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Dell FS8600 Administration

( Duration: 2 Days )

The Dell FS8600 Administration training course provides the opportunity for administrators to develop skills of integration and management the FluidFS 8600 NAS with the Dell Storage Center. This course provides an overview of the features and theory of operation of the FS8600.

By attending Dell FS8600 Administration workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Position FluidFS capabilities, features and customer benefits
  • Explain hardware components and their operations
  • Adhere to best practices of:
    • Connectivity and zoning
    • NAS Volume Thin Provisioning
    • Configuring Linux NFS Shares and Setting Quotas
  • Configure Antivirus Protection
  • Create Snapshots of NAS Volumes
  • Enable Replication of NAS Volumes

  • Attend a training on Dell Storage Center Administration and Management or equivalent practical experience

This course is intended for all audiences



Dell FS8600 Overview and Features

  • The FluidFS NAS System
  • FluidFS Features
  • File System Daemon (FSD)
  • FSD ARchitecture

FluidFS Hardware & Networking

  • Hardware Overview
  • Cabling Scenarios
  • Load Balancing
  • Zoning and Switch Configuration
  • Phone Home Feature

NAS Volumes

  • Storage Virtualization
  • The NAS Pool
  • NAS Volumes
  • Thin Provisioning
  • Fluid Data Reduction

FluidFS 8600 CIFS and NFS Shares

  • SMB
  • CIFS Shares
  • NFS Exports

User Administration

  • Windows Permissions
  • Linux/Unix Permissions
  • Local Users
  • Directory Services
  • Integration with NIS & LDAP
  • User Mapping

Quotas and Antivirus

  • Configuring Quotas
  • Configuring Antivirus


  • Snapshot Overview
  • Snapshot Best Practices
  • Clones

Replication and NDMP

  • FluidFS Replication
  • Replication Setup
  • NDMP Overview

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