CCNA Data Center (CI5543)

This course helps you master topics on the CCNA Data Center DCICT 200-155 exam, including:

  • Cisco data center concepts: Portchannel, virtual port-channel (vPC), FabricPath, data plane, control plane, management plane, role based access control, and more

  • Data center unified fabric: FCoE, multihop, VIFs, FEX, and setup

  • Data center virtualization: servers, devices, and Nexus 1000v, including setup and operations

  • Cisco Unified Computing: concepts, discovery, connectivity, setup, and UCSM

  • Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure, ACI logical model, and policy framework n Cloud Computing, services models, and the use of application programming interfaces (APIs)

  • Cisco UCS Director and troubleshooting UCSD workflows

Plan de formation: 

Module 1: Data Center Networking

  • Foundation Topics

  • Port Channel

  • What Is Port Channel?

  • Benefits of Using Port Channels

  • Port Channel Compatibility Requirements

  • Link Aggregation Control Protocol

  • Port Channel Modes

  • Configuring Port Channel

  • Port Channel Load Balancing

  • Verifying Port Channel Configuration

  • Virtual Port Channel

  • What Is Virtual Port Channel?

  • Benefits of Using vPC

  • Components of vPC

  • vPC Data Plane Operation

  • vPC Control Plane Operation

  • vPC Limitations

  • Configuration Steps of vPC

  • Verification of vPC

  • FabricPath

  • Spanning Tree Protocol

  • What Is FabricPath?

  • Benefits of FabricPath

  • Components of FabricPath

  • FabricPath Frame Format

  • FabricPath Control Plane

  • FabricPath Data Plane

  • Conversational Learning 

  • FabricPath Packet Flow Example

  • Unknown Unicast Packet Flow

  • Known Unicast Packet Flow

  • Virtual Port Channel Plus

  • FabricPath Interaction with Spanning Tree

  • Configuring FabricPath

  • Verifying FabricPath

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Complete Tables and Lists from Memory

  • Define Key Terms

 

Module 2: Management and Monitoring of Cisco Nexus Devices

  • Foundation Topics

  • Operational Planes of a Nexus Switch

  • Data Plane

  • Store-and-Forward Switching

  • Cut-Through Switching

  • Nexus 5500 Data Plane Architecture

  • Control Plane

  • Nexus 5500 Control Plane Architecture

  • Control Plane Policing

  • Control Plane Analyzer

  • Management Plane

  • Nexus Management and Monitoring Features

  • Out-of-Band Management

  • Console Port

  • Connectivity Management Processor

  • Management Port (mgmt0)

  • In-Band Management

  • Simple Network Management Protocol

  • SNMP Notifications

  • SNMPv3

  • Remote Monitoring

  • RMON Alarms

  • RMON Events

  • Syslog

  • Embedded Event Manager

  • Event Statements

  • Action Statements

  • Policies

  • Generic Online Diagnostics

  • Smart Call Home

  • NX-API

  • Role-Based Access Control

  • User Roles

  • Rules

  • User Role Policies

  • RBAC Characteristics and Guidelines

  • Privilege Levels

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Complete Tables and Lists from Memory

  • Define Key Terms

 

Module 3: Unified Fabric Overview

  • Foundation Topics

  • Challenges of Today’s Data Center Networks

  • Cisco Unified Fabric Principles

  • Convergence of Network and Storage

  • Scalability and Growth

  • Security and Intelligence

  • Inter-Data Center Unified Fabric

  • Fibre Channel over IP

  • Overlay Transport Virtualization

  • Locator ID Separation Protocol

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Complete Tables and Lists from Memory

  • Define Key Terms

  • Part I Review

  • Part II Network Virtualization

 

Module 4: Cisco Nexus 1000V and Virtual Switching

  • Foundation Topics

  • Evolution of Virtual Switching

  • Before Server Virtualization

  • Server Virtualization with Static VMware vSwitch

  • Virtual Network Components

  • Virtual Access Layer

  • Standard VMware vSwitch Overview

  • Standard VMware vSwitch Operations

  • Standard VMware vSwitch Configuration

  • VMware vDS Overview

  • VMware vDS Configuration

  • VMware vDS Enhancements

  • VMware vSwitch and vDS

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Virtual Networking Solution

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V System Overview

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Salient Features and Benefits

