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Cisco Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches v3.5 (DCMDS)

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Duration

4 Days

24 CPD hours

About this course

Technical decision makers


Network architects

Overview

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

Description

This 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), N-Port Virtualization (NPV) fabric security, zoning, automation with NX-API, Slow Drain Analysis, 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 prepares you for Cisco CCNP Data Center and Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center SAN Implementation certifications.

Describing Cisco MDS Platform
  • Cisco MDS 9700/9300/9200/9100 Hardware
  • Cisco NX-OS
  • Cisco DCNM
  • Fibre Channel Architecture
  • FCoE Architecture
Provisioning Cisco MDS Switches
  • Power-On Auto-Provisioning
  • Cisco DCNM
  • Using Cisco DCNM 11.x
  • RBAC and Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)
Building the Fibre Channel Fabric with Cisco MDS Switches
  • Virtual SANs
  • Port Channels and VSAN Trunking
  • Zoning and Smart Zoning
  • Device Aliases
  • Inter-VSAN Routing
  • Fibre Channel Fabric Security
  • Building SAN Extensions
  • Inter-VSAN Routing
  • Slow Drain Analysis
  • SAN Analytics and Telemetry Streaming
  • Cisco Secure Boot
  • NPV and NPIV
Automating Cisco MDS Fabric
  • Cisco MDS NX_APIPython API
  • Ansible
Monitoring and Reporting Cisco MDS Features
  • Cisco DCNM SAN Reports and Alarms
  • SAN Analytics and SAN Telemetry Streaming
Troubleshooting Common Cisco MDS Issues
  • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Domains, Zones and Zone Merges
  • Boot and Upgrade Issues
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Cisco Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches v3.5 (DCMDS) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Cisco Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches v3.5 (DCMDS) course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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