Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure

Duration: 
5 days
Codes: 
DCII
Versions: 
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Overview

Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII) v6.0 is a five-day instructor-led course that is designed to help you prepare for the Cisco CCNP Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building course is implementation of LAN, SAN, and Data Center Unified Fabric using Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus switches, and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders (FEXs). The course provides rich, hands-on experience of implementing Cisco data center infrastructure.

Digital courseware : Cisco now provide students with electronic courseware for this course. Students who have a confirmed booking will be sent an email prior to the course start date, with a link to create an account via learningspace.cisco.com before they attend their first day of class. Please note that any electronic courseware or labs will not be available (visible) until the first day of the class.

Audience

  • 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
  • Data center engineers and managers, program managers, and project managers

Skills Gained

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Configure RSTP, MST, and port channels and implement Cisco FabricPath, OTV, VXLAN, and LISP
  • Configure first-hop redundancy, routing, and multicast in the data center
  • Configure user management and implement system security features on Nexus switches
  • Perform basic Fibre Channel configuration, manage Fibre Channel domains, and implement Fibre Channel port security and binding
  • Configure FCoE
  • Configure distributed device aliases, zoning, NPV, and FCIP
  • Configure system management and infrastructure monitoring

Prerequisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

Be able to:

  • Describe data center networking concepts
  • Describe data center storage concepts
  • Describe data center virtualization
  • Describe Cisco Unified Computing System
  • Describe data center automation and orchestration, with the focus on Cisco ACI and UCS Director
  • Ability to identify products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and MDS families
  • Describe network fundamentals and building simple LANs, including switching and routing

This knowledge can be obtained by attending the following courses:

  • DCICN - Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking
  • DCICT - Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies
  • ICND1 - Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1
  • ICND2 - Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 or CCNAX (CCNABC) - Cisco Certified Network Associate Fast Track

Course Outline

Data Center Protocols

  • Configuring Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Configuring Port Channels
  • Configuring Fabric Extenders
  • Implementing Cisco FabricPath
  • Understanding Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization
  • Implementing VXLAN
  • Implementing LISP

Layer 3 Switching Features in the Data Center

  • Configuring First-Hop Redundancy
  • Configuring Routing
  • Configuring IP Multicast

Data Center Infrastructure Security

  • Configuring User Management
  • Configuring System Security Features

Data Center Infrastructure Storage Fabric

  • Basic Fibre Channel Configuration
  • Managing Domains
  • Implementing Port Security and Fabric Binding

FCoE Unified Fabric

  • Describing FCoE
  • Implementing FCoE

Data Center Infrastructure Storage Services

  • Configuring Distributed Device Aliases
  • Implementing Zoning
  • Configuring NPIV and NPV
  • Configuring Fibre Channel Over IP

Data Center Infrastructure Maintenance, Management, and Operations

  • Configuring System Management
  • Configuring Infrastructure Monitoring

Labs:

  • Lab 1: Configure Layer 2 Switching
  • Lab 2: Configure Port Channels
  • Lab 3: Configure FEX
  • Lab 4: Configure Cisco FabricPath
  • Lab 5: Configure OTV
  • Lab 6: Configure VXLAN
  • Lab 7: Configure VRRP
  • Lab 8: Configure OSPF
  • Lab 9: Configure User Management Security Features
  • Lab 10: Configure System Security Features
  • Lab 11: Configure Fibre Channel
  • Lab 12: Manage Domains and Configure Persistent FCIDs
  • Lab 13: Configure Fabric Binding and Port Security
  • Lab 14: Configure FCoE
  • Lab 15: Configure Device Aliases
  • Lab 16: Configure Zoning
  • Lab 17: Configure NPV
  • Lab 18: Configure System Management
  • Lab 19: Implement Infrastructure Monitoring

Thinking about Onsite?

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Midlands
Birmingham5 2156 £2156 2019-02-04
Bristol
Bristol5 2156 £2156 2019-02-04
Edinburgh
Edinburgh5 2156 £2156 2019-02-04
Devon
Exeter5 2156 £2156 2019-02-04
Sofia
Sofia5 2500 £2500 2019-02-11
Lombardia
Milan5 2500 £2500 2019-02-11
Madrid
Madrid5 2500 £2500 2019-02-11
Lisboa
Lisbon5 2500 £2500 2019-02-18
Ile de France
Paris5 2500 £2500 2019-02-18
Bavaria
Garching5 2500 £2500 2019-02-18
Wallisellen
Wallisellen5 2500 £2500 2019-02-18
Utrecht
Utrecht5 2500 £2500 2019-02-18
Wien
Vienna5 2500 £2500 2019-02-25
London
London5 3208 £3208 2019-02-25
Wien
Wien5 2500 £2500 2019-02-25
London
London5 3208 £3208 2019-02-25
London
London5 3208 £3208 2019-02-25
Eschborn
Eschborn5 2500 £2500 2019-03-11
Yorkshire
Leeds5 2945 £2945 2019-03-18
London
London5 2945 £2945 2019-03-18
Hamburg
Hamburg5 2500 £2500 2019-03-18
Onsite
Onsite5 2500 £2500 2019-03-20
Midlands
Birmingham5 2156 £2156 2019-04-01
Bristol
Bristol5 2156 £2156 2019-04-01
Edinburgh
Edinburgh5 2156 £2156 2019-04-01
Devon
Exeter5 2156 £2156 2019-04-01
London
London5 3208 £3208 2019-05-13
Yorkshire
Leeds5 2945 £2945 2019-05-13
Berkshire
Wokingham5 2945 £2945 2019-05-13
London
London5 3208 £3208 2019-05-13
London
London5 2945 £2945 2019-06-17