Configuring and Monitoring QFabric Systems (CMQS)

This two-day course is designed to provide students with intermediate knowledge of the QFabric system. You will be provided an overview of the QFabric system with detailed coverage of its components, design, and architecture, learn how the system is deployed and operates and will be provided configuration and monitoring examples. Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, you will gain experience in configuring and monitoring the QFabric system.

This course uses the Juniper Networks QFX3000-M system for the hands-on component. This course is based on the Junos operating system Release 12.2X50-D20.4.

Course Outline

Day 1

Chapter 1: Course Introduction

Chapter 2: System Overview

  • QFabric System Introduction

  • Components and Architecture

  • Control Plane and Data Plane


Chapter 3: Software Architecture

  • Architecture Overview

  • Software Abstractions

  • Internal Protocols


Chapter 4: Setup and Initial Configuration

  • System Setup

  • Initial Configuration Tasks

  • Configuring Network Interfaces

  • Connecting to System Components

  • Lab 1: Setup and Initial Configuration


Chapter 5: Layer 2 Features and Operations

  • Layer 2 Protocol and Feature Support

  • Overview of Layer 2 Operations

  • Configuring and Monitoring Layer 2 Protocols and Features

  • Lab 2: Layer 2 Features and Operations


Day 2

Chapter 6: Layer 3 Features and Operations

  • Layer 3 Protocol and Feature Support

  • Overview of Layer 3 Operations

  • Configuring and Monitoring Layer 3 Protocols and Features

  • Lab 3: Layer 3 Features and Operations


Chapter 7: Network Storage Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Data Center Storage

  • Overview of Data Center Storage Technologies

  • Storage Networking Protocols


Chapter 8: Fibre Channel

  • Fibre Channel Application and Operations

  • Configuring and Monitoring Fibre Channel

  • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel

  • Lab 4: Fibre Channel


Appendix A: System Upgrades

Audience

This course benefits all individuals responsible for selling, implementing, monitoring, or supporting the QFabric system.