IMINS2023 - Managing Industrial Networking for Manufacturing with Cisco Technologies

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The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:
Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs
Establish Internet connectivity
Manage network device security
Expand small- to medium-sized networks with WAN connectivity
Describe IPv6 basics
Identify Cisco industrial networking solutions
Describe Cisco Industrial Ethernet switches and Cisco Connected Grid switches and routers
Interpret design and drawings
Recognize zone and cell topologies
Install industrial network components
Deploy industrial network components
Perform basic maintenance tasks on the network
Troubleshoot network and control issues

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Industrial Networking Concepts and Components

Contrasting Enterprise and Industrial Environments
Configuration Tools for Industrial Ethernet Switches
Exploring Layer 2 Considerations
Layer 2 Resiliency Using Spanning-tree Protocol
Layer 2 Resiliency Considerations
Layer 2 Multicast Control and QoS
Exploring Layer 3 Considerations

Module 2: General Troubleshooting Issues

Troubleshooting Methodologies
Troubleshooting Layer 1
Troubleshooting Layer 2 Issues
Troubleshooting Layer 3 Issues

Module 3: Ethernet/IP

Exploring Ethernet/IP Communications
Exploring Hardware Capabilities
Exploring CIP Sync, CIP Motion, and CIP Safety
Exploring Embedded Switch Technology

Module 4: Troubleshooting EtherNet/IP

Identifying Common EtherNet/IP Issues
EtherNet/IP Troubleshooting Methods and Tools

Module 5: PROFINET

Describe PROFINET Functionality and Connection Method
Describing Basic PROFINET Devices

Module 6: Configuring PROFINET

Enabling and Prioritizing PROFINET at L2
Integrating Cisco Industrial Ethernet Switches

Module 7: Troubleshooting PROFINET

Identifying PROFINET Troubleshooting Methods
Exploring PROFINET Troubleshooting Tools

Module 8: Exploring Security Concerns

Overview Of Defense-in-Depth Strategy
Controlling Access and Network Traffic

Module 9: 802.11 Industrial Ethernet Wireless Networking

Understanding 802.11 Networks
Industrial WLAN Design Considerations