Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII)

18 NOV 2019-22 NOV 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (5 Days)

Network Training Center

The Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII) course is designed to help students 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 LANs, SANs, 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. You’ll master the professional-level skills and technologies needed to implement Cisco data center infrastructure, including key protocols, routing and switching protocols, maintenance, management, operations, security, and storage.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

▪ Configure Rapid PVST+, MST and available STP options

▪ Configure FEX in static, dynamic, and enhanced vPC setup

▪ Configure port channels and virtual port channels

▪ Implement FabricPath and describe DFA

▪ Configure OTV and VXLAN

▪ Describe LISP

▪ Configure first hop redundancy protocols

▪ Configure routing on a Cisco Nexus switch

▪ Implement multicast functionality in a Cisco Data Center network architecture

▪ Manage user accounts, SSH, and AAA on Cisco NX-OS

▪ Describe and configure system security features

▪ Perform basic Fibre Channel configuration

▪ Manage FC domains

▪ Configure port security and fabric binding

▪ Describe and configure FCoE

▪ Describe and configure distributed device aliases

▪ Describe and configure zoning

▪ Configure NPIV and NPV

▪ Describe and configure FCIP

▪ Configure system management and infrastructure monitoring

▪ Configure infrastructure monitoring and programmability

PREREQUISITES

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

▪ Describe data center networking concepts

▪ Describe data center storage concepts

▪ Describe data center virtualization

▪ Describe Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS)

▪ Describe data center automation and orchestration with the focus on Cisco ACI and Cisco UCS Director

▪ Identify products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and Cisco MDS families

▪ Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs, including switching and routing

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

▪ Network Designer

▪ Network Administrator

▪ Network Engineer

▪ System Engineer

▪ Consulting Systems Engineer

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Data Center Protocols

▪ Lesson 1: Configuring Spanning Tree Protocol

▪ Lesson 2: Configuring Port Channels

▪ Lesson 3: Configuring Fabric Extenders

▪ Lesson 4: Implementing Cisco FabricPath

▪ Lesson 5: Understanding Overlay Transport Virtualization

▪ Lesson 6: Implementing VXLAN

▪ Lesson 7: Implementing LISP

Module 2: Layer 3 Switching Features in the Data Center

▪ Lesson 1: Configuring First-Hop Redundancy

▪ Lesson 2: Configuring Routing

▪ Lesson 3: Configuring IP Multicast

Module 3: Data Center Infrastructure Security

▪ Lesson 1: Configuring User Management

▪ Lesson 2: Configuring System Security Features

Module 4: Data Center Infrastructure Storage Fabric

▪ Lesson 1: Basic Fibre Channel Configuration

▪ Lesson 2: Managing Domains

▪ Lesson 3: Implementing Port Security and Fabric Binding

Module 5: FCoE Unified Fabric

▪ Lesson 1: Describing FCoE

▪ Lesson 2: Implementing FCoE

Module 6: Data Center Infrastructure Storage Services

▪ Lesson 1: Describing FCoE

▪ Lesson 2: Implementing FCoE

Module 7: Data Center Infrastructure Maintenance, Management, and Operations

▪ Lesson 1: Configuring System Management

▪ Lesson 2: Configuring Infrastructure Monitoring

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