Associated Certifications
CCNP Data Center Certification
Required Exam(s)
642-980
Instructorctclc admin
TypeOnsite Course
Duration
3 Days
Methods of Delivery
ILT, WEBEX, VIRTUAL
Price$2995.00
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This course is designed for systems and field engineers, consulting systems engineers, and Cisco integrators and partners who install, implement, maintain, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series Switches, the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders, and Cisco MDS Multilayer Fabric Switches. The course covers the key components and procedures that are needed to troubleshoot and
resolve common issues with the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, and MDS switches and the Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders in the network and SAN environments.

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Upon completing this course, the student will be able to meet these objectives:

  •  Describe the troubleshooting tools and methodologies that are available from the CLI
    and in Cisco DCNM that are used to identify and resolve issues in a Cisco DataCenter network architecture
  •  Identify and resolve issues that are related to VLANs and PVLANs
  •  Identify and resolve issues that are related to port channels and vPCs
  •  Identify and resolve issues that are related to Cisco FabricPath
  •  Identify and resolve issues that are related to OTV
  •  Identify and resolve issues that are related to Fibre Channel interface operation
  •  Identify and resolve issues that are related to Fibre Channel switching when a Cisco
    Nexus switch is used in switched mode or in NPV mode
  •  Identify and resolve issues that are related to FCoE in the Cisco Data Center
    architecture
  •  Identify and resolve issues that are related to Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  •  Identify and resolve issues that are specific to Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  •  Identify and resolve issues that are specific to Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric
    Extenders

Identify and resolve issues that are specific to Cisco MDS Switches

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  •  Data center administrators and engineers, network administrators and engineers, consulting systems engineers, and Cisco integrators and partners
  •  Data center designers and managers, network designers and managers, and systems engineers
  •  Program and project managers
  • Recommended attendance of the Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI) course
  • Recommended attendance of Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000 and MDS product courses
  •  Recommended CCNA or CCNP certification
  •  Recommended attendance of a Fibre Channel Protocol class or equivalent experience
  • Recommended attendance of the Implementing Cisco Storage Network Solutions (ICSNS) course or equivalent experience
  • Module 1: Tools and Methodologies of Troubleshooting

    •  Understanding CLI Troubleshooting Tools
    •  Understanding Cisco DCNM Troubleshooting Tools

    Module 2: Layer 2 Issue Troubleshooting

    •  Troubleshooting VLANs and PVLANs
    •  Troubleshooting Port Channels and vPCs
    •  Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
    • Troubleshooting OTV

    Module 3: SAN Switching Issue Troubleshooting

    •  Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces
    • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Fabric Services
    •  Troubleshooting NPV Mode

    Module 4: FCoE Troubleshooting

    •  Troubleshooting FCoE
    •  Troubleshooting DCBX

    Module 5: Platform-Specific Issue Troubleshooting

    • Troubleshooting the Cisco Nexus 7000
    • Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 5000 Series and Nexus 5500 Platform Switches
    • Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders
    • Troubleshooting Cisco MDS Switches

    Labs

    •  Troubleshoot vPCs
    • Troubleshoot Cisco FabricPath
    •  Troubleshoot OTV Issues
    •  Troubleshoot Fibre Channel Interfaces
    •  Troubleshoot Fibre Channel VSANs, Zones, and Domain Services
    •  Troubleshoot NPV Mode
    •  Troubleshoot FCoE—Part 1
    • Troubleshoot FCoE—Part 2
    •  Troubleshoot VDCs
    • Troubleshoot Cisco Fabric Services
    •  Troubleshoot the Fabric Extender