Managing Industrial Networks for Manufacturing with Cisco Technologies

This lab intensive course developed in conjunction with Rockwell Automation, has been designed to provide plant administrators, control system engineers and traditional network engineers in the manufacturing, process control and oil and gas industries, with the skills required to successfully implement and troubleshoot the most common industry standard protocols. Best practices in Security and Wireless are also reviewed from an industrial networks perspective. This course is job-role specific and enables you to achieve competency and skills to configure, maintain, and troubleshoot industry standard network protocols as well as wireless and security technologies to ensure that current infrastructures are maximized while developing a converged platform for flexibility to support future business outcomes. Students will be exposed to multiple industrial network technologies as well as products from Cisco and other industrial suppliers including Rockwell Automation.

Course Content/Exam(s)
Course Code Description Exam Code Duration
IMINS2  IMINS2.pdf 200-601 5 Days
Course Benefits
After completing this course you should be able to:
  • Understand the Functions of the OSI Layers and TCP/IP Model and Recognize the Difference between Enterprise and Industrial Networks.
  • Troubleshoot Common Issues Found in Layers 1, 2 , 3 of the OSI Model.
  • Describe the Functions and Components of EtherNet/IP Protocols.
  • Configure and Troubleshoot CIP on Cisco and Stratix Switches
  • Describe the Functions and Components of the PROFINET Protocol
  • Configure PROFINET Protocols on Cisco Industrial Ethernet Devices
  • Troubleshoot Common PROFINET Issues
  • Identify Common Network Threats and Resolutions and Configure Basic Security Components (Access Lists and AAA Features)
  • Configure a Wireless Network within an Industrial Environment

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