Brocade SAN Fundamentals (BRF)

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Oct 24 - Oct 26, 2022
09:00 - 17:00
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Mar 13 - Mar 15, 2023
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Brocade SAN Fundamentals (BRF)
3 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Data Center and Virtualization Courses

Course Details

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.

Outline

  • 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

Target Audience

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

Prerequisites

Knowledge in FC/SCSI Storage solutions and and/or LANs