Friday, 14 July 2017

NetApp ONTAP 9.2 Simulator Setup: Part 2 of 2

Continuing from the previous post...

Note: Click to enlarge any of the pictures in this post. 

The Guided Cluster Setup in ONTAP 9.2 is really very good. I remember I tried to setup a 9.1 simulator using the guided setup, and that didn’t work, with ONTAP 9.2 it can be used to setup your simulator.

First,
log into:
https://node_mgmt_IP

And click the big ‘Guided Setup’ button.

Image: Welcome to the Guided Cluster Setup

Image: ‘Guided Setup’ button

1) Cluster

Input:
Cluster name
Node name
admin password
Feature Licenses (Optional)

Then click ‘Submit and Continue

Image: Guided Setup to Configure a Cluster: Cluster and Node name

Image: Guided Setup to Configure a Cluster: admin password and licenses

2) Network

Input:
Cluster Management Address
Node Management Address(es)
Service Processor Address(es)
DNS Details
NTP Details

Then click ‘Submit and Continue

Image: Guided Setup to Configure a Cluster: Network

3) Support

Configure:
AutoSupport
Event Notifications
Cluster Configuration Backup (recommended for single-node clusters)

Then click ‘Submit and Continue

Image: Guided Setup to Configure a Cluster: Support

4) Storage

This step will configure you a recommended storage layout or you can skip.

Click ‘Submit and Continue’ or ‘Skip this step

Image: Guided Setup to Configure a Cluster: Storage

Image: Guided Setup to Configure a Cluster: Storage Recommendation

5) SVM

In this section you can create a Storage Virtual Machine, and configure Data Protocols - CIFS, NFS, iSCSI, FC/FCoE - as required (if you have the license.)

The click ‘Submit and Continue’ or ‘Skip this step

Image: Guided Setup to Configure a Cluster: SVM

6) Summary

And we’re finished!

Click ‘Manage your cluster’ or ‘Export Configuration

Image: Guided Setup to Configure a Cluster: Summary

Finally,
just an image to prove log in into a working ONTAP 9.2 simulator!

Image: OnCommand System Manager: NetApp Release 9.2: Tue Jun 20 03:20:03 UTC 2017
Up next: Exploring the ONTAP 9.2 OnCommand System Manager GUI...

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