Bluecoat PacketShaper Administrator


The Blue Coat Certified PacketShaperAdministrator (BCPSA) Course is intended for students who want to use new PacketShaper features that deliver integrated visibility, control and compression capabilities in a single appliance.The Blue Coat PacketShaper course is the first level of training on the PacketShaper. The goal of this course is to develop basic knowledge and skills sufficient to operate an installed PacketShaper on a daily basis. This instructor-led course provides an effective mix of operational theory and hands-on performance-based exercises, and is intended for individuals requiring basic operational knowledge and skills; i.e., network/system administrators responsible for daily management of PacketShaper.


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The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Students should be familiar with networking essentials, such as LAN, Internet, security, and IP protocols.
  • Blue Coat Family of Products
  • Blue Coat PacketShaper Overview
  • PacketShaper Deployment
  • PacketShaper Licensing
  • Initial PacketShaper Configuration
  • PacketShaper GUI and CLI
  • Understanding Applications on the Network
  • Analyzing Applications on the Network
  • Controlling Applications on the Network
  • Bandwidth Management
  • Policies
  • Maintaining PacketShaper

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Use and understand the PacketShaper product and its functionality and capabilities
  • Classify traffic
  • Analyze your network, application and host performance
Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • IT professionals requiring basic operational network management knowledge and skills;
    i.e., network/system administrators who are responsible for managing network application performance using the
    Blue Coat PacketShaper.

Recommended as preparation for:

  • Blue Coat Certified PacketShaperAdministrator (BCPSA)

BCPSA is the course required for the Blue Coat Certified PacketShaperAdministrator Certification

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Blue Coat Certified PacketShaper Professional (BCPSP)

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