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Introducing CISCO Data Center Networking (DCICN)

About this Course

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) is a five-day instructor-led course is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNA© Data Center certification and for associate-level data center roles. The course covers foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies including network protocols and host-to-host communication, data center networking concepts and technologies, data center storage networking, and Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) architecture.

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course are:

  • Network Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners
  • System Engineers
  • Network Designers
  • Network Managers
  • Consulting Systems Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects

At Course Completion

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

  • Describe and identify data center network protocols and host-to-host communication
  • Describe basic data center networking concepts and use the Cisco NX-OS command-line interface andimplement VLANs, trunks, and port channels
  • Describe advanced data center networking concepts, implement multilayer switching, and perform basicconfiguration: protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, HSRP); AAA on Cisco NX-OS devices and secure remote administration; and access control lists
  • Describe and compare basic data center storage connectivity options and configure VSANs
  • Describe advanced data center storage and configure zoning, NPV mode, and NPIV on Cisco Nexus and Cisco MDS switches
  • Identify the components of Cisco UCS architecture and use the Cisco UCS Manager GUI

Prerequisites

The knowledge, skills, and attitudes that a learner is expected to have before attending this course are as follows:

  • 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



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Introducing CISCO Data Center Networking (DCICN)

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Course Outline

Module 1: Network Protocols and Host-to-Host Communication

  • Lesson 1: Describing Ethernet Functions and Standards
  • Lesson 2: Describing Ethernet Hardware and Switching
  • Lesson 3: Describing OSI and TCP/IP Models
  • Lesson 4: Describing IPv4 and IPv6 Network Layer Addressing
  • Lesson 5: Describing Packet Delivery on a Hierarchical Network
  • Lesson 6: Describing the TCP/IP Transport Layer

Module 2: 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: Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts

  • Lesson 1: Describing the Routing Process on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 2: Describing Routing Protocols on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 3: Describing Layer 3 First Hop Redundancy
  • Lesson 4: Describing AAA on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 5: Describing ACLs on Nexus Switches

Module 4: 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: 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: 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 (DCICN)

5 Days

Your Price: $4395

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