DCII Training

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.

Exam Number:
300-165
Exam Name:
DCII
Certifications:
CCNP Data Center
Duration:
5 Days

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What's Included

  • Comprehensive study materials, including official Cisco courseware

Prerequisites

  • 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
  • Identify products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and MDS families
  • Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs, including switching and routing

Course Content

After completing this course, students will 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

Course Outline

Module 1: 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

Module 2: Layer 3 Switching Features in the Data Center

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

Module 3: Data Center Infrastructure Security

  • Configuring User Management
  • Configuring System Security Features

Module 4: Data Center Infrastructure Storage Fabric

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

Module 5: FCoE Unified Fabric

  • Describing FCoE
  • Implementing FCoE

Module 6: Data Center Infrastructure Storage Services

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

Module 7: 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