Course Description

The Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT) course will give the student an understanding of fundamental Data center technologies like network and server Virtualization, Storage, Convergent I/O and network services like load balancing prepares you for the Cisco CCNA Data Center certification exam (Exam 200-155). This course is for those who will be performing basic configuration tasks. The course labs focus on verifying configurations, with selected exercises involving making configuration changes or designing new topologies.

Course Outline

Connect to a Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Using SSH.; Run Command Line Interface (CLI) Commands.; Configure vPCs.; Validate Cisco FabricPath Configuration.; Validate Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) Configuration.; Verify Current Virtual Device Context (VDC) Settings.; Validate a Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Configuration.; Validate a Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch Configuration.; Validate a Cisco MDS 9100 Series Multilayer Fabric Switch License.; Configure VSANs and Zoning.; Validate FLOGI and FCNS.; View the Tech-Support Command Output.; Validate the Physical Connections for FCoE.; Explore the Cisco UCS Manager Graphical User Interface (GUI).; Create a Service Profile from a Template and Performing VMware ESXi 5.0 SAN Boot.

Learner Outcomes

  • Cisco data center fundamentals
  • Cisco data center virtualization
  • Cisco data center storage networking
  • Cisco data center unified fabric
  • Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)


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