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D-Link switches for engineers  |    A 2 day   hands on   training course

D-Link switches training course description

A hands on course covering the product specifics of D-Link switches. Installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting are all covered in a practical oriented way.

What will you learn
  • Install D-Link switches.
  • Use the command line interface and the web based interface to manage D-Link switches.
  • Configure and troubleshoot D-Link switches.
  • Perform software upgrades and maintain configurations using TFTP.
D-Link switches training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Anyone working with D-Link switches. Particularly aimed at engineers and technicians supporting D-Link switches.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 2 days

  • Dates & prices
  • Click here

D-Link switches training course content

  • Introduction
  • How Ethernet works with hubs, How Ethernet works with switches. Installing D-link switches.
    Hands on Building a network with a hub, building a network with a D-Link switch.

  • Basic troubleshooting
  • The D-Link switch range, LEDs, cabling issues, factory resets, default settings.
    Hands on Building a network with multiple D-link switches.

  • Configuration methods
  • Managed vs. unmanaged switches, Console port access, telnet, web based access, SNMP, saving configurations, NVRAM, switch stacks.
    Hands on Accessing the switch using the CLI, IP address configuration, telnet.

  • Command line interface
  • Users, privileges, the CLI, online help.
    Hands on Basic commands, user accounts, displaying the switch configuration.

  • Web based interface
  • Getting started, basic format.
    Hands on Configuring the switch using the web interface.

  • Port configuration
  • Common port configuration tasks, link aggregation.
    Hands on Configuring ports.

  • STP configuration
  • What is STP? 802.1D vs. 802.1W (RSTP), configuring STP.
    Hands on Enabling and disabling STP, changing STP versions, configuring STP.

  • VLAN configuration
  • What are VLANS? 802.1Q, tagged/untagged, creating VLANS, applying VLANS.
    Hands on Setting up VLANS, setting up 802.1Q, Inter VLAN traffic.

  • Housekeeping
  • TFTP, upload download, updating firmware, updating configuration files, BOOTP/DHCP for IP addresses.
    Hands on Using TFTP to configure a D-Link switch.

  • SNMP
  • Switch configuration, D-View, other NMS’s.
    Hands on Using SNMP to manage a D-link switch putting it all together: troubleshooting.

Learning path



Based on overall customer ratings

S. C. - QuinetiQ

"Good content, good lecture, good venue."

K. B. - Dover Harbour Board

"Course instructor knew the subject very well and answered all technical questions in an easy to understand manner. Excellent instructor! "

Training approach

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.