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Cisco® Managing Industrial Networks for Manufacturing with Cisco® Technologies v1.0 (IMINS2)

Course Overview

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

  • Information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) professionals
  • Plant administrators
  • Control systems engineers who will be involved with the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of networked industrial products and solutions, including those in the following industries:
    • Manufacturing
    • Process control
    • Oil and gas

Course Objectives

  • Functions of the OSI layers and TCP/IP model
  • Difference between enterprise and industrial networks
  • Troubleshoot common issues found in layers 1, 2, 3 of the OSI model
  • Functions and components of EtherNet/IP protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) on Cisco and Rockwell Automation (Stratix) switches
  • Functions and components of the PROFINET protocol
  • Configure PROFINET Protocols on Cisco Industrial Ethernet devices
  • Troubleshoot common PROFINET issues
  • Common network threats and how to configure basic security components (access lists and AAA features)
  • Configure a wireless network within an industrial environment

Course Outline

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 Quality of Service (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

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This is a 5-day class

Price: $3,995.00
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