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IMINS2 - Managing Industrial Networks for Manufacturing with Cisco Technologies v1.2 (IMINS2)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
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Course Overview

Course Duration: 5 Days

In this lab-intensive course, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to successfully implement and troubleshoot the most common industry-standard protocols, along with wireless and security technologies, in today's converged IT and industrial networks.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for IT and operations technology (OT) professionals and control engineers who will be involved with the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of networked industrial products and solutions for the following industries: Manufacturing, Process control and Oil and gas.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

arrow CCNA Industrial

Attendees should meet the following pre-requisites:

  • Have attended IMINS or ICND1.

Course Objectives

  • 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

Course Content

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


2. General Troubleshooting Issues

  • Troubleshooting Methodologies

  • Troubleshooting Layer 1

  • Troubleshooting Layer 2 Issues

  • Troubleshooting Layer 3 Issues


3. Ethernet/IP

  • Exploring Ethernet/IP Communications

  • Exploring Hardware Capabilities

  • Exploring CIP Sync, CIP Motion, and CIP Safety

  • Exploring Embedded Switch Technology

  • Configuring Stratix Switches


4. Troubleshooting Ethernet/IP

  • Identifying Common EtherNet/IP Issues

  • EtherNet/IP Troubleshooting Methods and Tools



  • Describe PROFINET Functionality and Connection Method

  • Describing Basic PROFINET Devices

  • Understanding Ring Network Requirements


6. Configuring PROFINET

  • Enabling and Prioritizing PROFINET at L2

  • Integrating Cisco Industrial Ethernet Switches

  • Configuring PROFINET Alarms


7. Troubleshooting PROFINET

  • Identifying PROFINET Troubleshooting Methods

  • Exploring PROFINET Troubleshooting Tools


8. Exploring Security Concerns

  • Overview Of Defense-in-Depth Strategy

  • Controlling Access and Network Traffic


9. 802.11 Industrial Ethernet Wireless Networking

  • Understanding 802.11 Networks

  • Industrial WLAN Design Considerations

Course ID: IMINS2

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