Course Overview

The Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT) v7.0 course shows you how to troubleshoot LAN, SAN, Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric, Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®), and Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI®).

This course helps you prepare to take the Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (300-615 DCIT) exam, which leads to CCNP Data Center and the Cisco Certified Specialist – Data Center Operations certifications.

CLASS INFORMATION
Price: 
$1,500
Exam: 
Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (300-615 DCIT)
Learning Credits: 
15
  • After taking this course, you should be able to:

    • Describe how to troubleshoot the data center network, troubleshooting tools and methodologies available from the CLI that are used to identify and resolve issues in a Cisco data center network architecture
    • Identify and resolve issues that are related to: VLANs and private VLANs; port channels and virtual port channels; Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV); and Virtual Extensible LAN
    • Describe troubleshooting of routing protocols such as OSPF, EIGRP, PIM, and LAN security features
    • Identify and resolve issues that are related to a single device
    • Identify and resolve issues that are related to Fibre Channel interface operation
    • Identify and resolve Fibre Channel switching issues when the Cisco NX-OS Software is used in switched mode, and in NPV mode
    • Identify and resolve issues that are related to Fibre Channel over Ethernet and FCoE Initialization Protocol (FIP), including FCoE performance
    • Describe Cisco UCS architecture, initial setup, tools, and service aids
    • Describe Cisco UCS configuration, Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Server operation and troubleshoot related issues
    • Describe LAN, SAN, and Fibre Channel operations, including in-depth troubleshooting procedures
    • Describe Cisco Integrated Management Controller (IMC) tools for validating performance and facilitating data-gathering activities for Cisco UCS C-Series server troubleshooting, and the troubleshooting approach for hardware and firmware failures
    • Define the proper procedures for configuring LAN and SAN connectivity, avoiding issues with the VIC, troubleshooting connectivity issues and Cisco UCS C-Series server integration with Cisco UCS Manager
    • Identify the tools, protocols, and methods to effectively troubleshoot Cisco ACI
    • Describe how to troubleshoot automation, scripting tools, and programm
  • To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

    • Configure, secure, and maintain LAN and SAN based on Cisco Nexus and MDS switches
    • Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco UCS
    • Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco ACI

    These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:

    • Implementing and Administering Cisco Networking Technologies (CCNA)
    • Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU)
    • Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)
    • Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX)
    • Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCCNX)
    • Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS)
    • Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS)
    • Network designers, administrators, engineers, and managers
    • System engineers
    • Data center engineers
    • Consulting systems engineers
    • Technical solutions architects
    • Server administrators
    • Cisco integrators and partners