PacketShaper 11.9.1 Administration

Vendor: Symantec
Course Outline

The PacketShaper Essentials 11.9.1 course is intended for IT professionals who wish to develop the knowledge and skills to manage an installed Symantec PacketShaper on a daily basis. This course is intended for users who want to apply PacketShaper features that deliver integrated visibility and control to optimize network and application performance.

Prerequisites & Audience

You must have working knowledge of basic TCP/IP networking skills and IP protocols and possess knowledge of the ISO model.

Who Should Attend

This course is for IT network or security professionals who are responsible for managing network application performance using the PacketShaper that require basic operational network management and troubleshooting knowledge and skills.

Course Objectives

By the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use and understand the PacketShaper product and its functionality and capabilities
  • Classify traffic
  • Analyze your network, application and host performance.
  • Properly configure traffic trees
  • Use PacketShaper tools to identify and where possible, fix network issues
Course Topics

PacketShaper Benefits and System Architecture

System Architecture, Hardware, Connectivity and Initial setup

System Configuration



Discovering and Controlling Applications

Understanding, Analyzing and Controlling Applications

Prioritizing Traffic on the Network

Traffic Classification

Classification by URL

Classification by User Name

Identifying Issues in the Network

Network Management



Responding to Network Issues and Optimization

Traffic Tree

Advanced Bandwidth Management

Adaptive Response

Fault Tolerance and Platform Maintenance

HA System Redundancy




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On Demand Training

This course is available as an onsite, closed course and can be delivered at your premises. This may be a cost effective option where you have a group of delegates who require the same training. Additionally, it has the benefit that course content can be tailored to the needs of your organisation.

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