SAN Implementation (SANIMP)

In this workshop course, you learn how to connect Windows® and Linux® hosts via Fibre Channel (FC) and iSCSI protocols to NetApp® SANs.

Retail Price: $2,820.00

Next Date: Request Date

Course Days: 3


Request a Date

Request Custom Course


About this Course

In this workshop course, you learn how to connect Windows® and Linux® hosts via Fibre Channel (FC) and iSCSI protocols to NetApp® SANs.

Audience Profile

Professionals who implement SAN solutions that use NetApp storage systems

At Course Completion

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

  • Define and describe SANs that use FC, FCoE, and iSCSI protocols
  • Configure Windows Server 2012, Red Hat® 6.4, and Data ONTAP® systems for iSCSI connectivity
  • Configure Windows Server 2012, Red Hat 6.4, and Data ONTAP systems for FC and FCoE connectivity
  • Use FC and iSCSI protocols to create and access LUNs from Windows Server 2012 and Red Hat 6.4 systems
  • Install and use SnapDrive® for Windows and SnapDrive for Linux software to create LUNs and Snapshot™ LUNs, to restore LUNs from Snapshot copies, and to remove LUNs
  • Size, clone, back up, and recover LUNs on Windows Server 2012 and Red Hat 6.4 systems
  • Troubleshoot SAN connectivity and performance issues

Prerequisites

  • Certification as a NetApp Data Management Administrator
  • Completion of two courses:
    • SAN Fundamentals on Data ONTAP WBT
    • Either Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration (D7ADM) or Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 Administration (DCADM)

 


Course Outline

Module 1 SAN Concepts

  • Describe the difference between SAN and NAS
  • Explain the SCSI architecture model
  • List the NetApp SAN technologies
  • Define basic SAN terminology
  • List the basic steps for implement a Data ONTAP SAN
  • Describe the educational lab environment for this Course

Module 2 Windows IP Connectivity

  • Describe multiple path implementation with iSCSI connectivity
  • Configure network ports on Windows and NetApp systems
  • Identify the node name on Windows and NetApp systems
  • Implement and verify multiple path iSCSI connectivity between Windows and NetApp systems

Module 3 Windows LUN

  • Discuss LUN access for Windows Server 2012
  • Create a LUN by using wizards
  • Explore techniques to configure a LUN for Windows Server 2012
  • Explain how SnapDrive for Windows simplifies LUN management

Module 4 Linux IP

  • Describe multiple path implementation with iSCSI connectivity for Red Hat and NetApp systems
  • Configure network ports on Red Hat systems
  • Identify the node name on Red Hat systems
  • Set up and verify multiple path IP connectivity between Red Hat and NetApp systems

Module 5 Linux LUN Access

  • Describe the steps that you take to allow a Red Hat initiator to access a LUN on a storage system
  • Review the Data ONTAP LUN configuration steps
  • Find and prepare a LUN on a Linux operating system
  • Configure multipath I/O on Linux
  • Create and protect LUNs by using SnapDrive for UNIX

Module 6 FC Architecture

  • Describe the architecture of the FC topology
  • Explain the FC initialization process
  • Identity the layers in the FC protocol

Module 7 FC Fabrics

  • Discuss fabric layouts
  • Describe FC switch concepts
  • Explain fabric services
  • Describe routing in FC switches
  • Examine zoning in FC switches

Module 8 Windows FC Connectivity

  • Describe multiple path implementation with FC connectivity
  • Configure FC ports on Windows and Data ONTAP storage systems
  • Use commands and utilities to identify the worldwide node name (WWNN) and worldwide port name (WWPN) on Windows and Data ONTAP storage systems
  • Use commands and utilities to examine FC switch Activity

Module 9 Unified Connect

  • Describe NetApp Unified Connect
  • Examine the FC over Ethernet (FCoE) enabling technologies
  • Configure FCoE on a host, a switch, and a NetApp storage system
  • Explain how to leverage older FC technologies with FCoE

Module 10 Linux FC

  • Describe multiple path implementation with FC connectivity for Red Hat and NetApp systems
  • Configure FC ports on Red Hat systems
  • Identify the worldwide node name (WWNN) and worldwide port name (WWPN) on Red Hat systems
  • Set up and verify multiple path FC connectivity between Red Hat and NetApp systems

