Cumulus Linux Boot Camp


Cumulus Linux Boot Camp - Petaling Jaya

Cumulus Networks

Tuesday, 27 September, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Royale Chulan Damansara Hotel, Mutiara Damansara


This hands-on training course (targeted at network and system administrators) explores architecture, installation, configuration, operation, and management of Cumulus® Linux® running on bare metal switches.

Target Audience

Network and system administrators – architects and administrators

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, you should understand Cumulus Linux functionality to be able to perform the following activities:

· Install, configure, and upgrade Cumulus Linux

· Configure basic system management

· Set up layer 2 networking

· Set up layer 3 dynamic routing

· Monitor and troubleshoot


Module 1: Cumulus Linux Overview·

· What is Cumulus Linux?

· Why network disaggregation?

· Cumulus Linux architecture

Module 2: Initial Setup·

· Installing Cumulus Linux with ONIE

· Manual configurations

· Zero touch provisioning

Module 3: Layer 2 Features·

· Configuring standard interface types, such as:

· Switch ports (swp)

· Loopback

· Bridges

· Bonds

Module 4: Network Troubleshooting·

· Troubleshooting tools

· Log file analysis

Module 5: Configuring Routing with Quagga·

· Setting up Quagga

· Configuring routing with modal and non-modal commands

· Troubleshooting Quagga

Module 6: Automation·

· Automation concepts

· Zero touch provisioning and DevOps tools

· Automation example

Module 7: Image Management (Upgrades)·

· Image slots

· Upgrading Cumulus Linux

The Trainer


The 8 hours dedicated to the Boot Camp is an intensive coverage of Cumulus Networks content. In order to adequately cover the content and leave time for questions, we assume students are familiar with a baseline level of general networking and Linux knowledge outlined below.

On the Linux side:


· Basic understanding of the Bash command line

· Ability to navigate and manage a Linux file system

· Familiarity with operating system concepts such as services, packages and configuration files

· Be familiar with a text editor. Labs can use either vi or nano

On the networking side:


· Basics of the OSI model, IP addressing and subnets



· Bonding/LAG/Etherchannel/portchannel/LACP

Recommended reading/watching to refresh your skills before the Boot Camp:


· Topic focused Linux videos (0-10mins each) –https://cumulusnetworks.com/technical-videos/


· How to use the Bash command line – http://ryanstutorials.net/linuxtutorial/


· OSI model – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSI_model


· VLANs – http://www.9tut.com/virtual-local-area-network-vlan-tutorial


· Link aggregation/LACP – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Link_aggregation


· OSPF – http://sourcedaddy.com/networking/ospf-basics.html


· Networking cheat sheets – http://packetlife.net/library/cheat-sheets/

Delivery Format


· Instructor-led class, lecture and labs


· 9AM-6PM, including 1 hour lunch


· Online access to Cumulus Workbench switches for labs


Connectivity Requirements


· Students connect to training using their personal PC or Mac using a browser

· An SSH client, such as PuTTY (Windows) or Terminal (Mac/Linux)

· Students will connect via SSH to the lab environment, using port 22

Class materials will be distributed via box.com. Download instructions will be provided during class.

Contact Person : Mr Brian Bong

+603 7886 5698


Event Timeline
Tue Sep 27, 2016
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM MYT
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Royale Chulan Hotel, Mutiara Damansara
Standard 3,000.00 MYR
Venue Address
2, Jalan PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia Malaysia
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