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DCII: Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure v6.1

Leads to CCNP Data Centre Certification

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 with implementing Cisco data center infrastructure.

Course Objectives

After completing this course the student should be able to:

  • 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

Course Content

  • Module 1: Data Center Protocols
  • Module 2: Layer 3 Switching Features in the Data Center
  • Module 3: Data Center Infrastructure Security
  • Module 4: Data Center Infrastructure Storage Fabric
  • Module 5: FCoE Unified Fabric
  • Module 6: Data Center Infrastructure Storage Services
  • Module 7: Data Center Infrastructure Maintenance, Management, and Operations

Target Audience

  • Channel Partners
  • Customers
  • Employees
  • Entry-level to experienced Network Administrator
  • Senior Network Engineer
  • Presales Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Data Center Administrator
  • Senior Systems Engineer
  • Senior Technical Solutions Architect

Course Duration

5 days

Suggested Pre-requisites

The knowledge and skills that a student must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • data center networking concepts
  • data center storage concepts
  • data center virtualization
  • Cisco Unified Computing System t
  • 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

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21 May 2018 - 25 May 2018

AUD $6490

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