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Exam 200-200

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Brocade Ethernet Fabric Foundations Exam

The Ethernet Fabric Foundations exam tests introductory knowledge related to Brocade VDX switches and Brocade VCS Fabrics. This exam is associated with the Brocade Professional Ethernet Fabric IP Administrator 2017 certification and the Brocade Professional IP Storage Network Administrator 2017 certification.


Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

Know and understand foundational networking systems and technologies

  • Describe and explain common networking technologies.
  • Explain the purpose and function of LAGs and vLAGs.
  • Explain the purpose and function of Spanning Tree.

Know and understand Ethernet Fabric products and solutions

  • Describe the Brocade VDX family of hardware.
  • Describe, define, or explain the benefits, features, and functionality of protocols for Brocade VDX switches.
  • Describe, define, or explain the benefits, features and functionality of Brocade VCS Fabrics.

Implement an Ethernet Fabric IP solution

  • Explain the initial steps to install and configure a Brocade VCS Fabric.
  • Describe the steps to configure vLAGs and Spanning Tree.
  • Configure management features.
  • Install and verify functionality of security features.

Enhance an Ethernet Fabric solution

  • Explain the steps to upgrade firmware.
  • Troubleshoot and repair an Ethernet Fabric solution.
  • Analyze show command outputs to verify Brocade VCS Fabric status; configuration and functionality of supported features; status of connected devices; verify FRU failure; identify fabric segmentation issues.
  • Explain how to capture Copy support files.
  • Explain steps for switch removal and replacement.
  • Identify and resolve interface issues.

Manage an Ethernet Fabric solution

  • Explain how to use BNA to monitor and manage Brocade VCS Fabrics.
  • Explain how to use CLI and MAPs to monitor Brocade VCS Fabrics.
  • Explain how to backup and restore a configuration.
  • Explain the purpose of a management VRF.


This exam is for implementers, administrators, support personnel, or anyone tasked with installing, configuring, and managing Brocade VCS Fabrics.


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