Brocade SAN Fundamentals (BRF)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

  • Brocade Switch administrator
  • System Integrators, Field / System Engineers and Support staff
  • Employees preparing for the Brocade Associate SAN Administrator (BASA) certification


Knowledge in FC/SCSI Storage solutions and and/or LANs

Course Objectives

In this course students learn the basics of the FC protocol, get to know the Brocade platforms (8/16/32 Gbps) and new technologies of the 6th generation (32 Gbps) and learn how to implement and manage a typical enterprise SAN. Topics of this class cover Name Server, RSCN Delivery, FCIDs, WWNs, Domain IDs, Shared Area concepts, Fabric Principal, Merging conflicts and more.

Single-CP (300, 5100, 65xx) and Dual-CP (DCX Backbones) Switches are covered for their high-availability and other special features. The course also covers the software features of FabricOS 7.x and 8.x as well as topics like zoning and administration, Non-Disruptive Firmware Upgrades and Config management. Other topics of this class include Load Balancing methods, FSPF, Trunking, DLS, DPS and Routing Policies. This course includes extensive hands-on lab excercises to deepen the theoretical knowledge learned in class.

Follow On Courses

Course Content

  • 8, 16 & 32 Gbps Brocade Switch-Platform Overview
  • Fibre Channel theory and concepts
  • Brocade B-series Switch installation, configuration & verification
  • Maintenance tasks such as Firmware Upgrade & Configuration Management
  • Concepts & configuration of Zoning on Brocade B-Series Switches
  • Brocade switching/routing concepts in a fabric (Routing Policies, FSPF, Load Balancing)
  • Brocade trunking concepts
  • Extensive hands-on labs
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (incl. tax)
  • United Arab Emirates: US$ 2,720.-
  • Saudi Arabia: US$ 1.-
Dates and Booking
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Middle East
United Arab Emirates
25/08/2019 - 27/08/2019 Dubai Course language: English
08/12/2019 - 10/12/2019 Dubai Course language: English
25/08/2019 - 27/08/2019 Cairo Course language: English
08/12/2019 - 10/12/2019 Cairo Course language: English
05/08/2019 - 07/08/2019 Frankfurt
02/09/2019 - 04/09/2019 Berlin
30/09/2019 - 02/10/2019 Hamburg
21/10/2019 - 23/10/2019 Düsseldorf
18/11/2019 - 20/11/2019 Munich
16/12/2019 - 18/12/2019 Hamburg
21/10/2019 - 23/10/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
09/09/2019 - 11/09/2019 Paris
02/12/2019 - 04/12/2019 Paris
16/09/2019 - 18/09/2019 Zurich
United Kingdom
23/09/2019 - 25/09/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
16/12/2019 - 18/12/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.