Layer 227 - Secure • Reliable • Scalable - Data and Voice Networks



Price: $2,995 Canadian (plus applicable taxes)
Length: 3 days
Number: A802
Delivery: Instructor-led hands-on
Prerequisite Courses: None

Course Description

With lectures and hands-on labs, this advanced course covers topics that include all of the content of the basic 2 day course; switch administration and management via NNCLI and Java Device Manager, Physical layer aggregation, resilient Flexible Advanced Stacking Technology (FAST), failover and trunking concepts such as Multi Link Trunking (MLT), Distributed MLT (DMLT), Layer 2 concepts such as VLAN’s, Spanning tree protocol and routing.  The third day consists of layer 3 reselient design using virtual routing and redundancy protocol, Split Multi Link Trunking (SMLT), as well as the routing protocol Open Shortest Path First (OSPF).  The third day also encompasses students learning about managing Power Over Ethernet and Avaya’s simplified VoIP edge deployment technocolgy; Auto Detect Auto Configure (ADAC).

Intended Audience

Technical support personnel who are required to maintain a network consisting of Avaya Ethernet Routing Switches 4500-5500-5600 series.  The advanced course will provide technical support personnel with the necessary skills to build advanced, highly resilient and redundant Layer 3 stacks.  The third day will also include advanced VoIP terminology and labs.

Prerequisite Skills

The prerequisites for this course are a practical understanding of Layer 2 and 3 protocols; and experience with networking infrastructure products including bridges, switches, and routers. Also solid understanding of TCP/IP and web based protocols including HTTP and HTTPS.

Course Outline

  • Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch 5500 Series Overview
  • Switch Management, Configuration, and Monitoring via NNCLI and Java Device Manager
  • Multi Link Trunking (MLT) and Distributed MLT (DMLT)
  • VLAN’s
  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Basic Layer 3 routing
  • QoS & IGMP
  • Resilient FAST stack
  • Security and Management
  • Network Monitoring and Diagnostics
  • Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
  • Split Multi Link Trunking (SMLT)
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • VoIP/PoE


On-site Delivery

This course can also be delivered at your site for $14,995 Canadian. This price covers eight students, and the cost for each additional student is $1,425. Class size is limited to twelve students to ensure good knowledge transfer. The equipment required for customer site delivery of this course is:

    • Classroom set-up with minimum of 500 square feet for eight people
    • Projections surface
    • White board with markers
    • Environment suitable for learning