Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.1 (DCII)

Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.1 (DCII)

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Course Overview:

Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.1 (DCII)

Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.1 (DCII) is a five-day instructor-led course that is designed to help you prepare for the Cisco CCNP® Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training 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 of implementing Cisco data center infrastructure.

Related Courses:

Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.2 (DCII)
Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.1 (DCII)

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.1 (DCII) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.1 (DCII) course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.1 (DCII) course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.1 (DCII) course:

● Systems and field engineers, consulting systems engineers, technical solutions architects, and Cisco integrators and partners who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series switches and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series fabric extenders
● Data center engineers and managers, program managers, and project managers

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.1 (DCII) course are:

● Describe data center networking concepts
● Describe data center storage concepts
● Describe data center virtualization
● Describe Cisco Unified Computing System
● Describe 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

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.1 (DCII) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

● 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

Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.1 (DCII) – Course Syllabus

1. Data Center Protocols

Configuring Spanning Tree Protocol
Configuring Port Channels
Configuring Fabric Extenders
Implementing Cisco FabricPath
Understanding Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization
Implementing VXLAN
Implementing LISP

2. Layer 3 Switching Features in the Data Center

Configuring First-Hop Redundancy
Configuring Routing
Configuring IP Multicast

3. Data Center Infrastructure Security

Configuring User Management
Configuring System Security Features

4. Data Center Infrastructure Storage Fabric

Basic Fibre Channel Configuration
Managing Domains
Implementing Port Security and Fabric Binding

5. FCoE Unified Fabric

Describing FCoE
Implementing FCoE

6. Data Center Infrastructure Storage Services

Configuring Distributed Device Aliases
Implementing Zoning
Configuring NPIV and NPV
Configuring Fibre Channel Over IP

7. Data Center Infrastructure Maintenance, Management, and Operations

Configuring System Management
Configuring Infrastructure Monitoring

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