CIFSAD – ONTAP SMB Administration

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CIFSAD – ONTAP SMB Administration
1 Days Course
Data Protection/Administration

Classroom + Online

Course Details

Overview

This course extends the CIFS information that is found in the ONTAP Cluster Administration course. This course reviews SMB and explores in more detail SMB 3.x and the features of ONTAP 9 software that support the SMB protocol. The exercises are accomplished using ONTAP 9 software.

Objectives

This course focuses on enabling you to do the following:

  • Explain the CIFS and SMB protocol
  • Demonstrate the Windows PowerShell CLI
  • Configure SMB features using ONTAP 9 software
  • Create and manage SMB shares and sessions
  • Secure SMB sessions
  • Configure ONTAP for multiprotocol data access
  • Discuss SMB advanced topics, such as opportunistic locks (oplocks), BranchCache, auditing, group policy, automatic home shares, symbolic links (symlinks), and widelinks

Outline

Module 1: CIFS Overview

  • Define the CIFS and SMB protocol
  • Discuss NTLM and Kerberos authentication
  • Explain Active Directory and Workgroup environments
  • Describe PowerShell
  • Describe Data ONTAP PowerShell Toolkit

Module 2: SMB Setup

  • Set up a storage system with ONTAP 9 for domain authentication

Module 3: Shares and Sessions

  • List the default shares
  • Display all shares that are available on the storage system
  • Configure a client machine to access a share
  • Identify the CIFS sessions
  • Add, modify, and delete shares

Module 4: Access Control

  • Module Objectives
  • Configure share permissions
  • Describe how to map UNIX users to Windows users
  • Configure multiprotocol in ONTAP 9
  • Describe authentication and authorization for CIFS
  • Describe file blocking policies

Module 5: CIFS Advanced Topics

  • Module Objectives
  • Describe group policy objects in Data ONTAP 9
  • Setup preferred Domain Controllers
  • Discuss NetBIOS aliases
  • Configure workgroup membership
  • Explain CIFS oplocks
  • Discuss BranchCache support in Data ONTAP

Target Audience

Professionals who implement SMB solutions who use NetApp storage systems

Prerequisites

  • ONTAP 9 Cluster Administration (ONTAP9ADM)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Active Directory