Module 11 LUN Provisioning

  • Describe how and when a LUN consumes space from its containing volume
  • Discuss backup guarantees through NetApp Snapshot reserve
  • Discuss the overwrite guarantee for space-reserved LUNs
  • Analyze the default LUN configuration and two thinprovisioning Configurations

Module 12 Host Considerations

  • Explore the disk structure of popular file systems
  • Describe flow-control issues on a host
  • Identify techniques for growing and shrinking a LUN
  • Discuss copy offload capacities

Module 13 SAN Management

  • Perform administrative tasks on FC target ports
  • Perform administrative tasks on LUNs
  • Discuss LUN protection schemes

Module 14 SAN Troubleshooting

  • Explain how to diagnose a problem within a SAN environment
  • Review diagnostic tools and techniques for NetApp Data ONTAP software

Lab Exercises


Lab 1-1 Identify the exercise environment
Lab 1-2 Log in to the exercise environment
Lab 1-3 Install OnCommand System Manager in the exercise environment
Lab 1-4 Create a cluster
Lab 1-5 Add a cluster to OnCommand System Manager
Lab 1-6 Join a node to a cluster
Lab 1-7 Configure SNMP public community name
Lab 2-1 Setup Multipath I/O on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Lab 2-2 Install the host utilities kit on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Lab 2-3 Configure NIC teaming on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Lab 2-4 Create a data aggregate
Lab 2-5 Use NetApp OnCommand System Manager to create a Vserver for iSCSI
Lab 2-6 Configure iSCSI sessions on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Lab 2-7 Confirm iSCSI sessions on the Data ONTAP operating system
Lab 3-1 Create a local administrative account for NetApp software
Lab 3-2 Install NetApp SnapDrive for Windows on Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Lab 3-3 Configure clustered Data ONTAP for SnapDrive for Windows
Lab 3-4 Update the Windows hosts file for SnapDrive for Windows
Lab 3-5 Create a Windows iSCSI disk with SnapDrive for Windows
Lab 4-1 Verify the Linux configuration
Lab 4-2 Install the NetApp Linux Host Utilities on your Linux system
Lab 4-3 Configure the iSCSI software initiator for Linux
Lab 4-4 Confirm the iSCSI sessions on the storage system
Lab 5-1 Enable Linux native multipathing (dm-multipath)
Lab 5-2 Create iSCSI-attached LUNs for Linux
Lab 5-3 Discover iSCSI-attached LUNs for Linux
Lab 5-4 Prepare an individual LUN and mount it on the Linux
Lab 5-5 Configure an LVM2 logical volume
Lab 7-1 Recall FC key concepts
Lab 8-1 Investigate the initial switch configuration
Lab 8-2 Configure FC HBAs on a storage system pair
Lab 8-3 Configure a storage virtual machine for FC connectivity
Lab 8-4 Install QLogic FC tool on Windows 2012 system
Lab 8-5 Enable FC HBA ports on a Windows 2012 system
Lab 8-6 Assign aliases to WWPNs on a storage system
Lab 8-7 Provide LUN access using the CLI
Lab 8-8 Create Windows Dynamic Disks by using NetApp LUNs
Lab 9-1 Create a VLAN on the switch
Lab 9-2 Configure a target FCoE port on the switch
Lab 9-3 Configure an initiator FC port on the switch
Lab 9-4 Setup one-to-one zone mapping between the initiator and target port
Lab 10-1 Install SnapDrive for UNIX
Lab 10-2 Create a LUN by using SnapDrive for UNIX
Lab 10-3 Recover data using SnapDrive for UNIX
Lab 11-1 Create an iSCSI-attached LUN on a NetApp high-availability storage system
Lab 11-2 Create a Snapshot copy of a LUN
Lab 11-3 Observe the effects of writing to a LUN
Lab 11-4 Observe the effects of deleting from a LUN
Lab 11-5 Observe the effects of overwriting to a LUN
Lab 11-6 Observe the effects of setting a Snapshot automatic deletion policy
Lab 12-1 Recall the key host considerations
Lab 12-2 Create an iSCSI-attached LUN
Lab 12-3 Expand the iSCSI-attached LUN
Lab 12-4 Shrink the iSCSI-attached LUN
Lab 13-1 Clone a LUN for Linux
Lab 13-2 Remove a LUN with Linux
Lab 13-3 Reset the storage HBAs to initiator mode



Sorry!!!!, it looks like we haven’t updated our dates for the class you selected. There’s a quick way to find out, contact us at 502.265.3057 or email info@training4it.com


Request a Date