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DCIT - Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure v6.0 (DCIT )

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Course Overview

Duration: 5 Days

Troubleshooting Cisco Data CenterInfrastructure (DCIT) is a five days instructor-led course that is data center roles. The focus of this skills building course is troublehooting of LAN, SAN, Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The course provides rich, hands on experience in resolving problems on Cisco MDS swtiches, Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco fabric extenders (FEXs), Cisco UCS and Cisco ACI.

Who Should Attend

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

The knowledge, skills, and attitudes that a learner is expected to have before attending this course are as follows:

 

  • Students considered for this training should have attended the following classes or obtained equivalent level of knowledge:

- Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.0

- Introducing Cisco Data Center technologies (DCICT) v6.0

- Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII) v6.0

- Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI) v6.0

- Implementing Cisco Data Center 

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Troubleshoot Layer 2 technologies, such as STP, port channels, vPC, Cisco FabricPath and FEX
  • Troubleshoot first-hop redundancy, routing and CPF in the data center
  • Troubleshoot virtualization solutions, such as OTV, VRF and VXLAN
  • Troubleshoot storage area network, including Fibre Channel, FCoE, zoning, NPV and NPIV
  • Troubleshooting data center unified computing (DCUCI) v6.0

 

 

Course Content

Module 1: Troubleshooting the Data Center LAN Network

Objective: Troubleshoot the data center LAN network

Lesson 1: Overview of the Troubleshooting Process

Objective: Describe an overview of the troubleshooting process, and highlight which questions to ask. This lesson includes these topics:

·         General Troubleshooting Model

−         Objective: Describe the general troubleshooting model

·         Overview of the Troubleshooting Process

−         Objective: Describe the troubleshooting process

·         Gathering General Device Information

−         Objective: Describe how to gather general device information

·         Verifying Physical Ports

−         Objective: Verify physical ports

·         Verifying Layer 2 Connectivity

−         Objective: Verify Layer 2 connectivity

·         Verifying Layer 3 Connectivity

−         Objective: Verify Layer 3 connectivity

·         Troubleshooting Device Modules

−         Objective: Troubleshoot device modules

·         Using the Right Tools to Troubleshoot Observed Symptoms

−         Objective: Choose the right tools to troubleshoot observed symptoms

·         Asking the Right Questions

−         Objective: Ask the right questions

·         Problems Related to Software Upgrade

−         Objective: Troubleshoot the problems that are related to software upgrade

·         Copying Files and Configuration

−         Objective: Describe how to back up the configuration and how to copy and export the gathered information

·         Preparing Information for a TAC Case

−         Objective: Prepare information for a TAC case

·         Challenge

Lesson 2: Understanding CLI Troubleshooting Tools

Objective: Describe the troubleshooting tools and methodologies available from the CLI used to identify and resolve issues in a Cisco Data Center network architecture.

This lesson includes these topics:

·         Ping, Pong, and Traceroute

−         Objective: Describe essential troubleshooting tools: ping, traceroute and pong

·         Using the ping Command

−         Objective: Describe the use of ping command.

·         Using the pong Command

−         Objective: Describe the use of pong command.

·         Using the traceroute Command

−         Objective: Describe the use of traceroute command

·         CLI Debug

−         Objective: Describe debugging options available in CLI

·         Debug Logging

−         Objective: Describe debug logging options

·         Debug Filters

−         Objective: Explain available debug filters

·         Event History

−         Objective: Describe event history tool and its usage.

·         Monitor System, Processes, and CPU

−         Objective: Use the CLI to monitor the system, processes and the CPU

·         Switched Port Analyzer

−         Objective: Describe available SPAN options on Cisco NX-OS software.

·         Encapsulated Remote SPAN

−         Objective: Explain Encapsulated Remote SPAN feature

·         Ethanalyzer

−         Objective: Explain Ethanalyzer tool purpose and usage.

·         Using Ethanalyzer

−         Objective: Understand Ethanalyzer usage options.

·         Ethanalyzer Examples

−         Objective: Understand Ethanalyzer capture process.

·         Ethanalyzer Capture and Display Filters

−         Objective: Describe Ethanalyzer capture and display filters

·         Cisco Nexus 7000 Data Plane Sampling Capture

−         Objective: Explain Nexus 7000 Data Plane Sampling.

·         System Messages

−         Objective: Describe system message types, locations where they are stored and additonal logging options

·         Logging Location

−         Objective: Describe where Cisco NX-OS software stores logging messages

·         Logging Configuration

−         Objective: Understand Cisco NX-OS software logging configuration

·         Logging Verification

−         Objective: Explain log verification process.

