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ArubaOS-CX Switching Fundamentals

WGAC-ARU-CXF

Aruba Training Courses Certification

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Aruba

ArubaOS-CX Switching Fundamentals

WGAC-ARU-CXF

Warsaw

Language: English

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:19 Dec 2022 09:00
End date:23 Dec 2022 17:00
Duration:5 days

$ 3,250

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Aruba

ArubaOS-CX Switching Fundamentals

WGAC-ARU-CXF

Virtual ILT

Language: German

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:09 Jan 2023 09:00
End date:13 Jan 2023 17:30
Duration:5 days

$ 3,590

Open
Aruba

ArubaOS-CX Switching Fundamentals

WGAC-ARU-CXF

Virtual ILT

Language: German

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:13 Feb 2023 10:00
End date:17 Feb 2023 17:30
Duration:5 days

$ 3,590

Open
Aruba

ArubaOS-CX Switching Fundamentals

WGAC-ARU-CXF

Warsaw

Language: English

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:20 Feb 2023 09:00
End date:24 Feb 2023 17:00
Duration:5 days

$ 3,250

Open
Aruba

ArubaOS-CX Switching Fundamentals

WGAC-ARU-CXF

Milan

Language: Italian

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:20 Feb 2023 09:30
End date:24 Feb 2023 17:30
Duration:5 days

$ 3,070

Description

Network Fundamentals
  • What is a network?
  • What is a Protocol?
  • OSI Reference Model
  • Encapsulation, frames, packets, segments
  • Layer 2 to Layer 7 headers
  • Media, cabling, Ethernet/wifi headers
  • Binary/Hex/Decimal theory and conversion
  • TCP/IP Stack (IP addressing & Transport Protocols TCP/UDP)
  • Types of traffic: Unicast, Broadcast, Multicast
TCP/IP Stack
  • Overview
  • Ethernet frames
  • IPv4 Header
  • TCP Header – Three-way Handshake
  • TCP Header – Sequence Numbers
  • TCP Header – Port Numbers
  • TCP Header
  • UPD Header
Basic Networking with Aruba Solutions
  • Networking devices: Switches, Routers, Multilayer Switches, APs, Mobility Controllers, Firewalls, Servers (HTTP, DHCP, DNS, Telnet, FTP)
  • 2-Tier vs 3-Tier hierarchy
  • Switching Portfolio (AOS switches & AOS-CX switches) is this introducing both portfolio on a couple of slide and few slides on AOS-CX hardware architecture, software architecture and intro to NAE high level.
  • Introduction to AOS-CX and feature set
  • Port numbering
  • Accessing Aruba OS-CX CLI
  • Prompt modes/levels and navigation
  • Context sensitive help
  • Show logs, configuration, interfaces, transceivers, flash, version
  • Hostname/interface name, enabling interfaces
  • Link Layer Discovery Protocol
  • ICMP and reachability testing tools: Ping and Traceroute
  • PoE (standards one slide and what we support and one or two slide on configuration and verifications.)
VLANs
  • Broadcast/collision domains
  • VLAN benefits
  • VLAN creation
  • DHCP server configuration in switches (optional)
  • 802.1Q tagging
  • Switchports vs. Routed ports
  • MAC address table
  • ARP table
  • Packet Delivery part 1
Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Redundant network
  • L2 loops
  • 802.1D
  • Common Spanning Tree
  • 802.1s
  • 802.1w overview
  • 802.1w load balancing
  • 802.1w region configuration
Link Aggregation
  • Static Aggregation
  • LACP
  • Load Balancing
IP Routing - Part 1
  • Default Gateway
  • DHCP IP Helper Address
  • IP Routing Service
  • Inter-VLAN routing
  • Packet Delivery Part 2
  • Need for layer 3 redundancy
  • Introduction to VRF
VRRP
  • VRRP overview
  • VRRP basic operation
  • VRRP failover and preempt
  • VRRP and MSTP coordination
IP Routing - Part 2
  • Subnetting
  • CIDR
  • Static routes
  • Administrative Distance
  • Floating routes
  • Scalability issues
IP Routing - Part 3
  • IGP vs EGP
  • Distance Vector vs Link State
  • OSPF Router-ID and Hello Messages
  • Passive interfaces
  • States
  • DR and BDR
  • LSDB: LSA 1 and 2
  • Path selection and convergence
  • Using cost to manipulate routes
Stacking
  • Control Plane, Management Plane, and Data Plane
  • Introduction to Stacking technologies
  • Stacking Benefits
  • Centralized control and management plane
  • Distributed Data Plane and Distributed Link Aggregation
  • VSF
  • VSF requirements
  • VSF Link and member roles
  • VSF member IDs and port numbers
  • VSF Configuration
  • VSF Provisioning use cases
  • Tracing Layer 2 traffic: Unicast
  • Tracing Layer 2 traffic: Broadcast, Multicast, and Unknown Unicast
  • VSF Failover and OSFP Graceful-Restart
  • VSF Link failure without MAD
  • MAD
  • VSX Introduction
Secure Management and Maintenance
  • OOBM port
  • Management VRF
  • Secure Management Protocols: AAA, SSH, HTTPS, RBAC
  • Radius-based management auth (VSA)
  • SNMP
  • Web interface
  • Configuration file management (Backup, restore, checkpoint and roll back)
  • Operating System image management (backup and restore)
  • Factory default/password recovery
AOS-CX Management tools
  • Intro to NetEdit
  • NetEdit installation
  • Basic monitoring with NetEdit
  • AOS-CX Mobile App

The description for this course is currently being updated.

After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to:

  • Explain Networking Fundamentals
  • Describe and review the Aruba Switching portfolio with customers
  • Install and configure devices running the ArubaOS-CX Network Operating System
  • Describe and configure VLANs
  • Explain, describe and configure Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Understand when to use VRRP and how to configure it
  • Explain and configure Link Aggregation
  • Understand and configure IP Routing
  • Explain IP Subnetting
  • Understand and configure OSPFv2 – Single Area
  • Describe and configure Switch Stacking using VSF
  • Configuration of Aruba solutions using Secure Management and Maintenance methodologies
  • Manage, monitor, administer and operate Aruba solutions using Aruba's NetEdit tool

  • Network Fundamentals
  • TCP/IP Stack
  • Basic Networking with Aruba Solutions
  • VLANs
  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Link Aggregation
  • IP Routing - Part 1
  • VRRP
  • IP Routing - Part 2
  • IP Routing - Part 3
  • Stacking
  • Secure Management and Maintenance
  • AOS-CX Management tools
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