Extreme Campus Fabric – Troubleshooting

Associated Certifications

Campus Fabric – Troubleshooting

Course Duration

1 Day

Delivery Method

Available as Classroom Instructor-led training and Virtual Instructor-led training

Who should attend

This course is designed network administrators, support engineers and integrators responsible for the management and troubleshooting of the Extreme Networks Campus Fabric Connect switches and devices.

Mandatory Prerequisite

Students should have a good grasp of SPBM concepts and overall switch management. Students should have earned the certification Campus Fabric – Installation and Configuration.

Course objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will have gained the working knowledge to:

  • Utilize VOSS specific tools for troubleshooting Fabric Connect.
  • Properly setup the management network and identify problems that may occur.
  • Identify a properly configured SPBM node and locate layer 1 and 2 issues.
  • Explain how to identifying and troubleshooting fabric service issues.


Extreme Networks’ Fabric Connect is an advanced, reliable, high performance network solution. This training course will review the technologies that support the fabric operation and services highlighting their proper operation and ways to determine misconfiguration. Identifying problems at network Layer 1, Layer 2 and Layer 3 and discussed along with how to troubleshoot fabric service issues. Lectures are supported equally with hands-on troubleshooting activities on VSPs, Universal Hardware 5520, ERS, and EXOS.

Course agenda

VSP Tools

  •  Switch Boot and Images
  • Switch Logs
  • Key Health Indicators and Status

Switch Management and On-Boarding

  • OSS Segmented Management Config and Issues
  • Fabric Management using GRT and CLIP
  • Examining the Onboarding Process

Link Configuration and Issues

  • GigabitEthernet Port Configuration
  • Link Layer Discovery Protocol LLDP

Fabric Connect IS-IS/SPBM Infrastructure

  • IS-IS and SPBM Configuration Issues
  • Virtual Link Aggregation Control Protocol VLACP
  • VIST Core Switch Pair Config and Issues

Campus Fabric Services Troubleshooting

  • Layer 2 VSN Config and Issues •
  • IP-Shortcuts Config and Issues • Layer 3 VSN Config and Issues
  • InterVSN Routing Config and Issues
  • IP Multicast Config and IssuesvIST Core Switch Pair