·         Onboard Failure Logging

−         Objective: Describe Onboard Failure Logging future and its use for gathering additional information about the system

·         Cisco Generic Online Diagnostics

−         Objective: Describe types of hardware troubleshooting available with Cisco GOLD

·         Configuring Cisco GOLD Tests

−         Objective: Explain Cisco GOLD diagnostic levels

·         Running On-Demand GOLD Tests

−         Objective: Explain Cisco GOLD on-demand tests

·         Verifying Cisco GOLD

−         Objective: Describe Cisco GOLD verification process

·         Blue Beacon Feature

−         Objective: Describe Blue Beacon feature and its use

·         Simple Network Management Protocol

−         Objective: Describe SNMP features available on Cisco NX-OS

·         Using SNMP

−         Objective: Explain SNMP configurations

·         Cisco Embedded Event Manager

−         Objective: Explain Cisco EEM and its use in Cisco NX-OS software.

·         RMON Alarms and Events

−         Objective: Describe RMON feature and its use in Cisco NX-OS software

·         Guided Lab 1: Document the Network Baseline

−         Objective: Use the CLI commands to discover and develop a baseline document of the network.

−         Topology

−         Job Aid

−         Command List

−         Task 1: Examine LAN and SAN Network Topology

−         Task 2: Verify Cisco UCS B-Series and Cisco UCS C-Series Servers

−         Task 3: Verify Connectivity from the Cisco UCS B-Series and Cisco UCS C-Series Servers

·         Challenge

Lesson 3: Troubleshooting VLANs and Private VLANs

Objective: Identify and resolve issues related to VLANs and PVLANs This lesson includes these topics:

·         VTP Configuration and Guidelines

−         Objective: Explain available VTP configuration options and limitations

·         VTP Version 3

−         Objective: Describe VTP version 3 benefits

·         Verifying the VTP Status Information

−         Objective: Describe commands for gathering VTP status information

·         Common Problems with VTP Configuration

−         Objective: Describe most common VTP configuration problems

·         Troubleshooting Layer 2 Issues

−         Objective: Describe typical Layer 2 troubleshooting process

·         Verifying Layer 2 Connectivity

−         Objective: Explain available commands used to gather Layer 2 connectivity information

·         Determining and Verifying the Layer 2 Path

−         Objective: Describe Layer 2 path verification

·         Tracking Device MAC Addresses

−         Objective: Explain device MAC address tracking

·         VLANs

−         Objective: Describe VLAN limitations on Cisco Nexus Series switches

·         Switch Virtual Interface

−         Objective: Describe the SVI troubleshooting process

·         VLAN Troubleshooting Checklist

−         Objective: Explain CLI commands needed for VLAN troubleshooting

·         Common VLAN Issues

−         Objective: Describe most common VLAN issues

·         Troubleshooting Private VLANs

−         Objective: Troubleshoot private VLANs on the unified fabric

·         Guided Lab 2: Troubleshoot LAN—RSTP

−         Objective: Troubleshoot RSTP issues within the LAN environment of the data center

−         Topology

−         Visual Objective

−         Job Aid

−         Command List

−         Task 1: Troubleshoot LAN—RSTP

·         Challenge

Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels

Objective: Identify and resolve issues related to port channels and virtual port channels This lesson includes these topics:

·         Port Channel Overview

−         Objective: Describe the port channel feature

·         Port-Channel Load Balancing

−         Objective: Describe port channel load balancing

·         Troubleshooting Port Channels

−         Objective: Troubleshoot ethernet port channels on a Nexus switch

·         Common Port Channel Issues

−         Objective:

·         LACP Overview

−         Objective: Describe Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)

·         LACP Channel Modes

−         Objective: Describe LACP channel modes and supported topology

·         Verifying LACP Status

−         Objective: Explain how to verify the LACP status

·         Troubleshooting LACP

−         Objective: Troubleshoot VLANs on the Nexus switch

·         vPC Overview

−         Objective: Describe Virtual Port Channels

·         vPC Considerations

−         Objective: Describe vPC limitations

·         vPC Peer Link Supported Topologies

−         Objective: Explain vPC peer link limitations

·         Verifying vPC Status

−         Objective: Verify vPC status

·         Cisco Fabric Services

−         Objective: Describe the Cisco Fabric Services role in vPC

·         Verifying vPC Consistency

−         Objective: Learn how to verify vPC consistency

·         Troubleshooting vPCs

−         Objective: Troubleshoot virtual port channels (vPCs) on a Nexus switch

·         vPC Troubleshooting Commands

−         Objective: Explain vPC troubleshooting commands

·         Common vPC Issues

−         Objective: Describe possible causes and solutions for most common vPC issues.

