Netapp Training

Netapp Training

Vidhyalive offers netapp training(Instructor led live online training) with real-world scenarios.Learn how to configure the basic technologies of the NetApp.


Our Netapp training has been specifically designed for learners aspiring to evolve as successful NetApp Administrators and make a career in the storage administration. With the comprehensive online training sessions and exhaustive coverage of the NetApp training modules, we emphasize on fostering a practical learning environment where participants can undergo rigorous hands-on training.

Why Should You Enroll in NetApp Training Course?

Today, data has become a significant entity increasingly being used by the companies to derive vital insights about the customers and their behaviour. Owing to the rising demand in the data storage systems, the companies have increased the vacancies for the data storage professional who help companies easily manage and maintain one of the their most vital assets “data”.

There is a plethora of NetApp (Network Appliance) jobs available. However, in order to acquire a high paying job opportunity in the data storage administration domain, an individual is required to possess profound and comprehensive knowledge pertaining to NetApp administration, installation and functionalities.

We, at VidhyaLive offer extensive instructor led Netapp online training to help you gain exhaustive knowledge about the NetApp concepts, aspects and modules. This will help you grab a storage administrator job with a lucrative salary whilst expanding your technical skill set.

NetApp is used by a wide selection of companies across the globe, including Western Oregon University, Telstra Australia, Allianz Australia, BBM Canada, FBL Financial Group and many more. So, the candidates with the NetApp knowledge and certification have bright chances of getting employed in the multinational firms.


Why Choose Our NetApp Training Online Course?

We offer an exclusive NetApp Online training course aimed at fostering hands-on NetApp knowledge and practical learning. Our course modules offer:

  1. Online video training with the flexibility to learn at your own pace
  2. Fully equipped virtual lab for hands-on practical training sessions
  3. Exhaustive study material with wide coverage of the course contents
  4. Extensive coverage of the topics focusing on data and storage management
  5. Complete preparation for the NetApp certification exam

Who Can Take This Course?

The Netapp training course is ideal for:

  1. IT enthusiasts and professionals who want to develop a profound understanding of the SAN and NAS storage systems
  2. System engineers who are seeking to develop extensive hands-on skills on the NetApp Data ONTAP systems
  3. IT professionals and IT enthusiasts who want to prepare for NCDA (NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator) certification
  4. IT enthusiasts who are looking forward to get employed as data storage system administrators


Prerequisites for the Course

Basic knowledge of the Linux and data storage fundamentals is essential. However, if you do not possess this knowledge, our instructors will help you with these underlying concepts.



We provide our learners a certification letter at the completion of the NetApp training course. After your real time project performance is reviewed by our expert panel, we provide you “NetApp Expert” certification. Our certification letter is a professional document which exhibits your capabilities as a NetApp Admin along with your skills in the data storage management, administration and troubleshooting.



Module 1

The NetApp Storage Environment


  •  Identify the key features and functions of NetApp storage systems
  •  Describe the advantages that a NetApp storage system provides
  •  Distinguish between network-attached storage (NAS) and SAN topologies
  •  Describe NetApp Unified Storage Architecture
  •  Access the NetApp Support site to obtain software and hardware documentation

Module 2

WAFL Simplified

  •  Describe how data is written to and read from WAFL (Write Anywhere File Layout) file system on a volume
  •  Explain the WAFL file system concepts, including consistency points (CPs), RAID management, and storage levels
  •  Describe how RAID is used to protect disk data
  •  Explain how the WAFL file system processes write and read requests

Module 3

Basic Administration


  •  Connect remotely to a FAS system by using the console and a remote host
  •  Access NetApp System Manager to administrator a storage system
  •  Execute commands by using the console, a remote host and NetApp System Manager
  •  Use commands to analyze a FAS system
  •  Configure and manage the NetApp AutoSupport tool for a FAS system

Module 4

Physical Storage

  •  Describe Data ONTAP RAID technology
  •  Identify a disk in a disk shelf based on its ID
  •  Execute commands to determine a disk ID
  •  Identify a hot-spark disk in a FAS system
  •  Describe the effects of using multiple disk types
  •  Create a 32-bit aggregate and a 64-bit aggregate
  •  Execute aggregate commands in the Data ONTAP operating system
  •  Calculate usable disk space

Module 5

Logical Storage

  •  Explain the concepts related to volumes in the Data ONTAP operating system
  •  Define and create a flexible volume
  •  Execute vol commands
  •  Define and create qtrees

Module 6

Administration Security

  •  Restrict administrative access
  •  Restrict console and NetApp System Manager access
  •  Configure a client machine as an administration host to manage a storage system

