ONTAP Administration: What's New in ONTAP 9.1 (ADMIN91)

ONTAP Administration: What's New in ONTAP 9.1 (ADMIN91)


Duration: 1 day
In this course you will learn about the new features that are included in the ONTAP 9.1 Data Management Software release. Hands-on exercises will be provided that will allow you to configure and familiarize yourself with many of the new features. This course is meant to update those that have taken the current Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 administration courses and the ONTAP Administration: What’s New in ONTAP 9 course.


  • List the new features included in the ONTAP 9.1 release
  • Identify the different ONTAP 9.1 deployment options
  • Identify feature enhancements to the FAS, All Flash FAS, and OnCommand software
  • Configure encrypted volumes using NetApp Volume Encryption (NVE) and massively scalable containers using FlexGroup volumes

Module 1: ONTAP 9.1 New Features


Additional enhancements

ONTAP Select

ONTAP cloud for AWS and Azure

OnCommand enhancements

System Manager Dashboard

Cluster Setup


Module 2: Hardware Refresh

New FAS Platforms

New All Flash FAS platforms

Connectivity enhancements

New storage shelf portfolio


Module 3: Storage Encryption

Encryption technologies

Volume encryption

Creating an encrypted volume


Module 4: FlexGroup Volumes


Scale-out NAS

FlexVol volumes vs. FlexGroup volumes

FlexGroup volume file creation

Storage Failovers (SFO)

Managing FlexGroup volumes


Lab Details:

Ensure connectivity to your virtual environment

Synchronize system time for windows domains

Assign an NTP server to the cluster

Creating a FlexGroup volume

Access a FlexGroup volume

Manage a FlexGroup volume

Examine FlexGroup volume performance statistics

Compare FlexGroup volume and FlexVol volume performance


This course is not associated with any certifications.
A working knowledge of ONTAP 9 is required.
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