Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2

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Course Overview:

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training v6.2 (DCICN) – Hands-on

The Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2 course, prepares IT professionals for the Cisco CCNA Data Center certification and for associate-level data center roles. This Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training v6.2 (DCICN) 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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• We can adapt this Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2 course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2 course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2 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 Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2 course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2 course:

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

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2 – Class Prerequisites:

This Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2 course requires students to complete 15 hours of digital pre-course work prior to attending class.

• 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
• ICND1 v3.0 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1
• DCICT – Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.2

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2 – Objectives:

Upon completing this Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• 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

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN) v6.2 – Course Syllabus:

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: Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training v6.2 (DCICN) – 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: Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training v6.2 (DCICN) – 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: Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training v6.2 (DCICN) – 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: Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training – 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: Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training – 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

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training-LABS:

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

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