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DCMDS - Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Switches v2 (DCMDS)

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  • Prerequisites
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Course Overview

Duration: 5 days
DCMDS - Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Switches v2 In this course, you will learn how to install, configure, and manage the Cisco MDS 9000 Series switch platform in a scalable, highly available environment. You will learn about the features on each of the MDS 9000 Series product family of switches including the 9100, 9200, 9500, and 9700 models and the Fibre Channel, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), and service modules supported. You will learn about SAN configuration for features such as interface configuration, Cisco N-Port Virtualizer (NPV), N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV), virtual SAN (VSAN) and domain setup, SAN zoning, and SAN extension using FCIP and Inter-VSAN Routing (IVR). Topics introduced also include centralized SAN services using the Cisco MDS 9222i Multiservice Modular Switch and Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch for Cisco I/O Acceleration (IOA) and Cisco Data Mobility Manager (DMM), management security and role-based access control (RBAC) topics.

Who Should Attend

  • Data center engineers, data center administrators, and system engineers
  • Data center managers, network engineers, and consulting system engineers

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of data storage hardware components and protocols, including SCSI and Fibre Channel
  • Basic understanding of network protocols, including Ethernet and IP
  • Cisco CCNA is recommended
  • CCNAX v2.0 - CCNA Routing and Switching Boot Camp

Course Objectives

  • Components of the MDS 9000 Series switch platform, Cisco NX-OS, and the features of Cisco Prime DCNM
  • Initial software configuration of a Cisco MDS 9000 Series switch, including upgrading the system software and enabling licensing
  • Configurations involved in building a Cisco Fibre Channel SAN fabric including interfaces, VSANs, domains, port channels, device aliases, NPV, NPIV, and zones
  • Configure intelligent SAN fabric services on specific Cisco MDS 9000 Series switches and the software resources that are provided
  • FCoE protocol and the use of FCoE modules on the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Multilayer Director and Cisco MDS 9700 Series Multilayer Director as a Fibre Channel forwarder in a single-hop and multihop design
  • Configuring security features on Cisco MDS 9000 Series switches to prevent unauthorized access, intrusion, and data theft, and to preserve data integrity in an enterprise SAN environment
  • Basic FCIP configuration, high availability implementation, and achieving a fault tolerant SAN extension using the IVR feature

Course Content

1. Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switch Platform
  •   Introducing Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches
  •   Implementing Integrated Management
2. System Installation and Initial Configuration
  •    Performing the Initial Switch Configuration
  •    Installing and Licensing Cisco NX-OS Software
3. Building a SAN Fabric
  •    Using FLOGI and FCNS Databases
  •    Configuring Interfaces
  •    Configuring Port Channels
  •    Configuring Cisco NPV and NPIV
  •    Configuring VSANs
  •    Managing Domains
  •    Configuring Distributed Device Aliases
  •    Implementing Zoning
4. Intelligent SAN Fabric Services
  •    Implementing Cisco MDS Data Mobility Manager
  •    Monitoring Traffic Flow
5. FCoE Implementation
  •    Describing FCoE
  •    Configuring FCoE on Cisco MDS 9500 and 9700 Series Multilayer Directors
6. Security Implementation
  •    Improving Management Security
  •    Configuring AAA Services
  •    Implementing Port Security and Fabric Binding
  •    Configuring FC-SP
  •    Implementing Link Encryption
7. FCIP Implementation
  •    Creating an FCIP Tunnel
  •    Configuring FCIP High Availability
  •    Implementing IVR for SAN Extension
  •    Tuning FCIP Performance

Course ID: DCMDS

5 Days Course
USD 2500
or 25 CLC
India (USD)

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29 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
26 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
31 Jul 2017 - 04 Aug 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
18 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
30 Oct 2017 - 03 Nov 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
27 Nov 2017 - 01 Dec 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
18 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai