a SnapCopy to a storage policy
Lab 3-4 Adding fan-out copies to a storage policy
Lab 3-5 Adding cascaded copies to a storage policy
Lab 3-6 Adding combination cascade and vault copies to a storage policy
Lab 4-1 Add a NAS client to the CommCell
Lab 4-2 Define subclients
Lab 4-3 Assign a backup policy the default subclient
Lab 4-4 Backing up NAS content
Lab 4-5 Restoring NAS content
Lab 5-1 Install agent software directly on to a client host
Lab 5-2 Define subclients
Lab 5-3 Assign a backup policy to the default subclient
Lab 5-4 Backing up SQL databases
Lab 5-5 Restoring SQL databases
Lab 6-1 Plan the implementation of SnapProtect on the Vitaco SharePoint farm
Lab 7-1 Install agent software directly on to a client host
Lab 7-3 Assign a backup policy to the default subclient
Lab 7-4 Define subclients
Lab 7-5 Backing up Exchange InfoStores
Lab 7-6 Restoring Exchange InfoStores
Lab 8-1 Creating a VMware vCenter instance
Lab 8-2 Creating subclients for virtual machines
Lab 8-3 Initiating backup jobs for a VM
Lab 8-4 Running and mounting auxiliary copies for Snap Mining
Lab 8-5 Restoring individual messages for Exchange server virtual machines
Lab 9-1 Install agent software directly on to a client host
Lab 9-2 Troubleshooting step: Review the installation steps for the error
Lab 9-3 Assign a storage policy to the default subclient
Lab 9-4 Backing up Oracle databases
Lab 9-5 Restoring Oracle databases
Lab 9-6 Troubleshooting step: Correct the installation error
Lab 10-1 Downloading the SnapProtect Service Pack software
Lab 10-2 Update the CommServe software cache with the Copy-To-Cache tool
Lab 10-3 Install the software onto the CommServe and MediaAgent hosts
Lab 10-4 Install the software onto the client machines



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