Brocade 16 Gbps Fundamentals (BRF)

Course Description Schedule
 

Who should attend

  • Brocade Switch administrator
  • System Integrators, Field / System Engineers and Support staff
  • Employees preparing for the BCFA certification

Prerequisites

Knowledge in FC/SCSI Storage solutions and LANs

Course Objectives

In this course students learn the basics of the FC protocol, get to know the Brocade platform (8/16 Gbps) and new technologies of the 5th generation (16 Gbps) and learn how to implement and manage a typical enterprise SAN. Topics of this class cover Name Server, RSCN Delivery, FCIDs, WWNs, Domain IDs, Shared Area concepts, Fabric Principal, Merging conflicts and more. Single-CP (300, 5100, 65xx) and Dual-CP (DCX/DCX4-S, DCX 8510-8/-4) Switches are covered for their high-availability and other special features. The course also covers the software features of FabricOS 7.x as well as topics like zoning and administration, Non-Disruptive Firmware Upgrades and Config management. Other topics of this class include Load Balancing methods, FSPF, Trunking, DLS, DPS and Routing Policies. The courses includes extensive hands-on lab excercises to deepen the theoretical knowledge learned in class.

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Course Content

  • 8 & 16 Gbps Brocade Switch-Platform Overview
  • Fibre Channel theory and concepts
  • Brocade B-series Switch installation, configuration & verification
  • Maintenance tasks such as Firmware Upgrade & Configuration Management
  • Concepts & configuration of Zoning on Brocade B-Series Switches
  • Brocade Switching/Routing-conzept in a Fabric (Routing Policies, FSPF, Load Balancing)
  • Brocade trunking concepts
  • Remote Lab Excercises
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • United Kingdom: £ 1,995.-
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Online Training
Modality: L
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