Core Gen 5 SAN Administration (CFA 200)

Core Gen 5 SAN Administration (CFA 200) Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

This training course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to help them become proficient with Brocade products and Fabric OS v7.2.0 features. Topics include an introduction to Fibre Channel, switch installation and configuration, zoning, Inter-Switch Links (ISLs), ISL Trunking, Layer 2 routing, updating switch firmware, backing up switch configurations, and basic troubleshooting. Students will learn to perform switch management tasks using the CLI and Brocade Network Advisor v12.1.3.

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Intended Audience for this Core Gen 5 SAN Administration (CFA 200) Course

  • » This course is designed for storage administrators, SAN administrators, system administrators, SAN architects, systems engineers, and SAN operators that are involved with configuration, change management, maintenance, monitoring, configuration, and basic SAN troubleshooting.

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Core Gen 5 SAN Administration (CFA 200) Course Objectives

  • » Identify the SAN Brocade product line and physical Layer SAN components, including Brocade 8 and 16 Gbps hardware
  • » Describe and implement features related to Fabric OS v7.2.0.
  • » Install, configure, and verify Brocade switch functionality
  • » Perform maintenance tasks that include downloading firmware, validating firmware download, and backing up switch configurations
  • » Discuss Fibre Channel concepts
  • » Configure, verify, administer, and describe Brocade zoning
  • » Describe Layer 2 fabric routing and trunking functionality
  • » Discuss distance solutions
  • » Perform basic troubleshooting processes and use Brocade error messages, commands, and diagnostics
  • » Identify management tools used to manage Brocade fabrics, such as Brocade

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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