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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Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
Germany
23/01/2017 - 25/01/2017 Hamburg
30/01/2017 - 01/02/2017 Munich
27/02/2017 - 01/03/2017 Frankfurt
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
17/07/2017 - 19/07/2017 Stuttgart
International guaranteed dates
06/02/2017 - 08/02/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
Switzerland
30/01/2017 - 01/02/2017 Zurich
15/05/2017 - 17/05/2017 Zurich
11/09/2017 - 13/09/2017 Zurich
27/11/2017 - 29/11/2017 Zurich
Austria
06/02/2017 - 08/02/2017 Vienna (iTLS) guaranteed date!
08/05/2017 - 10/05/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
21/08/2017 - 23/08/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
27/11/2017 - 29/11/2017 Vienna (iTLS)