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DCIT – Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure 7.0
5 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Data Center Switching

Course Details

The Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT) 7.0 skills-building training course focuses on troubleshooting of LANs, SANs, Cisco Unified Fabric, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). This course provides a rich hands-on experience in resolving problems on Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco fabric extenders (FEXs), Cisco UCS, and Cisco ACI.

 

Associated Certification:

 

The previous version, Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT) 6.2 retired on 23 February 2020.

 

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Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe switch virtualization, machine virtualization, and network virtualization, including overlays, virtual switches, and the Cisco Nexus 1000V solution.
  • Describe Cisco FabricPath, Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) connectivity, and unified fabric.
  • Describe Ethernet and virtual port channels.
  • Identify Cisco UCS components.
  • Describe Cisco UCS organizational hierarchy and role-based access control (RBAC).
  • Describe how to deploy servers in Cisco UCS.
  • Describe the purpose and advantages of application programming interfaces (API).
  • Describe how to deploy servers in Cisco UCS.
  • Describe cloud computing basic concepts.
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director, its functional blocks and deployment models and also orchestration features: policies, virtual Data Centers, workflows, and catalogues.
  • Describe programmability and orchestration capabilities of Cisco AC, traffic forwarding through the Cisco ACI fabric.
  • Explain traffic forwarding mechanisms in Cisco ACI.

Outline

Troubleshooting the Data Center LAN Network

  • Overview of the Troubleshooting Process
  • Understanding CLI Troubleshooting Tools
  • Troubleshooting VLANs and Private VLANs
  • Troubleshooting Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
  • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
  • Troubleshooting Cisco OTV
  • Troubleshooting VXLAN
  • Troubleshooting LISP
  • Troubleshooting Routing Protocols
  • Troubleshooting Data Center LAN Security
  • Troubleshooting Platform-Specific Issues

 

Troubleshooting Data Center SAN

  • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces
  • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Fabric Service
  • Troubleshooting NPV Mode
  • Troubleshooting FCoE

 

Troubleshooting Data Center Unified Computing

  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS Architecture and Initialization
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS Configuration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Servers
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series Servers
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series and Cisco UCS Manager Integration

 

Troubleshooting Data Center ACI

  • Exploring the Tools and Methodology of Troubleshooting Cisco ACI

 

Labs:

  • Lab 1: Document the Network Baseline
  • Lab 2: Troubleshoot LAN-RSTP
  • Lab 3: Troubleshoot LAN-LACP
  • Lab 4: Learning Lab: Troubleshoot LAN-vPC
  • Lab 5: Troubleshoot LAN-FabricPath
  • Lab 6: Troubleshoot LAN-OTV
  • Lab 7: Troubleshoot LAN-OSPF
  • Lab 8: Troubleshoot LAN-FHRP
  • Lab 9: Troubleshoot LAN-VRF
  • Lab 10: Troubleshoot LAN-VXLAN
  • Lab 11: Troubleshoot LAN-CFS
  • Lab 12: Troubleshoot LAN-FEX
  • Lab 13: Troubleshoot SAN-FC Interfaces
  • Lab 14: Troubleshoot SAN-FC VSANs, Zones, and Domain Services
  • Lab 15: Troubleshoot SAN-NPV Mode
  • Lab 16: Troubleshoot SAN-FCoE
  • Lab 17: Troubleshoot SAN-DCB
  • Lab 18: Troubleshoot Compute-Cisco UCS Management and Service Profile Deployment
  • Lab 19: Troubleshoot Compute-Cisco UCS C-Series Server Boot from SAN
  • Lab 20: Troubleshoot Compute-LAN Connectivity, Part 1
  • Lab 21: Troubleshoot Compute-LAN Connectivity, Part 2
  • Lab 22: Troubleshoot Compute-Cisco UCS C-Series Server Boot from SAN
  • Lab 23: Troubleshoot Compute-Network Connectivity
  • Lab 24: Troubleshoot ACI-Bare Metal Hosts
  • Lab 25: Troubleshoot ACI-VMM
  • Lab 26: Troubleshoot ACI-Contracts
  • Lab 27: Troubleshoot ACI-External Layer 3
  • Lab 28: Troubleshoot ACI-External Layer 2

Target Audience

  • Network Designer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • Consulting Systems Engineer
  • Technical Solutions Architect
  • Channel Partners

Prerequisites

To fully benefit from this course, students attending this training should have completed the following courses or obtained the equivalent level of knowledge:

  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.0 or higher
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT) v6.0 or higher
  • Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII) v6.0 or higher
  • Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI) v6.0 or higher
  • Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) v6.0 or higher

 

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

  • Configure, secure, and maintain LANs and SANs based on Cisco Nexus and MDS switches
  • Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco UCS
  • Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco ACI