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Brocade SAN Fundamentals (BRF)

 

Who should attend

  • 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

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.

Follow On Courses

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
Online Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Country: AT
    2,290.- €
Digital courseware
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Austria:
    Country: AT
    2,290.- €
  • Germany:
    Country: DE
    2,290.- €
  • Switzerland:
    Country: CH
    CHF 2,850.-
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by iTLS.


Digital courseware

Schedule

Europe
Austria

Currently no local training dates available.  For enquiries please write to info@itls.at.

FLEX & Online Training

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

London, City This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Germany
Stuttgart This is an German language FLEX course.
Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Hamburg This is an German language FLEX course.
Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Frankfurt This is an German language FLEX course.
Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Berlin This is an German language FLEX course.
Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Düsseldorf This is an German language FLEX course.
Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Münster This is an German language FLEX course.
Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
Münster This is an German language FLEX course.
Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
United Kingdom
London, City This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: British Summer Time (BST)
London, City This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. All FLEX courses are also Instructor-led Online Trainings (ILO). Until 30.06. we offer our courses also as online trainings.
English
1 hour difference
Online Training Time zone: British Summer Time (BST)
Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: British Summer Time (BST)
Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Guaranteed date:   iTLS 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.
Instructor-led Online Training:   This computer icon in the schedule indicates that this date/time will be conducted as Instructor-Led Online Training.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. All FLEX courses are also Instructor-led Online Trainings (ILO). Until 30.06. we offer our courses also as online trainings.