Cisco® Configuring Cisco® MDS 9000 Series Switches v2.0 (DCMDS)

Course Overview

This course covers 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.

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows: Data center engineers, data center administrators, and system engineers. The secondary audience for this course is as follows: Data center managers, network engineers, and consulting system engineers.

Course Outline

1 - Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switch Platforms

  • 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
  • Lab 2-1: Perform Initial Switch Setup
  • Lab 2-2: Perform the Boot Process and Upgrade Switch Software
  • Lab 2-3: Install Cisco DCNM Release 6.2(3)

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
  • Lab 3-1: Configure Interfaces
  • Lab 3-2: Configure Port Channels
  • Lab 3-3: Configure Cisco NPV and NPIV
  • Lab 3-4: Configure VSANs, Domain Management, and Persistent FCIDs
  • Lab 3-5: Configure Device Aliases
  • Lab 3-6: Configure Zoning

4 - Intelligent SAN Fabric Services

  • Implementing Cisco MDS Data Mobility Manager
  • Monitoring Traffic Flow
  • Lab 4-1: Implement Cisco DMM

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
  • Lab 6-1: Configure RBAC and AAA Services
  • Lab 6-2: Implement Fabric and Port Security

7 - FCIP Implementation

  • Creating an FCIP Tunnel
  • Configuring FCIP High Availability
  • Implementing IVR for SAN Extension
  • Tuning FCIP Performance
  • Lab 7-1: Configure FCIP Tunnels and FCIP High Availability with Port Channels
  • Lab 7-2: Implement IVR for SAN Extension
  • Lab 7-3: Tune FCIP Performance

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This is a 5-day class

Price: $3,695.00
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