ONF-Certified SDN Associate (OCSA) 1 Day Training in Hartford, CT
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ONF-Certified SDN Associate (OCSA) 1 Day Training in Hartford, CT

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PH no: +1 469 666 9332

Hartford, CT 06103

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Our classroom training provides you the opportunity to interact with instructors and benefit from face-to-face instruction.

About this event

Course Description:

This is a 1-day class that covers the basics of Software Defined Networking (SDN). It is ideal for a beginner audience that wants to obtain an overview of the concepts, definitions and open source initiatives in the SDN arena. It has 75% lecture and 25% lab and is aimed at preparing participants for the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) SDN Associate exam.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction

  • Company introduction
  • Student introductions
  • Logistics
  • ONF Certification Overview

Module 2: Definitions and Standards

  • Problems in Networking (that SDN can help solve)
  • Making the case for SDN
  • SDN Flavors

Module 3: Open-Flow

  • What is Open-Flow
  • How does Open-Flow work
  • of-config
  • SDN Related Technologies
  • SDN Standards Organizations

Module 4: Use Cases

  • Data center/Enterprise
  • WAN
  • Transport Networks

Module 5: Migration Strategies

  • Framework
  • Migration Approaches
  • Devices and Deployments
  • Planning

Module 6: Security, the ONF and Controller placement

  • Security and Availability
  • Overview of the ONF organization
  • Controller Placement

Module 7: SDN Open Source

  • Overview
  • Open source controllers
  • Other open source initiatives

Lab: Open-flow

  • Using the Floodlight controller and Mininet
  • Using a Java based application to monitor the network
  • Using Wireshark to analyze Open-Flow messages

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Identify SDN concepts and architecture as put forth by the Open Networking Foundation
  • Understand the workings of Open-Flow
  • Gain insight into SDN use-cases and migration strategies
  • Understand the ONF as an organization and identify open source initiatives
  • Gain valuable hands-on experience with a Mininet network and the Floodlight Controller

Course Agenda:

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Definitions and Standards
  • Open-Flow
  • Use Cases
  • Migration Strategies
  • Security, the ONF and Controller placement
  • SDN Open Source
  • Lab: Open-Flow
  • Lab Guide
  • Exam

Who can Attend?

This course is aimed at beginners who want to grasp basic SDN concepts.


However, catering to the demands of busy professionals, our virtual training programs are as effective as face-to-face learning. Reach us at info@mangates.com for dates and details of Instructor Led Live Virtual Session.

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