SnapProtect Solution Administration Training (SPSA)

SnapProtect Solution Administration Training (SPSA)


SnapProtect Solution Administration Training (SPSA) Course Description

This SnapProtect Solution Administration Training (SPSA) course prepares you to operate a NetApp® SnapProtect® CommCell with the following clients: NAS, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Exchange, VMware® vCenter and other virtual server clients. The administrative best practices for trouble-free operation are emphasized throughout the SnapProtect Solution Administration Training (SPSA) course.

Customize It:

With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

Audience/Target Group

This course is designed for customers, NetApp Professional Services, partners, and Customer Success engineers.

SnapProtect Solution Administration Training (SPSA)Related Courses:

Duration: 2 days

Class Prerequisites:

You should be familiar with the following the SnapProtect Solution.

Skills Gained:

Manage the essential CommCell components: resource pools, storage virtual machine (SVM) peers, and disk libraries
Configure SnapProtect software to back up and restore volumes and directories on NAS servers
Back up and restore SQL Server databases
Back up and restore Microsoft Exchange mailbox servers
Back up and restore virtual machines
Update the CommCell to the latest SnapProtect service pack
Perform CommCell management tasks

Course Content:

Module 1: Getting Started with the SnapProtect Solution

Describe the SnapProtect solution
Describe SnapProtect for Open Systems
Use the Getting Started tab to configure the initial settings of the CommCell Browser
Describe setup configurations that impact SnapProtect operations

Module 2: The NDMP Protocol and the SnapProtect Solution

Describe the NDMP protocol
Node-Scoped NDMP for Clustered Data ONTAP
Describe Cluster Aware Backup (CAB) operations
Configure the NDMP Services for Cluster Data ONTAP 8.2 and later
Configure the NDMP protocol in Data ONTAP systems

Module 3: Protecting Data on NAS File Servers

Add Data ONTAP clusters and storage virtual machines (SVMs) to a CommCell
Create NAS subclients and storage policies
Manage NAS backup and restore operations
Create schedule policies for NAS data

Module 4: Protecting Microsoft SQL Server Databases

Describe Microsoft SQL Server architecture
Backup and restore SQL Server databases
Schedule backup operations for SQL Server database and log files

Module 5: Protecting Microsoft Exchange Servers

Describe Microsoft Exchange clients
Administer SnapProtect backup operations for Exchange mailbox databases
Restore Exchange mailbox databases
Use snap mining to perform single-mailbox recovery

Module 6: Protecting Virtual Machines

Describe the components that protect virtual machines in a SnapProtect solution
Define guest machines or virtual machines as subclients
Back up and restore guest machines or virtual machines

Module 7: SnapProtect Solution Management Tasks

Describe best practices for administering the SnapProtect solution
Change access passwords, IP addresses, and host names
Upgrade SnapProtect service packs

New Features

SnapProtect 10 SP8 New Features
Download manager for UNIX installations
Warning for NAS client restores
Cascade Topology support for SnapProtect for Open Systems (SPOS)
Cluster Aware Backup (CAB) extension for clustered data ONTAP
VMware view for ALL Versions feature
Virtual machines conversion (VMware to Microsoft Hyper-V)
Cloud support with AltaVault appliances
SnapProtect Version 10 SP10
Single-file restore (SFR)
Root file system support for SnapProtect for Open Systems
SnapProtect Version 10 SP11
Support for two-node MetroCluster configuration Support for MySQL on the UNIX operating system Support for Hyper-V on SMB 3.0 shares


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