SCADMIN: SnapCenter Administration


Duration: 3 days

About this Course

This course focuses on the deployment of NetApp® SnapCenter® Server 4.4. You learn how to install, monitor, and manage SnapCenter Server. The course also discusses installation and use of licenses and role-based access control. You learn how to prepare hosts, install SnapCenter Plug-ins, and connect to NetApp ONTAP® AFF and FAS storage systems. You also review backup and restore of Windows file system data and the configuration of SnapMirror® and SnapVault® relationships for use with SnapCenter software. The course materials include an exercise workbook that serves as an on-the-job reference guide.

Audience Profile

  • NetApp and NetApp Partner Professional Services
  • Systems Engineers
  • NetApp Customers

At Course Completion

  • Explain the benefits and relationships between the various components of the SnapCenter solution
  • Understand the methods to install the SnapCenter server software
  • Perform SnapCenter configuration of role-based access control, installation of licenses, and connections to storage Virtual Machines (also known as SVM’s)
  • Configure hosts and SnapCenter server Plug-in packages
  • Prepare data protection relationships for SnapCenter
  • Perform backup and restore of Windows data
  • Explain monitoring and managing capabilities of the SnapCenter server

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

Training Solutions

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  • Instructor-Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor-Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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  • Module 1: SnapCenter Software Review
    • Introduction to the SnapCenter Suite
      • Server architecture
      • Plug-in Packages
      • licensing
      • Management Interfaces
      • Integration with ONTAP features

    Module 2: SnapCenter Server Deployment

    • Server Installation Workflow
    • Server Requirements
    • Additional Installation Options

    Module 3: SnapCenter Server Configuration

    • License Management
    • Server Connections to the Storage System
    • Server RBAC

    Module 4: Preparing Hosts for SnapCenter

    • Add Hosts to the SnapCenter Server
    • Installing Plug-in Packages

    Module 5: Assigning NetApp Storage to Windows Hosts

    • Configuring LUN storage on Windows
    • Windows Disk Management
    • Working with SMB Shares

    Module 6: Preparing Data Protection Relationships for SnapCenter

    • Data protection relationships with SnapCenter
    • Preparing the storage systems for replication

    Module 7: Data Backup and Restore

    • Backup of Windows file systems
    • Restore of Windows file systems
    • Cloning Windows file system backups

    Module 8: Monitoring and Managing with the SnapCenter server

    • Managing the SnapCenter Repository
    • Monitoring Activities
    • Understanding SnapCenter Reporting Features


    • Storage configuration
    • SnapCenter server configuration
    • Plug-in configuration, installation and monitoring
    • Storage configuration
    • SnapMirror and SnapVault configuration
    • SnapCenter backup, restore and clone fundamentals
    • Monitoring and managing SnapCenter software