Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (CS-DCICN v6.0)
About this course
Spanning 2.5 days, the Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking course has been developed to introduce students to the various data center configuration options that are available. Students will be introduced to the various technologies that data centers work on for increased understanding of configurations and the unique set of features of each one of them.
Covering various aspects of data center networking from routing to standards and functions for communications within networks, the course serves is ideal for IT ops training.
This course has been designed to:
Introduce students to standards and functions for Ethernet communications
Explain the TCP/IP and Open System Interconnection models to students
Help students understand the different data center storage connectivity options to help them make informed decisions
Introduce students to Nexus switch routing, fabric login (FLOGI) and the Fiber Channel name server processes
This course is intended for:
System, consulting system, and network engineers
Administrators, managers, and designers of networks
Cisco partners and integrators
Architects responsible for developing technical solutions
Understanding of and experience working with various networking protocols
VMware environment understanding and knowing how it works
Understanding of and experience working with the Microsoft Windows operating system
Basic internet navigability skills
Completion or understanding of the concepts covered in the ICND1: Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 and DCICT: Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies
Virtual Instructed-Led Outline
Module 1: Network Protocols and Host-to-Host Communication
- Ethernet Functions and Standards
- Ethernet Hardware and Switching
- OSI and TCP/IP Models
- IPv4 and IPv6 Network Layer Addressing
- Packet Delivery on a Hierarchical Network
- TCP/IP Transport Layer
Module 2: Basic Data Center Networking Concepts
- Data Center Network Architectures
- the Cisco Nexus Family and NX-OS
- Implementing VLANs and Trunks
Module 3: Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts
- Routing Process on Nexus Switches
- Routing Protocols on Nexus Switches
- Layer 3 First Hop Redundancy
- AAA on Nexus Switches
- ACLs on Nexus Switches
Module 4: Basic Data Center Storage
- Storage Connectivity Options in the Data Center
- Fibre Channel Storage Networking
Module 5: Advanced Data Center Storage
- Communication Between Initiator and Target
- Fibre Channel Zone Types and Their Uses
- Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
- Data Center Ethernet Enhancements
- Fibre Channel over Ethernet
Module 6: Cisco UCS Architecture
- Cisco UCS Server Hardware Components
- Cisco UCS Physical Connectivity for a Fabric Interconnect Cluster
- Cisco UCS Manager Interfaces
Lab 1: Use the DCICN Lab System
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
Lab 19: Calculate Decimal, Binary, and Subnet
|Subjects||IT Ops & Management|
|Learning Style||Virtual Classroom|
|Course Duration||2.5 Days|
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