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DCII - Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure v6.2

Learn how to implement data center components such as Cisco Nexus and MDS switches as well as the Cisco Nexus Fabric Extenders.

GK# 4865

$1950 - $5714 CAD

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The DCII - Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure course is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNP Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building course is implementation of LANs, SANs, and data center unified fabric using Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus switches, and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders (FEXs). The course provides rich hands-on experience with implementing Cisco data center infrastructure.

You’ll master the professional-level skills and technologies needed to implement Cisco data center infrastructure, including key protocols, routing and switching protocols, maintenance, management, operations, security, and storage.

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What You'll Learn

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  • 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 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

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Module 1: Data Center Protocols

  • Lesson 1: Configuring Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Port Channels
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Fabric Extenders
  • Lesson 4: Implementing 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: Configuring Distributed Device Aliases
  • Lesson 2: Implementing Zoning
  • Lesson 3: Configuring NPIV and NPV
  • Lesson 4: Configuring Fibre Channel Over IP

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

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

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Guided Lab 1: Configure Layer 2 Switching
Guided Lab 2: Configure Port Channels
Guided Lab 3: Configure FEX
Guided Lab 4: Configure Cisco FabricPath
Guided Lab 5: Configure OTV
Guided Lab 6: Configure VXLAN
Guided Lab 7: Configure VRRP
Guided Lab 8: Configu0re OSPF
Guided Lab 9: Configure User Management Security Features
Guided Lab 10: Configure System Security Features
Guided Lab 11: Configure Fibre Channel
Guided Lab 12: Manage Domains and Configure Persistent FCIDs
Guided Lab 13: Configure Fabric Binding and Port Security
Guided Lab 14: Configure FCoE
Guided Lab 15: Configure Device Aliases
Guided Lab 16: Configure Zoning
Guided Lab 17: Configure NPV
Guided Lab 18: Configure System Management
Guided Lab 19: Implement Infrastructure Monitoring

Prerequisites

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It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Data center networking concepts
  • Data center storage concepts
  • Data center virtualization
  • Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS)
  • Data center automation and orchestration including Cisco ACI and Cisco UCS Director
  • Cisco Data Center Nexus and Cisco MDS product families
  • Network fundamentals and building simple LANs including switching and routing

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

Who Should Attend

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  • Network Designer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Consulting Systems Engineer
  • Technical Solutions Architect
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners

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

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Training Exclusives

Classroom and Virtual Classroom sessions of this course include access to the following benefits:

  • IT Skills Video On-Demand Library (over 40,000 titles)
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity digital learning course
  • Course Recordings
  • IT Resource Library
  • Digital Courseware
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Master Cisco technologies on your own schedule. The on-demand version of this course includes access to these elements for 12 months.

  • Bookmarking tools
  • Progress analytics
  • Gamification with leaderboards
  • Searchable glossary
  • Lab recordings
  • Instructor Videos
  • Student Guide
  • Discovery and Integrated Labs
  • Content Review Questions
  • Challenge Tests and Labs
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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 5 day

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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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