Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.2 (DCIT)

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training

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Course Overview:

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.2 (DCIT) – Hands-on

The Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.2 (DCIT) 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 Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.2 (DCIT) course is troubleshooting LANs, SANs, Cisco Unified Fabric, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). This Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training 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. With this Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training, you’ll master the professional-level skills and technologies needed to troubleshoot Cisco data center infrastructures.

This Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.2 (DCIT) course is also part of the Cisco CCNP® Data Center certification track.

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training 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 Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.2 (DCIT) course:

• Data center administrators and engineers
• Network administrators and engineers
• Consulting systems engineers
• Cisco integrators and partners
• Data center designers and managers
• Network designers and managers
• Systems engineers

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.2 (DCIT) course are as follows:

You should have attended the following classes or obtained equivalent level of knowledge:

• DCUCI – Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing v6.2
• DCII – Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure v6.2
• DCVAI – Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation v6.2

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.2 (DCIT) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Outline the troubleshooting process, and highlight which questions to ask
• Describe the troubleshooting tools and methodologies available from the CLI and used to identify and resolve issues in a Cisco Data Center network architecture
• Identify and resolve issues related to VLANs and PVLANs
• Identify and resolve issues related to port channels and virtual port channels
• Identify and resolve issues related to Cisco FabricPath
• Identify and resolve issues related to OTV
• Identify and resolve issues related to VXLAN
• Identify and resolve issues related to LISP
• Describe troubleshooting of routing protocols, such as OSPF, ISIS, and PIM.
• Describe troubleshooting of the AAA and RBAC
• Identify and resolve issues related to a single device
• Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel interface operation
• Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel switching when the Cisco NX-OS software switch is used in switched mode (vs. NPV mode)
• Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel switching when the NX-OS switch is used in N Port Virtualization (NPV) mode
• Identify and resolve issues related to FIP and FCoE, including FCoE performance
• Describe Cisco UCS architecture, initial setup, tools and service aids that are available for Cisco UCS troubleshooting and interpretation of the output
• Describe Cisco UCS configuration and troubleshoot related issues
• Describe Cisco UCS B-Series operation and troubleshoot related issues
• Describe LAN, SAN and Fibre Channel operations, including in depth troubleshooting procedures
• Describe Cisco IMC utilities to validate performance and facilitate data-gathering activities for Cisco UCS C-Series troubleshooting, as well as troubleshooting approach to hardware and firmware failures
• Define proper procedures to configure LAN and SAN connectivity and avoid issues with the P81E virtual interface card (VIC)
• Troubleshoot integration of Cisco UCS C-Series servers with Cisco UCS Manager
• Identify tools, protocols and methods to effectively troubleshoot Cisco ACI

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training – Course Syllabus

Module 1: Troubleshooting the Data Center LAN Network

Lesson 1: Overview of the Troubleshooting Process
Lesson 2: Understanding CLI Troubleshooting Tools
Lesson 3: Troubleshooting VLANs and Private VLANs
Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
Lesson 6: Troubleshooting Cisco OTV
Lesson 7: Troubleshooting VXLAN
Lesson 8: Troubleshooting LISP
Lesson 9: Troubleshooting Routing Protocols
Lesson 10: Troubleshooting Data Center LAN Security
Lesson 11: Troubleshooting Platform-Specific Issues

Module 2: Troubleshooting Data Center SAN

Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces
Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Fabric Service
Lesson 3: Troubleshooting NPV Mode
Lesson 4: Troubleshooting FcoE

Module 3: Troubleshooting Data Center Unified Computing

Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS Architecture and Initialization
Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS Configuration
Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Servers
Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series Servers
Lesson 6: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
Lesson 7: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series and Cisco UCS Manager Integration

Module 4: Troubleshooting Data Center ACI

Lesson 1: Exploring the Tools and Methodology of Troubleshooting Cisco ACI

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training – Labs:

Lab 1: Document the Network Baseline
Lab 2: Troubleshoot LAN—RSTP
Lab 3: Troubleshoot LAN—LACP
Lab 4: Troubleshoot LAN—vPC
Lab 5: Troubleshoot LAN—FabricPath
Lab 6: Troubleshoot LAN—OTV
Lab 7: Troubleshoot LAN—VXLAN
Lab 8: Troubleshoot LAN—OSPF
Lab 9: Troubleshoot LAN—FHRP
Lab 10: Troubleshoot LAN—CFS
Lab 11: Troubleshoot LAN—VRF
Lab 12: Troubleshoot LAN—FEX
Lab 13: Troubleshoot SAN—Fibre Channel Interfaces
Lab 14: Troubleshoot SAN—Fibre Channel VSANs, Zones, and Domain Services
Lab 15: Troubleshoot SAN—NPV Mode
Lab 16: Troubleshoot SAN—FCoE
Lab 17: Troubleshoot SAN—DCB
Lab 18: Troubleshoot Compute—Cisco UCS Management and Service Profile Deployment
Lab 19: Troubleshoot Compute—Cisco UCS Integrated C-Series Server Boot from SAN
Lab 20: Troubleshoot Compute—LAN Connectivity, Part 1
Lab 21: Troubleshoot Compute—LAN Connectivity, Part 2
Lab 22: Troubleshoot Compute—Cisco UCS C-Series Server Boot from SAN
Lab 23: Troubleshoot Compute—Network Connectivity
Lab 24: Troubleshoot ACI—Bare-Metal Hosts
Lab 25: Troubleshoot ACI—VMM
Lab 26: Troubleshoot ACI—Contracts
Lab 27: Troubleshoot ACI—External Layer 3
Lab 28: Troubleshoot ACI—External Layer 2

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