Links

Learning Python: https://docs.python.org/3/
Eric Siebert's vLaunchPad: vLaunchPad

NetApp

http://whyistheinternetbroken.wordpress.com
http://netapp.io (The Pub)
http://www.wfaguy.com
https://derschmitz.com/
http://allthingscloud.mscproductions.com/ (Steve Cortez - the SC TME's - blog)
https://community.netapp.com/t5/Microsoft-Virtualization-Discussions/bd-p/microsoft-cloud-and-virtualization-discussions

https://www.netapp.com/us/company/news/index.aspx
https://blog.netapp.com/


Recommended ONTAP releases on the NetApp Support Site
NetApp Old Support Site Link: Software
NetApp Old Support Site Link: ProductDocumentation - Products A to Z
ngss.netapp.com (alternative to mysupport.netapp.com if it's not working 100%)

What are the flow control best practices for 10g Ethernet?
FAQ: How long does it approximately take for disk zeroing?

Migration using 7MTT/Vol Move/SnapMirror – Execute these steps after the migration to new ONTAP 9 volumes is completed:
https://kb.netapp.com/app/answers/answer_view/a_id/1030585/loc/en_US

How to maximize storage efficiency post AFF ONTAP 9.x migration
https://kb.netapp.com/app/answers/answer_view/a_id/1030527

NetApp University:
https://netapp.sabacloud.com

REST API Python Client Library for ONTAP 9.6

The Python client library provides support for writing scripts in python to access the ONTAP REST API:
https://pypi.org/project/netapp-ontap/

Links to the Getting Started video and Python client library documentation are available on DevNet.NetApp:
https://devnet.netapp.com/restapi

ONTAP Software and Firmware Upgrade Quick Notes

Links to ONTAP Software and Firmware:
ONTAP: http://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/cgi-bin/software/
Shelf FW: http://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/tools/diskshelf/
Disk FW: http://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/tools/diskfw/
DQP: http://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/tools/diskqual/

DQP Instructions:

::> node run -node NODENAME -command rdfile /etc/qual_devices_v3
::> set -priv advanced
::*> storage firmware download -node local -package-url http://WEB_SERVER/qual_devices.zip
::*> node run -node NODENAME -command rdfile /etc/qual_devices_v3

ONTAP Upgrade:

::> autosupport invoke -node * -type all -message "MAINT=4h Starting_NDU"

::> cluster image package get -url http://WEB_SERVER/IMAGE.tgz
::> cluster image package show-repository
::> cluster image validate -version package_version_number
::> cluster image update -version package_version_number -estimate-only
::> cluster image update -version package_version_number
::> cluster image show-update-progress

::> cluster image show-update-log
::> cluster image pause-update
::> cluster image resume-update
::> cluster image cancel-update
::> cluster image show-update-history

::> net int revert *

::> autosupport invoke -node * -type all -message "MAINT=END Finishing_NDU"

DRIVE FW Instructions:

::> set -priv advanced
::*> storage firmware download -node local -package-url http://WEB_SERVER/all.zip
::*> storage disk show -fields firmware-revision,model
::*> system controller flash-cache show

SHELF FW Instructions:

::> set -priv advanced
::*> storage firmware download -node local -package-url http://WEB_SERVER/all_shelf_fw.zip
::*> system node run -node local -command sysconfig -v

CISCO CN1610 FASTPATH Upgrade Instructions:

# wr mem

# show version
# show running-config
# show bootvar
# copy active backup
# show bootvar
# copy tftp://TFTPSERVER/CN1610_1.3.0.2.stk active
# reload

# show version
# show bootvar
# show running-config

YouTube Content - NetApp

In order of how useful I feel the channels are to me personally:

Miscellaneous
How to submit a SER: https://npulse.netapp.com/npulse/npulse.xwic
OCIM Tools: https://tools.ocim.corp.netapp.com/
Case Escalations (Internal) https://netapp.sharepoint.com/sites/Escalations

Also useful:
http://b*rtw**-pr*.e**.******.***/b*rt/b*rt-bin/start
https://w*k*d.******.***/w/Pr*d***_M*********_Cont****

More Python and Other Learning:

The core learning for Python is the Udemy course: https://netapp.udemy.com/course/complete-python-bootcamp/

Recommendation for Ansible on Udemy:

  • Ansible for the absolute beginner  by Mumshad Mannambet

  • Ansible advanced by Mumshad Mannambeth 

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