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Exam 160-250

Cut Score
70% or More
BAIPSNA Exam
30Questions
Duration
60minutes

As a Brocade Accredited IP Storage Network Administrator, you have successfully demonstrated mastery of creating an IP Storage network using VCS Fabric hardware and features; configuring and tuning the IP Storage network for attaching iSCSI and NAS devices; using tools such as MAPS and Brocade Network Advisor to monitor the IP Storage network; and configuring Spanning Tree and vLAGs to connect the IP Storage network to the current IP network in the data center.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

KNOW AND UNDERSTAND ETHERNET FABRIC CONCEPTS

  • Define the components that make up a VDX Fabric
  • Explain the benefits of an isolated fabric for an IP storage network
  • Explain the difference between fabric clusters and Logical Chassis modes; the benefits of using LC mode
  • Explain the reasons to change the buffer settings in an IP Storage network

DESCRIBE ETHERNET FABRIC PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS

  • Describe the IP Storage network which uses VDX 6740 hardware
  • Explain the benefits of using vLAGs
  • Explain the features to eliminate loops in the network
  • Explain the benefits of using MAPS to monitor your IP Storage network

IMPLEMENT AN ETHERNET FABRIC SOLUTION

  • List the steps to install and configure IP Storage VCS fabrics
  • List the steps to configure NAS, iSCSI and buffering options
  • List the steps to configure vLAGs and Spanning Tree
  • List the steps to configure MAPS

TROUBLESHOOT AND REPAIR AN ETHERNET FABRIC SOLUTION

  • Explain the show command outputs used to verify the status of the IP Storage fabric
  • Explain the show command outputs used to verify configuration and functionality of supported features
  • Explain the outputs used to verify the status of connected devices
  • Explain how to use Brocade Network Advisor to view the status of IP Storage devices

 

MANAGE AN ETHERNET FABRIC SOLUTION

  • Explain how to use Brocade Network Advisor to manage and monitor an IP Storage network, VCS fabric, and individual IP Storage devices
  • Explain how to use CLI and MAPS to monitor IP Storage devices

TARGET AUDIENCE

This certification is for SAN Administrators who want to understand and deploy IP Storage networks using VCS fabrics.

HOW TO REGISTER

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