ExtremeXOS Fundamentals

Associated Certifications

ECNA – ExtremeXOS

Course Duration

3 Days

Delivery Method

Available as Classroom Instructor-led training, Virtual Instructor-led training and self-paced eLearning

Who should attend

This course is designed for individuals getting started with their Extreme Networks ExtremeXOS Switching and Routing solution.


Student should possess a working familiarity with LAN concepts, including basic Ethernet and TCP/IP.

Course objectives

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

  • Access and use the ExtremeXOS CLI and legacy CLI
  • Install and configure Extreme Networks management tools
  • Configure Layer 1 and Layer 2 networking features
  • Understand and verify ExtremeXOS stacking
  • Configure a network using Ethernet Automatic Protection Switching (EAPS)
  • Configure Layer 3 routing
  • Take the ExtremeXOS Fundamentals Associate certification exam in order to achieve the ECNA-EXOS certification


The ExtremeXOS Fundamentals training course provides Extreme Networks customers and partners with instructor-led lectures and extensive hands-on laboratory exercises using the Extreme Networks operating system EXOS. This course presents the concepts, skills and tools required to deploy the Extreme Networks products in the most common situations for Layer 2 and Layer 3 networks.

Course agenda

New Switch Features

  • EXOS running 22.1x
  • EXOS running 22.2x

Switch Management

  • Switch Management Access Methods
  • Implementing Switch Management
  • Firmware Management
  • Configuration File Management
  • Port Mirroring
  • LLDP


  • Stacking Overview
  • Stacking
  • Stack Initialization & Operations
  • Managing The Stack
  • Stacking Commands
  • Configuring The Stack

VLAN Configuration and Operation

  • VLAN Overview
  • VLAN Forwarding
  • VLAN Show Commands
  • VLAN Creation
  • VLAN Security


  • EAPS Overview
  • EAPS Operation
  • Configuring EAPS
  • Managing EAPS
  • Show Commands

Link Aggregation Groups

  • Product-Specific Information
  • LAG Configuration
    • Dynamic
    • Static
  • Show Commands

ExtremeXOS Scripting

  • Static scripts
  • System scripts
  • Script control structures
  • Script variables
  • Scripting operators and functions
  • Configuring basic static scripts

Universal Port

  • Types of trigger events supported by Universal Port
  • UP profiles
  • Universal Port VOIP provisioning
  • Commands used to verify that Universal Port

Access Control Lists

  • ExtremeXOS packet filtering structure and components
  • Policies and edit policy files
  • ACL matching conditions, syntax, and troubleshooting
  • Static ACLs and Dynamic ACLs
  • ACL rule evaluation process

Routing Overview

  • OSI Model and Basic Routing Concepts
  • Extreme Networks XOS Routing Portfolio
  • Basic configuration commands

Configuring Policy-Based Redirect

  • Deploy Policy-Based Redirects


  • System diagnostics
  • ExtremeXOS data gathering tools
  • ExtremeXOS connectivity testing tools