Data Center and Virtualization Data ONTAP NFS 8.3 Administration

Data ONTAP NFS 8.3 Administration


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  • Course Delivery: Virtual Classroom
  • Language: English

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This course covers how to administer NFS version 3 (NFSv3) and NFS version 4 (NFSv4) in Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode and NFSv3, NFSv4, and NFS version 4.1 (NFSv4.1) in clustered Data ONTAP.

Who should attend

Professionals who implement NFS solutions that use NetApp storage systems


Course Objectives

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

  • Configure Data ONTAP 8.2 operating in 7-Mode for NFSv3 and NFSv4
  • Configure clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 for NFSv3, NFSv4, and NFSv4.1, including parallel NFS (pNFS)
  • Review performance management and troubleshooting for NetApp storage systems and clients

Topics Covered

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: NFS Overview

Module 2: NFS Versions 3

  • Features
  • Use Cases
  • Export Policies
  • Implementation
  • Client Access

Module 3: NFS Version 4

  • Features
  • Referrals
  • Delegation
  • Kerberos
  • Implementation
  • Access Control

Module 4: NFS Version 4.1

  • NFS 4.1 Overview
  • pNFS

Module 5: Performance and Basic Troubleshooting

  • Factors that affect performance
  • Collecting statistics on the Linux Client
  • Multiprotocol
  • Locks and Leases
  • Network

Appendix A: Oracle dNFS and NetApp Storage

Appendix B: NetApp File Migration


  • Log on to a cluster by using System Manager
  • Create a data aggregate
  • Verify the NFS license on a cluster
  • Create an SVM
  • Create a UNIX group and user
  • Define a new export policy and rule
  • Allocate an aggregate as a resource for an SVM
  • Create the SVM namespace
  • Mount the SVM namespace
  • Describe the effects of file permissions
  • Configure an SVM with a new storage volume and LIF
  • Enable NFS v4 features on an SVM and client
  • Describe an NFS v4 export on a client
  • Create NFS v4 ACLS
  • Configure an SVM for NFS v4.1
  • Describe an NFS v4.1 export on a client
  • Analyze the effects of a volume move operation on PNFS


The following pre-requisites or equivalent knowledge are required for this course:

  • Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration (D7ADM) OR
  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 Administration and Data Protection (CDOTDP)

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