Connection Master on-line product trainings for critical communications professionals*
Online training course selection
DNWP offers a selection of online product training courses based on your current competence level. The modular selection provides you with additional flexibility based on your schedule.
The online product training includes a shared screen, voice, video and a remote access to Connection Master nodes in our training lab. All training is conducted live with a possibility to personally interact with our trainers.
Seven remote training modules are available. One training day includes two modules. Please see the module descriptions below.
There are four connections to each module and a practical limit of 1-2 participants in each connection to ensure the quality.
Please sign up well in advance.
Connection Master online product training modules:
Course name: An advanced Connection Master online product training module 7.0 – Ring protection, Pro SFPs and encryption
Course date: n/a
Course enrolment: n/a
Course fee: Free of charge for DNWP customers and partners
No new course dates are available at the moment
Connection Master online product training module 7.0 in January, 2022 – Sold out
Connection Master online product training module 7.0 in December, 2021 – Sold out
Connection Master online product training modules in June 2021 – Sold out
Connection Master online product training modules in February 2021 – Sold out
Connection Master online product training modules in May 2020 – Sold out
Connection Master online product training modules in June 2020 – Sold out
Connection Master online product training modules in July 2020 – Sold out
Connection Master online product training modules in August 2020 – Sold out
Connection Master online product training modules in October 2020 – Sold out
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Online training module descriptions
Module 1.0 – Getting connected
In this training module DNWP Connection Master packet units are overviewed assessing their factory default settings to provide initial access to the devices. An introduction to the different management interfaces available on Connection Master nodes is given with focus on viewing basic system information. Initial switch configuration is commissioned, and basic switch management and utilities are described.
Module 2.0 – Management communication network
In this training module an OSPF routed management communication network is configured on DNWP Connection Master nodes to provide distributed, in-band management communications for the telecommunications network. The concepts of VLAN trunking, switch virtual interfaces and L3 forwarding are further expanded on. Advanced OSPF configuration parameters are briefly considered and alternative management communication network solutions are discussed.
Module 3.0 – Timing and clock synchronisation
In this training module timing and clock synchronisation solutions in packet switched networks are discussed. Inter-node synchronisation is configured using Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) and Precision Time Protocol (PTP). An overview of different PTP profiles is given.
Module 4.0 – MPLS-TP label switching
In this training module MPLS-TP label switching is overviewed and its central concepts are defined. The hierarchical structure of the technology is elaborated on, and the configuration of MPLS-TP sections, label switched path tunnels and pseudowires on DNWP Connection Master are described. Mapping service frames to pseudowires using Ethernet virtual connections is also covered. More advanced features such as sub-path maintenance entities and pseudowire stitching are briefly touched upon.
Module 5.0 – MPLS-TP provisioning with DNWP network management systems
In this training module the provisioning of MPLS-TP services in DNWP Connection Master networks is described. Traffic Manager, a tool in the Telenium and NET Hero real-time network management systems, is used in the provisioning. Traffic Manager is thoroughly demonstrated and all service types are covered. Virtual private wire services are configured with 1:1 path protection and appropriate quality of service settings.
Module 6.0 – Circuit emulation services with DNWP devices
In this training module Circuit Emulation Services (CESs) are introduced and configured using DNWP smart SFPs suitable for DNWP Connection Master and Dyna Wiz . Structure-Agnostic TDM over Packet (SAToP) emulation is overviewed and both encapsulations CESoETH and SAToP over UDP/IP are covered to enable TDM services over packet switched networks.
In this training module the concept of ring protection in packet switched networks, Ethernet Ring Protection Switching (ERPS) in particular, is discussed. ERPS configuration is overviewed and a protection group is configured using network management system. An introduction to DNWP Pro SFPs is given and circuit emulation services are configured as a hands-on exercise. Options to user plane encryption and authentication are presented including a description of automated key management.
*Please note that modules 1.0–6.0 are considered as prerequisites to the module 7.0; it’s highly advised the trainee has already completed previous modules or has acquired the corresponding skills in other ways before attending module 7.0.
Online training technical requirements
- Google Meet (Hangout)
- Two screens (or two separate laptops)
- Video camera
The online trainings are free of charge with a no-show fee.
*Please note that the trainings are for DNWP partners only.