• Total Time: 40hr Online | 20hr Lab | 25min Doubt Clearing session
  • Demo Class: All Saturday, 7.30 PM ISt or 8 AM UST. 



About the course

Classes are conducted by Certified NetApp Working Professionals with 100 % Quality Assurance.

With an experienced Certified practitioner who will teach you the essentials you need to know to kick-start your career on NetApp. Our training make you more productive with your NetApp Training Online. Our training style is entirely hands-on. We will provide access to our desktop screen and will be actively conducting hands-on labs with real-time projects.


Lecture : Instructor Led Lesson and Activites. This will cover the main objective of the course through Leactures , discussion and practical exercise.

Lab Exercise: Hands on lab exercise which helps aquire new skills and dive deeper to days new topic.

Q&A Session : 25 mts after each session - During the end of the session 25 minutes is dedicated for clarification on theroy and Lab session.

Demo class: Please join our Demo class to understand more about our Nutanix Training and the Trainer . Please click here to schedule a demo or Join our Saturday Demo class at 7.30 PM ISt or 8 AM UST. 

Course Overview

Who should do this course:

IT administrators, architects, and business leaders who need to manage Nutanix clusters in the datacenter Managers and technical staff seeking more detailed information before making a purchase decision


  • Familiarity with traditional virtualization storage architectures.
  • Comfort with Unix/Linux command line interface.


The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform Administration program covers all the tasks that Nutanix administrators perform on the job. Beginning with setting up the environment, it walks the participant through the process of configuring and maintaining that environment


Course Outline

Module 1 : Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Concepts

Define and differentiate features and technologies present in Acropolis, Prism and Calm • Explain the relationship between nodes, blocks and clusters • Recognize the benefits of a Nutanix hyperconverged infrastructure solution • Differentiate between physical and logical cluster components • Describe some of the primary AOS services running on the CVM

Module 2 :Managing a Nutanix Cluster

Identify methods for managing a Nutanix Enterprise Cloud • Identify how to download and configure tools and applications like Prism Central, Cmdlets, and REST API • Utilize Prism Element to configure and monitor a cluster • Describe, differentiate and utilize nCLI/aCLI to configure and monitor a cluster • Differentiate between Pulse and Alert technologies • Use the REST API Explorer to retrieve and/or make changes to a cluster

Module 3: Securing a Nutanix Cluster

Describe how Nutanix provides cluster security • Explain security concepts such as two-factor authentication, key management and cluster lockdown • Explain Data-at-Rest Encryption (DARE) functionality • Configure user authentication • Install an SSL certificate

Module 4: Networking

Differentiate AHV managed and unmanaged networks • Describe AHV networking components and configuration settings • Explain and implement network segmentation • Explain how to separate 1GbE and 10GbE interfaces • Identify the default AHV network configuration • Explain IP Address Management (IPAM) • Define and differentiate AHV Bond Modes • Create a Backplane Network • Create a User VM Network • Given a scenario, configure the appropriate AHV Bond Mode

Module 5: VM Creation and Management

Explain Live Migration • Describe VM High Availability functionality • Describe VM Data Path Redundancy • Perform guest customization on a Virtual Machine • Perform a Self-Service Restore of a VM • Use the Image Service to deploy a VM

Module 6: Health Monitoring and Alerts

Identify dashboards and monitoring tools that can be used to resolve cluster issues • Utilize the Health dashboard and its major components • Configure Alert e-mail settings for a cluster • Utilize methods for configuring and monitoring health dashboards and alerts to resolve a given scenario

Module 7: Distributed Storage Fabric

Identify methods for creating a Storage Container • Determine what capacity optimization method(s) should be used based on a given workload • Describe and differentiate technologies used in conjunction with a Distributed Storage Fabric, including snapshots, clones, high availability and disaster recovery • Configure Deduplication, Compression, and Erasure Coding on Nutanix containers • Given a workload, determine how to best optimize storage capacity and explain how the various Nutanix Capacity Optimization features work.

Module 8: AHV Workload Migration

Describe the steps needed to perform an ESXi to AHV workload migration from preparation through completion • Migrate a VM from an ESXi cluster to an AHV cluster

Module 9: Acropolis Services

Define and differentiate Acropolis Block Services (ABS) and Acropolis File Services (AFS) • Configure Acropolis Block Services (ABS) • Configure Acropolis File Services (AFS) • Determine and implement storage services based on a given workload

Module 10: Data Resiliency

Describe the concept of the Redundancy Factor and related requirements • Explain how availability impacts components and VMs within a Nutanix Cluster • Identify Data Resiliency requirements and policies related to a Nutanix Cluster • Describe and differentiate component, service, and CVM failover processes such as Disk Failure, CVM Failure, and Node Failure

Module 11: Data Protection

Describe and differentiate Nutanix data protection technologies such as NearSync, Cloud Connect, and Protection Domains • Explain failover and failback processes • Create and modify a Protection Domain • Configure a Remote Site

Module 12: Prism Central

Identify Prism Central requirements • Describe and differentiate Prism Element and Prism Central • Identify methods for viewing information about VMs, clusters, hosts, disks, containers, and storage containers • Deploy a Prism Central VM • Register/Unregister a Nutanix Cluster with Prism Central • Create and configure a custom dashboard • Configure a custom report

Module 13: Cluster Maintenance

Describe available methods and resources for cluster maintenance • Perform one or more Nutanix Cluster Checks • Install NCC • Configure an HTTP Proxy

Module 14: Lifecycle Operations

Describe processes and procedures for license management, including AOS and Prism licenses • Given a scenario, recognize processes to start, stop, and expand a cluster • Install, upgrade and reclaim licenses • Start a node and shut down a node in a Nutanix Cluster • Eject a node from a Nutanix Cluste