Cisco® Troubleshooting Cisco® Data Center Infrastructure v7.0 (DCIT)

The focus of this skills-building course is troubleshooting of LANs, SANs, Cisco Unified Fabric, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The course provides rich hands-on experience in resolving problems on Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco fabric extenders (FEXs), Cisco UCS, and Cisco ACI.

Cisco® Troubleshooting Cisco® Data Center Infrastructure v7.0 (DCIT)

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Outline the troubleshooting process, and highlight which questions to ask
  • Describe the troubleshooting tools and methodologies that are available from the CLI and are used to identify and resolve issues in a Cisco Data Center network architecture
  • Identify and resolve issues related to VLANs and PVLANs
  • Identify and resolve issues related to port channels and virtual port channels
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Cisco FabricPath
  • Identify and resolve issues related to OTV
  • Identify and resolve issues related to VXLAN
  • Identify and resolve issues related to LISP
  • Describe troubleshooting of routing protocols, such as OSPF, ISIS, and PIM.
  • Describe troubleshooting of the AAA and RBAC
  • Identify and resolve issues related to a single device
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel interface operation
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel switching when the Cisco NX-OS software switch is used in switched mode (vs. NPV mode)
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel switching when the NX-OS switch is used in N Port Virtualization (NPV) mode
  • Identify and resolve issues related to FIP and FCoE, including FCoE performance
  • Describe Cisco UCS architecture, initial setup, tools and service aids that are available for Cisco UCS troubleshooting and interpretation of the output
  • Describe Cisco UCS configuration and troubleshoot related issues
  • Describe Cisco UCS B-Series operation and troubleshoot related issues
  • Describe LAN, SAN and Fibre Channel operations, including in depth troubleshooting procedures
  • Describe Cisco IMC utilities to validate performance and facilitate data-gathering activities for Cisco UCS C-Series troubleshooting, as well troubleshooting approach to hardware and firmware failures
  • Define proper procedures to configure LAN and SAN connectivity and avoid issues with the P81E virtual interface card (VIC)
  • Troubleshoot integration of Cisco UCS C-Series servers with Cisco UCS Manager
  • Identify tools, protocols and methods to effectively troubleshoot Cisco ACI

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Troubleshooting the Data Center LAN Network
  • Overview of the Troubleshooting Process
  • Understanding CLI Troubleshooting Tools
  • Troubleshooting VLANs and Private VLANs
  • Troubleshooting Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
  • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
  • Troubleshooting Cisco OTV
  • Troubleshooting VXLAN
  • Troubleshooting LISP
  • Troubleshooting Routing Protocols
  • Troubleshooting Data Center LAN Security
  • Troubleshooting Platform-Specific Issues
  • 2 - Troubleshooting Data Center SAN
  • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces
  • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Fabric Service
  • Troubleshooting NPV Mode
  • Troubleshooting FCoE
  • 3 - Troubleshooting Data Center Unified Computing
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS Architecture and Initialization
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS Configuration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Servers
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series Servers
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series and Cisco UCS Manager Integration
  • 4 - Troubleshooting Data Center ACI
  • Exploring the Tools and Methodology of Troubleshooting Cisco ACI
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Network Administrator

    Network Engineer

    Systems Engineer

    Consulting Systems Engineer

    Cisco Integrators/Partners

    Other Prerequisites

    It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

    Configure, secure, and maintain LANs and SANs based on Cisco Nexus and MDS switches

    Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco UCS

    Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco ACI

    Cisco® Troubleshooting Cisco® Data Center Infrastructure v7.0 (DCIT)

    $4,395
    Course Length : 5 Days
     

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