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Provide an overview of storage network and data center networking technology.

  • Course Start Date: Apr. 9
  • Location: Virtual (Map)
  • Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm (Note on end times)
  • Please Note: End Times are approximate and depend
    on the number or students and pace of the class.
    It is important to allow for the class to run a little bit longer,
    or finish a little sooner, than expected.
  • Duration: 4 days 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Delivery Method(s):Virtual Instructor Led
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  • Category:Storage/Networking

Course Outline

Provide an overview of storage network and data center networking technology.

Course Objectives
  • Summarize the storage infrastructure challenges and the various storage architectures such as DAS, SAN and NAS
  • Classify SAN terminology including trunking, zoning, multipathing and fabric merging
  • Recognize b-type Data Center Management tools such as Data Center Fabric Manager and Network Advisor (NA)
  • Classify the various tabs in the Network Advisor Tool
  • Recall the Cisco MDS management tools
  • Recognize the importance of Converged Enhanced Ethernet
  • Compare the features of iSCSI and FCoE

This intermediate course is for ersonnel who are assessing and planning to deploy a storage area network.

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1 - Evolution of storage area networks
  • Unit 2 - Fibre Channel

Day 2

  • Unit 3 - Fibre Channel switches and directors: Brocade (b-type)
  • Unit 4 - Brocade DCFM and Network Advisor

Day 3

  • Exercise 0 - Lab setup and preliminary instructions
  • Exercise 1 - Brocade switch 2109: Initial configuration
  • Exercise 2 - Management software installation
  • Exercise 3 - Brocade Fabric Manager
  • Exercise 4 - Brocade switch: Zoning configuration
  • Exercise 5 - V3700 storage provisioning using iSCSI
  • Exercise 6 - Brocade VDX fabric merging
  • Unit 5 - Fibre Channel switches and directors: Cisco MDS

Day 4

  • Unit 6 - Converged Enhanced Ethernet
  • Unit 7 - Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Unit 8 - iSCSI
  • Exercise 7 - Basic configuration
  • Exercise 8 - Management tools installation
  • Exercise 9 - VSAN creation
  • Exercise 10 - Zoning configuration on Cisco
  • Exercise 11 - Configuring the DS3500 storage subsystem

Prerequisites & Certificates

This course assumes that you understand basic SAN knowledge.

Certificates offered

Certificate of Participation

Cancellation Policy
You will be charged the full price of a public class if you do not cancel or reschedule your enrollment at least 11 business days prior to the scheduled start date or if you do not show up for the class. However, you may cancel your class enrollment at any time within the three calendar days following your initial registration or any LearnQuest rescheduled enrollment date without charge. Cancellations must be notified in writing to info@learnquest.com. Substitution of class participants may be made free of charge at any time prior to class commencement by notifying your Account Manager or info@learnquest.com.
LearnQuest reserves the right to change dates, courses and fees without notice. LearnQuest assumes no responsibility for non-refundable airline tickets or other expenses incurred due to course cancellations.
All refunds will be issued within ten business days from cancellation notice.

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