Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFT) 5.0

DCUFT 5.0 - Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Training
Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFT) 5.0
  • Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFT) 5.0

    3 Days Course
    Data Center Switching
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    Course Details

    Overview

    Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFTS) v5.0 is a 3-day instructor led training course designed for Systems and Field Engineers, Consulting Systems Engineers, and Cisco integrators and partners who install , implement, maintain and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches, the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches, the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders, and the Cisco MDS Series Multilayer Fabric Switches.

     

    The course covers the key components and procedures needed to troubleshoot and resolve common issues with the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series, the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series, the Cisco MDS Series, and the Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders in the network and SAN environment.

     

    Last day to test: July 3, 2017

    Objectives

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

    • Describe the troubleshooting tools and methodologies available from the CLI and in DCNM used to identify and resolve issues in a Cisco Data Center network architecture.
    • Identify and resolve issues related to VLANs and PVLANs.
    • Identify and resolve issues related to Port Channels and virtual Port Channels.
    • Identify and resolve issues related to Cisco FabricPath.
    • Identify and resolve issues related to OTV.
    • Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel interface operation.
    • Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel Switching when the NX-OS Switch is used in switched mode or in NPV mode.
    • Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) in the Cisco Data Center architecture.
    • Identify and resolve issues related to the Nexus 7000.
    • Identify and resolve issues specific to the Nexus 5000 family.
    • Identify and resolve issues specific to the Nexus 2000 FEX.
    • Identify and resolve issues specific to the Cisco MDS family of switches.

    Outline

    Module 1: Tools and Methodologies Troubleshooting

    • Understanding CLI Troubleshooting Tools
    • Troubleshooting Methodology
    • Ping, Pong, and Traceroute
    • Monitor System, Processes, and CPU
    • Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN)
    • Ethanalyzer
    • Logging
    • Cisco Generic Online Diagnostics (GOLD)
    • Blink or Beacon
    • SNMP/RMON
    • CLI Debug
    • Understanding Cisco DCNM Troubleshooting Tools
    • Cisco DCNM for LAN
    • Cisco DCNM for SAN

     

    Module 2: Layer 2 Issues Troubleshooting

    • Troubleshooting VLANs and Private VLANs
    • Troubleshooting VLANs and PVLANs
    • Troubleshooting VTP
    • Troubleshooting Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
    • Troubleshooting Port Channels
    • Troubleshooting LACP
    • Troubleshooting vPCs
    • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
    • Cisco FabricPath Control Plane
    • Cisco FabricPath Data Plane
    • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
    • Troubleshooting OTV
    • OTV Review
    • Troubleshooting OTV
    • HSRP Isolation between Data Centers using OTV

     

    Module 3: SAN Switching Issues Troubleshooting

    • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces
    • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces
    • Troubleshooting SAN Port Channels
    • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Fabric Service
    • Troubleshooting VSANs
    • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Domain Services
    • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Name Services
    • Troubleshooting Zoning
    • Troubleshooting Cisco Fabric Services on Cisco MDS and Nexus
    • Troubleshooting NPV Mode
    • NPiV and NPV Mode FLOGI Processes
    • Troubleshooting NPV Mode

     

    Module 4: Fibre Channel over Ethernet Troubleshooting

    • Troubleshooting FCoE
    • Troubleshooting FIP
    • Troubleshooting FCoE Performances
    • Troubleshooting DCBx
    • Troubleshooting DCBx
    • Troubleshooting PFC

     

    Module 5: Platform Specific Issues Troubleshooting

    • Troubleshooting the Cisco Nexus 7000
    • Troubleshooting Licensing
    • Troubleshooting Installs, Upgrades, and Reboots
    • Troubleshooting Cisco Fabric Services
    • Troubleshooting VDCs
    • Troubleshooting Routing
    • Troubleshooting Unicast Traffic
    • Troubleshooting Memory
    • Troubleshooting CPU
    • Troubleshooting Switch Fabric
    • Troubleshooting CoPP and Data Plane Rate Limiters
    • Troubleshooting the Cisco Nexus 5000 and 5500 Switches
    • Troubleshooting Licensing
    • Troubleshooting ISSU
    • Troubleshooting Config-sync
    • Troubleshooting QoS
    • Troubleshooting CRC Errors
    • Troubleshooting CPU
    • Troubleshooting Unified Ports
    • Troubleshooting the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender
    • Troubleshooting Fabric Extender Configuration and Management
    • Troubleshooting Fabric Extender Queuing and Packet Drops
    • Troubleshooting the Cisco MDS Switch
    • Troubleshooting Licensing
    • Troubleshooting Installs, Upgrades, and Reboots
    • Troubleshooting Ports
    • Troubleshooting Cisco Fabric Services
    • Troubleshooting VSANs
    • Troubleshooting Zones and Zone Sets

     

    Course Labs:

    Lab 2-1: Troubleshoot vPCs

    Lab 2-2: Troubleshoot Cisco FabricPath

    Lab 2-3: Troubleshoot OTV Issues

    Lab 3-1: Troubleshoot FC Interfaces

    Lab 3-2: Troubleshoot FC VSANs, Zones and Domain Services

    Lab 3-3: Troubleshoot NPV Mode

    Lab 4-1: Troubleshoot FCoE – Part 1

    Lab 4-2: Troubleshoot FCoE – Part 2

    Lab 5-1: Troubleshoot VDCs

    Lab 5-2: Troubleshoot CFS

    Lab 5-3: Troubleshoot the Fabric Extender

    Target Audience

    • Channel Partner / Reseller
    • Customer
    • Employee

    Pre-Requisites

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

    • Good understanding of networking protocols
    • Recommended attendance of the Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI) course
    • Recommended attendance of Cisco Nexus 7000 Series (DCNX7K), Cisco Nexus 5000 Series (DCNX5K), and Cisco MDS Series Multilayer Fabric (DCMDS) product courses
    • Good understanding of the Fibre Channel Protocol and the SAN environment
    • Recommended attendance of a Fibre Channel Protocol class or equivalent experience
    • Recommended to read the Robert Kembel books on Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel switched fabrics

    Course Schedule

      Jan 17 - Jan 19, 2018
    London
      Apr 24 - Apr 26, 2018
    London
      Jul 25 - Jul 27, 2018
    London
      Oct 23 - Oct 25, 2018
    London