Managing Industrial Networks with Cisco Networking Technologies

////Managing Industrial Networks with Cisco Networking Technologies

Managing Industrial Networks with Cisco Networking Technologies

Course ID: IMINS 5 Days

Managing Industrial Networks with Cisco Networking Technologies


Managing Industrial Networks with Cisco Networking Technologies (IMINS) Version 1.3 is a lab-based course which helps students with the foundational skills needed for the management and administration of networked industrial control systems. The IMINS course helps plant administrators, control system engineers and traditional network engineers understand networking technologies that are needed in todays connected plants and enterprises. This course also helps you prepare for the Cisco Industrial Networking Specialist Certification exam (exam ID 200-401) and qualify for the Cisco Industrial Networking Specialist certification. This course is job-role specific and enables you to achieve competency and skills to configure, maintain, and troubleshoot industrial network systems while helping to ensure network availability, reliability, and Internet security throughout your company. Students will be exposed to multiple industrial network technologies as well as products from Cisco and other industrial suppliers including Rockwell Automation.



This course is designed for IT and operations technology (OT) professionals and control engineers who will be involved with the configuration, operation, and support of networked industrial products and solutions for the following industries:

  • Manufacturing
  • Process control
  • Oil and Gas
  • Other industries as applicable



IMINS: 200-401


Instructor-led / Virtual Instructor-led

Singapore: SGD5,500
Malaysia: MYR9,500
Thailand: THB89,000
India: USD5,000


It is recommended that you have the following knowledge and skills:

  • a college degree or non-degreed qualified technician with 2-3 years’ experience in industrial networks
  • familiar with command line and web-based interfaces due to hands-on nature of the course
  • a solid understanding of networking and industrial protocols which you can achieve through any of the following courses

For OT Professionals

  • Networking Fundamentals for Industrial Control Systems (INICS)
  • Essentials of Industrial Ethernet Networks for an OT Professional (CCP182)

For IT Professionals

  • Industrial Control Systems Fundamentals for Network Engineers (ICINS)
  • Essentials of Industrial Automation for an IT Professional (CCP810)


  • Describe Cisco Industrial Ethernet (IE) Switches, Cisco Connected Grid Switches and Routers, and Rockwell Automation Stratix Switches
  • Interpret designs and drawings, recognize industrial topologies, and access reference materials
  • Identify industrial network component installation requirements
  • Configure industrial network components
  • Perform basic maintenance tasks
  • Troubleshoot common network and control issues


Module 1: Industrial Networking Solutions and Products

  • Describing Cisco Industry-Specific Solutions
  • Describing Industrial Networking Features
  • Describing Industrial Switching Platforms
  • Describing Industrial Routing Platforms
  • Describing Configuration and Management Tools
  • Module Summary

Module 2: Industrial Network Documentation and Deployment Considerations

  • Interpreting Network and Control Designs and Drawings
  • Describing Industrial Networking Deployment Considerations
  • Module Summary

Module 3: Installing Industrial Network Switches, Routers, and Cabling

  • Understanding Cabling Installation and Testing for Industrial Networks
  • Installing the Switch or Router
  • Module Summary

Module 4: Deploying Industrial Ethernet Devices

  • Configuring Initial Switch or Router Parameters
  • Configuring Layer 2 Switch Parameters
  • Configuring Layer 3 Switch Parameters
  • Configuring Industrial Ethernet
  • Installing End-Point Devices
  • Cyber Security
  • Module Summary

Module 5: Maintaining Industrial Ethernet Networks

  • Maintenance Tasks for Industrial Infrastructure Devices
  • Monitoring End-Device Operations
  • Working with Cisco Configuration Files and Software Images
  • Module Summary

Module 6: Troubleshooting Industrial Ethernet Networks

  • Monitoring System Status
  • Troubleshooting Layer 1
  • Troubleshooting Layer 2
  • Troubleshooting Layer 3
  • Basic Troubleshooting for Industrial Endpoints Overview
  • Describe Troubleshooting with Vendor Support Overview
  • Module Summary

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