Automate Storage Administration Using ONTAP REST API and Ansible (RSTAPI) - Outline

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: ONTAP REST API

  • What is REST API?
  • ONTAP REST API documentation
  • Python client library

Module 2: REST API Use Cases: Python Programming

  • Create an aggregate, a storage VM, and a volume
  • Volume management
  • Create a Snapshot copy

Module 3: Windows PowerShell for REST API

  • Introduction to NetApp PowerShell Toolkit
  • Use case scenario of REST API methods

Module 4: Automation Using Ansible

  • Introduction to Ansible
  • Basics of YAML and YML
  • Basics of Ansible
  • Installing Ansible
  • Ansible Playbooks
  • Ansible Modules
  • Coding Demonstration of Simple Playbooks

Module 5: CIFS Configuration

  • CIFS configuration by a Python program
  • CIFS configuration by an Ansible playbook

Module 6: NFS Configuration

  • NFS configuration by a Python program
  • NFS configuration by an Ansible playbook

Module 7: SAN Configuration

  • SAN REST API documents
  • iSCSI configuration
  • FCP and NVMe-oF configuration
  • Ansible modules and playbooks

Module 8: Performance Monitoring

  • ONTAP performance
  • Performance Metrics
  • Collecting ONTAP Metrics