Configure NetApp ONTAP 9.1 SVM CIFS Protocol

Before we can access the storage from client, we need to setup the protocol. In this example I will show you how to configure SVM CIFS Protocol. We also need a Active Directory (AD) in order to enable CIFS Protocol. I will used my existing AD for this example.

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Create NetApp ONTAP 9.1 Aggregate

Aggregate is a group of disks that protected by RAID Protection. In NetApp ONTAP 9.1 where currently I used for this simulator have 3 types of RAID. Purpose of RAID is to protect the data if the hard disk is failed. Different RAID Type provide different number of hard disk failed that it can hold.

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Install NetApp ONTAP 9.1 License

During preparing the cluster, I only install Cluster Base License. This license is to enable cluster features. When you download the simulator, the license is in the text document. In order to enable others NetApp feature, I will show how to install NetApp ONTAP License.

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Setup NetApp ONTAP 9.1 Simulator (Cluster Setup)

I will show you how to setup NetApp ONTAP 9.1 Simulator on VMware Workstation. You can download the VMware Workstation here and the NetApp ONTAP 9.1 Simulator here. Lets begin…

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