Aruba Switching Fundamentals for Mobility

Course Description

This course teaches you the fundamental skills necessary to configure and manage modern, open standards-based networking solutions. This course consists of approximately 20% lecture and 80% hands-on lab exercises to help you learn how to implement and validate small to medium enterprise network solutions.

 

Intended Audience

 IT Professionals who deploy small-to- medium scale enterprise network solutions based on Aruba products and technologies.

    

Course Contents

Introduction to Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company

  • Describe market trends that are causing customers to transform in four key Transformation Areas

  • Describe how Aruba delivers the digital workplace

Switch CLI (Command Line Interface) Navigation

  • Describe out-of-band management

  • Complete the initial setup on ArubaOS switches

  • Verify configuration

Protecting Management Access

  • Explanation of in-band management

  • Protect in-band and out-of-band management access

  • Configure local authentication

  • Control the privilege level allowed to managers

Management of Software and Configurations

  • Overview of ArubaOS and file structures

  • Different methods for setting the software from which to boot

  • Software update

  • Saving and restoring configurations

VLANS

  • Explain use cases for VLANs

  • Configure port-based VLANs on ArubaOS switches, using appropriate tagging

  • Implement basic IP routing between directly connected VLANs or links

Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

  • Understand and configure Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)

  • Understand how Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) provides load sharing and implement MSTP

Link Aggregation

  • Differentiate between different types of link aggregation and understand the benefits of Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)

  • Configure and troubleshoot link aggregation on ArubaOS switches

IP Routing

  • Configure static routes on ArubaOS switches

  • Interpret IP routing tables

  • Configure a basic OSPF solution

Virtual Switching Framework (VSF)

  • Understand how VSF works and the advantages that it provides

  • Configure and verify a simple VSF fabric

Wireless for Small-to-Medium Businesses (SMBs)

  • Understand the basics of wireless communications and 802.11 standards

  • Define a WLAN and differentiate between wireless security options

  • Configure basic settings on Aruba Instant Access Point (IAP)

  • Form an Aruba Instant cluster

Aruba AirWave

  • Configure AirWave management settings on an IAP cluster

  • Configure SNMP v2c settings on ArubaOS switches

  • Discover ArubaOS switches in AirWave and bring switches and IAPs under monitoring and management

  • Implement zero touch provisioning (ZTP) for Aruba IAPs and ArubaOS switches

Course objectives

After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to:

  • Explain how Aruba networking solutions meet customers’ requirements

  • Explain how Aruba AirWave provides unified wireless and wired network management

  • Describe in-band management and out-of-band management

  • Complete the initial setup on ArubaOS switches

  • Control access to switches for both in-band and out-of-band management

  • Manage software and configuration files on ArubaOS switches

  • Explain use cases for VLANs and configure port-based VLANs on ArubaOS switches

  • Understand and configure Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)

  • Understand and configure Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)

  • Differentiate between different types of link aggregation and understand the benefits of Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)

  • Configure and troubleshoot link aggregation on ArubaOS switches

  • Configure static routes on ArubaOS switches and interpret IP routing tables

  • Configure a basic Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) solution

  • Describe how Virtual Switching Framework (VSF) works and the advantages that it provides

  • Configure and verify a simple VSF fabric

  • Describe the basics of wireless communications and 802.11 standards

  • Define a wireless LAN (WLAN) and differentiate between wireless security options

  • Configure basic settings on Aruba Instant APs

  • Configure AirWave management settings on an IAP cluster

  • Configure SNMP v2c settings on ArubaOS switches

  • Discover ArubaOS switches in AirWave and bring switches and IAPs under monitoring and management

  • Implement zero touch provisioning (ZTP) for Aruba IAPs and ArubaOS switches

 Duration :

3 days (Three Days)