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SAN Combo - BASA 200 & BPSA 300 Combo (SAN Combo)

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Course Overview

Course Duration: 5 days
SAN Combo - BASA 200 & BPSA 300 Combo - This advanced training course combines the BASA 200 and BPSA 300 course into a 5 days SAN Combo training. This training course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to help them become proficient with Brocade products and Fabric OS v7.0.0 features.
Topics include :
  • (BASA 200) An introduction to Fibre Channel, switch installation, and configuration, zoning, MAPS, Inter-Switch Links (ISLs), Long Distance ISLs, ISL Trunking, Inter-Chassis Links (ICLs), Layer 2routing, 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 v14.01. 

  • (BPSA 300)  includes Fibre Channel-to-Fibre Channel Routing (FC-FC Routing), Fibre Channel over Internet Protocol (FCIP), Access Gateway, Virtual Fabrics (VF), Monitoring and Alerting Policy Suite (MAPS), Flow Vision and Brocade management tools. Switch management tasks are performed using Telnet and Brocade Network Advisor v14.0.1.

Who Should Attend

  • 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

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


Working knowledge of:
  • FC101: Introduction to Fibre Channel Concepts or a general understanding of the Fibre Channel protocol (frame format, etc...))

  • BNA 101: Introduction to Brocade Network Advisor

  • Six months of work experience associated with storage technologies

  • Six months experience with storage and storage area networks

  • Knowledge of Fibre Channel fundamentals

  • Brocade Associate SAN Administrator (BASA 200)

Course Objectives

BASA 200

  • Discuss Fibre Channel concepts

  • Identify the Brocade Gen 5 and Gen 6 product line

  • Describe physical layer SAN components

  • Install, configure and verify the functionality of Brocade switches

  • Perform maintenance tasks that include downloading firmware, validating firmware downloads, and backing up switch configurations

  • Configure, verify, administer, and describe Brocade zoning

  • Evaluate layer two (L2) fabric routing

  • Implement multi-switch fabric trunking

  • Configure long distance solutions

  • Implement Monitoring Alerting Policy Suite (MAPS)

  • Describe and use Brocade error messages, command, and diagnostics


BPSA 300

  • Implement Brocade Fibre Channel-to-Fibre Channel Routing (FC-FC Routing)

  • Discuss Brocade Fibre Channel over Internet Protocol (FCIP)

  • Implement Flow Vision and advanced Monitoring and Alerting Policy Suite (MAPS)

  • Discuss virtual connectivity using NPIV and Brocade Access Gateway

  • Implement Virtual Fabrics

  • Manage advanced features using Brocade Network Advisor v14.0.1

Course Content

Course ID: SAN Combo

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