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Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0 - DCUFI


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  • Course Delivery: Virtual Classroom
  • Duration: 40 
  • Language: English
  • Audience: Data center designers, data center administrators, system engineers

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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.

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

Topics Covered

Course Detail: Course Introduction
  • Overview
  • Course Goal and Objectives
  • Course Flow
  • Additional References
  • Your Training Curriculum

Course Detail 1: Module 1: Cisco Nexus Product Overview
Lesson 1: Describing the Cisco Data Center Network ArchitectureCisco Unified Fabric Fundamentals
  • Structured Layers: Core, Aggregation, Access
  • Product Placement
  • Positioning of Product Families in the Architecture

Lesson 2: Identifying Cisco Nexus Products
  • The Cisco Nexus Family of Products
  • Important Features of Cisco Nexus 7000 I/O Modules
  • Important Features of Cisco NX-OS

Course Detail 2: Module 2: Cisco Nexus Switch Feature Configuration
  • Lesson 1: Understanding High Availability and RedundancyNetwork-Level High Availability
  • System-Level High Availability
  • Cisco IOS In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU)

Lesson 2: Configuring Virtual Device ContextsUsing VDCs in Data Centers
  • Virtual Device Contexts (VDCs)
  • Resource Allocation
  • New VDC Features in Cisco NX-OS 6.1
  • Configuring VDCs
  • Management Settings
  • Storage VDCs

Lesson 3: Configuring Layer 2 Switching FeaturesBasic Interface Parameters
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 and Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Feature Comparison
  • VLAN Configuration
  • Spanning Tree Protocol Extensions

Lesson 4: Configuring PortChannelsUsing PortChannels and Virtual PortChannels
  • Configuring PortChannels
  • vPC Architecture
  • Configuring a vPC
  • Configuring the FEX
  • Configuring Enhanced vPCs
  • Lesson 5: Implementing Cisco FabricPathImplement Cisco FabricPath
  • Verify Cisco FabricPath

Lesson 6: Configuring Layer 3 Switching FeaturesRouting Protocols
  • First Hop Redundancy Protocols
  • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection
  • Layer 3 Virtualization
  • Unicast RIB and FIB
  • Route Policy Manager
  • Policy-Based Routing (PBR)
  • IPv6

Lesson 7: Configuring IP
  • MulticastIP Multicast
  • Configuring IGMP and MLD
  • Configuring PIM
  • Configuring IGMP Snooping
  • Configuring MSDP

Course Detail 3: Module 3: Cisco Nexus Switch Advanced Feature Configuration
Lesson 1: Describing Cisco OTVCisco OTV
  • Basic Cisco OTV Configuration
  • Advanced Cisco OTV Configuration

Lesson 2: Configuring MPLSMultiprotocol Label Switching
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching VPNs

Lesson 3: Configuring LISPLocator/ID Separation Protocol
  • Configuring LISP

Lesson 4: Configuring QoSQoS on the Cisco Nexus Family of switches
  • Modular QoS CLI
  • Marking
  • Mutation Mapping
  • Policing
  • Queuing and Scheduling
  • Monitoring QoS

Lesson 5: Configuring Security Features
  • DHCP Snooping
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection
  • IP Source Guard
  • Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding
  • Traffic Storm Control
  • Port Security
  • Control Plane Policing
  • Cisco TrustSec

Course Detail 4: Module 4: Cisco Nexus Storage Features
Lesson 1: Describing Fibre Channel Protocol
  • SCSI Protocol
  • Fibre Channel
  • Fibre Channel Login and Communication
  • Fibre Channel Addressing Schemes
  • VSANs and IRV
  • FSPF Protocol
  • Zoning
  • N-Port ID Virtualization
  • N-Port Virtualization

Lesson 2: Describing FCoE Protocol
  • FCoE Essentials
  • FCoE Architecture
  • FCoE Initialization Protocol
  • Supported FCoE Topologies
  • FCoE Hardware

Lesson 3: Identifying DCB Enhancements
  • Data Center Bridging
  • Priority Flow Control
  • Enhanced Transmission Selection
  • DCBX Protocol

Lesson 4: Configuring FCoE
  • FCoE Configuration
  • FCoE VLANs and Virtual Interfaces
  • FCoE with Enhanced vPC and Cisco Adapter FEX

Lesson 5: Configuring SAN Switching Features
  • FCoE on Cisco MDS
  • Fibre Channel Interfaces
  • Domain Parameters
  • VSAN Management
  • VSAN Trunking
  • SAN Port Channels
  • FLOGI and FCNS Databases
  • Cisco Fabric Services on Cisco MDS

Lesson 6: Configuring NPV Mode
  • N-Port ID Virtualization
  • NPIV Configuration
  • NPV Mode
  • NPV Configuration
  • FCoE NPV Feature
  • FCoE NPV Configuration

Lesson 7: Using SAN Management
  • ToolsCisco Prime DCNM for SAN
  • Cisco Device Manager

Course Detail 5: Module 5: Cisco Nexus Switch Management
  • Lesson 1: Using the CMP
  • Connectivity Management Processor
  • Configuring the CMP
  • Verifying the CMP
  • Upgrading the CMP
  • Using the CMP

Lesson 2: Configuring User Management
  • User Management Features
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
  • Secure Shell
  • User Accounts and Roles

Lesson 3: Describing System Management
  • System Management Features
  • Configuring Cisco Fabric Services
  • Configuring NTP and PTP
  • Configuring EEM
  • Configuring NetFlow
  • Configuring Smart Call Home
  • Configuring Scheduler
  • Configuring SPAN and ERSPAN
  • Configuring SNMP
  • Using XML Interface
  • Implementing Cisco Prime DCNM for LAN
  • Integrating vCenter Manager
  • Licensing
  • Upgrading the Firmware and EPLDs



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
  • Recommended attendance of a Fibre Channel Protocol class or equivalent experience
  • Recommended attendance of the Implementing Cisco Storage Network Solutions (ICSNS) class or equivalent experience
  • Recommended reading of books by Robert Kembel on Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel switched fabrics

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