Cisco Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies v1.1 (DCCOR)

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5 Days

30 CPD hours

This course is intended for

Network designers
Network administrators
Network engineers
Systems engineers
Data center engineers
Consulting systems engineers
Technical solutions architects
Field engineers
Cisco integrators and partners
Server administrator
Network manager


After taking this course, you should be able to:
Implement routing and switching protocols in Data Center environment
Implement overlay networks in data center
Introduce high-level Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) concepts and Cisco Virtual Machine manager (VMM) domain integration
Describe Cisco Cloud Service and deployment models
Implement Fibre Channel fabric
Implement Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) unified fabric
Implement security features in data center
Implement software management and infrastructure monitoring
Implement Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect and Server abstraction
Implement SAN connectivity for Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®)
Describe Cisco HyperFlex™ infrastructure concepts and benefits
Implement Cisco automation and scripting tools in data center
Evaluate automation and orchestration technologies


The Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) v1.1 course helps you prepare for the Cisco© CCNP© Data Center and CCIE© Data Center certifications for advanced-level data center roles. In this course, you will master the skills and technologies you need to implement data center compute, LAN and SAN infrastructure. You will also learn the essentials of automation and security in data centers. You will gain hands-on experience deploying, securing, operating, and maintaining Cisco data center infrastructure including: Cisco MDS Switches and Cisco Nexus Switches; Cisco Unified Computing System? (Cisco UCS©) B-Series Blade Servers, and Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers.

Implementing Data Center Switching Protocols
  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Port Channels Overview
Implementing First-Hop Redundancy Protocols
  • Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) Overview
  • Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) Overview
Implementing Routing in Data Center
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) v2 and Open Settlement Protocol (OSP) v3
  • Border Gateway Protocol
Implementing Multicast in Data Center
  • IP Multicast in Data Center Networks
  • Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) and Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD)
Implementing Data Center Overlay Protocols
  • Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization
  • Virtual Extensible LAN
Implementing Network Infrastructure Security
  • User Accounts and Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) and SSH on Cisco NX-OS
Describing Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure
  • Cisco ACI Overview, Initialization, and Discovery
  • Cisco ACI Management
Describing Cisco ACI Building Blocks and VMM Domain Integration
  • Tenant-Based Components
  • Cisco ACI Endpoints and Endpoint Groups (EPG)
Describing Packet Flow in Data Center Network
  • Data Center Traffic Flows
  • Packet Flow in Cisco Nexus Switches
Describing Cisco Cloud Service and Deployment Models
  • Cloud Architectures
  • Cloud Deployment Models
Describing Data Center Network Infrastructure Management, Maintenance, and Operations
  • Time Synchronization
  • Network Configuration Management
Explaining Cisco Network Assurance Concepts
  • Need for Network Assurance
  • Cisco Streaming Telemetry Overview
Implementing Fibre Channel Fabric
  • Fibre Channel Basics
  • Virtual Storage Area Network (VSAN) Overview
Implementing Storage Infrastructure Services
  • Distributed Device Aliases
  • Zoning
Implementing FCoE Unified Fabric
  • Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Describing FCoE
Implementing Storage Infrastructure Security
  • User Accounts and RBAC
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
Describing Data Center Storage Infrastructure Maintenance and Operations
  • Time Synchronization
  • Software Installation and Upgrade
Describing Cisco UCS Server Form Factors
  • Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
Implementing Cisco Unified Computing Network Connectivity
  • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect
  • Cisco UCS B-Series Connectivity
Implementing Cisco Unified Computing Server Abstraction
  • Identity Abstraction
  • Service Profile Templates
Implementing Cisco Unified Computing SAN Connectivity
  • iSCSI Overview
  • Fibre Channel Overview
Implementing Unified Computing Security
  • User Accounts and RBAC
  • Options for Authentication
Introducing Cisco HyperFlex Systems
  • Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems Overview
  • Cisco HyperFlex Solution
Describing Data Center Unified Computing Management, Maintenance, and Operations
  • Compute Configuration Management
  • Software Updates
Implementing Cisco Data Center Automation and Scripting Tools
  • Cisco NX-OS Programmability
  • Scheduler Overview
Describing Cisco Integration with Automation and Orchestration Software Platforms
  • Cisco and Ansible Integration Overview
  • Cisco and Puppet Integration Overview
Describing Cisco Data Center Automation and Orchestration Technologies (Self-study)
  • Power On Auto Provisioning
  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager Overview
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