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DCIT: Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure v6.2

Leads to CCNP Data Centre Certification

The Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT) skills-building course focuses on troubleshooting of LANs, SANs, Cisco Unified Fabric, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The course provides rich hands-on experience in resolving problems on Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco fabric extenders (FEXs), Cisco UCS, and Cisco ACI.

Course Objectives

After completing this course the student should be able to:

 

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

Course Content

  • Module1: Troubleshooting Data Network Protocols
  • Module 2: Troubleshooting Network Virtualization and Automation
  • Module 3: Troubleshooting Application Centric Infrastructure
  • Module 4: Troubleshooting Data Center Storage
  • Module 5: Troubleshooting Data Center Compute Platforms
  • Module 6: Troubleshooting Data Center 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:

  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.0 or higher
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT) v6.0 or higher
  • Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII) v6.0 or higher
  • Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI) v6.0 or higher
  • Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) v6.0 or higher

It is recommended that a learner has the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

  • Configure, secure, and maintain LANs and SANs based on Cisco Nexus and MDS switches
  • Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco UCS
  • Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco ACI

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