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7. User Administration

8. About DAS, SAN, NAS and Unified Storage

9. Netapp Downloads

10. Simple Script to Monitor volumes and Aggregates

11. Write Netapp Exam

12. Brocade SAN Switch Zoning 

13.Netapp Interview Questions and Answers 

14. NFS Problems Troubleshooting 

15. Netapp Snapmirror Configuration from Scratch  

16. Create Flexclone and spit to create clone of your Volume 

17. Snapmirror to Tape ( SMTAPE ) 

18. What is consistency...? 

19. How to Replace Failed Disk 

20. Thin Provisioning and Thick Provisioning 

21.Snapmirror switchover 

22. Copy LUN from One Volume another Volume 

23. Snapmirror Cascading A > B > C 

24. Create, Clone, Rename, map, unmap, offline and online LUN 

 25. snapmirror error "Idle with restart checkpoint" Resolved

26. What is aggregate and How to create aggregate (CLI & GUI) 

27. Make Netapp filer as FTP Server (Enable FTP) 

28. Interview Questions and Answers Part-2 

29. Data ONTAP 8 Cabling - Single Node 

30. Know Storage Limits 

31. Netapp Hardware Interview Questions and Answers 

32. Configuring first Netapp ClusterNode - C Mode 

33. Cluster Mode Basic Commands - Netapp 

34. How to Joing Netapp Filer to Domain - Active Directory 

35. Could not complete giveback because of Non-CA Locks on Volume  

36. Netapp Exam practice paper 

37. Netapp cluster mode commands cheat sheet 

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40. Storage Virtualization - Video

41. Exciting New Storage Technologies - Video

42. DAS vs NAS vs SAN - Video

43. Introduction to Data Storage - Video

44. Cloud Fundamentals - NCSA - Video

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46. Scared of Cloud - Video

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Password Less Authentication NetApp (Usefull for Scripting)

                                              Creating Password less Authentication from Linux to NetApp Filer
HOME  Login to Linux/Centos server from where you want to schedule a scripts in order monitor NetApp Filer.

After Login to the Server run the below command


it will generate the rsa key.

Note: Do not provide any passphrase while generating the rsa key

#cat .ssh/

copy the content of above mentioned file using cat command.

Then access the NetApp $ETC CIFS Share from your machine.

open NetApp filer ETC directory.

Note: in order to access ETC$ CIFS share you have to have Administrator rights to NetApp filer.

Then open the \\\ETC$\sshd\root\

If you did not find the sshd path ensure that your sshd service is running under filer

Under \ETC\sshd\root\ Directory create 'ssh' directory.

then Login to the NetApp Filer

Enter into Advanced mode, as shown in below

Filer> priv set advanced
Warning: These advanced commands are potentially dangerous; use
         them only when directed to do so by NetApp
Filer*> mv /etc/sshd/root/ssh /etc/sshd/root/.ssh
Filer*> priv set

Create flat file (Without file extension)  rename that file to 'authorized_keys'

then copy the file content paste in authorized_keys file.

Now Try to ssh NetApp Filer it will not ask for password.