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DCII 6.2 – Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure
5 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Data Center Switching

Course Details

The DCII 6.2 – Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure is a skills-building course that focuses on the implementation of LAN and SAN switching technologies, device management and monitoring using Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus switches and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders (FEXs).

 

Associated Certification:

 

This course will be retired on February 23, 2020. Replacement training & exams:

 

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Objectives

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Configure Rapid PVST+, MST and available STP options
  • Configure FEX in static, dynamic, and enhanced vPC setup
  • Configure port channels and virtual port channels
  • Implement FabricPath and describe DFA
  • Configure OTV
  • Configure VXLAN
  • Describe LISP
  • Configure first-hop redundancy protocols
  • Configure routing on a Cisco Nexus switch
  • Implement multicast functionality in a Cisco Data Center network architecture
  • Manage user accounts, SSH, and AAA on Cisco NX-OS
  • Describe and configure system security features
  • Perform basic Fibre Channel configuration
  • Manage FC domains
  • Configure port security and fabric binding
  • Describe FCoE
  • Configure FCoE
  • Describe and configure distributed device aliases
  • Describe and configure zoning
  • Configure NPIV and NPV
  • Describe and configure FCIP
  • Configure system management and infrastructure monitoring
  • Configure infrastructure monitoring and programmability

Outline

Module 1: Data Center Protocols

  • Lesson 1: Configuring Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Port Channels
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Fabric Extenders
  • Lesson 4: Implementing the Cisco FabricPath
  • Lesson 5: Understanding Overlay Transport Virtualization
  • Lesson 6: Implementing VXLAN
  • Lesson 7: Implementing LISP

 

Module 2: Layer 3 Switching Features in the Data Center

  • Lesson 1: Configuring First-Hop Redundancy
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Routing
  • Lesson 3: Configuring IP Multicast

 

Module 3: Data Center Infrastructure Security

  • Lesson 1: Configuring User Management
  • Lesson 2: Configuring System Security Features

 

Module 4: Data Center Infrastructure Storage Fabric

  • Lesson 1: Basic Fibre Channel Configuration
  • Lesson 2: Managing Domains
  • Lesson 3: Implementing Port Security and Fabric Binding

 

Module 5: FCoE Unified Fabric

  • Lesson 1: Describing FCoE
  • Lesson 2: Implementing FCoE

 

Module 6: Data Center Infrastructure Storage Services

  • Lesson 1: Describing FCoE
  • Lesson 2: Implementing FCoE

 

Module 7: Data Center Infrastructure Maintenance, Management, and Operations

  • Lesson 1: Configuring System Management
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Infrastructure Monitoring

Target Audience

  • Network Designer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • Consulting Systems Engineer

Prerequisites

It is recommended that a learner has the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

  • Describe Data Center networking concepts
  • Describe Data Center storage concepts
  • Describe Data Center virtualization
  • Describe the Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS)
  • Describe Data Center automation and orchestration with the focus on Cisco ACI and Cisco UCS Director
  • Identify products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and Cisco MDS families
  • Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs, including switching and routing