DCMDS - Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Switches

DCMDS - Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Switches

Overview

The Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) v3.5 course shows you how to implement, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco® MDS 9000 Series Switches, to build highly available, scalable storage networks. Through expert instruction and extensive hands-on practice, you will learn how to deploy and use capabilities such as Virtual Storage Area Networks (VSANs), Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), NPort Virtualization (NPV) fabric security, zoning, automation with NX-API, Slow Drain Analysis, SAN analytics, Fibre Channel over TCP/IP (FCIP) tunnels, and more. You will learn how to configure and implement platform features and learn troubleshooting techniques pertaining to Fibre Channel (FC) domains, firmware upgrades, zones, and zone mergers. This course helps you prepare to take the exam, Implementing Cisco Storage Area Networking (300-625 DCSAN), which leads to CCNP Data Center and the Certified Specialist - Data Center SAN Implementation certifications.

Duration

4 days

Target Audience 

Technical decision makers
Network architects

Prerequisites

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

Basic understanding of data storage hardware components and protocols, including Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) and Fibre Channel
Basic understanding of network protocols, including Ethernet and IP
Basic routing and switching knowledge

Topics

After taking this course, you should be able to:

Discover and describe the Cisco Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) platform of multilayer switches and directors.
Provisioning Cisco MDS Switches
Describe key product features of the MDS platform
Describe and implement automation an Cisco MDS Switches
Configure and implement the Cisco MDS switches and platform features
Resolve issues and troubleshoot FC domains, zones and zone merges, and switch boot and firmware upgrades

 

Course Details

Course Ref:

DCMDS

Course Duration:

4 days

Course Location:

Sunderland

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