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NFSAD - ONTAP NFS Administration


Duration: 1.0 day

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


  • Explain the differences between the NFS protocol and SAN protocols
  • List NAS namespace architectures and namespaces
  • Summarize client access to NFS data in ONTAP software
  • List the NFS enhancements for different releases of ONTAP software
  • Describe the implementation of NFSv3 on NetApp storage
  • Describe the implementation of NFSv4 on NetApp storage
  • Demonstrate a multiprotocol configuration that supports SMB and NFS access
  • Illustrate techniques for collecting NFS statistics and data


  • NetApp Employees
  • Engineers
  • Channel Partners


Module 1: NFS Overview

  • Define NFS Protocol
  • List and differentiate between the versions of NFS
  • Discuss how ONTAP support NFS deployments

Module 2: NFS v3

  • Describe NFS v3
  • Configure NFSv3 on Data ONTAP
  • Describe how security works in NFS v3

Module 3: NFS v4

  • Describe NFS v4
  • Configure NFSv4 on Data ONTAP
  • Describe how security works in NFS v4

Module 4: NFS v4.1

  • Describe NFS v4.1
  • Configure NFS v4.1 on ONTAP 9

Module 5: NFS Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Discuss performance monitoring techniques for storage and clients
  • Describe basic NFS troubleshooting
  • List locations of Export Rule Evaluation Errors


The following pre-requisites or equivalent knowledge are required for this course:
  • ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals WBT (OCFWBT)
  • ONTAP Cluster Administration (ONTAP 9.8) (ONTAP9ADM)
  • Familiarity with UNIX and Linux operating systems


This course is not associated with any Certification.


Scheduled DateCountryLocationFeesRegister
2022-06-17 - 2022-06-17 Thailand Virtual ILT THB 28000

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