Extreme Switching – Advanced Configuration

Course Duration

2 Days

Delivery Method

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

Mandatory Prerequisite

To take part and to gain the most benefit from this training, you must possess the full learning credential in Extreme Switching – Installation and Configuration. This requires completion of the training and having successfully passed the related exam.

Course objectives

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

  • Implement security mechanisms in ExtremeXOS/ SwitchEngine devices, such as ONEPolicy or ACLs
  • Implement traffic optimization techniques e.g., Quality of Service
  • Automate, integrate, and enhance ExtremeXOS/ SwitchEngine capabilities with features such as Fabric Attach, CLI scripting as well as Python scripting and Python processes
  • Earn a learning credential on the Professional Program training path


Students will learn methods to enhance their existing switching and routing environment with security, traffic optimization, automation, and integration features. Several network management tasks will be exercised. This knowledge will be reinforced through actual hands-on experience with networking equipment in a lab environment, where students will perform real world tasks.

Course agenda

  • Security
    •  EXOS Security Overview
    • Authentication, Authorization and Accounting
    • Access Control Lists
    • Policy
  • Optimization
    • Traffic Optimization
    • Automation
    • Fabric Attach
    • Application Telemetry
    • Integrated Application Hosting