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Virtual Switch Architecture

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Virtual Supervisory Module

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Virtual Ethernet Module

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Component Communication

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Management Communication

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Port Profiles

  • Types of Port Profiles in Cisco Nexus 1000V

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Administrator View and Roles

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Verifying Initial Configuration

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V VSM Installation Methods

  • Initial VSM Configuration Verification

  • Verifying VMware vCenter Connectivity

  • Verifying Nexus 1000V Module Status

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V VEM Installation Methods

  • Initial VEM Status on ESX or ESXi Host

  • Verifying VSM Connectivity from vCenter Server

  • Verifying VEM Agent Running

  • Verifying VEM Uplink Interface Status

  • Verifying VEM Parameters with VSM Configuration

  • Validating VM Port Groups and Port Profiles

  • Verifying Port Profile and Groups

  • Key New Technologies Integrated with Cisco Nexus 1000V

  • What Is the Difference Between VN-Link and VN-Tag?

  • What Is VXLAN?

  • What Is vPath Technology?

  • What Is Cisco Application Virtual Switch (AVS)?

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Complete Tables and Lists from Memory

  • Define Key Terms

 

Module 5: Data Center Overlay Networks

  • Foundation Topics

  • Overlay Transport Virtualization

  • Introduction to Overlay Transport Virtualization

  • OTV Terminology

  • OTV Control Plane

  • Multicast-Enabled Transport Infrastructure

  • Unicast-Enabled Transport Infrastructure

  • Data Plane for Unicast Traffic

  • Data Plane for Multicast Traffic

  • Failure Isolation

  • STP Isolation

  • Unknown Unicast Handling

  • ARP Optimization

  • OTV Multihoming

  • First Hop Redundancy Protocol Isolation

  • OTV Configuration Example with Multicast Transport

  • OTV Configuration Example with Unicast Transport

  • Virtual Extensible LAN

  • VXLAN Terminology

  • VTEP

  • VNID

  • VXLAN Gateway Types

  • VXLAN Bridging

  • VXLAN Routing

  • VXLAN Packet Forwarding

  • VXLAN VTEP Discovery and Address Learning

  • VXLAN Data Plane Learning

  • VXLAN Unicast-Only Mode

  • VXLAN Using Control Plane Protocol

  • Network Virtualization Using Generic Routing Encapsulation

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Define Key Terms

 

Module 6: Virtualizing Cisco Network Devices

  • Foundation Topics

  • Describing VDCs on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

  • VDC Deployment Scenarios

  • Horizontal Consolidation Scenarios

  • Vertical Consolidation Scenarios

  • VDCs for Service Insertion

  • Understanding Different Types of VDCs

  • Interface Allocation

  • VDC CPU Shares and Hardware Resources

  • VDC Administration

  • VDC Requirements

  • Verifying VDCs on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

  • Describing Layer 3 Virtualization Within VDCs

  • Describe the Benefits and Perform Simple Troubleshooting of VDC STP

  • Verifying STP Operation

  • Describing Network Interface Virtualization

  • Cisco Nexus 2000 FEX Terminology

  • Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Connectivity

  • VN-Tag Overview

  • Cisco Nexus 2000 FEX Packet Flow

  • Cisco Nexus 2000 FEX Port Connectivity

  • Cisco Nexus 2000 FEX Configuration on the Nexus 7000 Series

  • Cisco Adapter FEX Technology

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Define Key Terms

  • Part II Review

  • Part III Cisco Unified Computing

 

Module 7: Cisco UCS Architecture

  • Foundation Topics

  • Evolution of Server Computing in a Nutshell

  • What Is a Socket?

  • What Is a Core?

  • What Is Hyperthreading?

  • Understanding Server Processor Numbering

  • Value of Cisco UCS in the Data Center

  • One Unified System

  • Unified Fabric

  • Unified Management and Operations

  • Cisco UCS Stateless Computing

  • Intelligent Automation, Cloud-Ready Infrastructure

  • Describing the Cisco UCS Product Family

  • Cisco UCS Computer Hardware Naming

  • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects

  • What Is a Unified Port?

  • What Are QSA Modules and Breakout Cables?

  • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect—Expansion Modules

  • Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis

  • Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis—Power Supply and Redundancy Modes

  • Cisco UCS M4308 Chassis

  • Cisco UCS I/O Modules (FEX)

  • Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers

  • Cisco UCS B-Series Best Practices for Populating DRAM

  • Cisco Adapters (Mezzanine Cards) for UCS B-Series Blade Servers

  • Cisco Converged Network Adapters (CNA)

  • Cisco Virtual Interface Cards

  • Cisco UCS VIC 1340/1380

  • Cisco UCS Port Expander

  • What Is Cisco Adapter FEX?

  • What Is Cisco Virtual Machine-Fabric Extender?

  • Cisco UCS Storage Accelerator Adapters

  • Cisco UCS C-Series Rackmount Servers

  • Cisco UCS C-Series Dense Storage Rack Server

  • Cisco UCS C-Series Best Practices for Populating DRAM

  • Cisco Adapters for UCS C-Series Rackmount Servers

  • Cisco UCS C-Series RAID Adapter Options

  • Cisco UCS C-Series Virtual Interface Cards and OEM CAN Adapters

  • Cisco UCS VIC 1387 mLOM

  • What Is SR-IOV (Single Root-IO Virtualization)?

  • Cisco UCS C-Series Network Interface Card

  • Cisco UCS C-Series Host Bus Adapter

  • What Is N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV)?

  • Cisco UCS Storage Accelerator Adapters

  • Cisco UCS E-Series Servers

  • Cisco UCS Mini

  • Cisco UCS M-Series Servers

  • Cisco UCS Software

  • Cisco UCS Manager

  • Cisco UCS Central

  • Cisco UCS StorMagic SvSAN

  • Cisco UCS Director

  • Cisco IMC Supervisor

  • System Menu

  • Policies Menu

  • Administration Menu

  • Cisco UCS Platform Emulator

  • Cisco goUCS Automation Tool

  • Cisco UCS Connectivity Architecture

  • Cisco UCS 5108 Chassis to Fabric Interconnect Physical Connectivity

  • Cisco UCS C-Series Rackmount Server Physical Connectivity

  • Cisco UCS 6200 Fabric Interconnect to LAN, SAN Connectivity

  • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Switching Modes

  • Ethernet Switching Mode

  • Fibre Channel Switching Mode

  • Cisco UCS I/O Module and Fabric Interconnect Connectivity

  • Cisco UCS I/O Module Architecture

  • Fabric and Adapter Port Channel Architecture

  • Cisco Integrated Management Controller Architecture

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Complete Tables and Lists from Memory

  • Define Key Terms

 

Module 8: Cisco UCS Manager

  • Foundation Topics

  • Cabling a Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect HA Cluster

  • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect HA Architecture

  • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Cluster Connectivity

  • Initial Setup Script for Primary Fabric Interconnect

  • Initial Setup Script for Subordinate Secondary Fabric Interconnect

  • Verify Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Cluster Setup

  • Changing Cluster Addressing via Command-Line Interface

  • Command Modes

  • Changing Cluster IP Addresses via Command-Line Interface

  • Changing Static IP Addresses via Command-Line Interface

  • Cisco UCS Manager Operations

  • Cisco UCS Manager Functions

  • Cisco UCS Manager GUI Layout

  • Cisco UCS Manager: Navigation Pane—Tabs

  • Equipment Tab

  • Servers Tab

  • LAN Tab

  • SAN Tab

  • VM Tab

  • Admin Tab

  • Storage Tab

  • Basic Port Roles in the Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects

  • Cisco UCS Manager Hardware Discovery

  • Verifying Device Discovery in Cisco UCS Manager

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Define Key Terms

 

Module 9: Cisco Unified Computing System Pools, Policies, Templates, and Service Profiles

