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DCUFI - Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0

Learn to use NX-OS versions 6.1(2) and 5.2(1) to install, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus and MDS Series switches.

GK# 5561

$2025 - $3995 CAD

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Course Overview

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In this course, you will learn about the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, and manage the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, and 2000 Series switches and MDS Series switches in the network and SAN environment.

Our enhanced Cisco labs include extra exploration, configuration, and troubleshooting with a focus on NX-OS-specific features. Labs for this course are based on:

  • Nexus 7000 NX-OS version 6.1(2)
  • Nexus 5000 NX-OS version 5.2(1)
  • Data Center Network Manager version 6.1(2)

For self-paced learning, you will have access to this course for 12 months from the purchase date.

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What You'll Learn

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  • Cisco Unified Fabric products in a Cisco data center network architecture
  • Select and configure the distinctive Cisco Nexus Series switch features to meet the implementation requirements and expectations in the Cisco data center architecture
  • Configure advanced features, such as Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP), security, and quality of service (QoS)
  • Management tools available for the Cisco Nexus switches and how to configure the relevant management tool to support the given design
  • Fibre Channel protocol, the Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocol, and the Data Center Bridging (DCB) enhancements
  • Configure FCoE on the Cisco Nexus 5000, Nexus 7000, MDS Series, and Nexus 5500 Series switches

Outline

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  • Cisco Unified Fabric Products Overview
  • Overview of Cisco Nexus Hardware Installation
  • Cisco NX-OS Software Feature Configuration
  • Cisco Nexus 5000 and 7000 Switch Configuration
  • Redundancy on the Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Cisco Nexus Switch Advanced Feature Configuration
  • Cisco Nexus Series Switch Management
  • Cisco Nexus Storage Features
  • Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
  • Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Configuration
  • Troubleshooting on the Cisco Nexus Switches

Supplemental Assets

Mentoring: Mentors are available to help you with your studies for the certification exams. You can reach them by entering a Mentored Chat Room or by using the Email My Mentor service.

Class Notes / Study Guides: Printable study guide and class notes are intended to support your transfer of knowledge and skills from courses to the workplace. Use these to follow along with instruction, review prior to certification exams, or to reference on the job.

Lab Simulations: Task-based multipath scenarios provide realistic practice of technology subjects or applications.

Labs

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Lab 1: Configure Layer 2 Switching

Lab 2: Configure vPCs

Lab 3: Configure Cisco FabricPath

Lab 4: Configure Layer 3 Switching

Lab 5: Configure OTV

Lab 6: Configure QoS

Lab 7: Configure Security Features

Lab 8: Configure FCoE

Lab 9: Configure NPV

Lab 10: Configure System Management

Lab 11: Implement Cisco DCNM for LAN

Prerequisites

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  • CCNA Data Center certification is recommended
  • Understanding of and experience with the Fibre Channel protocol and the SAN environment

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Who Should Attend

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  • Systems and field engineers, consulting systems engineers, technical solutions architects, and Cisco integrators and partners who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series switches and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series fabric extenders
  • Data center engineers and managers, program managers, and project managers

Vendor Credits

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This course can be purchased using Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs).

Follow-On Courses

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Training Exclusives

Classroom Live and Virtual Classroom Live sessions include access to the following benefits for 6 months:

  • Practice Labs
  • Class Recordings
  • Unlimited Retakes
  • Digital Courseware
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  Self-Paced

Master Cisco on your own schedule. This Self-Paced delivered course includes access to these benefits for 12 months:

  • 24/7 mentoring via chat or email
  • Task-based practice labs
  • Printable class notes
  • Authorized Cisco student guides
  • Pre- and post-course assessments
Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Self-Paced

On-demand content enables you to train on your own schedule.



Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 5 day

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