A hands on course covering the product specifics of HP switches. Installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting are all covered in a practical oriented way. VLANs often take up a large part of the course. The course covers all interfaces but concentrates on using the command line interface. Delegates are, however, free to use the web based interface in all exercises.
Anyone working with HP switches. Particularly aimed at engineers and technicians supporting HP switches.
Traditional Ethernet, Hubs, Frames, MAC addresses.
Hands on Building a network with a hub
Switches versus hubs, the MAC address table, handling unknown addresses.
Hands on Building a network with HP switches.
How to configure a HP switch using: Console port access menus, CLI, telnet, web based access.
Hands on Console access, show commands, using the menus, IP address configuration, telnet.
Operator mode, Manager mode, configuration mode, passwords, online help, CLI commands, basic troubleshooting.
Hands on More show commands, basic troubleshooting, setting a password, displaying status and counters.
Web access, basic format, Getting started. SSL.
Hands on Web based configuration.
Common port configuration tasks, port security, port aggregation.
Hands on Configuring ports. Trunking and failover.
Broadcast storms. What is STP? RSTP. Configuring STP.
Hands on Enabling and disabling STP, investigation failover.
What are VLANS? 802.1Q, tagged/untagged, creating VLANS, applying VLANS. Addressing and VLANs, Layer 3 switches and VLANs.
Hands on Setting up VLANS, setting up tagged ports, Inter VLAN traffic.
TFTP, software upgrades, downloading configurations.
Hands on Software upgrade, downloading a configuration.
SNMP configuration, HP OpenView.
Hands on Using SNMP to manage a HP ProCurve switch.
Putting it all together. Layer 1 troubleshooting, Layer 2 troubleshooting.
"Excellent Course. I liked the hands-on practicals."
"Excellent opportunities to ask questions and discuss real life scenarios."
This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.