A hands on course covering the product specifics of Netgear switches. Installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting are all covered in a practical oriented way.
Anyone working with Netgear switches. Particularly aimed at engineers and technicians supporting Netgear switches.
How Ethernet works with hubs, How Ethernet works with switches. Installing Netgear switches.
Hands on Building a network with a hub, building a network with a Netgear switch.
The Netgear switch range, LEDs, cabling issues, factory resets, default settings.
Hands on Building a network with multiple Netgear switches.
Managed vs. unmanaged switches, Console port access, telnet, web based access, SNMP, saving configurations, NVRAM, switch stacks, stacking ports.
Hands on Accessing the switch using the console, IP address configuration, telnet.
Password protection, the menus, menu options.
Hands on Setting a password, displaying the switch configuration.
Getting started, basic format.
Hands on Configuring the switch using the web interface.
Common port configuration tasks, port trunking.
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.
Hands on Boot from net.
SNMP configuration, NMS’s.
Hands on Using SNMP to manage a Netgear switch, putting it all together: troubleshooting.
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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.