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DATAPROT9 - ONTAP Data Protection Administration 9.11


Duration: 2.0 days

This intermediate-level course introduces key concepts and techniques for protecting data on NetApp® ONTAP® based systems. You learn about the data protection solutions that are integrated in ONTAP software. You also learn about tools for managing ONTAP data protection features. In the hands-on exercises, you use ONTAP System Manager and the ONTAP CLI to perform key data protection tasks. This course is updated for ONTAP 9.11.1 software.


This course focuses on enabling you to do the following:

  • Describe and distinguish the data protection features in ONTAP software.
  • Administer the appropriate ONTAP data protection feature to address your data protection concern.
  • Configure NetApp Snap Mirror® relationships for disaster recovery and data backup.
  • Demonstrate SVM DR
  • Illustrate NDMP-enabled operations to back up NAS data to tape.
  • Integrate the cloud-based data protection solutions that complement your ONTAP-based storage systems.
  • Structure NetApp MetroCluster components and functionality
  • Illustrate NetApp Snap Mirror Business Continuity components and functionality.


Module 0: Welcome

  • Introductions
  • Course Introduction
  • Pre-class assessment

Module 1: Overview of ONTAP data protection

  • Data protection introduction
  • ONTAP data protection solutions
  • ONTAP management solutions

Module 2: Snap Mirror fundamentals

  • Snap Mirror overview.
  • Configuring Snap Mirror relationships
  • Guidelines for inter-cluster networking.
  • Cluster and storage VM peering.

Module 3: Snap Mirror for disaster recovery and backup

  • Snap Mirror for FlexVol volumes.
  • Snap Mirror configuration considerations.
  • Using Snap Mirror for volumes
  • Interaction between Snap Mirror and other ONTAP features
  • S3 Snap Mirror
  • FabricPool
  • Load-sharing mirrors
  • Addendum: SnapMirror and other data protection feature interaction

Module 4: SnapMirror Synchronous for disaster recovery

  • SnapMirror Synchronous
  • Configuring SnapMirror Synchronous
  • Additional SnapMirror Synchronous configuration

Module 5: Storage VM disaster recovery (SVM DR)

  • SVM DR introduction
  • SVM DR requirements and configuration
  • SVM data mobility

Module 6: ONTAP backup and archive solutions

  • NDMP fundamentals
  • NDMP topologies
  • NDMP management
  • Addendum: NetApp SnapCenter

Module 7: Cloud-based data protection

  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP
  • SnapMirror Cloud
  • Cloud Backup Service
  • ONTAP data protection with cloud volumes

Module 8: ONTAP business continuity solutions

  • MetroCluster fundamentals
  • MetroCluster operations
  • Consistency of group management
  • SnapMirror Business Continuity introduction
  • SnapMirror Business Continuity configuration
  • Failover operations and failure scenarios
  • Addendum: SyncMirror feature


  • Customers, partners, and employees


  • ONTAP Cluster Administration (3-day instructor-led course)
  • ONTAP Data Protection Fundamentals (eLearning)


This course is part of the following Certifications:

  • NetApp Certified Data Administrator, ONTAP (NCDA)


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