Course Overview

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT) v6.0 is a five-day instructor-led course that is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNP® Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building course is troubleshooting of LAN, SAN, Cisco Data Center 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.

CLASS INFORMATION
Price: 
$4,395
Duration: 
5 days
Version: 
6.0
Certification: 
CCNP Data Center
Exam: 
300-180 DCIT
Learning Credits: 
44
  • Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

    • Troubleshoot Layer 2 technologies, such as STP, port channels, vPC, Cisco FabricPath, and FEX
    • Troubleshoot first-hop redundancy, routing, and CFS in the data center
    • Troubleshoot virtualization solutions, such as OTV, VRF, and VXLAN
    • Troubleshoot storage area networks, including Fibre Channel, FCoE, zoning, NPV, and NPIV
    • Troubleshoot data center unified computing
  • Module 1: Troubleshooting the Data Center LAN Network

    • Lesson 1: Overview of the Troubleshooting Process
    • Lesson 2: Understanding CLI Troubleshooting Tools
    • Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
    • Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
    • Lesson 6: Troubleshooting Cisco OTV
    • Lesson 7: Troubleshooting VXLAN
    • Lesson 8: Troubleshooting Platform-Specific Issues

    Module 2: Troubleshooting Data Center SAN

    • Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces
    • Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Fabric Service
    • Lesson 3: Troubleshooting NPV Mode
    • Lesson 4: Troubleshooting FCoE
    • Lesson 5: Troubleshooting DCBX

    Module 3: Troubleshooting Data Center Unified Computing

    • Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Architecture and Initialization
    • Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Configuration
    • Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Operation
    • Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
    • Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Hardware
    • Lesson 6: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series Architecture and Configuration
    • Lesson 7: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series Hardware and Firmware
    • Lesson 8: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
    • Lesson 9: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series and Cisco UCS Manager Integration

    Module 4: Troubleshooting Data Center ACI

    • Lesson 1: Exploring the Tools and Methodology of Troubleshooting
    • Guided Lab 1: Document the Network Baseline
    • Guided Lab 2: Troubleshoot LAN—RSTP
    • Guided Lab 3: Troubleshoot LAN—LACP
    • Guided Lab 4: Troubleshoot LAN—vPC
    • Guided Lab 5: Troubleshoot LAN—FabricPath
    • Guided Lab 6: Troubleshoot LAN—OTV
    • Guided Lab 7: Troubleshoot LAN—OSPF
    • Guided Lab 8: Troubleshoot LAN—FHRP
    • Guided Lab 9: Troubleshoot LAN—VRF
    • Guided Lab 10: Troubleshoot LAN—VXLAN
    • Guided Lab 11: Troubleshoot LAN—CFS
    • Guided Lab 12: Troubleshoot LAN—FEX
    • Guided Lab 13: Troubleshoot SAN—FC Interfaces
    • Guided Lab 14: Troubleshoot SAN—FC VSANs, Zones, and Domain Services
    • Guided Lab 15: Troubleshoot SAN—NPV Mode
    • Guided Lab 16: Troubleshoot SAN—FCoE
    • Guided Lab 17: Troubleshoot SAN—DCB
    • Guided Lab 18: Troubleshoot Compute—Cisco UCS Management and Service Profile Deployment
    • Guided Lab 19: Troubleshoot Compute—Cisco UCS B-Series Server Boot from SAN
    • Guided Lab 20: Troubleshoot Compute—LAN Connectivity, Part 1
    • Guided Lab 21: Troubleshoot Compute—LAN Connectivity, Part 2
    • Guided Lab 22: Troubleshoot Compute—Failover Connectivity, Part 1
    • Guided Lab 23: Troubleshoot Compute—Failover Connectivity, Part 2
    • Guided Lab 24: Troubleshoot Compute—Cisco UCS C-Series Server Boot from SAN
    • Guided Lab 25: Troubleshoot Compute—Network Connectivity
    • Guided Lab 26: Troubleshoot ACI—Bare Metal Hosts
    • Guided Lab 27: Troubleshoot ACI—VMM
    • Guided Lab 28: Troubleshoot ACI—Contracts
    • Guided Lab 29: Troubleshoot ACI—External Layer 3
    • Guided Lab 30: Troubleshoot ACI—External Layer 2
  • Students considered for this training should have attended the following classes or obtained an equivalent level of knowledge:

    • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.0
    • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT) v6.0
    • Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII) v6.0
    • Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI) v6.0
    • Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) v6.0
    • Channel Partners
    • Customers
    • Employees
    • Entry-level to experienced Network Administrator
    • Senior Network Engineer
    • Presales Engineer
    • Design Engineer
    • Data Center Administrator
    • Senior Systems Engineer
    • Senior Technical Solutions Architect