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 Brocade Certified Fabric Administrator (BCFA) certification

Prerequisites

Knowledge in FC/SCSI Storage solutions and and/or LANs

Course Objectives

In this course students learn the basics of the FC protocol, get to know the Brocade platforms (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. This course includes extensive hands-on lab excercises to deepen the theoretical knowledge learned in class.

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 concepts in a fabric (Routing Policies, FSPF, Load Balancing)
  • Brocade trunking concepts
  • Extensive hands-on labs
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,290.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 2,850.-
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.


Digital courseware Dates and Booking
 
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Germany
27/03/2017 - 29/03/2017 Hamburg
24/04/2017 - 26/04/2017 Düsseldorf
15/05/2017 - 17/05/2017 Berlin
19/06/2017 - 21/06/2017 Hamburg
19/06/2017 - 21/06/2017 Hanover
17/07/2017 - 19/07/2017 Stuttgart
14/08/2017 - 16/08/2017 Munich
14/08/2017 - 16/08/2017 Nuremberg
Switzerland
15/05/2017 - 17/05/2017 Zurich
11/09/2017 - 13/09/2017 Zurich
27/11/2017 - 29/11/2017 Zurich
Austria
08/05/2017 - 10/05/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
21/08/2017 - 23/08/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
27/11/2017 - 29/11/2017 Vienna (iTLS)