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WAN310 Optimizing Enterprise Applications and Protocols

Course Description:

This five-day solution-focused class offers an in-depth experience of the Riverbed® Optimization System (RiOS®) with hands-on configuration of applications and protocols using the Riverbed SteelHead™ product family and SteelCentral™ Controller for SteelHead™. This class provides common and advanced scenarios for layer 7 application acceleration of video, email, HTTP, terminal service environments, and storage replication protocols. The class also provides details on optimizing UDP and IPv6 traffic, joining and working within a Windows domain, and ways to securely encrypt all types of optimized data.


Instructor led technical training


Upon completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Integrate Steelheads within a Windows domain
  • Configure Steelheads to optimise
    • Signed-SMB traffic
    • Encrypted MAPI
    • HTTP traffic
    • Citrix
  • Configure video stream services
  • Configure packet-mode optimisation
  • Optimise SSL traffic
  • Integrate Steelheads into your business continuity plan
  • Configure the Virtual Services Platform


5 days

Course Topics:

  • DDoS and Arbor
  • DDoS Defence with Pravail APS
  • Positioning and Selling Pravail APS
  • Quoting and Ordering Pravail APS
  • Partnering with Arbor
  • DDoS Environment
  • DDoS Defence with Pravail APS
  • Monitoring an Attack
  • Inline Mitigation
  • Blocked Hosts, IP Location
  • Protection Levels
  • Prevention Basics
  • Protection Groups
  • Protecting Servers and Services
  • Engaging Cloud-Based Mitigation
  • Design and Best Practices
  • Systems Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • General Administrative Tasks


This course is specifically designed for Riverbed customers and resellers/partners involved in the administration of application servers, Active Directory, and of deployment of the Riverbed Steelhead product family in enterprise environments. For students who need to perform more basic operational support and reporting we recommend the course “WAN200 Optimization Essentials”, and/or Riverbed University On Demand Training.


It is recommended that you meet one of the following criteria before enrolling in this course:

  • Steelhead Appliance Deployment & Management training course
  • WAN200 Optimization Essentials course
  • Certification as a RCSA/RCSP or the equivalent knowledge


To receive a quote and book a place on a course please contact:
T: +44 (0)1285 868 500   E: training_uk@zycko.com

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