IT TRAINING

Cisco DCXUF – Cisco Data Center CCIE Unified Fabric Workshop

In this course you will learn how to configure the Unified Fabric features in NX-OS for the Cisco Nexus products.

A large part of this course will consist of labs in which you will acquire the knolwedge and skills required to tackle topics like Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric and Cisco Data Center Infrastracture – NXOS as well as Cisco Storage Networking.

You will also learn how to interpret Cisco exam questions, common mistakes, troubleshooting techniques and validation.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at:

  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers, system engineers and consulting system engineers
  • Technical solutions architects
  • Cisco integrators and partners
what you will learn

What you will learn
Upon completion you will know about:

  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 connectivity
  • Multicast
  • Data center interconnect
  • High availability
  • Switch and port security and switch management services
  • Fibre Channel, FCoE and iSCSI services
Prerequisites

Prerequisite
It is recommended that students have:

Course outline

Course Outline

1. Course Introduction

Explain where the CCIEDC-UF course fits in the overall data center curriculum
Clarify prerequisite knowledge and skills
Review the CCIE data center lab exam blueprint

2. Cisco Data Center Infrastructure

Basic switch configuration
Implement virtual device contexts
Configure VLANs, ports, and UDLD
Optimize STP
Implement fabric extender connectivity
Configure and optimize fabric path
Implement virtual port channels (vPCs), EvPC, and vPC+
Optimize vPC
Implement basic EIGRP and basic OSPF in data center environment
Implement BFD for dynamic routing protocols, ECMP, and multicast
Configure FHRP
Optimize graceful restart/NSF
Configure OTV multicast and unicast
Optimize OTV
FHRP filtering across OTV
Create user accounts with RBAC, manage system files, and verify DCNM
Implement AAA services, port security, NTP, PTP, and NetFlow
Configure SNMPv2 and SNMPv3, ACLs, Cisco TrustSec®, SPAN, ERSPAN, and Smart Call Home
Establish DHCP snooping, DAI, and source guard

3. Cisco Data Center Storage

Configure Fibre Channel
Implement port channel, ISL, trunking, and zoning
Configure security features
Manage FC oversubscription
Implement Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), NPV and NPIV features, unified fabric switch different modes of operation, QoS features, multihop FCoE, FCIP, and security features
Implement SAN extension tuner
Implement iSCSI (including advanced features) and iSCSI security features

4. Cisco Data Center Troubleshooting

Given an OTV problem, identify the problem and potential fix
Given a VDC problem, identify the problem and potential fix
Given a vPC problem, identify the problem and potential fix
Given a Layer 2 problem, identify the problem and potential fix
Given a Layer 3 problem, identify the problem and potential fix
Given a multicast problem, identify the problem and potential fix
Given a fabric path problem, identify the problem and potential fix
Given a unified fabric problem, identify the problem and potential fix

Follow-On Courses
There are no follow-ons for this course.

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