IBM System Networking Implementation (XTRN1)
IBM System Networking provides the essential data and storage networking solutions under the IBM brand to connect servers to servers, servers to storage and storage to storage and to provide complete interoperability with core networks. IBM System Networking offers a compelling alternative for clients seeking more efficient data centers with the greatest business value and lowest total cost of ownership for their datacenter networks.
IBM System Networking enables an open, standards-based approach to:
- Simplify management
- Optimize and automate virtualization
- Flatten and converge the network
This course discusses the features, functions, and configuration of selected IBM System Networking RackSwitches and BladeCenter network switches. The course will include a review of the current offerings of IBM System Networking switches, basic switch administration, configuration of selected layer 2 and layer 3 functions, and discussion related to advanced features like VMready and vNIC with Virtual Fabric.
Course administration and introduction
- Unit 1 - IBM System Networking overview
- Unit 2 - IBM System Networking switch products
- Unit 3 - Basic Switch Administration
- Unit 4 - Layer 2 options
- Unit 5 - Layer 3 options
- Unit 6 - Availability and management options
- Unit 7 - VMready
- Unit 8 - Virtual Fabric and vNIC
- Unit 9 - Troubleshooting
Who Can Benefit
This is an intermediate course for individuals who are involved in the planning, installing, configuring, and upgrading of IBM System Networking switches and with using IBM Networking Operating System (IBM N/OS) software.
The following courses, or equivalent skill, are required prior to this course:
- Basic Networking Principles
- IBM Introduction to Networking (XTRN0) and IBM Introduction to Networking - ILO (XTVN0)