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Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII) v6.1

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

GK# 4865

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Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII) v6.0 is a five-day instructor-led course that is designed to help you 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 LAN, SAN, 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 of implementing Cisco data center infrastructure.

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What You'll Learn

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  • Configure RSTP, MST, and port channels and implement Cisco FabricPath, OTV, VXLAN, and LISP
  • Configure first-hop redundancy, routing, and multicast in the data center
  • Configure user management and implement system security features on Nexus switches
  • Perform basic Fibre Channel configuration, manage Fibre Channel domains, and implement Fibre Channel port security and binding
  • Configure FCoE
  • Configure distributed device aliases, zoning, NPV, and FCIP
  • Configure system management and infrastructure monitoring

Outline

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1. Data Center Protocols

  • Configuring Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Configuring Port Channels
  • Configuring Fabric Extenders
  • Implementing Cisco FabricPath
  • Understanding Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization
  • Implementing VXLAN
  • Implementing LISP

2. Layer 3 Switching Features in the Data Center

  • Configuring First-Hop Redundancy
  • Configuring Routing
  • Configuring IP Multicast

3. Data Center Infrastructure Security

  • Configuring User Management
  • Configuring System Security Features

4. Data Center Infrastructure Storage Fabric

  • Basic Fibre Channel Configuration
  • Managing Domains
  • Implementing Port Security and Fabric Binding

5. FCoE Unified Fabric

  • Describing FCoE
  • Implementing FCoE

6. Data Center Infrastructure Storage Services

  • Configuring Distributed Device Aliases
  • Implementing Zoning
  • Configuring NPIV and NPV
  • Configuring Fibre Channel Over IP

7. Data Center Infrastructure Maintenance, Management, and Operations

  • Configuring System Management
  • Configuring Infrastructure Monitoring

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Lab 1: Configure Layer 2 Switching

Lab 2: Configure Port Channels

Lab 3: Configure FEX

Lab 4: Configure Cisco FabricPath

Lab 5: Configure OTV

Lab 6: Configure VXLAN

Lab 7: Configure VRRP

Lab 8: Configure OSPF

Lab 9: Configure User Management Security Features

Lab 10: Configure System Security Features

Lab 11: Configure Fibre Channel

Lab 12: Manage Domains and Configure Persistent FCIDs

Lab 13: Configure Fabric Binding and Port Security

Lab 14: Configure FCoE

Lab 15: Configure Device Aliases

Lab 16: Configure Zoning

Lab 17: Configure NPV

Lab 18: Configure System Management

Lab 19: Implement Infrastructure Monitoring

Prerequisites

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

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

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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
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity digital learning course
  • Course Recordings
  • IT Resource Library
  • Digital Courseware
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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

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

Duration: 5 day

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Duration: 5 day

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