See how Insoft Services is responding to COVID-19

BRF – Brocade 16 Gbps Fundamentals

X

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you. Please complete this form to pre-book or request further information about our delivery options.

Subscribe

I'd like to receive emails with the latest updates and promotions from Insoft.

Data Protection & Privacy

I hereby allow Insoft Ltd. to contact me on this topic. Further, I authorise Insoft Ltd. processing, using collecting and storing my personal data for the purpose of these activities. All your data will be protected and secured as outlined in our privacy policy.


3 Days Course

Classroom + Online

Course Details

Objectives

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

Outline

  • 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-conzept in a Fabric (Routing Policies, FSPF, Load Balancing)
  • Brocade trunking concepts
  • Remote Lab Excercises

Target Audience

  • Brocade Switch administrator
  • System Integrators, Field / System Engineers and Support staff
  • Employees preparing for the BCFA certification

Prerequisites

Knowledge in FC/SCSI Storage solutions and LANs