NetApp Certified Data Administrator (NCDA)

    Learn more about the NS0-155 and NS0-159 exams for NCDA certification.

    NS0-159
    NetApp Certified Data Administrator, ONTAP

    The NS0-159 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 NS0-159 exam includes the following topics:

    Architecture
    • Describe the concepts or components of a NetApp storage architecture.
    • Identify the configurations supported by ONTAP.
    • Describe supported configurations for clusters or nodes.
    Core ONTAP
    • Describe ONTAP components or features.
    • Describe the concepts or operation of Storage Virtual Machines.
    • Describe how to use storage efficiency functions.
    • Identify the use of management tools.
    High Availability
    • Describe how to configure, monitor or troubleshoot high-availability features.
    • Describe failover functions.
    Front-End Client Protocols
    • Describe how to configure, monitor, or troubleshoot NAS protocols.
    • Describe how to configure, monitor or troubleshoot SAN protocols.
    Networking
    • Describe network concepts or components.
    • Describe how to configure, monitor or troubleshoot networks.
    • Describe how to configure, monitor or troubleshoot cluster interconnects.
    Storage Provisioning
    • Describe how to create, configure or expand aggregates.
    • Describe how to create or configure volumes.
    • Describe disks, disk shelves or RAID groups.
    Performance
    • Describe how to use performance or analysis tools.
    • Describe usage or rules for storage tiering.
    • Describe QoS.
    Security and Compliance
    • Describe ONTAP security concepts, strategies or configurations.
    • Describe encryption features.
    • Describe compliance features.
    Data Protection
    • Describe NetApp storage protection concepts, operations or functions.
    • Describe how to configure, administer, or troubleshoot data protection.
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    NS0-155
    NetApp Certified 7-Mode Data Administrator

    The NS0-155 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 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
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