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Exam 143-085

Cut Score
62% or More

As a Brocade Certified Fabric Professional, you must be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of Brocade SAN switching, routing, extension platforms and related components, configure and maintain Brocade hardware and software products, troubleshoot and maintain FC routed and extended fabrics and implement adaptive networking components.


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

Product Features

  • Identify advanced product features
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of Brocade Trunking
  • Describe licensing options for advanced features

Implementation and Configuration

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the different types of Brocade connectivity
  • Demonstrate knowledge of implementing fabric security
  • Describe implementation of Access Gateway features
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to configure virtual fabrics (VF)

SAN Management

  • Describe how to use advanced management interfaces
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to gather performance data
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to proactively monitor an existing SAN

Adaptive Networking

  • Describe how to use Adaptive Networking in a fabric
  • Describe how to use Fabric Vision in a fabric

FC-FC Routing

  • Describe Fibre Channel routed fabrics concepts
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to implement FC-FC routing

Extension Features and Implementation

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to manage FCIP/FC distributed external solutions
  • Demonstrate knowledge of advanced long distance Fibre Channel solutions

Advanced Troubleshooting

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to troubleshoot a complex fabric problem
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to troubleshoot FC routing and extension network scenarios


This certification is designed for storage administrators, SAN administrators, system administrators, SAN architects, systems engineers, and SAN operators that are involved with configuration, change management, maintenance, monitoring, configuration, tuning and optimization related to Brocade SAN advanced features (FC-FC Routing, FCIP, Adaptive Networking, NPIV, MAPS, Flow Vision and Virtual Fabrics).


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