Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT) v6.0 is a five-day instructor-led course that is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNP© Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building course is troubleshooting 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 switches, Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco fabric extenders (FEXs), Cisco UCS, and Cisco ACI.

Course Outline

Module 1: Troubleshooting the Data Center LAN Network

  • Lesson 1: Overview of the Troubleshooting Process

  • Lesson 2: Understanding CLI Troubleshooting Tools

  • Lesson 3: Troubleshooting VLANs and Private VLANs

  • Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels

  • Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath

  • Lesson 6: Troubleshooting Cisco OT

  • Lesson 7: Troubleshooting VXLAN

  • Lesson 8: Troubleshooting Platform-Specific Issues


Module 2: Troubleshooting Data Center SAN

  • Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces

  • Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Fabric Service

  • Lesson 3: Troubleshooting NPV Mode

  • Lesson 4: Troubleshooting FCoE

  • Lesson 5: Troubleshooting DCBX


Module 3: Troubleshooting Data Center Unified Computing

  • Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Architecture and Initialization

  • Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Configuration

  • Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Operation

  • Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity

  • Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Hardware

  • Lesson 6: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series Architecture and Configuration

  • Lesson 7: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series Hardware and Firmware

  • Lesson 8: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity

  • Lesson 9: Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series and Cisco UCS


Module 4: Troubleshooting Data Center ACI

  • Lesson 1: Exploring the Tools and Methodology of Troubleshooting


 LABS:

  • Guided Lab 1: Document the Network Baseline

  • Guided Lab 2: Troubleshoot LAN RSTP

  • Guided Lab 3: Troubleshoot LAN LACP

  • Guided Lab 4: Learning Lab: Troubleshoot LAN vPC

  • Guided Lab 5: Troubleshoot LAN FabricPath

  • Guided Lab 6: Troubleshoot LAN OTV

  • Guided Lab 7: Troubleshoot LAN OSPF

  • Guided Lab 8: Troubleshoot LAN FHRP

  • Guided Lab 9: Troubleshoot LAN VRF

  • Guided Lab 10: Troubleshoot LAN VXLAN

  • Guided Lab 11: Troubleshoot LAN CFS

  • Guided Lab 12: Troubleshoot LAN FEX

  • Guided Lab 13: Troubleshoot SAN FC Interfaces

  • Guided Lab 14: Troubleshoot SAN FC VSANs, Zones, and Domain Services

  • Guided Lab 15: Troubleshoot SAN NPV Mode

  • Guided Lab 16: Troubleshoot SANFCoE

  • Guided Lab 17: Troubleshoot SAN DCB

  • Guided Lab 18: Troubleshoot Compute Cisco UCS Management and Service Profile Deployment

  • Guided Lab 19: Troubleshoot Compute Cisco UCS B-Series Server Boot from SAN

  • Guided Lab 20: Troubleshoot Compute LAN Connectivity, Part 1

  • Guided Lab 21: Troubleshoot Compute LAN Connectivity, Part 2

  • Guided Lab 22: Troubleshoot Compute Failover Connectivity, Part 1

  • Guided Lab 23: Troubleshoot Compute Failover Connectivity, Part 2

  • Guided Lab 24: Troubleshoot Compute Cisco UCS C-Series Server Boot from SAN

  • Guided Lab 25: Troubleshoot Compute Network Connectivity

  • Guided Lab 26: Troubleshoot ACI Bare Metal Hosts

  • Guided Lab 27: Troubleshoot ACI VMM

  • Guided Lab 28: Troubleshoot ACI Contracts

  • Guided Lab 29: Troubleshoot ACI External Layer 3

  • Guided Lab 30: Troubleshoot ACI External Layer 2

Audience


  • Data center administrators and engineers

  • Network administrators and engineers

  • Consulting systems engineers

  • Cisco integrators and partners

  • Data center designers and managers

  • Network designers and managers

  • Systems engineers