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.

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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.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
26/03/2018 - 28/03/2018 Hamburg guaranteed date!
11/06/2018 - 13/06/2018 Münster
09/07/2018 - 11/07/2018 Hamburg
06/08/2018 - 08/08/2018 Frankfurt
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.

18/06/2018 - 20/06/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
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
28/05/2018 - 30/05/2018 Zurich
23/07/2018 - 25/07/2018 Zurich
17/09/2018 - 19/09/2018 Zurich
26/11/2018 - 28/11/2018 Zurich
18/06/2018 - 20/06/2018 Vienna (iTLS)
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.

02/05/2018 - 04/05/2018 Paris
16/10/2018 - 18/10/2018 Paris
United Kingdom
18/06/2018 - 20/06/2018 London, City
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.