Campus Fabric Troubleshooting

Associated Certifications

ECE Troubleshoot Fabric

Course Duration

1 Day

Delivery Method

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

Who should attend

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


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

Course objectives

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

  • Utilize VOSS specific tools for troubleshooting Fabric Connect.
  • Explain how to use the management tools for identifying issues and troubleshooting network issues: ExtremeCloud IQ and the campus solution ExtremeCloud IQ-SE (Site Engine).


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. The VOSS tools will be used for identifying device failures along with assistance from the management platforms ExtremeCloud™ IQ and ExtremeCloud IQ-SE (Site Engine). 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
  • Switch Services and KPI

Switch On-Boarding

  • VOSS Management IP Interfaces
  • Domain Name Services

ExtremeCloud IQ Management Tools

  • Proxy SSH
  • Analytics
  • Supplemental CLI

ExtremeCloud IQ-SE Management Tools

  • Secure Device Management Protocols
  • Onboard VSP workflow
  • Device Alarms and Events

Campus Fabric Services Troubleshooting

  • Control Plane
  • Services L2VSN L3VSN IP Shortcuts
  • Multicast Troubleshooting

vIST Core Switch Pair

  • SPBM traffic distribution
  • SLPP

Auto-Sense and FA

  • Auto-Sense Port Configuration
  • Fabric Attach LLDP