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BRA – Brocade 16 Gbps Advanced

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4 Days Course

Classroom + Online

Course Details

Objectives

This accelerated theory-only course builds upon the Brocade 16 Gbps Fundamentals (BRF) and teaches students advanced FC SAN topics such as virtualization, Data Center Interconnect via native FC and native FCIP as well as interesting Traffic Engineering techniques for Brocade “Adaptive Networking” (QoS, Top Talker, TI-Zoning). Other important topics deal with FC-FC Routing for more efficient and robust resource management within a SAN, Security features and the popular Access Gateway mode. Finally this course covers troubleshooting, performance and monitoring techniques like Brocades D_Port, Bottleneck Monitoring and PortLog Dumps. This hands-on class features a variety practical lab excercises and is a great resource for anyone who needs a solid overview about advanced Brocade topics. For students looking for a consolidated and theory-only class we recommend booking Brocade 16 Gbps Advanced Accelerated (BRAX)

Outline

  • FC Adaptive Networking Overview (Top Talker, QoS, Ingress Rate Limiting, TI-Zones)
  • FCIP tunneling techniques
  • FC-FC Routing (EX-Ports, LSANs)
  • Security concepts of Brocade SAN Switches
  • Access Gateway Mode
  • FC Long Distance
  • Basic Troubleshooting SANs
  • Virtual Fabrics Overview
  • Extensive hands-on labs

Target Audience

  • Experienced Brocade Switch administrators
  • System Integrators, Field / System Engineers and Support staff
  • SAN designer
  • Employees preparing for the BCFP certification

Prerequisites

  • Deep understanding of FC/SCSI Storage solutions and LANs
  • Brocade 16 Gbps Fundamentals (BRF)