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VMware vSphere on NetApp (VVNA) Training


In this VMware vSphere on NetApp (VVNA) Training, you will learn varied techniques to execute VMware vSphere 7.0u3 on NetApp ONTAP 9.11.

  • Category : NetApp

Course Price : $4595 Per Participant

Course Description

In this VMware vSphere on NetApp (VVNA) Training, you will learn varied techniques to execute VMware vSphere 7.0u3 on NetApp ONTAP 9.11.

The training course at Microtek Learning gives a quick update on the newest versions of VMware and ONTAP, introduces the modern tools to maintain a VMware virtual infrastructure (VSC 9.11), and describes and gives practical hands-on exercises to provision data stores & storage for guest VMs with distinct protocols.

It additionally points administrators to methods for backing their virtual infrastructure following best practices and talks about methodologies and tools to maintain and examine for performance and health.

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What you will learn

  • green-tick Discuss ONTAP Architecture and current Hardware
  • green-tick Describe vSphere Updates in 6.7 & 7.0
  • green-tick Discuss NFS datastore deployment Best Practices
  • green-tick Discuss VMFS datastores
  • green-tick Discuss iSCSI datastore deployment Best Practices
  • green-tick Describe FCP datastore deployment Best Practices
  • green-tick Implement Storage Policy Based Management (SPBM)
  • green-tick Discuss VVol datastore deployment Best Practices
  • green-tick Implement Data Storage strategies for Guest VMs
  • green-tick Discuss and install NetApp Tools and interfaces for VMware vSphere
  • green-tick Discuss Security and Performance considerations in a Multi-tenant environment
  • green-tick Implement High Availability and Data Protection Strategies in a virtual environment
  • green-tick Maximize utilization of your storage assets using built-in efficiency features


Learners should complete the following prerequisite before enrolling in this training course:-

  • Experience or completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [v7].
  • Experience to manage Windows or Linux or professionals working as System Administrators.
  • ONTAP Cluster Administration (ONTAP9ADM) or equivalent experience.

Who should attend this course?

This training is intended for Cloud Infrastructure Architects and professionals working on Data Center Operations. However, storage administrators and cloud engineers can also sign up.

Course Content

  • ONTAP Review and What’s New
  • VMware Review and What’s New
  • NetApp Tools for VMware
  • NAS Datastores, Classic: Networking & NFS
  • SAN Datastores, Classic: VMFS
  • Datastores, Modern: SPBM & VVols
  • Data Storage for VM Guests
  • Data Availability, VMware
  • NetApp Data Availability


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  • New supported Hardware
  • Efficiency Enhancements
  • Performance Enhancements
  • Networking Enhancements
  • Data Protection Enhancements
  • Management Tools
  • New vCSA, HTML5 “complete”
  • ESXi HTML5 host client
  • Virtual HW improvements
  • VMFS improvements
  • VVol improvements
  • VMware Tanzu & NetApp
  • VMware Cloud on AWS & NetApp
  • Native VAAI support in ONTAP
  • Native UNMAP support in ONTAP
  • System Manager AppDM
  • ONTAP Tools for VMware 9.11
  • VASA Provider (for VVols)
  • SRA for SRM
  • SnapCenter Plugin
  • OCI
  • Active IQ Unified Manager
  • Networking Best Practices
  • vSphere Networking
  • NFS datastores, advantages, prerequisites and how to provision them
  • NFS 4.1 cautions
  • VMFS datastores, capabilities and limitations
  • FC datastores, networking considerations, FCoE
  • iSCSI datastores, networking considerations
  • Storage Policy Based Management (SPBM)
  • VASA Provider
  • VVol datastores, capabilities and limitations, management
  • (Mis-)Alignment
  • RDMs, advantages and limitations
  • NFS Exports
  • SMB shares
  • FC LUNs (In-Guest)
  • iSCSI LUNs (In-Guest iSCSI)
  • SCSI timeouts
  • BP for MS-Cluster
  • VMware RBAC
  • High Availability
  • Resource Management, DRS
  • VMware HA
  • VMware FT
  • VM Guest Cluster
  • Network Contention, NIOC
  • Datastore Contention, SDRS
  • Security, RBAC, Administration Delegation
  • Networking, QoS, A-QoS
  • Storage: RAID, HA-pairs, MetroCluster (FC, IP, SDS)
  • vSphere Metro Storage Cluster
  • Quick Explore of the new System Manager
  • Create/Check Data Aggregates on both vSims
  • Create SVMs
  • Quick connectivity check (vCenter Appliance, ESX hosts)
  • Quick Exploration of the HTML5 client
  • Check preloaded W2K3 VM
  • Check preloaded Linux VM
  • Set up and test vMotion Network
  • Install RBAC User Creator
  • Set up VSC (& VASA-P & VAAI plugin)
  • Configure Hosts for BP settings
  • Create VMkernel interfaces for NFS
  • Create Subnets
  • Provision NFS datastore through AppDM on AFF
  • Install VAAI NFS plugin on ESX hosts
  • Provision NFS 4.1 datastore
  • Set ESX cluster up for dual subnet iSCSI design
  • Create iSCSI SVM on NetApp AFF
  • Provision iSCSI datastore through VSC
  • Install/set up/verify working VASA provider
  • Create SPBM policies for NFS and iSCSI
  • Provision NFS datastore through VSC with above created SP
  • Provision VVol datastore
  • Create a NFS export and access it from the Linux VM
  • Create a SMB share and access it from the W2K3 VM and from the W2K16 DC
  • Create a RDM device, attach it to W2K16 VM and access it
  • Set up and verify VMware HA
  • Set up and check an SVM DR relationship
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      Duration: 5 Days

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