Another studying tip!
Head over to the forum/community at Brocade. Do it. After you read this post :p
For example in the BCFP there will be questions about NPIV, so it makes sense to read the forum for threads regarding NPIV. Right? I mean there’s bound to be troubleshooting, and getting some ‘real’ experience troubleshooting SAN is quite hard to get, especially with stuff like FCIP/FCR.
Example link: http://community.brocade.com/message/18897#18897
You don’t need an account. If you register you don’t get access to much anyway.
Here is one as an example. But there are lots of posts there and there’s a ton to learn. I usually just troll/help out on HP’s Enterprise Server/Storage forum but I think I’ll start reading on this as well.