Module 7



  •  Identify the configuration of network settings and components in the Data ONTAP operating system
  •  Explain and configure name resolution services
  •  Configure routing tables in the Data ONTAP operating system
  •  Define and create interface groups
  •  Discuss the operation of virtual LANs (VLANs) and how to route them

Module 8



  •  Explain NFS implementation in the Data ONTAP operating system
  •  License NFS on a storage system
  •  Explain the purpose and format of /etc/ exports
  •  List and define the export specification options
  •  Describe the use of the exportfs command
  •  Mount an export on a UNIX host

Module 9



  •  Describe the CIFS environment
  •  Configure the storage system to participate in the CIFS environment
  •  Share a resource on the storage system
  •  Map a drive from a client to the shared resource on the storage system

Module 10

NAS Management


  •  List some security methods for protecting data
  •  Explain and configure a security style setting for a volume and a qtree
  •  Describe methods of tracking and restricting storage usage
  •  Explain, create, and manage quotas
  •  Explain and configure the Data ONTAP FPolicy file-screening policy

Module 11



  •  Explain the purpose of a SAN
  •  Identify supported SAN configurations
  •  Distinguish between Fibre Channel (FC), Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and iSCSI


  •  Define a LUN and explain LUN attributes
  •  Use the LUN setup command and NetApp System Manager to create iSCSI-attached


  •  Access and manage a LUN from a Windows host
  •  Define SnapDrive data management software and its feature

Module 12

Snapshot Copies


  •  Describe the function of Snapshot copies
  •  Explain the benefits of Snapshot copies
  •  Identify and execute Snapshot commands
  •  Create and delete Snapshot copies
  •  Configure and modify Snapshot options
  •  Explain the importance of the .snapshot directory
  •  Describe how Snapshot technology allocates disk space for volumes and aggregates
  •  Schedule Snapshot copies
  •  Configure and manage the Snapshot copy reserve

Module 13

Space Management


  •  List the storage efficiency techniques that are available within the Data ONTAP operating system
  •  Identify the factors that impact space consumption in the Data ONTAP operating system
  •  Describe how and when a volume consumes space from the aggregate that contains it
  •  Explain how to guarantee writes for a file
  •  Explain how the Data ONTAP operating system can provide space to a full volume
  •  Identify the deduplication and compression techniques that are available in the Data ONTAP operating system

Module 14



  •  Describe high-availability (HA) solutions
  •  Discuss how HA increases the reliability of storage
  •  Define HA controller configuration
  •  Describe the three modes of HA operation with an HA pair
  •  Analyze how HA affects clients protocols during failover and giveback operations

Module 15

Virtualization Solutions


  •  Describe how to virtualize a storage controller by using MultiStore software
  •  Configure MultiStore software
  •  Assign client protocols on MultiStore software

Module 16

Backup and Recovery Methods


  •  List the methods available to back up and recover data
  •  Use ndmpcopy to process full and incremental data transfers
  •  Discuss dump and restore
  •  Describe, enable, and configure Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP) on a storage system

Module 17

Data Collection Tools


  •  Use the sysstat, stats, and statit commands
  •  Describe the factors that affect RAID performance
  •  Execute commands to collect data about write and read throughputs
  •  Execute commands to verify the operation of hardware, software, and network components
  •  Identify commands and options that are used to obtain configuration and status

Module 18

Data ONTAP Upgrades


  •  Access the NetApp Support site for the following documents:1. Data ONTAP Upgrade Guide  2. Data ONTAP Release Notes
  •  Use a configuration worksheet to collect data for installation
  • Describe how to perform Data ONTAP software upgrades and reboots
  •  Use the setup command to configure a storage system

