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Brocade SAN Advanced (BRA)


Who should attend

  • Experienced Brocade Switch administrators
  • System Integrators, Field / System Engineers and Support staff
  • SAN designer
  • Employees preparing for the Brocade Certified Fabric Professional (BCFP) certification


Course Objectives

This accelerated theory-only course builds upon the Brocade SAN Fundamentals (BRF) and teaches students advanced FC SAN topics such as virtualization, Data Center Interconnect via native FC and native FCIP as well as interesting Traffic Engineering techniques for Brocade "Adaptive Networking" (QoS, Top Talker, TI-Zoning). Other important topics deal with FC-FC Routing for more efficient and robust resource management within a SAN, Security features and the popular Access Gateway mode. Finally this course covers troubleshooting, performance and monitoring techniques like Brocades D_Port, Bottleneck Monitoring and PortLog Dumps. This hands-on class features a variety practical lab excercises and is a great resource for anyone who needs a solid overview about advanced Brocade topics. For students looking for a consolidated and theory-only class we recommend booking Brocade SAN Advanced Accelerated (BRAX)

Course Content

  • FC Adaptive Networking Overview (Top Talker, QoS, Ingress Rate Limiting, TI-Zones)
  • FCIP tunneling techniques
  • FC-FC Routing (EX-Ports, LSANs)
  • Security concepts of Brocade SAN Switches
  • Access Gateway Mode
  • FC Long Distance
  • Basic Troubleshooting SANs
  • Virtual Fabrics Overview
  • Extensive hands-on labs
Online Training

Duration 3 days

Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Click on town name to book Schedule
05/07/2020 ― 08/07/2020 Cairo Course language: English
27/09/2020 ― 30/09/2020 Cairo Course language: English
Middle East
16/08/2020 ― 19/08/2020 Doha Course language: English
United Arab Emirates
12/04/2020 ― 15/04/2020 Online Training Time zone: Asia/Dubai 4 days Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
16/08/2020 ― 19/08/2020 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
13/12/2020 ― 16/12/2020 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
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