Category Archives: ONTAP

Deploy NetApp ONTAP Select (OTS) on an Intel NUC

By | July 23, 2020

As I mentioned in a previous post, I am re-deploying my entire home lab and wanted to document the entire process. I have been using these Intel NUCs for the past several years to help build out my home lab and highly recommend you do the same. Not only are they useful for building out… Read More »

How to deploy NetApp Virtual Storage Console (VSC)

By | July 18, 2020

Make sure to read my previous post on NetApp Virtual Storage Console product suite, where I go over features and benefits. Login to NetApp support website and download the supported version according to the IMT. From each vCenter, deploy the NetApp VSC OVA Click the Upload Files Button and attach the NetApp VSC OVA, Click… Read More »

NetApp Virtual Storage Console (VSC) for VMware

By | July 18, 2020

After a recent FlexPod deployment, I was inquired about the importance of deploying NetApp Virtual Storage Console (VSC) product suite in their environment, and if I could demonstrate some of the benefits. As I was going over the deployment and features of NetApp VSC, I decided to document the process. I started documenting the deployment… Read More »

Making the best out of this current Covid19 pandemic – Being a Virtual Subject Matter Expert (SME)

By | April 9, 2020

It has been shown that taking and passing certifications can lead to promotions and salary increases. As the old adage states, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. During this pandemic, with everyone working from home, it’s a great opportunity to study  and take an exam. With the available NetApp simulators, NetApp Lab On Demand  and VUE… Read More »

How to Change the IP address of Ontap Select Deploy

By | August 29, 2019

After upgrading my home lab infrastructure, I decided to change my IP schema from a 192.168.X.X to a 10.0.X.X My hope was to avoid potential overlapping IP conflicts, when creating private VPN tunnels between sites; for SnapMirror projects. More on that later…. After successfully changing the IP addresses on my Ontap Select Cluster and the… Read More »