Course Outline : ECS - Data Center – SLX

Course Overview

This course provides an in-depth study of the Extreme SLX family of products and how they are utilized in an enterprise network. The course covers core competencies of configuration, operations and maintenance of Extreme SLX products. This course also covers IP Fabric configuration and implementation.
Course Duration Delivery Method Prerequisite
5 Days
Instructor-led training
A working knowledge of Networking protocols and implementation
Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, students will have gained the working knowledge to:
  • Describe Extreme’s SLX hardware
  • Configure and implement management protocols on SLX devices
  • Configure and implement monitoring and reporting features on SLX Products including syslogs and sFlow
  • Perform hardware troubleshooting and support functions on SLX devices
  • Perform firmware upgrades on SLX devices
  • Configure, deploy and maintain Link Aggregation Groups (LAGS)
  • Describe, configure, and maintain Multi-Chassis Trunking (MCT)
  • Configure, implement, and maintain IP Fabric
  •  Use cases of deploying SLX devices
  • Discuss BGP4 Neighboring adjacencies and troubleshooting
  • Configure basic BGP peering and route advertising
  • Configure, implement, and maintain tunnels using SLX Products
  • Configure, implement, and maintain MPLS on SLX Products
  • Configure, implement, and maintain security and traffic control using ACLs


  • SLX Products Overview & Architecture
  • OS Architecture
  • SLX Hardware
  • Deployment Scenarios/li>
  • Spine and Leaf
  • Case study
  • Access
  • System Configuration
  • SNMP and NTP etc
  • Software Image Download
  • Upgrading Process
  • Config Backup
  • Best Practices
  • L2 Frame forwarding
  • L2 Redundancy
  • Packet flow
  • VLAN Configuration
  • Edge Port Configuration
  • Trunk Port Configuration
  • Link Aggregation
  • LACP Configuration/li>
  • LLDP Configuration
  • Static Routes Configuration
  • Aggregate Routes Configuration
  • Route Redistribution
  • Default Routes
  • IP Fabric
  • Configuring IP Fabrics
  • Monitoring Commands
  • Configuring OSPF
  • Monitoring of OSPF
  • OSPF Scalability
  • Configuring MCT
  • Multi Area OSPF
  • Advanced features of OSPF
  • Configuring BGP
  • BGP Route selection
  • BGP Attributes
  • BGP Route advertisements
  • MPLS Signalling Protocols
  • MPLS Tunnel establishment
  • MPLS Label Distribution
  • MPLS tunnel configuration
  • MPLS troubleshooting commands
  • RSVP
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Configuration
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting
  • ACLs
  • Configuring ACLs
  • ACL filtering
  • Configuring sFLOW
  • Monitoring
  • SLX Analytics
  • SLX Applications
  • Basic Troubleshooting

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