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NetApp OnCommand Insight Operation and Best Practices

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the four OnCommand Insight products and how they interact with each other
  • Describe the three phases of OnCommand deployment
  • Describe inventory, paths, policies, thresholds, violations, and vulnerabilities
  • Use Insight to manage multiprotocol storage systems (FC, iSCSI. NFS, and CIFS)
  • Address violations and troubleshoot performance issues
  • Configure business entities, applications, and annotations, and use them for business-level reporting
  • Define the data marts and data models that are in a data warehouse and describe how data is loaded into them
  • Create standard and custom Insight reports

Audience

Customers, Professional Services employees, and Professional Services partners

Prior knowledge

Learner should complete the Getting Started series videos:

  • OnCommand Insight Installation
  • OnCommand Insight Configuration

Course Content

Learn how OnCommand Insight software manages and improves an organization's IT infrastructure and service management processes. This hands-on course explains the features and functions of the Insight suite of products and how they work together as a solution. You will learn how Insight helps you use service policies to manage storage, plan for change, and use resources and capacity more effectively. You complete extensive exercises in which you use best practices and operational procedures to manage Insight. You also review and use data warehouse performance reporting features.

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: OnCommand Insight Review
  • Describe the NetApp OnCommand Insight product suite
  • Explain the functions and licensing of the four products in Insight
  • Describe the data warehouse
  • Describe the three phases of an Insight deployment
  • List Insight server and data warehouse server requirements
Module 2: OnCommand Insight Server Configuration
  • Perform post-installation validation, setup, and configuration for OnCommand Insight
  • Locate logs
  • Define the services that are installed on the Insight server and the data warehouse server
  • Administer licenses, users, notifications, backups, and ASUP configurations
  • Log in to and use the Insight Java (thick) client navigation, functionality, help, and search features
  • Upgrade Insight
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Course Content

Learn how OnCommand Insight software manages and improves an organization's IT infrastructure and service management processes. This hands-on course explains the features and functions of the Insight suite of products and how they work together as a solution. You will learn how Insight helps you use service policies to manage storage, plan for change, and use resources and capacity more effectively. You complete extensive exercises in which you use best practices and operational procedures to manage Insight. You also review and use data warehouse performance reporting features.

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: OnCommand Insight Review
  • Describe the NetApp OnCommand Insight product suite
  • Explain the functions and licensing of the four products in Insight
  • Describe the data warehouse
  • Describe the three phases of an Insight deployment
  • List Insight server and data warehouse server requirements
Module 2: OnCommand Insight Server Configuration
  • Perform post-installation validation, setup, and configuration for OnCommand Insight
  • Locate logs
  • Define the services that are installed on the Insight server and the data warehouse server
  • Administer licenses, users, notifications, backups, and ASUP configurations
  • Log in to and use the Insight Java (thick) client navigation, functionality, help, and search features
  • Upgrade Insight
Module 3: OnCommand Insight Discover (Inventory)
  • Explain how OnCommand Insight uses data sources
  • Define preinstallation configuration collection procedures to add data sources
  • Define array and VMware configuration requirements
  • Describe how to install data sources
  • Describe the auto-resolution process
  • Describe the differences between the IP Identify table, FC Identify table, and Generic Devices table
  • Describe how to manually define and remove devices
Module 4: OnCommand Insight Assure
  • Define the features and functions of OnCommand Insight Assure
  • Set up and manage global and granular policies, thresholds, and performance alerts
  • Set up SAN policies and define the priority for alerts
  • Monitor changes in an Insight environment
  • Analyze and manage threshold alerts, violations, and vulnerabilities
Module 5: OnCommand Insight Perform
  • Explain the features and functions of OnCommand Insight Perform
  • Describe the different ways to view performance data in the Insight thin client and legacy client
  • Use Perform to obtain performance information for virtual machines (VMs), fabrics, arrays, and virtual storage
  • Use Perform to analyze performance problems in virtual machine, SAN, and storage environments
Module 6: OnCommand Insight Plan
  • Describe the capacity dashboards and reporting information that OnCommand Insight Plan provides
  • Define annotations and describe why they are important
  • Explain storage and volume tiers and rules
Module 7: OnCommand Insight Data Warehouse Overview and Administration
  • Define data warehouse features and capabilities
  • Describe the architecture of a data warehouse
  • Define the data marts and models in a data warehouse and how data is loaded into them
  • Describe the OnCommand Insight reporting engine
  • Navigate the data warehouse and highlight its key dashboards
  • Use the data warehouse administration portal to access and manage a data warehouse
Module 8: OnCommand Insight Data Warehouse Reporting Portal
  • Define the three levels of reporting needs
  • Define the built-in report types
  • Define the five key elements for business-level reporting
  • Configure business entities and applications
  • Describe the data warehouse database, documentation, and report generation tools
  • Demonstrate how to use Workspace Advanced to create custom reports
  • List the components and qualifications for Report Studio and other SQL tools
Module 9: OnCommand Insight Daily Operation and Best Practices Guide
  • Describe best practices for gathering preinstallation information
  • Describe daily best practices for administrating the Insight server and data warehouse
  • Describe recommended data source management practices
  • Identify user needs for general and custom reporting
  • Identify sources for business entity, application, and annotations metadata
Module 10: Appendix
  • Use the Planning tool to create tasks and actions and to monitor changes and completions as they occur
  • Use the FC Switch Migration tool to identify and resolve migration issues before they occur
  • Use the Storage Reservation tool to reserve storage and ports and track them to completion
Labs
  • Check logs to confirm the successful installation of Insight
  • Log into the Insight server administration portal
  • Install a license
  • Review user management SNMP, email, and ASUP configurations
  • Access the online help menu options
  • Launch the legacy Insight Administration portal
  • Launch the Insight Java (thick) client
  • Add and manage storage and VMware data sources
  • Work with data sources
  • Access the assets dashboard and device landing pages
  • Use Insight Java client navigation tools and panes
  • Restore a demonstration database
  • Validate, restore and access the assets dashboard and device landing pages
  • Review the insight paths pane
  • Analyze a path violation
  • Use Insight to review the Virtual Machine environment
  • Apply policies to monitor configurations and performance
  • Navigate Storage Performance Panes
  • Navigate SAN Performance Panes (Switch Port Performance panes)
  • Use the thin client to troubleshoot performance issues
  • Use the Java client to troubleshoot datastore performance issues
  • Track performance data from host to application
  • Create Silver tier and apply rules for Symmetrix storage pools
  • Adding cost to the tiers
  • Add an annotation
  • Access and use the data warehouse administration portal
  • Verify the connection and the successful completion of the ETL process
  • Backup a data warehouse database
  • Reset and restore the data warehouse
  • Use the Insight data warehouse dashboards, reports and features
  • Adding application and business entities in the Insight server
  • Use Workspace Advanced to create a custom report with a table and pie chart
  • Use Workspace Advanced to create a custom report with conditional formatting and links for details
  • Use Workspace Advanced to create a custom report with trend and forecast charts

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Kurs-ID: NA-OCIOBP
Längd: 3 dagar
Pris exkl moms: 26 900 kr
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