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Exam 170-030

Cut Score
66% or More
BPvADCA Exam
68Questions
Duration
90minutes

As a Brocade Professional vADC Administrator you must be able to understand and apply Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager (vTM) deployment options; successfully install Brocade vTM; navigate the Brocade vTM user interface; configure Brocade vTM. You must also understand and apply server load balancing configuration, hosting web services, rule configuration and application, and server bandwidth management.

OBJECTIVES

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

FOUNDATIONAL VADC CONCEPTS AND TECHNOLOGIES

  • Web application hosting
    • Explain the DNS resolutions process.
    • Describe HTTP GET request/response.
    • Explain firewall interaction.
  • Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager (vTM)
    • Explain proxy functionality.
    • Differentiate load balancing back-end server selection processes.
    • Identify load balancing components.
    • Describe the features and functionality of Locality Aware Request Distribution (LARD).
  • Clustering and protocol support
    • Identify clustering communication methods.
    • Explain cluster fault detection checks.
    • Describe the explicitly supported TCP protocols.
  • HTTP headers
    • Differentiate common HTTP response codes
  • Rules
    • Explain the functionality of request, response, and transaction completion rules.
    • Describe rule conditions and actions.
  • Server nodes and pools
    • Describe server nodes states.
    • Explain the purpose of failure pools.
  • Web content
    • Describe HTTP content compression.
    • Identify benefits and impacts of HTTP content caching.
  • Session persistence
    • Identify methods of maintaining session persistence.
    • Differentiate between session persistence methods.
  • SSL Encryption and Decryption
    • Identify usage scenarios for SSL encryption and decryption.
    • Explain the server benefits of SSL decryption.
    • Explain how different certificate authorities function.
  • Global load balancing (GLB)
    • Describe the purpose of GLB.
    • Explain the role of DNS in GLB operations.
    • Differentiate among GLB configuration models.

VADC PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS

  • Differentiate among the three available deployment options for Brocade vTM.
  • Identify the supported platforms.
  • Determine the operational mode.
  • Explain how to perform initial setup using CLI.
  • Demonstrate navigation of the administration GUI.

IMPLEMENTING A VADC SOLUTION

  • Initial configuration
    • Configure initial IP address for management.
    • Reset device to factory defaults.
    • Use the initial configuration wizard.
  • Adding services
    • Use the Manager Service Wizard appropriately.
    • Configure a virtual server.
    • Configure a server pool.
    • Configure Traffic IP and assign to a virtual server.
  • Clustering
    • Configure - Clustering; distribution modes.
    • Add/remove Brocade vTMs to/from a cluster.
  • Rules
    • Configure TrafficScript rules and verify syntax.
    • Configure RuleBuilder rules.
    • Convert RuleBuilder rule to TrafficScript.
    • Apply rules to virtual servers.
    • Set rule order.
  • Global load balancing (GLB)
    • Configure - GLB location awareness; GLB service; GLB health monitors; virtual servers for built-in DNS; virtual servers for pool-based DNS; DNS zones.

ENHANCING A VADC SOLUTION

  • Configure HTTP content compression and caching.
  • Explain the three types of bandwidth classes; identify bandwidth class assignment.
  • Describe the purpose for request rate shaping.
  • Identify risks mitigated by Service Protection Classes.
  • Explain service level monitoring (SLM) behavior.
  • Describe the benefits of auto-scaling.
  • Tune connection settings for virtual server, pools, and global settings.
  • Process code upgrades.
  • Explain web application firewall (WAF) purpose, architecture, and configuration.
  • Explain WCO functionality.
  • Describe Services Director concepts.

TROUBLESHOOTING A VADC SOLUTION

  • Diagnose cluster issues.
  • Test server load with zeusbench.
  • Capture technical support log.
  • Examine and analyze connection analytics.
  • Examine, analyze, and configure request logging.

MANAGING A VADC SOLUTION

  • Demonstrate full and partial backups/restores.
  • Analyze - Current activity graphs; event logs.
  • Exam historical activity graphs.
  • Configure event handlers and alerts.
  • Configure - Local users, authentication, and permissions groups; and validate authenticators.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This certification and exam is designed for network administrators, system administrators, network architects, systems engineers, and technical support engineers involved in installation, configuration, maintenance, and basic troubleshooting of the Brocade Virtual Application Delivery product family.

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