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Netgear switches for engineers  |    A 2 day   hands on   training course

Netgear switches training course description

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

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

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 2 days

  • Dates & prices
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Netgear switches training course content

  • Introduction
  • 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.

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

  • Configuration methods
  • 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.

  • Console interface
  • Password protection, the menus, menu options.
    Hands on Setting a password, 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, port trunking.
    Hands on Configuring ports.

  • STP configuration
  • What is STP? Configuring STP.
    Hands on Enabling and disabling STP, 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, upgrades
    Hands on Boot from net.

  • SNMP
  • SNMP configuration, NMS’s.
    Hands on Using SNMP to manage a Netgear switch, putting it all together: troubleshooting.

Learning path



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Training approach

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.