Hands On

Hands On Training

This course includes practical application of the subjects covered.


Official Curriculum

This course is part of NetApp's official Course Curriculum.

Curriculum NetApp
Course Code NA-CIFS
Duration 2 Days
Price Available on request
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Course Description

CIFS Administration on Data ONTAP® is an instructor-led course designed for those who provide support and administration for a CIFS environment on NetApp storage systems running the Data ONTAP operating system. The course covers the different server environments where a storage system can support Windows® client users; the licensing and setting up of CIFS on the storage system; configuring files and options; administering a storage system including creating and managing shares, users, and groups; and troubleshooting CIFS problems.

Course Modules

Course Objectives (9 topics)

  • Describe the different CIFS environments
  • Identify the appropriate server environment for your storage system to support Windows client users
  • Configure the CIFS environment on a storage system by licensing CIFS
  • Configure files and options on the storage system
  • Administer a storage system in a CIFS environment including creating and managing shares, users, groups, and sessions
  • Understand group policy objects and file blocking
  • Review approaches to harden security for a storage system in a CIFS environment
  • Collect CIFS performance statistics with storage system commands and tools
  • Explain how to troubleshoot basic CIFS problems


- Data ONTAP Fundamentals or equivalent experience. - Introduction to Network Appliance Products, v4 (WBT).

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor

  • NetApp Data OnTap 7.3 Fundamentals

    5 Day OnTap Course which covers the basic administration topics on NetApp Storage appliances running the Data OnTap Operating System.

    course code NA-DOTF Onsite available




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