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DCICN - Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking v6.2

This course provides a broad exposure to Cisco Data Center technologies so that entry-level data center personnel will gain the skills required to be successful.

GK# 4961

$1500 - $4395 USD

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The DCICN - Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking v6.2 course, prepares IT professionals for the Cisco CCNA Data Center certification and for associate-level data center roles. This course covers foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies, including data center networking concepts, data center storage networking, and data center physical infrastructure.

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What You'll Learn

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  • Describe the characteristics and benefits of the Ethernet protocol
  • Describe the OSI and TCP/IP models
  • Describe IPv4 and IPv6 network layer addressing
  • Describe the packet delivery process
  • Compare and contrast TCP/IP with the OSI model
  • Examine the Cisco Data Center network architectures
    • The 2- and the 3-tier network design
    • The spine/leaf network design
  • Describe Cisco Nexus products and explain basic functionalities and tools of Cisco NX-OS
  • Describe VLANs
  • Describe issues with STP
  • Describe the routing process on Nexus switches
  • Describe Layer 3 first hop redundancy
  • Describe and configure user security features
  • Describe ACL object groups
  • Describe storage connectivity options in the Data Center
  • Compare iSCSI, Fibre Channel, and NAS connectivity for remote server storage
  • Describe Fibre Channel storage networking
  • Describe VSANs
  • Describe communication between the initiator and target
  • Describe Fibre Channel zone types and their uses
  • Describe NPV and NPIV
  • Describe data center Ethernet enhancements that provide a lossless fabric
  • Describe Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Describe the components of a Cisco UCS server
  • Describe the Cisco UCS physical connectivity for a Fabric Interconnect cluster
  • Describe the Cisco UCS Manager interfaces

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 Module 1: Network Protocols and Host-to-Host Communication

  • Lesson 1: Describing Ethernet
  • Lesson 2: Describing OSI and TCP/IP Models
  • Lesson 3: Describing IPv4 and IPv6 Network Layer Addressing
  • Lesson 4: Describing Packet Delivery on a Hierarchical Network
  • Lesson 5: Describing the TCP/IP Transport Layer

Module 2: Basic Data Center Networking Concepts

  • Lesson 1: Describing Data Center Network Architectures
  • Lesson 2: Describing the Cisco Nexus Family and NX-OS
  • Lesson 3: Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Lesson 4: Describing Redundant Switched Topologies

Module 3: Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts

  • Lesson 1: Describing the Routing Process on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 2: Describing Layer 3 First Hop Redundancy
  • Lesson 3: Describing AAA on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 4: Describing ACLs on Nexus Switches

Module 4: Basic Data Center Storage

  • Lesson 1: Describing Storage Connectivity Options in the Data Center
  • Lesson 2: Describing Fibre Channel Storage Networking
  • Lesson 3: Describing VSANs

Module 5: Advanced Data Center Storage

  • Lesson 1: Describing Communication Between Initiator and Target
  • Lesson 2: Describing Fibre Channel Zone Types and Their Uses
  • Lesson 3: Describing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
  • Lesson 4: Describing Data Center Ethernet Enhancements
  • Lesson 5: Describing Fibre Channel over Ethernet

Module 6: Cisco UCS Architecture

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco UCS Server Hardware Components
  • Lesson 2: Cisco UCS Physical Connectivity for a Fabric Interconnect Cluster
  • Lesson 3: Describing the Cisco UCS Manager Interfaces

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Guided Lab 1: Explore IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing
Guided Lab 2: Explore LAN Communication
Guided Lab 3: Explore Protocol Analysis
Guided Lab 4: Explore TCP and UDP Communication
Guided Lab 5: Explore the Cisco NX-OS Command Line Interface
Guided Lab 6: Explore Topology Discovery and Documentation
Guided Lab 7: Implement VLANs and Trunks
Guided Lab 8: Map a Spanning Tree and Configure Port Channels
Guided Lab 9: Implement Multilayer Switching
Guided Lab 10: Configure OSPF
Guided Lab 11: Configure EIGRP
Guided Lab 12: Configure HSRP
Guided Lab 13: Configure AAA and Secure Remote Administration
Guided Lab 14: Configure ACLs
Guided Lab 15: Configure VSANs
Guided Lab 16: Validate FLOGI and FCNS
Guided Lab 17: Configure Zoning
Guided Lab 18: Explore the Cisco UCS Manager GUI

Prerequisites

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  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Basic Internet usage skills

Who Should Attend

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  • Network administrators, engineers, designers, and managers
  • Cisco integrators/partners
  • Systems engineers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects

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This course can be purchased with 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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This course is available in the following formats:

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Duration: 5 day

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Duration: 5 day

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