NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer—SAN Specialist Exam

Learn more about the NS0-507, NS0-502, and NS0-505 exams for NCIE—SAN Specialist certification.

NS0-507
NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer—SAN, ONTAP

The NS0-507 exam includes 60 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 passing score for this exam is 62% (37 of 60 items answered correctly).

The NS0-507 exam includes the following topics:

ONTAP® SAN solution assessment

  • Identify that all prerequisites for the installation of NetApp® system, hosts, and FCP/FCoE switches are verified.
  • Identify a detailed inventory of SAN components
  • Describe the solution design and the hardware provisioned to meet customer’s requirements and expectations.
ONTAP SAN planning
  • Identify environmental and physical considerations
  • Describe storage controller configuration concepts
  • Identify knowledge of a switch configuration concepts
  • Identify host configuration concepts
  • Identify knowledge of storage space utilization concepts
ONTAP SAN implementation and configuration
  • Demonstrate knowledge of clustered storage system node configuration tasks
  • Demonstrate knowledge of SVM configuration tasks
  • Demonstrate knowledge of clustered storage system FCP configuration tasks
  • Demonstrate knowledge of clustered storage system iSCSI configuration tasks
  • Describe how to configure switches
  • Describe how to configure host systems
  • Demonstrate knowledge of storage space utilization
ONTAP SAN implementation testing and troubleshooting
  • Demonstrate knowledge of testing tasks
  • Demonstrate knowledge of troubleshooting tasks
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NS0-502
NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer—SAN, Data ONTAP 7-Mode

The NS0-502 exam includes 75 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 passing score for this exam is 70% (53 of 75 items answered correctly).

The NS0-502 exam includes the following topics:

  • SCSI initiator and targets
  • LUN mapping
  • Virtualization best practices
  • NPIV, ALUA, multipathing
  • Data protection for SAN
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NS0-505
NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer –SAN, E-Series

The NS0-505 exam includes 60 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 passing score for this exam is 75% (45 of 60 items answered correctly).

The NS0-505 exam includes the following topics:

  • General knowledge and customer requirements
  • Resources and tools
  • Physical installation
  • SANtricity® configuration and installation
  • Host-specific configuration
  • Storage configuration
  • Environment upgrade
  • Problem determination
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