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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