At a glance
Course number HK644S
Length 5 days
Delivery method Onsite dedicated training (OST)
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Course overview

This 5-day hands-on instructor-led training course is designed to give students the skills required to install, configure and support HP Switches based on the Comware v5 Operating System. An overview of HP's switching portfolio is included to allow the participants to know the models, components and features of these switches. Step-by-step labs guide the students through some of the most useful configurations on these switches. Students work in teams to build in class networks that simulate real world situations.


To take full advantage of this course, it is recommended that students have a good understanding of:

  • Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet and 10Gigabit Ethernet
  • Ethernet Switching, including VLANs, STP, RSTP and MSTP
  • IPv4 Basics and Routing including RIP and OSPF
  • Security Basics, including 802.1X
  • Network Management basics, including SNMP and RMON


  • The course is for customers who will install, configure and maintain HP Enterprise Switches

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Course objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Describe the HP Enterprise Switching portfolio, its members, and its features
  • Know the Command Line Interface and how to manage the configuration file
  • Configure and maintain the following features: basic system management, port and port groups, link aggregation groups, VLANs, MSTP and RRPP, IPv4 basics, routing, and multicast routing, quality of service, security, and network management

Benefits to you

  • Gain hands-on experience with the product and acquire a detailed understanding of the features, functionality and the skills needed to install, configure and manage the products
  • Experienced instructors provide you with a comprehensive overview, in-depth information and practical exercises on the products and technologies

Course outline

Portfolio Overview

Module 1 Basic System Management

Module 2 Ports and Link Aggregation

Module 3 VLANs

Module 4 MSTP and RRPP

Module 5 IPv4 Basics

Module 6 IPv4 Routing

Module 7 IPv4 Multicast Routing

Module 8 Quality of Service

Module 9 Security

Module 10 Network Management

Module 11 IRFv2

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