Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFT)(Classroom)

Course Content
In this 3-day course, you will learn the key tools and procedures needed to troubleshoot and resolve common Data Center issues. You will work with the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, and MDS Switches and the Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders in the network and SAN environments, exploring both component and composite problems and their solutions.

Certifications
This course is part of the following Certifications:

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional Data Center (CCNP Data Center)
  • Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Support Specialist

Prerequisites
The knowledge and skills that you must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Recommended attendance of the Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI) course
  • Recommended attendance of 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 Networking Solutions v4.0 with NXOS v5.x! (ICSNS) course or equivalent experience

Course Objectives
Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe the troubleshooting tools and methodologies available from the CLI and in DCNM 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 Fibre Channel interface operation.
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel Switching when the NX-OS Switch is used in switched mode or in NPV mode.
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) in the Cisco Data Center architecture.
  • Identify and resolve issues specific to the Nexus 5000 family.
  • Identify and resolve issues specific to the Nexus 2000 FEX.
  • Identify and resolve issues specific to the Cisco MDS family of switches.

Who should attend
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

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Data center designers and managers, network designers and managers, and systems engineers