Managing NAS and Performance Analysis Combo (NetApp-NASPerf)

Seeking a one stop solution for NFS, CIFS, and performance analysis? Then you have come to the right pace! QuickStart’s premier NAS and Performance Analysis training combines all three into a single, detailed, one-week course.
  • Virtual Classroom

    Learning Style
  • Intermediate

  • 5 Days

    Course Duration
  • Course Info

  • Sample Certificate

Seeking a one stop solution for NFS, CIFS, and performance analysis? Then you have come to the right pace! QuickStart’s premier NAS and Performance Analysis training combines all three into a single, detailed, one-week course.

About the Course:

QuickStart’s premier NAS and Performance Analysis training combines NFS, CIFS, and performance analysis into a single, detailed, one-week course. The course has been designed to provide all the information needed to develop the skills which will help you in administering the NFS versions 3, 4, and 4.1, and CIFS version 1.x to 3.x into a clustered Data ONTAP® operating system. Learn the skills you require for collecting as well as analyzing performance related data obtained from the NetApp® storage systems from a NetApp Authorized Learning Partner.

A NetApp Storage Administrator can earn up to $128,000/- on average, per annum.

Course Objectives:

Once the course is complete, the candidates enrolled in this course will be able to;

  • Define and explain the protocol versions of NFS

  • Configure clustered ONTAP 9 for NFSv3,NFSv4,and NFSv4.1 with parallel NFS (pNFS)

  • Describe the SMB and CIFS protocol

  • Discuss and explain troubleshooting and performance management doe NetApp clients and storage systems

  • Configure Kerberos in a Linux and NetApp ONTAP 9 environment using Windows Active Directory authentication

  • Secure SMB Sessions

  • Use ONTAP 9 Software for configuring SMB features

  • Develop and manage SMB sessions and shares

  • Demonstrate the Windows PowerShell CLI

  • Deploy multiprotocol data access by conjuring ONTAP

  • Explain the working mechanism of a ONTAP 9 functions storage system.

  • Discuss advanced topics for SMB like BranchCache, opportunistic locks (oplocks), group policy, symbolic links (symlinks), auditing, automatic home shares, and widelinks

  • Identify the tools and commands that can be utilized for monitoring and collecting storage system performance.

  • Utilize the system features and commands for enhancing storage system efficiency and performance

  • Interpret the performance data and identity the deterrents to the performance of storage systems.


This course is intended to be undertaken by those professionals who are responsible for managing the NetApp Storage Systems and thus, require a greater understanding of the performance and protocols in a clustered Data ONTAP environment.


Prior to opting for this course, the candidate should have;

  • Knowledge of the administration of Clustered Data ONTAP

  • 3-6 months of practical experience of working with Data ONTAP

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Brand NetApp
Subjects IT Ops & Management
Lab Access Yes
Technology NetApp
Learning Style Virtual Classroom
Difficulty Intermediate
Course Duration 5 Days
Language English
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