Cisco CCNA Data Center Boot Camp v6.0

Course Outline

This Global Knowledge exclusive course is a combination of the DCICN and DCICT courses and helps prepare you for the CCNA Data Center certification exams. ? 200-150 DCICN ? 200-155 DCICT

This course requires 15 hours of pre course work prior to taking this course. You will be given the foundational knowledge and a broad overview of Cisco Data Center products and their operation, covering the architecture, components, connectivity, and features of a Cisco Data Center network. You will gain practical experience configuring the initial setup of Cisco Nexus 7000, Cisco Nexus 5000, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco MDS Multilayer Fabric Switch. You will also learn to verify the proper operation of a variety of features such as Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV), Cisco FabricPath, Port Channels, virtual Port Channels
(vPCs), and Cisco Nexus 1000V Distributed Virtual Switch for VMware ESXi.

This Global Knowledge exclusive course is a combination of the DCICN and DCICT courses and helps prepare you for the CCNA Data Center certification exams.
? 200-150 DCICN
? 200-155 DCICT

What You'll Learn
? Ethernet communication functions and standards
? OSI and TCP/IP models
? Routing process on Nexus switches
? Compare storage connectivity options in the data center
? Fibre Channel name server and fabric login (FLOGI) process
? Configure Cisco Unified Computing System
? Configure Cisco data center virtualization
? Configure Cisco data center networking
? Configure Cisco automation and orchestration
? Verify Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure

Who Needs to Attend
? Anyone seeking the CCNA Data Center certification
? Network designers, administrators, engineers, and managers
? Storage and server administrators
? Program and project managers
? Systems engineers


This course requires students to complete 15 hours of digital pre-course work prior to attending class.

1. What is a Network - Overview of OSI Model
2. Evolution of the Modern Datacenter
3. Basic Data Center Networking Concepts
4. Review NX-OS Material
5. Review Nexus Product Line
6. VDC and VRF Concepts as a Review
7. Implementing VLANs and Trunks
8. Redundant Switched Topologies
9. Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts
10. Routing Protocols on Nexus Switches
11. Layer 3 First Hop Redundancy
12. AAA on Nexus Switches
13. ACLs on Nexus Switches- Datacenter Storage Basics
14. Storage Options/Types
15. Advanced Data Center Storage
16. Cisco Data Center Network Virtualization
17. Functional Planes of Cisco Nexus Switches l
18. Function of Overlays
19. Virtualization
20. Virtual Switches
21. Cisco Data Center Network Technologies Configuration
22. Cisco FabricPath
23. Unified Port Feature of Cisco Nexus Switches
24. Cisco Unified Fabric
25. Cisco Unified Computing System
26. Data Center Automation and Orchestration
27. Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure

Lab 1: Use the DCICN Lab System
Lab 2: Explore the Cisco NX-OS Command Line Interface
Lab 3: Explore Topology Discovery and Documentation
Lab 4: Explore the Elements of Virtual Device Contexts
Lab 5: Implement VLANs and Trunks
Lab 6: Map a Spanning Tree and Configure Port Channels
Lab 7: Implement Multilayer Switching
Lab 8: Configure OSPF
Lab 9: Configure EIGRP
Lab 10: Configure HSRP
Lab 11: Configure AAA and Secure Remote Administration
Lab 12: Configure ACLs
Lab 13: Configure VSANs
Lab 14: Validate FLOGI and FCNS
Lab 15: Configure Zoning
Lab 16: Install VMware ESXi on UCS C-Series Rack Server
Lab 17: Install VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Lab 18: Install Cisco Virtual Switch Update Manager
Lab 19: Install Cisco Nexus 1000V with VSUM
Lab 20: Configure a Port Group in the DVS
Lab 21: Configure the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender
Lab 22: Install and Configure the Cisco IMC Supervisor
Lab 23: Navigate the Cisco UCS Manager GUI Interfaces
Lab 24: Configure Local RBAC
Lab 25: Configure Pools
Lab 26: Configure a Service Profile Template
Lab 27: Configure Cisco NX-OS with APIs
Lab 28: Explore the Management Information Tree of the Cisco UCS Manager XML API
Lab 29: Configure Cisco UCS Manager with the Postman REST Plugin for Google Chrome
Lab 30: Install and Configure User Accounts in Cisco UCS Director
Lab 31: Add Virtual and Physical Accounts to Cisco UCS Director
Lab 32: Customize Cisco UCS Director
Lab 33: Explore Cisco UCS Director Monitoring Capabilities
Lab 34: Create Policies and VDCs
Lab 35: Create a Catalog and Provision a VM using the Self-Service Portal
Lab 36: Explore Cisco UCS Director Built-In Reports
Lab 37: View Chargeback and Reports

Training Location

Online Classroom
your office

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your country