NetApp Certified Data Administrator (NCDA) Exam

Learn more about the NS0-155 and NS0-157 exams for NCDA certification.

NS0-157
NetApp Certified Data Administrator, ONTAP

The NS0-157 exam includes approximately 55 to 65 test questions, with an allotted time of 1-1/2 hours to complete. In countries where English is not the native language, candidates for whom English is not their first language will be granted a 30-minute extension to the allotted examination completion time.
The NS0-157 exam includes the following topics:

Architecture

  • Concepts and components of a NetApp® storage architecture
  • Configurations supported by the ONTAP® OS
  • Supported hardware configurations for clusters and controllers/nodes
Core ONTAP
  • ONTAP components and features
  • Concepts, operation, and functionality of Snapshot copies
  • Storage efficiency features and functionalities
  • Use of management tools
High Availability
  • Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot high-availability features
  • Failover functionality and operation
Protocol Administration
  • Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot NAS protocols and solutions
  • Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot SAN protocols and solutions
Networking
  • Network concepts and components
  • Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot network features and components
Storage
  • Create, configure, and expand aggregates
  • Create and configure volumes
  • Disks, disk shelves, and RAID groups
Performance
  • Administer performance tools and output
  • Usage and rules for storage tiering
Security
  • Security concepts, strategies, and configurations
Data Protection
  • NetApp storage protection concepts, operations, and functionalities
  • Configure, administer, and troubleshoot SnapMirror and SnapVault technology
Register now for this certification exam.
 
NS0-155
NetApp Certified 7-Mode Data Administrator

The NS0-155 exam includes approximately 55 to 65 test questions, with an allotted time of 1-1/2 hours to complete. In countries where English is not the native language, candidates for whom English is not their first language will be granted a 30-minute extension to the allotted examination completion time.
The NS0-155 exam includes the following topics:

SAN introduction:

  • Overview
  • Administration
  • Performance and Troubleshooting
  • Field Experience
FCP Components and Configuration
iSCSI Components and Configuration
CIFS
  • Configuration and Management
  • Administration
  • Quota
  • Troubleshooting
  • Field Experience
MP
  • Qtree Security Style
  • Field Experience
NFS
  • Configuration and Management
  • Performance and Troubleshooting
  • Field Experience
Aggregate Reallocation
Windows® support
Deduplication
Large Aggregates – Features and Configuration
High Availability and Data Protection MP
  • Snapshot™ copies
  • SnapRestore
  • Asynchronous and Synchronous SnapMirror® Technology
  • SnapVault® Software
  • SnapLock® Compliance Software
  • MetroCluster™ Software
  • Protection Manager
  • Performance
Register now for this certification exam.
 


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