Training offering

Arista Configuration Essentials (ACE)

Information

Price £2,000 before tax
Length: 3 Days
Course code: ARI_ACE
Delivery Type Classroom

Session dates

Date Location
  • London - Dowgate Hill
    £2,000 before tax
  • London - Dowgate Hill
    £2,000 before tax
  • London - Dowgate Hill
    £2,000 before tax
  • London - Dowgate Hill
    £2,000 before tax
  • London - Dowgate Hill
    £2,000 before tax
  • London - Dowgate Hill
    £2,000 before tax
This training is also available as onsite training. Feel free to contact us for more information.

Description

Arista Networks offers a 3-day instructor led, hands-on training class for anyone involved in the installation, configuration, daily management, break-fix, and technical support of Arista switching products.

Participants

For engineering support (pre- and post-sales plus end-users). Systems engineers, network engineers, network operators, and network administrators are those that typically attend this training.

Prerequisite(s)

Candidates for this course should have a working knowledge of L2 and L3 protocols. Experience with Linux, Bash and Python is a plus.

Programme

Module 1: Arista Hardware Overview

•    Data Center Cloud Architecture
•    Arista Fixed Form Factor Switch Overview
•    Arista Modular Chassis Switch Overview
•    MXP Ports and Breakout Technology
•    MXP Port Configuration

Module 2: EOS Overview

•    Design Principles of EOS
•    SysDB Overview
•    Benefits of EOS
•    Interacting with EOS
•    Introduction to EAPI
•    EOS Naming Convention
•    EOS Lifecycle

Module 3: Switch Configuration Basics

•    Switch Access & CLI Introduction
•    Basic Configurations
•    Logging
•    Interface Configuration
•    VLAN and Trunk Configuration
•    Portchannel & LACP Configuration
•    LACP Fallback
•    Basic Spanning Tree Protocol Configura¬tion
•    Linux Shell Access
•    Management VRF

Module 4: Switch Maintenance

•    Aboot Overview
•    EOS Upgrade Procedures
•    Modular Redundant Supervisor Upgrade Procedures
•    Password Recovery Procedures
•    Recovery Procedures

Module 5: Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP)

•    ZTP Modes
•    Operation
•    Requirements
•    Config Files vs. Scripts
•    ZTP Examples

Module 6: Multi-Switch CLI

•    Feature Overview
•    Use Cases
•    Requirements
•    AAA Integration
•    Configuration and Operation

Module 7: Multi-Chassis LAG (MLAG)

•    Definition and Purpose
•    Operation- Peerlink, Election, L2 Protocols
•    Stateful Switchover (SSO)
•    In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU)
•    Configuration and Verification
•    MLAG and Virtual ARP (VARP)

Module 8: Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) Overview

•    Definition and Purpose
•    Terminology
•    Encapsulation
•    Operation
•    Head-End Replication Configuration
•    Verifying VXLAN Operation

Module 9: Monitoring Topics

•    Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
•    SFLOW
•    TCPDUMP Overview
•    TRACE Overview
•    Port Mirroring Configuration
•    Advanced Event Management (AEM) Over¬view
•    CLI Scheduler
•    Event Monitor
•    Event Manager
•    Latency Analyzer (LANZ)
•    Digital Optical Monitoring (DOM)
   
Module 10: VM Tracer Overview

•    Data Center Virtualization Challenges
•    Supported Functions
•    Operation
•    Viewing VM Tracer Information
•    VM Adaptive Segmentation
•    Configuration

Module 11: DANZ Overview

•    Agile Ports
•    Advanced Mirroring
•    Mirror to EOS
•    Using ACLs to Filter Mirror Sessions
•    Packet Truncation
•    Time Stamping
•    Tap Aggregation Mode

Module 12: EAPI Overview

•    Understanding EAPI
•    EAPI vs. Screen Scraping
•    Configuration and Verification
•    Using Python with EAPI

Hands-on Labs
   
•    Lab 1: CLI & BASH
•    Lab 2: Aboot
•    Lab 3: Upgrade EOS
•    Lab 4: EOS Architecture
•    Lab 5: Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP)
•    Lab 6: Multi-Switch CLI
•    Lab 7: Multi-Chassis LAG (MLAG)
•    Lab 8: BGP Equal Cost Multi-Pathing (ECMP)
•    Lab 9: Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) Bridging
•    Lab 10: Advanced Event Manager
•    Lab 11: Latency Analyzer (LANZ)
•    Lab 12: VM Tracer
•    Lab 13: Advanced Mirroring
•    Lab 14: Tap Aggregation
•    Lab 15: Extensible API (eAPI)


Course type

Certification is available at http://www.pearsonvue.com/arista/ - there is an additional charge and bookings must be made with Pearson VUE direct.

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