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ALTAVAULT - EXCLUSIVE  Implementation and Configuration of the AltaVault Appliance


In this course you will learn how to deploy, configure, manage, backup and restore the AltaVault Appliance. Using encryption you can safely and transmit your data from on-premise to the cloud. Through the use of Amazon Snowball, you will also learn how to seed large amounts of data into an Amazon cloud environment without using the internet.


  • Describe how NetApp AltaVault software fits into the NetApp vision for NetApp’s cloud and Data Fabric strategy
  • Identify supported AltaVault platforms
  • Deploy AltaVault
  • Configure AltaVault
  • Perform cloud migration
  • Recover Data using AltaVault


Module 1: AltaVault Overview

  • AltaVault and Hybrid Cloud
  • Data Fabric
  • AltaVault Configurations
  • Key components needed for backup
  • Security

Module 2: AltaVault Installation

  • AltaVault Virtual Appliance requirements
  • Virtual Appliance platforms
  • Best practices for installation
  • Install the AltaVault Virtual Appliance

Module 3: Configuration Wizard

  • Basic AltaVault configuration
  • Network and timezone settings
  • Cloud settings and encryption key
  • Export AltaVault configuration
  • Import a previously saved configuration

Module 4: Storage Settings

  • Reconfigure cloud settings
  • Configure SMB for Windows
  • Configure NFS for Unix
  • Configure OST for Symantic NetBackup
  • Implement NetApp SnapMirror

Module 5: Networking

  • General host settings
  • Configure data interfaces
  • Create virtual interfaces
  • Implement VLANs

Module 6: System Administration

  • Setting Announcements
  • Configure alarm settings
  • Configure SNMP
  • Send email alerts
  • Configure logging

Module 7: Security

  • Configure general security settings
  • Manage user permissions
  • Configure RADIUS and TACACS+
  • Unlock the secure vault
  • Configure web settings
  • Configure monitoring
  • Set management ACLs
  • Configure SSH access

Module 8: FIPS Compliance

  • Overview
  • AltaVault for FIPS configuration
  • Manage KMIP configuration
  • Disable FIPS
  • Verify FIPS mode
  • Manage FIPS with CLI

Module 9: Management Tasks

  • Stopping and starting AltaVault
  • Schedule jobs
  • Manage licenses
  • Upgrading
  • Shutdown and reboot
  • Current user settings
  • Manage configuration files

Module 10: Report and Logs

  • Navigate report layouts
  • Available reports
  • User and system logs

Module 11: Amazon Snowball

  • Overview of Amazon Snowball
  • Prerequisites
  • Seed data into Amazon cloud using Snowball

Module 12: Data Migration

  • Perform cloud migrations

Module 13: Disaster Recovery

  • Backup and restore configurations
  • Recover data from a different AltaVault

Module 14: Hardware Maintenance

  • Physical Appliance specifications
  • RAID configuration
  • Field replaceable components


  • NetApp Partners
  • NetApp Customers
  • Engineers


Familiar with NetApp ONTAP Software and hybrid cloud environments


This course is not associated with any Certification.


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