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Exam 190-210

Cut Score
65% or More
Brocade Ethernet Fabric IP Troubleshooting Exam

This exam tests the knowledge and skills necessary to troubleshoot issues with Brocade VCS Fabrics including problems with fabric formation, connectivity to external networks, and the advanced Layer 2 and Layer 3 features such as multitenancy, OSPF, and BGP.

This exam supports the Brocade Professional in Ethernet Fabric IP Support 2017 and the Brocade Professional in IP Storage Networking Support 2017 certifications.


Candidates should be able to demonstrate these competencies:

Troubleshoot VCS Fabrics

  • Troubleshoot fabric formation issues.
  • Evaluate connectivity issues.
  • Evaluate and troubleshoot physical layer issues.

Troubleshoot edge port connectivity issues

  • Troubleshoot edge ports to include inspect configuration attributes; identify how a packet flow behaves in a default/native VLAN; LAGs/vLAGs configurations external to the fabric; demonstrate how and when to use troubleshooting tools.
  • Troubleshoot Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) to include analyze and interpret show commands; validate interoperability between Brocade and third-party products and devices; explain the default handling of the BPDU when the STP is disabled.

Troubleshoot management protocols interacting with Brocade and third-party products

  • Troubleshoot management issues; firmware upgrade issues; configuration issues related to third-party integration.
  • Validate installed licenses.
  • Evaluate and correct management configuration issues.
  • Use system monitoring tools to identify issues.

Troubleshoot ACLs

  • Troubleshoot issues with PBR; Dynamic ARP Inspection (DAI) configurations.
  • Demonstrate how to use ACL Accounting to troubleshoot issues with standard and extended L2/L3 ACLs.

Troubleshoot Layer 3 redundancy

  • Troubleshoot issues with VRRP/VRRPe.

Troubleshoot issues with OSPF

Troubleshoot configuration issues with BGP/iBGP/eBGP

Troubleshoot multitenancy issues

  • Troubleshoot issues with VxLAN tunnels and NSX controller.
  • Use CLIs to troubleshoot Virtual Fabric configuration issues.
  • Use CLI show commands to troubleshoot VRF configuration issues and route leaks.

Explain issues with capturing supportsave outputs from the CLI and Brocade Network Advisor


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


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