Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI)

Cisco | Storage and Data Center

About this Course

The Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI) v5.0 is a five-day instructor-led training course designed for 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. This course covers the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, and manage the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, 2000, and MDS Series switches in the network and SAN environment.

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Data center designers, data center administrators, and system engineers
The secondary audience for this course is as follows:
  • Data center engineers and managers
  • The tertiary audience for this course is as follows:
  • Program managers and project managers

At Course Completion

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe the Cisco Unified Fabric products in a Cisco Data Center network architecture
  • Select and configure the distinctive Cisco Nexus Series switch features to meet the implementation requirements and expectations in the Cisco Data Center architecture
  • Configure advanced features, such as Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP), security, and quality of service (QoS)
  • Identify which management tools are available for the Cisco Nexus switches and how to configure the relevant management tool in order to support the given design
  • Understand the Fibre Channel Protocol, the Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocol, and the Data Center Bridging (DCB) enhancements, as well as how to configure FCoE on the Cisco Nexus 5000 7000, MDS Series, and 5500 Platform switches

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Cisco CCNA©_ Data Center certification
  • A good understanding of the Fibre Channel Protocol and the SAN environment

Course Outline

Module 1: Cisco Nexus Product Overview

  • Lesson 1: Describing the Cisco Data Center Network Architecture
  • Lesson 2: Identifying Cisco Nexus Products

Module 2: Cisco Nexus Switch Feature Configuration

  • Lesson 1: Understanding High Availability and Redundancy
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Virtual Device Contexts
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features
  • Lesson 4: Configuring PortChannels
  • Lesson 5: Implementing Cisco FabricPath
  • Lesson 6: Configuring Layer 3 Switching Features
  • Lesson 7: Configuring IP Multicast

Module 3: Cisco Nexus Switch Advanced Feature Configuration

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco OTV
  • Lesson 2: Configuring MPLS
  • Lesson 3: Configuring LISP
  • Lesson 4: Configuring QoS
  • Lesson 5: Configuring Security Features

Module 4: Cisco Nexus Storage Features

  • Lesson 1: Describing Fibre Channel Protocol
  • Lesson 2: Describing FCoE Protocol
  • Lesson 3: Identifying DCB Enhancements
  • Lesson 4: Configuring FCoE
  • Lesson 5: Configuring SAN Switching Features
  • Lesson 6: Configuring NPV Mode
  • Lesson 7: Using SAN Management Tools

Module 5: Cisco Nexus Switch Management

  • Lesson 1: Using the CMP
  • Lesson 2: Configuring User Management
  • Lesson 3: Describing System Management

Labs:

  • Lab 2-1: Configure Layer 2 Switching Features
  • Lab 2-2: Configure vPCs
  • Lab 2-3: Configure Cisco FabricPath
  • Lab 2-4: Configure Layer 3 Switching
  • Lab 3-1: Configure OTV
  • Lab 3-2: Configure QoS
  • Lab 3-3: Configure Security Features

About this Modality:

With engaging content, Hollywood style HD content delivery, and exceptional instructors, our blended learning solution for Cisco is designed to drastically improve traditional boring online and video-based training. 

Attend scheduled Live Instructor-led classes (online) for 2 hours per day, over the course of 2 weeks (Mon. - Thur.). Then you have 1 full year to access a studio-quality recording of the class (as often as you want) and perform the hands-on / mentored labs whenever you want (over the course of 1 year). 

Our Blended Learning Solution includes all of the following for this Cisco Class:

  • All Live scheduled courses and all corresponding 24/7 instant replay access for 1 year
  • View instant replay on your tablet or smartphone
  • Taught with the structure of real world application and solutions
  • 1 year Live labs at your fingertips
  • 24/7/365 Elite Mentoring
  • Boson practice exams – practice for certification
  • Progress reports

*Cisco Learning Credits are accepted

Instructor-Led Dates
May 22 Register
June 26 Register

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Duration: 5 Day Training class

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