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NetApp NCIE SAN Bootcamp (SANNCIE)


Course Overview

This 5 day course incorporates the NetApp Portfolio: Exploring SAN Architectures and Configurations (SANARCH) and Data ONTAP SAN Implementation (SANIMP) courses, which are required as preparation for the NCIE - SAN Certification. Delegates will learn how to differentiate among the three SAN architectures that are available from NetApp: FAS SANs with the Data ONTAP operating system, E-Series SANs, and V-Series SANs and how to connect Windows® and Linux® hosts via Fibre Channel (FC) and iSCSI protocols to NetApp® SANs.


  • FREE Web Based Training covering the pre-requisite modules that support this course
  • FREE certification exam voucher when you purchase this course from Fast Lane

Who should attend

This course is not an entry-level course. It is designed for individuals who meet the prerequisites and who want to successfully complete the NCIE-SAN exam and professionals who implement SAN solutions that use NetApp storage systems.



Delegates should be certified as a NetApp Data Management Administrator or have completed the following courses:

  • SAN Fundamentals on Data ONTAP WBT

AND either:

  • !NA-D7ADM) or
  • !NA-ANCDABC87 or
  • !NA-CDOTDP or
  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 Administration

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the three types of SANs that NetApp supports: FAS SANs, E-Series SANs, and V-Series SANs
  • Explore the storage architectures for Data ONTAP and SANtricity software
  • Examine the basic configuration of a FAS Data ONTAP SAN
  • Investigate an E-Series array SAN with SANtricity
  • List the supported configurations for a V-Series SAN
  • Describe solution scenarios that are better supported on a FAS SAN, an E-Series SAN, or a V-Series SAN
  • Define and describe SANs that use FC, FCoE, and iSCSI protocols
  • Configure Windows Server 2012, Red Hat® 6.4, and Data ONTAP® systems for iSCSI connectivity
  • Configure Windows Server 2012, Red Hat 6.4, and Data ONTAP systems for FC and FCoE connectivity
  • Use FC and iSCSI protocols to create and access LUNs from Windows Server 2012 and Red Hat 6.4 systems
  • Install and use SnapDrive® for Windows and SnapDrive for Linux software to create LUNs and Snapshot™ LUNs, to restore LUNs from Snapshot copies, and to remove LUNs
  • Size, clone, back up, and recover LUNs on Windows Server 2012 and Red Hat 6.4 systems
  • Troubleshoot SAN connectivity and performance issues
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • United Kingdom: £ 3,940.-
  • NetApp Training Units: 60 NTU
    NTU's may not have the same redemption value if used in a country other than where they were purchased.