  • Foundation Topics

  • Cisco UCS Service Profiles

  • Cisco UCS Hardware Abstraction and Stateless Computing

  • Contents of a Cisco UCS Service Profile

  • Other Benefits of Cisco UCS Service Profiles

  • Ease of Incremental Deployments

  • Plan and Preconfigure Cisco UCS Solutions

  • Ease of Server Replacement

  • Right-Sized Server Deployments

  • Cisco UCS Templates

  • Organizational Awareness with Service Profile Templates

  • Cisco UCS Service Profile Templates

  • Cisco UCS vNIC Templates

  • Cisco UCS vHBA Templates

  • Cisco UCS Logical Resource Pools

  • UUID Identity Pools

  • MAC Address Identity Pools

  • WWN Address Identity Pools

  • WWNN Pools

  • WWPN Pools

  • Cisco UCS Physical Resource Pools

  • Server Pools

  • Cisco UCS Server Qualification and Pool Policies

  • Server Auto-Configuration Policies

  • Creation of Policies for Cisco UCS Service Profiles and Service Profile Templates

  • Frequently Used Policies Explained

  • Equipment Tab—Global Policies

  • BIOS Policy

  • Boot Policy

  • Local Disk Configuration Policy

  • Maintenance Policy

  • Scrub Policy

  • Host Firmware Packages

  • Adapter Policy

  • Cisco UCS Chassis and Blade Power Capping

  • What Is Power Capping?

  • Cisco UCS Power Capping Strategies

  • Utilizing Cisco UCS Service Profile Templates

  • Creating Cisco UCS Service Profile Templates

  • Modifying a Cisco UCS Service Profile Template

  • Utilizing Cisco UCS Service Profile Templates for Different Workloads

  • Creating Service Profiles from Templates

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Complete Tables and Lists from Memory

  • Define Key Terms

 

Module 10: Administration, Management, and Monitoring of Cisco UCS

  • Foundation Topics

  • Cisco UCS Administration

  • Organization and Locales

  • Role-Based Access Control

  • Authentication Methods

  • LDAP Providers

  • LDAP Provider Groups

  • Domain, Realm, and Default Authentication Settings

  • Communication Management

  • UCS Firmware, Backup, and License Management

  • Firmware Terminology

  • Firmware Definitions

  • Firmware Update Guidelines

  • Host Firmware Packages

  • Cross-Version Firmware Support

  • Firmware Auto Install

  • UCS Backups

  • Backup Automation

  • License Management

  • Cisco UCS Management

  • Operational Planes

  • In-Band Versus Out-of-Band Management

  • Remote Accessibility

  • Direct KVM Access

  • Advanced UCS Management

  • Cisco UCS Manager XML API

  • goUCS Automation Toolkit

  • Using the Python SDK

  • Multi-UCS Management

  • Cisco UCS Monitoring

  • Cisco UCS System Logs

  • Fault, Event, and Audit Logs (Syslogs)

  • System Event Logs

  • UCS SNMP

  • Fault Suppression

  • Collection and Threshold Policies

  • Call Home and Smart Call Home

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Define Key Terms

 

Module 11: Server Virtualization Solutions

  • Foundation Topics

  • Brief History of Server Virtualization

  • Server Virtualization Components

  • Hypervisor

  • Virtual Machines

  • Virtual Switching

  • Shared Storage

  • Management Tools

  • Types of Server Virtualization

  • Full Virtualization

  • Paravirtualization

  • Operating System Virtualization

  • Server Virtualization Benefits and Challenges

  • Server Virtualization Benefits

  • Server Virtualization Challenges

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Define Key Terms

  • Part III Review

  • Part IV Application Centric Infrastructure

 

Module 12: ACI Architecture

  • Foundation Topics

  • What’s an Application Programming Interface (API)?

  • Network Management Options

  • Cisco Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

  • The Policy-Based Model

  • OpFlex

  • Spine-Leaf Data Center Design

  • ACI Physical Topology and Software

  • ACI Fabric Hardware—Cisco Nexus 9000 Family

  • Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC)

  • VXLAN Forwarding

  • Mapping Database

  • ACI Fabric Provisioning and Startup Discovery

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Complete Tables and Lists from Memory

  • Define Key Terms

 

Module 13: ACI Logical Model and Policy Framework

  • Foundation Topics

  • Abstraction

  • ACI Policy Object Model

  • Different Models

  • ACI Logical Constructs

  • Bridge Domains and Subnets

  • In-Band and Out-of-Band Management Networks

  • Endpoint Groups

  • Policy Enforcement

  • Multicast Policy Enforcement

  • Microsegmentation

  • Intra-EPG Endpoint Isolation

  • Application Profiles

  • Contracts

  • Labels, Filters, and Subjects

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Define Key Terms

 

Module 14: Operating ACI

  • Foundation Topics

  • ACI and Three-Tier Application Model

  • Telemetry

  • Atomic Counters

  • Latency Metrics

  • Health Scores and Health Monitoring

  • Faults

  • Summary of Cisco ACI Telemetry

  • Open Policy Framework

  • Basic or Advanced GUI?

