Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI)

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Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI)


Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI)

This course is designed for Systems and Field Engineers, Consulting Systems Engineers, Technical Solutions Architects, and Cisco integrators and partners who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Switches, the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders, and Cisco MDS Multilayer Fabric Switches. The course covers the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, and manage the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, 2000 and MDS Switches in the network and SAN environment.



Data center designers, data center administrators, and system engineers


Cisco Certified Network Associate Data Center (CCNA Data Center) certification – Good understanding of the Fibre Channel protocol and the SAN environment


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1: Cisco Nexus Product Overview
•The Cisco Data Center Network Architecture ◦Cisco Unified Fabric Overview
◦Structured Layers – Core, Aggregation, Access
◦Placement of Products
◦Positioning of Product Families in the Architecture

•Identifying Cisco Nexus Products ◦The Cisco Nexus Product Family
◦Key Features of Cisco Nexus I/O Modules
◦Key Features of Cisco NX-OS

2: Cisco Nexus Switch Feature Configuration
•Understanding High Availability and Redundancy ◦Network-Level High Availability
◦System-Level High Availability
◦In-Service Software Upgrade

•Configuring Virtual Device Contexts ◦Using VDCs in Data Centers
◦Virtual Device Contexts (VDCs)
◦Resource Allocation
◦New VDC Features in Cisco NX-OS 6.1
◦Configuring VDCs
◦Management Settings
◦Storage VDCs

•Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features ◦Basic Interface Parameters
◦Cisco Nexus 7000 and Cisco Nexus 5000 Switch Feature Comparison
◦VLAN Configuration
◦Spanning Tree Protocol Extensions

•Configuring PortChannels ◦Using PortChannels and Virtual PortChannels
◦Configuring PortChannels
◦vPC Architecture
◦Configuring vPC
◦Configuring the FEX
◦Configuring Enhanced vPCs

•Implementing Cisco FabricPath ◦Implement Cisco FabricPath
◦Verify Cisco FabricPath

•Configuring Layer 3 Switching Features ◦Routing Protocols
◦First-Hop Redundancy Protocols
◦Bidirectional Forwarding Detection
◦Layer 3 Virtualization
◦Unicast RIB and FIB
◦Route Policy Manager
◦Policy-Based Routing (PBR)

•Configuring IP Multicast ◦IP Multicast
◦Configuring IGMP and MLD
◦Configuring PIM
◦Configuring IGMP Snooping
◦Configuring MSDP

3: Cisco Nexus Switch Advanced Feature Configuration
•Understanding Overlay Transport Virtualization ◦Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)
◦Basic OTV
◦Advanced OTV

•Configuring MPLS ◦Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

•Configuring LISP ◦Location ID Separation Protocol (LISP)
◦Configuring LISP

•Configuring Quality of Service (QoS) ◦QoS on the Nexus Switches
◦Modular QoS CLI (MQC)
◦Mutation Mapping
◦Queuing and Scheduling
◦Monitoring QoS

•Configuring Security Features ◦DHCP Snooping
◦Dynamic ARP Inspection (DAI)
◦IP Source Guard
◦Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding (uRPF)
◦Traffic Storm Control
◦Port Security
◦Control Plane Policing (CoPP)
◦Cisco TrustSec

4: Cisco Nexus Storage Features
•Understanding Fibre Channel Protocol ◦SCSI Protocol
◦Fibre Channel
◦Fibre Channel Login and Communication
◦Fibre Channel Addressing Schemes
◦VSANs and IVR
◦Fabric Shortest Path First (FSPF) Protocol
◦N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV)
◦N-Port Virtualization (NPV)

•Understanding FCoE Protocol ◦FCoE Overview
◦FCoE Architecture
◦FCoE Initialization Protocol (FIP)
◦Supported FCoE Topologies
◦FCoE Hardware

•Identifying Data Center Bridging Enhancements ◦Data Center Bridging (DCB)
◦Priority Flow Control (PFC)
◦Enhanced Transmission Selection (ETS)
◦DCBX Protocol

•Configuring FCoE ◦Configure FCoE
◦FCoE VLANs and Virtual Interfaces
◦FCoE with Enhanced vPC and Cisco Adapter Fabric Extender
◦FCoE on MDS
◦Fibre Channel Interfaces
◦Domain Parameters
◦Managing VSANs
◦VSAN Trunking
◦SAN Port Channels
◦FLOGI and FCNS Databases
◦Cisco Fabric Services on MDS

•Configuring NPV Mode ◦N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV)
◦Configuring NPIV
◦N-Port Virtualization (NPV)
◦Configuring NPV
◦Configuring FCoE NPV

•Using SAN Management Tools ◦Cisco DCNM for SAN
◦Cisco Device Manager

5: Cisco Nexus Series Switch Management
•Using the Connectivity Management Processor ◦Connectivity Management Processor (CMP)
◦Configuring the CMP
◦Verifying the CMP
◦Upgrading the CMP
◦Using the CMP

•Configuring User Management ◦User Management Features
◦Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)
◦Secure Shell (SSH)
◦User Accounts and Roles

•Understanding System Management ◦System Management Features
◦Cisco Fabric Services
◦NTP and PTP
◦Embedded Event Management (EEM)
◦Cisco Smart Call Home
◦Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
◦XML Interface
◦Cisco DCNM for LAN
◦Integrating vCenter Manager
◦Upgrading the Firmware and EPLDs

Course Labs
•Lab 2-1: Configure Layer 2 Switching
•Lab 2-2: Configure vPCs
•Lab 2-3: Configure Cisco FabricPath
•Lab 2-4: Configure Layer 3 Switching
•Lab 3-1: Configure OTV
•Lab 3-2: Configure QoS
•Lab 3-3: Configure Security Features
•Lab 4-1: Configure FCoE
•Lab 4-2: Configure NPV
•Lab 5-1: Configure System Management
•Lab 5-2: Implement Cisco DCNM for LAN


This course is part of the following Certifications:
Cisco Certified Network Professional Data Center (CCNP Data Center)
Cisco Unified Fabric Technology Support Specialist (UFTSS)


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