Brocade SAN Fundamentals (BRF)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

  • Brocade Switch administrator
  • System Integrators, Field / System Engineers and Support staff
  • Employees preparing for the Brocade Associate SAN Administrator (BASA) certification


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 (8/16/32 Gbps) and new technologies of the 6th generation (32 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 Backbones) Switches are covered for their high-availability and other special features. The course also covers the software features of FabricOS 7.x and 8.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.

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Course Content

  • 8, 16 & 32 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
Modality: C

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
  • 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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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
06/08/2018 - 08/08/2018 Hamburg
03/09/2018 - 05/09/2018 Berlin
26/09/2018 - 28/09/2018 Hamburg
22/10/2018 - 24/10/2018 Düsseldorf
19/11/2018 - 21/11/2018 Munich
17/12/2018 - 19/12/2018 Hamburg
FLEX Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

17/09/2018 - 19/09/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
10/12/2018 - 12/12/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
23/07/2018 - 25/07/2018 Zurich
17/09/2018 - 19/09/2018 Zurich
26/11/2018 - 28/11/2018 Zurich
20/08/2018 - 22/08/2018 Vienna (iTLS)
05/11/2018 - 07/11/2018 Vienna (iTLS)

Fast Lane Flex™ Classroom If you can't find a suitable date, don't forget to check our world-wide FLEX™ training schedule.

16/10/2018 - 18/10/2018 Paris
United Kingdom
17/09/2018 - 19/09/2018 London, City
10/12/2018 - 12/12/2018 London, City
Middle East
United Arab Emirates
16/09/2018 - 18/09/2018 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.

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