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DCICT - Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.2

Goal of the course is to provide learners with broad exposure to Cisco Data Center technologies, and to provide entry-level data center personnel with the skills they require to succeed in their job role.

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$1950 - $5714 CAD

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DCICT - Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.2 prepares students for the Cisco CCNA Data Center certification and for associate-level data center roles. The course covers foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies including networking technologies, data center network virtualization, unified computing, data center automation and orchestration, and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The hands-on lab exercises focus on configuring features in Cisco NX-OS Software, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco UCS Director.

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What You'll Learn

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  • Describe switch virtualization
  • Describe machine virtualization
  • Describe network virtualization, including overlays, virtual switches, and the Cisco Nexus 1000V solution.
  • Describe Cisco FabricPath
  • Describe Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) connectivity
  • Describe Ethernet port channels and virtual port channels (vPC)
  • Describe Cisco unified fabric
  • 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 cloud computing basic concepts
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director, its functional blocks and deployment models
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director Orchestration features: policies, virtual data centers, workflows, and catalogs.
  • Describe Cisco ACI, traffic forwarding through the Cisco ACI fabric, as well as programming and orchestration capabilities
  • Explain traffic forwarding mechanisms in Cisco ACI
  • Describe programmability and orchestration capabilities of Cisco ACI

Outline

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Module 1: Cisco Data Center Network Virtualization

  • Lesson 1: Describing Switch Virtualization
  • Lesson 2: Describing Machine Virtualization
  • Lesson 3: Describing Network Virtualization

Module 2: Cisco Data Center Network Technologies Configuration

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco FabricPath
  • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco Fabric Extender
  • Lesson 3: Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
  • Lesson 4: Describing Cisco Unified Fabric

Module 3: Cisco Unified Computing System

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco UCS Components
  • Lesson 2: Cisco UCS RBAC
  • Lesson 3: Deploying Servers in Cisco UCS

Module 4: Data Center Automation and Orchestration

  • Lesson 1: Using Application Programming Interfaces
  • Lesson 2: Cloud Computing
  • Lesson 3: Describing Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 4: Using Cisco UCS Director for Orchestration

Module 5: Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco ACI
  • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco ACI Traffic Forwarding
  • Lesson 3: Programming and Orchestrating Cisco ACI

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Guided Lab 1: Configure Virtual Routing and Forwarding by Using SSH
Guided Lab 2: Explore the Elements of Virtual Device Contexts
Guided Lab 3: Install VMware ESXi and vCenter
Guided Lab 4: Configure Cisco FabricPath
Guided Lab 5: Configure the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender
Guided Lab 6: Configure Virtual Port Channels
Guided Lab 7: Configure Virtual Port Channels with FEX
Guided Lab 8: Configure Unified Ports on Cisco Nexus Switch and Implement FCoE
Guided Lab 9: Explore Cisco UCS Server Environment
Guided Lab 10: Configure Local RBAC
Guided Lab 11: Configure Cisco UCS to Boot Servers from SAN
Guided Lab 12: Configure Cisco NX-OS with APIs
Guided Lab 13: Explore the Management Information Tree of the Cisco UCS Manager XML API
Guided Lab 14: Configure User Accounts in Cisco UCS Director
Guided Lab 15: Add Virtual and Physical Accounts to Cisco UCS Director
Guided Lab 16: Customize Cisco UCS Director
Guided Lab 17: Explore Cisco UCS Director Monitoring Capabilities
Guided Lab 18: Use Cisco UCS Director Orchestration Features

Prerequisites

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The knowledge, skills, and attitudes that a learner is expected to have before attending this course include:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment

Who Should Attend

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  • Network Designer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • Consulting System Engineer
  • Technical Solutions Architect
  • Cisco Integrator/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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  • 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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Duration: 5 day

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