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Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)

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6892 S Yosemite Ct Ste 1-101
Btwn S Alton Way & E Arapahoe Rd
Centennial, Colorado 80112
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this cisco training:

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.1 is a five-day instructor-led course is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNA© Data Center certification and for associate-level data center roles. The course covers foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies including network protocols and host-to-host communication, data center networking concepts and technologies, data center storage networking, and Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) architecture.
 
Target Audience
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • Cisco Integrator/Partners
  • System Engineers
  • Network Designers
  • Network Managers
  • Consulting Systems Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects
Prerequisites
The knowledge, skills, and attitudes that a learner is expected to have before attending this course are as follows:
  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Basic Internet usage skills
Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe and identify data center network protocols and host-to-host communication
  • Describe basic data center networking concepts and use the Cisco NX-OS command-line interface andimplement VLANs, trunks, and port channels
  • Describe advanced data center networking concepts, implement multilayer switching, and perform basicconfiguration: protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, HSRP); AAA on Cisco NX-OS devices and secure remote administration; and access control lists
  • Describe and compare basic data center storage connectivity options and configure VSANs
  • Describe advanced data center storage and configure zoning, NPV mode, and NPIV on Cisco Nexus and Cisco MDS switches
  • Identify the components of Cisco UCS architecture and use the Cisco UCS Manager GUI
Course Outline

Module 1: Network Protocols and Host-to-Host Communication
  • Lesson 1: Describing Ethernet Functions and Standards
  • Lesson 2: Describing Ethernet Hardware and Switching
  • Lesson 3: Describing OSI and TCP/IP Models
  • Lesson 4: Describing IPv4 and IPv6 Network Layer Addressing
  • Lesson 5: Describing Packet Delivery on a Hierarchical Network
  • Lesson 6: Describing the TCP/IP Transport Layer
Module 2: Basic Data Center Networking Concepts
  • Lesson 1: Describing Data Center Network Architectures
  • Lesson 2: Describing the Cisco Nexus Family and NX-OS
  • Lesson 3: Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Lesson 4: Describing Redundant Switched Topologies
Module 3: Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts
  • Lesson 1: Describing the Routing Process on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 2: Describing Routing Protocols on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 3: Describing Layer 3 First Hop Redundancy
  • Lesson 4: Describing AAA on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 5: Describing ACLs on Nexus Switches
Module 4: Basic Data Center Storage
  • Lesson 1: Describing Storage Connectivity Options in the Data Center
  • Lesson 2: Describing Fibre Channel Storage Networking
  • Lesson 3: Describing VSANs
Module 5: Advanced Data Center Storage
  • Lesson 1: Describing Communication Between Initiator and Target
  • Lesson 2: Describing Fibre Channel Zone Types and Their Uses
  • Lesson 3: Describing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
  • Lesson 4: Describing Data Center Ethernet Enhancements
  • Lesson 5: Describing Fibre Channel over Ethernet
Module 6: Cisco UCS Architecture
  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco UCS Server Hardware Components
  • Lesson 2: Cisco UCS Physical Connectivity for a Fabric Interconnect Cluster
  • Lesson 3: Describing the Cisco UCS Manager Interfaces
Labs:
  • Guided Lab 1: Use the DCICN Lab System
  • Guided Lab 2: Explore LAN Communication
  • Guided Lab 3: Explore Protocol Analysis
  • Guided Lab 4: Explore TCP and UDP Communication
  • Guided Lab 5: Explore the Cisco NX-OS Command Line Interface
  • Guided Lab 6: Explore Topology Discovery and Documentation
  • Guided Lab 7: Implement VLANs and Trunks
  • Guided Lab 8: Map a Spanning Tree and Configure Port Channels
  • Guided Lab 9: Implement Multilayer Switching
  • Guided Lab 10: Configure OSPF
  • Guided Lab 11: Configure EIGRP
  • Guided Lab 12: Configure HSRP
  • Guided Lab 13: Configure AAA and Secure Remote Administration
  • Guided Lab 14: Configure ACLs
  • Guided Lab 15: Configure VSANs
  • Guided Lab 16: Validate FLOGI and FCNS
  • Guided Lab 17: Configure Zoning
  • Guided Lab 18: Explore the Cisco UCS Manager GUI
  • Written Lab 19: Calculate Decimal, Binary, and Subnet
Note:
Learn for 365 Days!

We believe in a 365-day learning experience that begins immediately, regardless of when you attend your ILT course. At SLI, you get a range of learning opportunities, from instructor-led hands-on training, to self-directed, customizable learning paths based on your environment, your needs, and your level of experience. We provide the tools and options, and you decide what you need, when you need it, and how you want to learn it!

Immediate access to supplemental learning assets that are INCLUDED with your purchase of the above instructor-led training course:
  • 365 Days of Access to SLI’s Entire Collaboration Video Reference Library (VRL), not just the 5-day class you sign up for (hundreds of searchable, on-demand learning bytes in 5-15-minute videos)
  • 365 Days of Unlimited Access to Delta Sessions - What’s Not Covered in Class! (Version Upgrades, Industry Updates, Etc.)
  • 365 Days of Unlimited 24x7 Access to SLI's Community - Collaborate with SLI Instructors and Other Members (Monitored Daily by SLI Instructors) 
  • 365 Days of Unlimited Access to Interactive neXTpertise Sessions and other IT Resources with SLI Instructors (featured hot topics, exam prep, etc.) 
  • Unlimited Access to Hosted Webinars and All Previously Recorded Sessions
  • Unlimited Access to your Digital Courseware
Benefits:
  • Training that fits your needs (from high intensity to small learning bytes)
  • Build immediate competency - start at time of purchase!
  • Gain know-how and skills gaps with limited work disruptions
  • Get quick answers to daily challenges - live interaction!
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