Data Center and Virtualization NetApp Data Protection Administration

NetApp Data Protection Administration


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  • Course Delivery: Virtual Classroom
  • Language: English

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Become proficient with Data ONTAP Snapshot, SnapRestore, SnapMirror, SnapVault, Open Systems SnapVault, and NDMP technologies used to replicate and restore mission-critical data in the enterprise. Backup and restore operations are taught using the NetApp storage system command line and OnCommand System Manager.

The course also provides an overview of the Data ONTAP 8.3 MetroCluster solution.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe NetApp protection technology and the NetApp integrated data-protection solutions that are supported in Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3
  • Design, implement and manage Snapshot copies
  • Design, implement and manage Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 SnapMirror replication
  • Design, implement and manage Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 SnapVault replication
  • Use OnCommand System Manager to set up and manage backup and restore operations
  • Understand how to implement the NDMP protocol in Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3

Topics Covered

Module 1: Data Protection Technologies

  • Data Protection
  • NetApp Management Technologies
  • Additional Storage Technologies
  • MetroCluster and Data Protection

Module 2: Data Protection with NetApp Snapshot Copies

  • Data Protection with NetApp Snapshot Copies
  • Snapshot Copy Design Criteria
  • Implementing a Snapshot Copy Solution
  • Monitoring and Managing Snapshot Copies
  • Restoring Data from Snapshot Copies
  • Snapshot Copy Advanced Topics

Module 3: NetApp Replication Technologies

  • Data ONTAP Replication Technology
  • Design Criteria for SnapVault and SnapMirror Relationships
  • Policies and Volume Types
  • Implementing Cluster and SVM Peering
  • Initial Transfer and Updates

Module 4: Using SnapMirror for Data Protection

  • SnapMirror Technology
  • Implementing SnapMirror Relationships
  • SnapMirror Failover and Resync
  • SnapMirror Advance Topics

Module 5: SnapVault Backup and Recovery

  • SnapVault Technology
  • Implementing SnapVault
  • Restoring Data SnapVault
  • SnapVault Advanced Topics
  • Monitoring and Managing SnapVault and SnapMirror

Module 6: Data Protection using NDMP

  • NDMP Technology
  • Design Criteria for NDMP Solutions
  • Managing Node-Scoped NDMP
  • Managing SVM-Scoped NDMP

Appendix A Open Systems SnapVault
  • Open Systems SnapVault Fundamentals
  • Open Systems SnapVault Features
  • Open Systems SnapVault Deployment
  • Best Practices and Troubleshooting

  • Prepare the storage environment on Cluster1 and Cluster2
  • Create a job schedule
  • Create a Snapshot policy
  • Assign a Snapshot policy to a FlexVol volume
  • Restore volume data from Snapshot copies
  • Restore previous versions
  • Configure network connectivity to allow cluster peering
  • Configure Cluster peering
  • Create a volume to be used for a SnapMirror source
  • Create a SnapMirror relationship
  • Verify data transfer
  • Simulate a source volume failure
  • Break the SnapMirror relationship
  • Perform a SnapMirror reverse resynchronization
  • Restore the original SnapMirror relationship
  • Create a new FlexVol volume on a destination SVM
  • Create a new schedule on Cluster2
  • Create a SnapShot policy on the source SVM and volume
  • Create a SnapVault policy on the destination SVM
  • Create the SnapVault relationship and perform an initial transfer
  • Confirm the SnapVault data transfer
  • Perform a manual SnapVault update
  • Restore SnapVault data



  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 Administration (D8CADM)
  • Data ONTAP Cluster-Mode Fundamentals (WBT)

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