A hands on course covering the product specifics of 3Com switches. Installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting are all covered in a practical oriented way.
Anyone working with 3Com switches. Particularly aimed at engineers and technicians supporting 3Com switches.
How Ethernet works with hubs, How Ethernet works with switches. Installing 3Com switches.
Hands on Building a network with a hub, building a network with a 3Com switch.
The 3Com switch range, LEDs, cabling issues, system resets, default settings.
Hands on Building a network with multiple 3Com switches.
Managed vs. unmanaged switches, Console port access, telnet, web based access, SNMP, saving configurations, NVRAM, switch stacks.
Hands on Accessing the switch using the console, IP address configuration, telnet.
Default users, passwords, the menus, menu options, online help, CLI commands.
Hands on Setting passwords, displaying the switch configuration.
Getting started, basic format.
Hands on Configuring the switch using the web interface.
Common port configuration tasks, port aggregation, resilient links.
Hands on Configuring ports.
What is STP? Configuring STP.
Hands on Enabling and disabling STP, configuring STP.
What are VLANS? 802.1Q, tagged/untagged, creating VLANS, applying VLANS.
Hands on Setting up VLANS, setting up 802.1Q, Inter VLAN traffic.
TFTP, software upgrades
Hands on Software upgrade.
SNMP configuration, Transcend, other NMS’s.
Hands on Using SNMP to manage a 3Com switch, putting it all together: troubleshooting.
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This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.