Who should attend
This course is designed for broadcast engineers.
It might also be of interest to technical solution architects, network engineers, and network administrators.
We recommend but do not require that you have the following knowledge and skills before taking this class:
- Understanding of broadcast industry requirements and standardization
- Understanding of data center network architectures
- Understanding of virtualization concepts
- Understanding of Ethernet functions and standards
- Understanding of TCP/IP networks
- Understand and configure basic unicast and multicast routing
- Understanding of Cisco Nexus® command line interface (CLI)
- Use of basic Linux commands
The objectives of this course are for participants to understand IPFM deployment, how it operates, how to determine when to expand, and how to troubleshoot.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the overall solution and how it works, and identify all components of the solution and their functions
- Understand initial sizing and capacity
- Understand the basic requirements for IPFM
- Understand how Non-Blocking Multicast (NBM) and multicast function in the IPFM
- Understand and verify Precision Time Protocol (PTP) clocking
- Describe the DCNM Media Controller
- Demonstrate the DCNM Media Controller configuration and verification
- Explain how to deploy an IPFM solution in a high-availability manner
- Use the DCNM Media Controller to monitor fabric and to troubleshoot basic connectivity and performance issues
- Understand the approach and basic steps involved in responding to alarms and other notifications