Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance Administration

Duration : 4 Days (32 Hours)

Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance Administration Course Overview:

The Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance Administration course is tailored for storage system administrators and engineers, delivering essential skills to effectively manage and monitor a Sun ZFS Storage appliance. The curriculum covers comprehensive aspects of appliance management, monitoring, and configuration. It imparts hands-on guidance for administering and configuring the appliance, encompassing software installation, maintenance, IO operations, RAID, security, performance optimization, troubleshooting, and capacity planning. An overview of the underlying hardware and architecture is also provided. Successful course completion empowers students to adeptly design and implement efficient storage solutions that align with business requirements.

Intended Audience:

  • System Administrators
  • Storage Architects
  • IT Professionals
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining large-scale enterprise storage solutions
  • Handling the installation and support of the Sun ZFS Storage 7000 product line, ideally with prior enterprise storage experience

Learning Objectives of Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance Administration:

1. Learn Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance hardware and architecture.
2. Understand the concepts of ZFS Storage, ZFS pools, and ZFS volumes.
3. Define frequently used commands for monitoring, troubleshooting and managing Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance.
4. Set up and configure the selected hardware components.
5. Implement advanced Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance features such as compression, deduplication, snapshot and replication.
6. Explore the use of the GUI and command-line interfaces for setup and management.
7. Become familiar with the system administration, user/group administration, and security.
8. Develop skills to monitor and optimize performance, troubleshoot, and repair failed hardware parts.
9. Gain knowledge of storage and storage area network (SAN) virtualization and best practices.
10. Identify common installation and system configuration errors, and develop the approaches to resolve them quickly and accurately.

 Module 1: Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance Overview

  • Understand Storage Challenges
  • Define Unified Storage
  • State the Benefits of Oracle Unified Storage
  • Describe deploying Oracle Unified Storage
  • Five Things to look for in a Unified Storage Solution

 Module 2: Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance Functions and Features

  • Describe the Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance
  • Identify the products included in the Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance Family
  • Describe the Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance Functions and Features
  • Describe the Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance Hybrid Storage Pool

 Module 3: Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance Installation

  • Describe the initial configuration procedures
  • Define pre-installation information and procedures
  • Describe initial cabling of the Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance
  • Complete initial configuration of the network interface

 Module 4: Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance Configuration

  • Perform the initial configuration of the Sun Storage 7000 System
  • Understand, setup, and configure clustering
  • Descirbe the Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance Support Structure

 Module 5: Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance System User Interface

  • Understand the Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance interface
  • Use the BUI efficiently, including drag-and-drop BUI configuration
  • Locate the BUI the masthead, title bar, side panel, and local navigation controls
  • Use the CLI, including navigating contexts and setting properties

 Module 6: Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance Shares (File Systems)

  • Describe the Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance System’s shares
  • Create shares
  • Edit shares
  • Administrate snapshots
  • Describe the Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance remote replication
  • Use the CLI with shares and LUNs

 Module 7: Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance Status

  • Monitor overall appliance status
  • Customize your status summary
  • Gather information regarding hardware status

 Module 8: Sun Storage Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance Maintenance

  • Upgrade the Sun Storage 7000 System software
  • Manage support bundles
  • Diagnose system problems
  • Configure alert notifications

 Module 9: Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance Analytics

  • Understand the features of analytics
  • Observe key system statistics
  • Archive statistics for later viewing
  • Create custom worksheets for performance analysis
  • Perform drill-down analysis

 Module 10: Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance Scripting and Troubleshooting

  • Describe the two scripting methods
  • Utilize Work flows
  • Describe the basic troubleshooting methods used in the Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance

 Module 11: Sun ZFS 7000 Appliance Common Tasks

  • Set up Users and Roles and lock down access to the system
  • Run scripts in the CLI
  • Set up shares for iSCSI, CIFS/Windows, or NFS environments
  • Set up user access and permissions for directory and data sharing services
  • Set up home directories for Unix, Windows, and Mac environments
  • Set up networking for select types of environments (including interfaces, link aggregations and multi-pathing)
  • Back up the data – Snapshots and/or Remote Replication
  • Recover/restore data, get system back online after failure

Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance Administration Course Prerequisites:

• System administration experience with Solaris or Linux operating system
• Exposure to storage configurations and management
• Understanding of Fibre Channel networking and Storage Area Network (SAN) technology
• Knowledge of the UNIX command line
• Knowledge of multipathing software, such as EMC PowerPath, Veritas Dynamic MultiPath (VxMP), and Sun’s SVM might be beneficial

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