HP Access Layer Network Technologies Using ProVision Software, Rev. 10.41

HP Access Layer Network Technologies Using ProVision Software, Rev. 10.41 Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

In this course, you will be introduced to the HP switches, wireless access points, and controllers using ProVision software and the technologies needed to begin configuring and managing these products. You will also cover IPv6 and HP ProCurve Manager Plus (PCM+), the network management platform for these products.

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Intended Audience for this HP Access Layer Network Technologies Using ProVision Software, Rev. 10.41 Course

  • » IT professionals who deploy SMB solutions based on HP technologies, including HP reseller systems engineers, customer IT staff, HP system engineers, and HP services field and call center support engineers

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HP Access Layer Network Technologies Using ProVision Software, Rev. 10.41 Course Objectives

  • » E-Series networking products and technologies
  • » Configure basic setup parameters
  • » Configure and verify VLANs
  • » Configure static routes
  • » Configure security technologies
  • » Configure and verify link aggregation
  • » Configure Spanning Tree
  • » Fundamental technologies used to address hosts in IPv6
  • » HP E-Series wireless products
  • » PCM+

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HP Access Layer Network Technologies Using ProVision Software, Rev. 10.41 Course Outline

      1. Basic Switch Setup
      2. HP E8212 zl switch
      3. HP E5406 zl switch
      4. Port names on E8200 zl and E5400 zl switches
      5. HP E3500-24G-PoE yl switch
      6. Interfaces for initial configuration
      7. HP E-Series switch CLI: Facilitator demonstration
      8. Verifying connectivity
      9. Using LLDP to learn about neighboring switches
      10. SMB scenario for lab activities
      11. 2. Managing Switch Software and Configuration Files
      12. Software image architecture
      13. Viewing software versions
      14. Installing a new image from a USB drive
      15. Configuration file architecture
      16. Two ways to erase the startup configuration
      17. Backing up and restoring configuration files using a USB drive
      18. Managing multiple configuration files
      19. Using a different configuration file
      20. Displaying events in the system log
      21. Port status and counters
      22. 3. Configuring VLANs and IP Services
      23. VLANs on each switch
      24. Steps to configure VLANs
      25. Steps to configure IP interfaces on router
      26. Commands to confirm VLAN and IP interface configuration
      27. Configuring IP services
      28. DHCP
      29. Syslog
      30. SNTP
      31. DNS
      32. Back up to TFTP server
      33. Copying command output to a TFTP server
      34. Using show tech
      35. Exploring remote management
      36. Troubleshooting connectivity
      37. Tools
      38. Commands
      39. Process
      40. 4. Configuring Device Access Security
      41. Management users
      42. Local or remote authentication
      43. Configuring passwords on the switch (local)
      44. Remote authentication
      45. Advantages and disadvantages
      46. Access level
      47. Method of authentication
      48. Authentication server settings on the switch
      49. Disable the Clear and Reset buttons
      50. Password recovery
      51. Disable USB Port
      52. Save security settings in configuration files: The include credentials command
      53. Limit managers by IP address
      54. Secure management VLAN
      55. Enabling SSH
      56. Disabling Telnet
      57. Configuring SSL
      58. Disabling HTTP
      59. Configuring STFP
      60. SNMP overview
      61. SNMP reference
      62. Configure SNMPv2c
      63. Enable SNMPv3 and create a username
      64. Assign the username to an SNMPv3 group
      65. 5. Configuring Link Aggregation
      66. Configuring port trunking
      67. Choosing a trunking protocol
      68. HP E-Series trunking support
      69. How port trunking affects VLAN membership
      70. Viewing trunk status
      71. Examining load sharing
      72. 6. Configuring Spanning Tree
      73. Steps in single-instance configuration
      74. Setting Bridge Priority
      75. Enabling Spanning Tree
      76. Spanning Tree details for Root Bridge
      77. Spanning Tree details for non-Root Bridge
      78. Steps in MSTP configuration
      79. MST configuration parameters
      80. Bridge Priority for MST instances
      81. Viewing MST configuration
      82. MSTP enhancement in E-Series switches
      83. Viewing MST instance forwarding paths
      84. Troubleshooting MSTP
      85. 7. Configuring IP Routing
      86. Configuring static routes
      87. Using Wireshark
      88. Dynamic routing
      89. Types of dynamic routing protocols
      90. HP E-Series support
      91. RIP and OSPF comparison
      92. RIP update example
      93. Split horizon and poison reverse
      94. Redistributing routes
      95. Implementing RIP
      96. RIP versions
      97. Enabling RIP on Router_1 and Router_2
      98. Options for show ip rip
      99. show ip rip for Router_1
      100. show ip route for Router_1
      101. 8. Providing Mobility to SMBs
      102. Assess the mobility solution requirements
      103. Scenario
      104. Configuring PoE
      105. Other uses for PoE
      106. Accessing a new HP E-MSM AP
      107. Direct connection at the default IP address
      108. Indirect connection at the default IP address
      109. Indirect connection at a DHCP-assigned IP address
      110. Logging in to the web browser interface
      111. Converting the HP E-MSM AP to standalone mode
      112. Completing the HP E-MSM AP initial configuration
      113. Configuring VLANs
      114. Creating a VSC
      115. 9. Managing and Monitoring SMB Networks with HP PCM
      116. Why use PCM+
      117. What PCM+ is
      118. PCM+ vs. PCM features
      119. Discovery
      120. Device management
      121. Monitoring, analysis, and troubleshooting
      122. PCM+ plug-ins
      123. HP Mobility Manager 3.0
      124. Identity Driven Management (IDM) 3.0
      125. Network Immunity Manager (NIM) 2.0
      126. PCM+ architecture
      127. Maximum supported devices
      128. Use model
      129. Installation requirements
      130. Installing the PCM+ server
      131. Installation considerations
      132. Installing remote PCM+ agents
      133. Run the installation
      134. Installing remote PCM+ clients
      135. Open firewalls and install the PCM+ client
      136. Allow the client to access the server
      137. Allow a client without a fixed IP address to access the server
      138. Logging in to PCM+
      139. Monitor and manage devices
      140. Navigate the interface
      141. View device status
      142. Manage devices
      143. PCM+ device discovery
      144. PCM+ discovery methods
      145. Neighbor discovery
      146. ARP discovery
      147. Ping sweep
      148. Device attribute discovery
      149. Discovered devices
      150. Configuring discovery settings
      151. Managing PCM+ users
      152. 10. Introduction to Network Design
      153. Name that device!
      154. HP E-Series product matrix
      155. Key differentiator: Scalability
      156. Key design feature: 10-GbE connectivity
      157. Network design examples
      158. Labs
      159. Lab 1: Basic Switch Setup
      160. Lab 2: Manage Switch Software Images and Configuration Files
      161. Lab 3: Configure User VLANs and IP Services
      162. Lab 4: Secure Management Access
      163. Lab 5: Configure Link Aggregation
      164. Lab 6: Configure Single-Instance Spanning Tree
      165. Lab 7: Configure Multiple Spanning Tree (MSTP)
      166. Lab 8: Configure IP Static Routing
      167. Lab 9: Configure Dynamic IP Routing with RIP
      168. Lab 10: Provide Mobility for SMBs
      169. Lab 11: Get Started with HP PCM+
      170. Group Activity: Design networks with HP E-Series switches

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