NS0 153 Storage Networking

As a NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator, you will have proven skills in performing in-depth support, administrative functions, and performance management for CIFS, NFS, and FCP for SCSI or iSCSI for TCP/IP protocols on a NetApp storage appliance running the Data ONTAP® operating system in NFS and Windows® (CIFS) multiprotocol environments. You will also be able to implement active-active controller configuration and SyncMirror® to ensure continuous data availability and rapid recovery of data in the event of a disaster, and use the SnapMirror®, SnapRestore®, and SnapVault® products to manage and protect mission-critical data.

Skills Tested:

  • Describe the configuration requirements for NFS in a storage appliance environment
  • Configure the storage appliance to support Kerberos™ security
  • Explain and identify common components of the Common Internet File System (CIFS)
  • Create, configure, and manage CIFS shares, groups, and permissions
  • Review and identify potential performance issues given storage system statistics
  • Analyze NFS performance using sysstat and nfsstat commands
  • Investigate, identify, troubleshoot and implement solutions in a CIFS or NFS environment
  • Identify supported SAN configurations and necessary hardware and software components (including NetApp Support Console)
  • Identify concepts, commands, and procedures for using the UNIX® file system especially in relationship to creating and mounting file systems using UFS on storage system-based LUNs
  • Identify the different components and tools required to create a LUN
  • Install or update HBA drivers and firmware for FCP for SCSI and iSCSI for TCP/IP protocols
  • Use the sio_ntap utility as well as storage system commands to gather data for performance and problem analysis.
  • Collect data to assist with troubleshooting hardware, operating systems, and applications

Exam Information:

Schedule your exam by calling 1-800-596-3926 or by visiting http://www.prometric.com/NetApp.

40 Items
Time: 1 hour

Recommended Courses:

ILT Course: Data ONTAP Fundamentals, Release 7.2
ILT Course: Data ONTAP SAN Administration Basics, Release 7.2
ILT Course: Data ONTAP CIFS Administration, Release 7.2
ILT Course: Data ONTAP NFS Administration, Release 7.2
WBT Course: Data ONTAP Fundamentals, Release 7.2

Note: ILT – Instructor-Led Training and WBT – Web-Based Training

(NEW!) Take the practice tests in order to prepare for the NCDA exams:
NCDA – NS0-153 Storage Networking practice test
NCDA – NS0-163 Data Protection Solutions practice test

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