Lab Exercises

Lab 1-1 Identify the exercise environment

Lab 1-2 Explore the NetApp support site

Lab 2-1 Explain how the Data ONTAP operating system writes data

Lab 2-2 Explain how the Data ONTAP operating system reads data

Lab 3-1 Log in to the exercise environment

Lab 3-2 Install System Manager

Lab 3-3 Add a storage system to NetApp System Manager

Lab 3-4 Use the CLI to access a storage system

Lab 3-5 Explore the Help command and privilege levels

Lab 3-6 List the options on a storage system

Lab 3-7 From the CLI, examine the system configuration of a storage system

Lab 3-8 Use NetApp System Manager to configure DNS

Lab 3-9 Use system manager to configure the AutoSupport tool

Lab 4-1 Exploring the current disk configuration

Lab 4-2 Understand the impact of disk scrub on a storage system

Lab 4-3 Run the storage configuration wizard

Lab 4-4 Use NetApp system manager to create a 64-bit aggregate

Lab 4-5 Use the CLI to create a 64-bit aggregate

Lab 4-6 Use the CLI to create a 32-bit aggregate and upgrade to 64-bit

Lab 4-7 Cause a disk to fail

Lab 4-8 Add disks to an aggregate

Lab 5-1 Use system manager to create a volume

Lab 5-2 Resize a volume

Lab 5-3 Delete a volume

Lab 5-4 Create qtrees

Lab 5-5 Delete qtrees

Lab 6-1 Create an administrative user account

Lab 6-2 Use the CLI to configure administrative security

Lab 6-3 Log in with a new user account

Lab 7-1 Use the System Manager to configure network settings

Lab 7-2 Use the CLI to configuration network settings

Lab 7-3 Use the CLI to create a single-mode interface group

Lab 7-4 Use the CLI to create a multimode interface group

Lab 8-1 Use NetApp System Manager to license NFS

Lab 8-2 Use NetApp System Manager to export a volume

Lab 8-3 Use the CLI to export a volume

Lab 8-4 Mount exports from an administration host

Lab 9-1 Use NetApp System Manager to license CIFS service

Lab 9-2 Use NetApp System Manager to configure CIFS service

Lab 9-3 Create a window domain user

Lab 9-4 Use the CLI and NetApp System Manager to view and create shares

Lab 9-5 Create a new share with computer management

Lab 9-6 Map shares to drive letters

Lab 9-7 Modify user permissions

Lab 9-8 Display CIFS sessions

Lab 9-9 Configure SMB 2.0 protocol

Lab 9-10 Terminate CIFS sessions

Lab 10-1 Create and manage quotas

Lab 10-2 Create a quota report

Lab 10-3 Modify the /etc/quotas file and implement quota changes

Lab 10-4 Use the CLI to create qtrees and quotas for the qtrees

Lab 10-5 Create a native file-blocking policy

Lab 11-1 License and start the iSCSI service

Lab 11-2 Configure iSCSI on Windows Server 2008 R2

Lab 11-3 Use NetApp System Manager to create a LUN

Lab 11-4 Use the CLI to create a LUN

Lab 11-5 Access LUNs from Windows Server 2008 R2

Lab 11-6 Nondistributively move a volume that contains a LUN

Lab 12-1 Use NetApp system manager to create a SnapShot copy

Lab 12-2 Restore a windows file from a SnapShot copy

Lab 12-3 Restore a Linux file from a SnapShot copy

Lab 12-4 Use NetApp system manager to manage SnapShot copies

Lab 12-5 Restore a file by using the windows previous version tool

Lab 12-6 License and configure SnapRestore technology

Lab 12-7 Revert a volume using SnapRestore technology to restore a volume

Lab 12-8 Use SnapRestore technology to restore a file

Lab 13-1 Explore volume space consumption

Lab 13-2 Explore file space consumption

Lab 13-3 Configure deduplication

Lab 15-1 Create two MultiStore systems with separate IP aliases

Lab 15-2 Create a CIFS share on a MultiStore system

Lab 15-3 Create an iSCSI LUN on a MultiStore system

Lab 16-1 Copy a volume by using the NDMPCOPY command

Lab 17-1 Identify the commands that you can use to troubleshoot and solve problems

Lab 17-2 Run the statit command on a storage system

Lab 17-3 Run the stats command on a storage system

  • Can I get recorded sessions of a live class?

    Yes, this can be done. Moreover, this ensures that when you will start with your batch, the concepts explained during the classes will  be recorded and available to you .

  • How will I execute the Practicals?

    We will help you to setup the required environment for practicals.

  • I have a windows system. Can that be used to work on the assignments?

    Yes, One can always use Windows to work on assignments. Our 24*7 team support will guide you to get the set-up ready.

Vidhyalive Certification:

Towards the end of the course, you will be working on a real time Project.


Online Classroom

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Course Feature

Online Classes: 30 Hrs

30 live classes of 1 hr each by Industry practitioners

Assignments: 15Hrs

Personal assistance/installation guides for setting up the required environment for Assignments / Projects

Project: 10Hrs

Live project based on any of the selected use cases, involving Netapp various components.

Lifetime Access: Life time

Lifetime access to the learning management system including Class recordings, presentations, sample code and projects

24 x 7 Support

Lifetime access to the support team (available 24/7) in resolving queries during and after the course completion

Get Certified

Vidhyalive certified ‘Netapp Expert’ based on your project performance, reviewed by our expert panel