·         Guided Lab 3: Troubleshoot LAN—LACP

−         Objective: Troubleshoot LACP issues within the LAN environment of the data center

−         Topology

−         Visual Objective

−         Job Aid

−         Command List

−         Task 1: Troubleshoot LAN—LACP

·         Guided Lab 4: Learning Lab: Troubleshoot LAN—vPC

−         Objective: Troubleshoot vPC issues within the LAN environment of the data center

−         Topology

−         Visual Objective

−         Job Aid

−         Command List

−         Task 1: Troubleshoot LAN—vPC

·         Challenge

Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath

Objective: Identify and resolve issues related to Cisco FabricPath This lesson includes these topics:

·         Cisco FabricPath: Ethernet Fabric

−         Objective: Describe Cisco FabricPath technology

·         Cisco FabricPath: Ethernet Fabric Components

−         Objective: Explain Cisco FabricPath Ethernet fabric components

·         Cisco FabricPath Control Plane Components

−         Objective: Describe Cisco FabricPath control plane components

·         Cisco FabricPath Interaction with STP

−         Objective: Describe Cisco FabricPath interaction with STP protocol

·         Cisco FabricPath Routing Table

−         Objective: Explain Cisco FabricPath ruting table

·         Cisco FabricPath Data Encapsulation

−         Objective: Explain Cisco FabricPath data plane forwarding

·         Cisco FabricPath Data-Plane Header

−         Objective: Describe Cisco FabricPath data-plane header

·         Common Cisco FabricPath Issues

−         Objective: Explain the issue with fabricpath commands missing from the CLI.

·         Cannot Enable the Cisco FabricPath Feature Set

−         Objective: Explain the issue with FabricPath commands missing from the CLI

·         Cisco FabricPath Disabled After 120 Days

−         Objective: Explain the issue with Cisco FabricPath feature license expiration.

·         Cannot Configure Cisco FabricPath on an Interface

−         Objective: Explain the issue with Cisco FabricPath activation on an interface.

·         Port to FabricPath Neighbor Is Not Coming Up

−         Objective: Explain the issue with Cisco FabricPath ports in suspended mode

·         Port to Classical Ethernet Network Is Blocking

−         Objective: Explain the issue with blocking Classical Ethernet ports.

·         Cannot Switch Across the Cisco FabricPath Network

−         Objective: Explain the issue with inability to switch packets across Cisco FabricPath network.

·         Cisco FabricPath Troubleshooting Procedure

−         Objective: Describe the Cisco FabricPath troubleshooting procedure

·         Verify Basic Cisco FabricPath Settings

−         Objective: Describe how to verify basic FabricPath configuration parameters

·         Examine Control Protocol Operation

−         Objective: Explain expected FabricPath control protocol state.

·         Verify Cisco FabricPath MAC Address Table

−         Objective: Explain Cisco FabricPath MAC address table verification

·         Verify Cisco FabricPath Routing Table (IS-IS)

−         Objective: Explain how to verify Cisco FabricPath Routing Table

·         Verify vPC+

−         Objective: Describe how to verify vPC+

·         Use Cisco FabricPath OAM

−         Objective: Describe basic Cisco FabricPath OAM options

·         Guided Lab 5: Troubleshoot LAN—FabricPath

−         Objective: Troubleshoot FabricPath issues within the LAN environment of the data center

−         Topology

−         Visual Objective

−         Job Aid

−         Command List

−         Task 1: Troubleshoot LAN—FabricPath

·         Challenge

Lesson 6: Troubleshooting Cisco OTV

Objective: Identify and resolve issues related to OTV This lesson includes these topics:

·         Cisco OTV

−         Objective: Describe Overlay Transport Virtualization technology.

·         Cisco OTV Components

−         Objective: Explain OTV system components.

·         OTV Control Plane

−         Objective: Describe OTV control plane functions.

·         Cisco OTV and Spanning Tree Protocol

−         Objective: Describe OTV and STP interaction

·         OTV Data Plane

−         Objective: Explain the OTV data plane

·         Multihomed Sites and Load Balancing

−         Objective: Describe OTV multihomed site and load balancing.

·         Common Cisco OTV Issues

 

Course ID: DCIT

5 Days Course
USD 2500
or 25 CLC
India (USD)
5 Days Course
SGD 5,150.00
 
Singapore

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08 May 2017 - 12 May 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
05 Jun 2017 - 09 Jun 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
10 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
21 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
18 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
23 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
13 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
04 Dec 2017 - 08 Dec 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
29 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Singapore Singapore