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Course Overview

The HPE FlexNetwork Fundamentals course provides you with a comprehensive set of networking skills, which will increase your knowledge of modern, open standard-based networking technologies, and solutions. Your knowledge and skills to successfully implement and validate small to medium enterprise network solutions will significantly increase after completing the HPE FlexNetwork Fundamentals course and you will have the knowledge to take the ATP FlexNetwork Solutions v3 certification exam. In the course, you will be working on Comware and ProVision based switches in the lab exercises. 

Target Audience

IT Professionals who deploy small to medium enterprise network solutions based on
HPE products and technologies, including HPE Reseller Systems Engineers, Customer IT Staff, HPE System Engineers, and HPE Services Field and Call Center Support Engineers.

Course Prerequisites

Prior to attending the HPE FlexNetwork Fundamentals training, you should take the following Web-based trainings which can be found in The Learning Center:

  • Getting Started with HPE Switching and Routing, Rev. 13.31 (course ID 00731204)

  • Getting Started with HPE Wireless, Rev. 13.31 (course ID 00731293)

Course Description

This course teaches the networking skills needed for modern, open standard-based networking technologies, and solutions. It covers how to implement and validate small to medium enterprise network solutions. You will work on Comware and ProVision based switches in the lab exercises.

The course introduces you to the basic features of modern networks such as VLANs, redundancy technologies such as MSTP, link aggregation technologies like LACP, static and dynamic IP routing with OSPF, standalone Access Points (APs), and network management with HPE’s Intelligent Management Center (IMC). It also covers a high-level introduction to HPE’s Converged Infrastructure strategy and to network virtualization with HPE’s Intelligent Resilient Framework (IRF). The focus of this course is on the hands on activities accompanied with Certification(s) learning activities and instructor led lecture.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • ​Explain HPE’s FlexNetwork Architecture
  • Perform basic configuration, access security, and switch set up on HPE switches
  • Configure Layer 2 technologies such as STP, Link Aggregation, and VLANs
  • Configure basic IP routing with static and dynamic routing technologies (OSPF)
  • Configure HPE Networking’s network virtualization technology IRF
  • Provide mobility solutions with the MSM wireless access points
  • Manage and monitor networks with HPE IMC network management software
  • Explain HPE’s Converged Infrastructure strategy, including Virtual Connect (VC)

Course Duration

3 days

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