Brocade SAN Advanced (BRA)


Who should attend

  • Experienced Brocade Switch administrators
  • System Integrators, Field / System Engineers and Support staff
  • SAN designer
  • Employees preparing for the Brocade Certified Fabric Professional (BCFP) certification


Course Objectives

This accelerated theory-only course builds upon the Brocade SAN Fundamentals (BRF) and teaches students advanced FC SAN topics such as virtualization, Data Center Interconnect via native FC and native FCIP as well as interesting Traffic Engineering techniques for Brocade "Adaptive Networking" (QoS, Top Talker, TI-Zoning). Other important topics deal with FC-FC Routing for more efficient and robust resource management within a SAN, Security features and the popular Access Gateway mode. Finally this course covers troubleshooting, performance and monitoring techniques like Brocades D_Port, Bottleneck Monitoring and PortLog Dumps. This hands-on class features a variety practical lab excercises and is a great resource for anyone who needs a solid overview about advanced Brocade topics. For students looking for a consolidated and theory-only class we recommend booking Brocade SAN Advanced Accelerated (BRAX)

Course Content

  • FC Adaptive Networking Overview (Top Talker, QoS, Ingress Rate Limiting, TI-Zones)
  • FCIP tunneling techniques
  • FC-FC Routing (EX-Ports, LSANs)
  • Security concepts of Brocade SAN Switches
  • Access Gateway Mode
  • FC Long Distance
  • Basic Troubleshooting SANs
  • Virtual Fabrics Overview
  • Extensive hands-on labs
Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • Sweden: 29,500 Kr
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Currently there are no local training dates scheduled.  For enquiries please write to

07/10/2019 - 10/10/2019 Hamburg
28/10/2019 - 31/10/2019 Düsseldorf
25/11/2019 - 28/11/2019 Munich
27/01/2020 - 30/01/2020 Hamburg
24/02/2020 - 27/02/2020 Frankfurt
23/03/2020 - 26/03/2020 Berlin
14/04/2020 - 17/04/2020 Düsseldorf
11/05/2020 - 14/05/2020 Munich
04/11/2019 - 07/11/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
16/09/2019 - 19/09/2019 Paris
09/12/2019 - 12/12/2019 Paris
23/09/2019 - 26/09/2019 Zurich
Middle East
08/09/2019 - 11/09/2019 Doha Course language: English
United Arab Emirates
08/09/2019 - 11/09/2019 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
15/12/2019 - 18/12/2019 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
08/09/2019 - 11/09/2019 Cairo Course language: English
15/12/2019 - 18/12/2019 Cairo Course language: English

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