Brocade Network Industry Protocol (NIP 200-ILT) (NIP 200)

Skills Gained

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the OSI reference model and the function of each layer
  • Describe the TCP/IP model
  • Explain end-to-end packet flow
  • Describe the differences between, an L2 switch, and an L3 switch/router
  • Describe Layer 2 functionality and its supported protocols (VLAN, STP, 802.1Q, LACP, physical address)
  • Describe Layer 3 concepts (IPv4v6 design, addressing, CIDR, VLSM)
  • Describe IP routing concepts and benefits of routing protocols (OSPF, BGP)
  • Explain the function of network services (NTP/SNTP, DNS, DHCP)
  • Explain access management (AAA, TACACS+, RADIUS)
  • Explain the function of management protocols (SNMP, NETCONF, RMON)
  • Describe WAN technologies function (Frame Relay, ATM, SONET, WDM/TDM)
  • Explain security concepts (802.1X, ACLs, TACACS+, AAA, Radius, LDAP)
  • Define the benefits of link failure detection protocols (BFD, RFN, LFS)
  • Describe general concepts of OpenFlow 1.3 and its characteristics
  • Explain the differences between PoE/PoE+ and use cases
  • Explain the function of transport protocols (FTP, TFTP, SCP)
  • Explain the function of interactive application protocols (SSH, Telnet, HTTP, SSL/HTTPS)

Who Can Benefit

This course is designed to complete an attendee's network foundational knowledge of common Industry Standard Protocols. This course also provides required knowledge for aspiring students seeking to become network administrators, system administrators, network architects, systems engineers, and technical support engineers engaging in installation, configuration, maintenance, and basic troubleshooting of IP networks.