Basic NetApp Configuration and Administration (BNCA)

Basic NetApp Configuration and Administration (BNCA) Certification Training Course Overview

Enrol for 2-day Basic NetApp Configuration and Administration (BNCA) course from Koenig Solutions. This course reinforce the knowledge to configure the elementary technologies of the NetApp Data ONTAP® operating system—clustered Data ONTAP and Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode. Through lectures and practical trainings, study how to generate aggregates, storage virtual machines (SVMs), virtual interfaces (VIFs), FlexVol® volumes, trees, Snapshot® copies, and more.


This course is envisioned for those who deliver elementary configuration and administrative functions of the Data ONTAP operating system.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the basic features and functions of DATA ONTAP 8.0.1 7-Mode
  • Access the My Support knowledge base to obtain hardware and software documentation
  • Identify basic NetApp hardware components including storage system, shelves
  • Getting started on the usage of My AutoSupport features and other client self support tools
  • Describe how the WAFL file system processes read and write requests
  • Connect to a NetApp storage system through the NetApp System Manager
  • Getting started with Network administration on Data ONTAP
  • Getting started on applying system administration tasks to manage and protect data
  • Smear note logging and NetApp support features to sustain a NetApp storage system
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Course Modules

Module 1: NTAP Cluster Fundamentals: Clusters
  • Cluster components
  • ONTAP 9 software
  • ONTAP storage architecture
  • Cluster configurations
  • ONTAP 9 software deployments
  • Supported cluster configuration
  • Create a cluster
Module 2: ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals: Management
  • Administrators
  • Accessing the cluster
  • Managing clusters
  • Clustershell
  • System manager dashboard
  • OnCommand Management portfolio
  • Configuring clusters
  • Managing cluster access
  • Predefined SVM roles
  • Monitoring clusters
Module 3: ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals: Networking
  • Management and data networks
  • Ports and logical interfaces
  • IPspaces
  • Network interfaces
Module 4: ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals: Storage Virtual Machines
  • Data SVM
  • FlexVol volumes
  • Snapshot technology
  • Volume efficiency
  • Moving volumes
  • Cloning volumes
  • SVM setup workflow
  • Editing an SVM
  • Configuring SVMs
Module 5: ONTAP NAS Fundamentals
  • NAS
  • SVM namespace
  • NFS protocol
  • SMB protocol
Module 6: ONTAP SAN Fundamentals
  • SAN
  • SCSI concepts
  • LUN
  • IP SAN nodes and ports
  • Implementing a SAN
  • IP SAN
  • IP SAN target configuration
  • IP SAN initiator configuration
  • LUN access steps
  • Window multipath driver overview
Module 7: Labs
  • Navigating the NetApp OnCommand System Manager
  • Updating NetApp Oncommand System Manager administration settings
  • Synchronize the system time for Windows domain
  • Assign an NTP server to the cluster
  • Networking ports
  • IPspaces
  • Network interfaces
  • Components and features
  • FlexVol volumes
  • Volume move
  • Creating and managing SVMs
  • Explore ONTAP NAS configuration
  • Explore SMB client configuration
  • Explore the NFS client configuration
  • Explore ONTAP IP SAN configuration
  • Explore the iSCSI client configuration
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Course Prerequisites
  • Data ONTAP 8.0 7-Mode Fundamentals WBT
  • Overview to NetApp Products WBT