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ONF Certified SDN Engineer Certification

6G Training for Non Engineers

ONF Certified SDN Engineer Certification (OCSE) training course by TONEX is a preparation for ONF-Certified SDN Engineer (OCSE-111).

ONF Certified SDN Engineer (OCSE) is awarded upon successful completion of the exam arranged by ONF.

TONEX ONF Certified SDN Engineer (OCSE) certification exam preparation training course that attests and formally certifies  successful candidates with  vendor-neutral conceptual knowledge of the major domains of networking practices that support the theory and practice of Software Defined Networking (SDN).

Learn about OCSE domains including:

  • SDN Concepts
  • OpenFlow
  • SDN Architecture and Ecosystem
  • SDN Implementation and Migrations
  • Troubleshooting and Testing
  • SDN Security
  • SDN Futures

Who Should Attend ONE-Certified SDN Engineer certification (OCEA) training course and Intended Exam Audience

  • SDN Sales Engineer
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Technical Marketing Engineer
  • Network Technician
  • IT Analyst
  • Network Technician (Mid-grade Level)
  • IT Analyst (Mid-grade Level)
  • System Administrator (Mid-grade Level)
  • Software Engineer (Mid-Grade Level)
  • Consultant/Professional Services Engineer
  • Students
  • Research Lab
  • Network Engineer/Architect
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Information Security/Assurance Engineer
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Solution Architect
  • Technical Trainer

OCSE Training Objectives

Overview of SDN Concepts

  • What is SDN?
  • Software-defined networking (SDN) basics
  • SDN network issues and implements use cases
  • SDN Value Proposition
  • SDN Forwarding Plane and Control Plans Implementing the SDN Forwarding Plane
  • Implementing the SDN Control Plane
  • Switches and Control Plane
  • Software vs Hardware switches
  • Managing Scalability
  • SDN Devices and Device Functions
  • Application workflow
  • SDN Programmability
  • NFV and SDN Use Cases

Overview of OpenFlow® Protocol

  • OpenFlow® Protocol message structures, features, and headers
  • OpenFlow® Message Types and Headers
  • Basic Operation/Packet Matching
  • Proactive vs Reactive Flows
  • Statistics/Counters
  • Flow Timers
  • Group Tables
  • IPv6
  • Optical Port Properties
  • Port groups and Mapping
  • Message Structures
  • Instructions and actions
  • OpenFlow® Management and Configuration Protocol (OF-Config, OAM, OFDPA, OVSDB, etc.)
  • Action Lists, Sets and Buckets
  • Detailed Packet Matching/TLV’s
  • Sub-Actions
  • Metering

SDN Architecture and Ecosystem

  • Identify SDN architectural component design, API principals and SDN network design.
  • Hybrid switch modes
  • Reactive versus Proactive Applications
  • Common API Primitives
  • API Communication Protocols (REST, RESTCONF, Java)

SDN Controllers

  • Open Source versus Vendor Specific
  • Anatomy of a Controller
  • Controller Redundancy
  • Imperative/Declarative Paradigms
  • Topology Discovery
  • NBI Models/Implementations

SDN Implementations and Migrations

  • SDN migration strategies and deployment
  • Options and considerations
  • Controller Placement Design and Considerations/Implementations
  • Application Considerations
  • Scalability Considerations
  • TCAM Limitations
  • Simplifying OpenFlow®
  • Table Type Patterns (TTP’s)
  • Controller Clustering
  • Controller Federations
  • Hierarchical Controllers
  • Migration Strategies Greenfield/Hybrid/Mixed
  • Migration Approaches
  • Direct
  • Phased
  • Migration Planning
  • Migration Best Practices
  • Implications of a mixed network
  • Carrier Ethernet Network Virtualization
  • Packet-Optical Integration
  • Optical Network Service Provider
  • Data Center Interconnection (DCI)
  • OpenStack and SDN Controller interaction

SDN Troubleshooting and Testing

  • Given a scenario, demonstrate knowledge of how to configure and monitor and test an SDN Network.
  • Troubleshooting Flow Table Scenarios
  • Reading Flow Table Entries
  • Packet/Wireshark Decoding/Debugging
  • REST Messaging Types/Wireshark
  • Curl debugging
  • Mininet set-up
  • ovs-ofctl
  • mn sudo
  • curl
  • Description of the test program
  • Test Profiles
  • Standards
  • Specifications
  • Performance Benchmarking
  • Tool Sets
  • of-test
  • wireshark dissector
  • flowsim
  • flowvisor
  • SDN Security
  • Identify ways to secure SDN controllers and switches.
  • Benefits to networks by SDN architecture
  • TCP level secure channel/communication/session establishment between controller/switch
  • In-Band and Out-of-Band management security considerations
  • Controller HA
  • The Implications of SDN on Network Security
  • Securing the OpenFlow® Protocol
  • Securing the OpenFlow® data plane
  • Software Development Lifecycle
  • Controller/Element Hardening
  • Securing users in a Wi-Fi environment

SDN Futures

  •  SDN future projects and developments.
  • f Protocol Independent Forwarding (PIF) and P4
  • Packet forwarding innovations beyond OpenFlow?
  • Segment Routing
  • Open Source Initiatives (ONF, ODL, Ryu, ONOS, OPNFV, OCP, ODCA, Open Config)
  • TTP Use Cases
  • Mobile traffic offload
  • Pipeline Compiling
  • Optical Extensions
  • Security Extensions
  • Wireless/Mobility Extensions


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