Cisco CCNP Data Center: DCCOR

 

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Cisco CCNP Data Center: DCCOR

In this instructor led Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) course students will learn the skills and technologies they need to implement data center compute, LAN and SAN infrastructure. Students will also learn the essentials of automation and security in data centers.

This course prepares students for the Cisco CCNP Data Center core exam – DCCOR. Passing this exam along with any of the CCNP Data Center concentration exams will earn students the Cisco CCNP Data Center certification.

Exam Number: 350-601 DCCOR

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Course Information

Skills Learned

Students will learn 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

Who Should Attend This Course

This course prepares students for the Cisco CCNP Data Center: DCCOR exam, which is a core exam. This exam, in tandem with one of the Data Center concentration exams, will earn students the CCNP Data Center certification.

This instructor-led training course is also meant for:

  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Data Center engineers
  • Field engineers
  • Network manager

Prerequisites

None, but we highly recommend that students have:

  • Completed the Cisco CCNA course and/or exam, or have equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking
  • Familiarity with SANs
  • Familiarity with Fibre Channel protocol
  • Identify products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and Cisco MDS families
  • Understanding of Cisco Enterprise Data Center architecture
  • Understanding of server system design and architecture

Course Outline

Implementing Data Center Switching Protocols

  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Port Channels Overview
  • Virtual Port Channels Overview

Implementing First-Hop Redundancy Protocols

  • Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) Overview
  • Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) Overview
  • First Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP) for IPv6

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)
  • Multicast Distribution Trees and Routing Protocols
  • IP Multicast on Cisco Nexus Switches

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
  • Keychain Authentication
  • First Hop Security
  • Media Access Control Security
  • Control Plane Policing

Describing Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure

  • Cisco ACI Overview, Initialization, and Discovery
  • Cisco ACI Management
  • Cisco ACI Fabric Access Policies

Describing Cisco ACI Building Blocks and VMM Domain Integration

  • Tenant-Based Components
  • Cisco ACI Endpoints and Endpoint Groups (EPG)
  • Controlling Traffic Flow with Contracts
  • Virtual Switches and Cisco ACI VMM Domains
  • VMM Domain EPG Association
  • Cisco ACI Integration with Hypervisor Solutions

Describing Packet Flow in Data Center Network

  • Data Center Traffic Flows
  • Packet Flow in Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Packet Flow in Cisco ACI Fabric

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
  • Software Updates
  • Network Infrastructure Monitoring

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
  • SAN Port Channels Overview
  • Fibre Channel Domain Configuration Process

Implementing Storage Infrastructure Services

  • Distributed Device Aliases
  • Zoning
  • N-Port Identifier Virtualization (NPIV) and N-Port Virtualization (NPV)
  • Fibre Channel over IP
  • Network Access Server (NAS) Concepts
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) Design Options

Implementing FCoE Unified Fabric

  • Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Describing FCoE
  • FCoE Topology Options
  • FCoE Implementation

Implementing Storage Infrastructure Security

  • User Accounts and RBAC
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
  • Fibre Channel Port Security and Fabric Binding

Describing Data Center Storage Infrastructure Maintenance and Operations

  • Time Synchronization
  • Software Installation and Upgrade
  • Storage Infrastructure Monitoring

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
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Integration

Implementing Cisco Unified Computing Server Abstraction

  • Identity Abstraction
  • Service Profile Templates

Implementing Cisco Unified Computing SAN Connectivity

  • iSCSI Overview
  • Fibre Channel Overview
  • Implement FCoE

Implementing Unified Computing Security

  • User Accounts and RBAC
  • Options for Authentication
  • Key Management

Introducing Cisco HyperFlex Systems

  • Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems Overview
  • Cisco HyperFlex Solution
  • Cisco HyperFlex Scalability and Robustness

Describing Data Center Unified Computing Management, Maintenance, and Operations

  • Compute Configuration Management
  • Software Updates
  • Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Cisco Intersight™

Implementing Cisco Data Center Automation and Scripting Tools

  • Cisco NX-OS Programmability
  • Scheduler Overview
  • Cisco Embedded Event Manager Overview
  • Bash Shell and Guest Shell for Cisco NX-OS
  • Cisco Nexus API

Describing Cisco Integration with Automation and Orchestration Software Platforms

  • Cisco and Ansible Integration Overview
  • Cisco and Puppet Integration Overview
  • Python in Cisco NX-OS and Cisco UCS

Describing Cisco Data Center Automation and Orchestration Technologies

  • Power On Auto Provisioning
  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager Overview
  • Cisco UCS Director Fundamentals
  • Cisco UCS PowerTool

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