  • Menu Bar and Submenu Bar

  • Navigation and Work Pane

  • System Tab

  • Tenants Tab

  • Fabric Tab

  • VM Networking Tab

  • L4-L7 Services Tab

  • Admin Tab

  • Operations Tab

  • Hypervisor Integration

  • Virtual Machine Manager Domain Main Components

  • Attachable Entity Profile (AEP)

  • VMware vSphere Distributed Switch and VMware vShield Integration

  • VMware vCenter and vShield Domain Operational Workflow

  • VMware AVS Integration—Cisco Application Virtual Switch (AVS)

  • Local Switching Mode

  • No Local Switching Mode

  • Microsoft SCVMM and Azure Pack Integration

  • OpenStack

  • Layer 4 to Layer 7 Services Integration

  • Service Graphs

  • Device Packages

  • Microsegmentation

  • Why Microsegmentation Matters

  • Main Features

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Complete Tables and Lists from Memory

  • Define Key Terms

  • Part IV Review

  • Part V Automation and Orchestration

 

Module 15: Cloud Computing

  • Foundation Topics

  • What Is Cloud Computing?

  • Brief History of Cloud Computing

  • Cloud Computing and Virtualization

  • Cloud Computing Deployment Models

  • Private Cloud

  • Public Cloud

  • Hybrid Cloud

  • Community Cloud

  • Cloud Computing Services Models

  • Infrastructure as a Service

  • Platform as a Service

  • Software as a Service

  • Application Programming Interfaces

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Define Key Terms

 

Module 16: UCS Director

  • Foundation Topics

  • What Is UCS Director?

  • Benefits of UCS Director

  • Features and Functions of UCS Director

  • UCS Director Solution Overview

  • UCS Director Components

  • Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite

  • UCS Director Deployment

  • Single-Node Deployment

  • Multinode Deployment

  • Deploying Baremetal Agent

  • UCS Director Personalities

  • UCSD Administration

  • Shell Administration

  • UCS Director REST API

  • Installing and Managing a License

  • Mail Setup

  • Configuring System Parameters

  • Multitenancy

  • User Roles

  • Users and Group Management

  • Authentication Preference

  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Integration

  • Support Information

  • Unified Infrastructure Management

  • Site

  • Pods

  • Virtual Account

  • Physical Account

  • Multidomain Managers

  • Managed Network Elements

  • Rack Accounts

  • Device Discovery

  • Policies and Policy-Based Provisioning

  • Credential Policies

  • Computing Policies

  • Network Policies

  • Storage Policies

  • System Policies

  • Virtual Data Center (VDC)

  • Catalogs

  • Application Container

  • Self-Service Provisioning

  • ACI Integration

  • Resource Groups

  • Resource Tags

  • Service Offerings

  • Tenant Profile

  • Chargeback

  • Budget Policies

  • Cost Model

  • Reporting and Monitoring

  • Dashboard

  • Summary

  • Reports

  • CloudSense Reports

  • Report Builder

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Complete Tables and Lists from Memory

  • Define Key Terms

 

Module 17: Understanding and Troubleshooting UCSD Workflows

  • Foundation Topics

  • Orchestration

  • UCS Director Orchestrator

  • Understanding UCS Director Workflows

  • Task

  • Input and Output

  • Workflow

  • Activities

  • Service Request

  • Task Libraries

  • Sample Workflow

  • Using Workflow Designer

  • Creating Workflows

  • Validating Workflow

  • Executing Workflows

  • Managing Workflows

  • Workflow Templates

  • Workflow Troubleshooting

  • Workflow Resources

  • Open Automation

  • Reference List

  • Exam Preparation Tasks

  • Review All Key Topics

  • Define Key Terms

  • Part V Review

  • Part VI Final Preparation

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