Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation (CCWWFA)

Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation is a 2 day instructor led course that teaches you how to create and customize workflows to meet your organizational storage requirements by showing you how to create commands, finders, data sources, and functions. You will also learn about the NetApp PowerShell Toolkit and how it integrates with OnCommand WFA.

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About this Course

Creating and Customizing Workflows Using OnCommand Workflow Automation is a 2 day instructor led course that teaches you how to create and customize workflows to meet your organizational storage requirements by showing you how to create commands, finders, data sources, and functions. You will also learn about the NetApp PowerShell Toolkit and how it integrates with OnCommand WFA.

Audience Profile

  • NetApp customers
  • System Engineers
  • Application Engineers

At Course Completion

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

  • Configure OnCommand WFA
  • Describe OnCommand WFA design components
  • Create workflows
  • Customize workflows
  • Create building blocks
  • List Representational State Transfer (REST) API tasks and support resources
  • Explore the NetApp PowerShell Toolkit

Prerequisites

  • NetApp Storage Fundamentals - WBT
  • Working knowledge of clustered Data ONTAP
  • Administration of OnCommand Management Solutions for Clustered Data ONTAP(AOCMCDOT)

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to OnCommand Workflow Automation

  • Overview of the OnCommand management portfolio
  • Benefits of using OnCommand WFA
  • Understand OnCommanad WFA
  • Elements of a workflow
  • WFA system architecture
  • Ports and services

Module 2: Configuring OnCommand Workflow Automation

  • WFA Interfaces
  • Operator portal
  • Administration menu
  • Configure data sources
  • Configure the credentials of a target system
  • Create users
  • Assign categories to operators

Module 3: Building Blocks and Workflow Enablers

  • Designer tab building blocks
    • Dictionary entries
    • Commands
    • Filters
    • Finders
    • Functions
    • Templates
  • Designer tab workflow enablers
    • Cache queries
    • Data source types
    • WFA content types

Module 4: Designing and Running Workflows

  • Workflow design recommendations
  • Naming Conventions
  • Creating a workflow
  • Creating a clustered data ONTAP volume
  • Workflow execution
  • Modular workflow

Module 5: Refining Your Workflow

  • Type of user inputs
  • Modify user inputs
  • Reservations
  • Define constants
  • Define return parameters
  • Assign a workflow to a category

Module 6: Customizing Workflows

  • Approval points
  • Execution
  • Repeated rows
  • Adding row repetitions
  • Incremental naming
  • Adding functionality
  • Conditional execution

Module 7: Creating Building Blocks

  • Create a template
  • Apply the template
  • Create a filter
  • Customizing a finder
  • Create a function
  • Create a command
  • Parameter definition
  • Create a custom data source

Module 8: Representational State Transfer APIs and Support Resources

  • RESTful interfaces
  • REST APIs
  • Storage automation store

Module 9: Windows PowerShell and the NetApp PowerShell Toolkit

  • Install and configure the NetApp PowerShell Toolkit
  • Describe how WFA integrates with the PowerShell Toolkit
  • Features of Windows PowerShell using Data ONTAP Toolkit cmdlets

Appendix A: Regular Expressions

  • Define search pattern
  • Data accept and reject
  • Character class

Appendix B: SQL Basics

  • Statements
  • Operators and functions
  • Query examples

Appendix C: Entity Versioning

  • Features
  • Versioning for building blocks
  • Feature of WFA
  • Impact of versioning on imported entity

Appendix D: Sample Command: Create and Configure an SVM

Labs:

  • Configure data sources and credentials
  • Add users to OnCommand WFA
  • Design and run workflows
  • Modify user inputs
  • Add approval points
  • Loop workflow commands
  • Create templates and filters, customize finders and add commands to a workflow
  • Create functions and commands
  • Create a data source
  • Use Windows PowerShell and the NetApp PowerShell Toolkit


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