Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking v6.1

Course information
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Längd: 4
Kurskod: DCICN
Version 6.1
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Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking introduces students to the primary technologies that are used in the Cisco Data Center. The course covers foundational knowledge, skills and technologies including network protocols and host-to-host communication, data center networking concepts and technologies, data center storage networking and Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) architecture.

Lab exercises focus on viewing configurations, with some configuration changes being made by the student.

This course is worth 24 Credits in the Continuing Education Program


Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols  - ICND1 Recommended
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems


Network Protocols and Host-to-Host Communication

  • Describing Ethernet Functions and Standards
  • Describing Ethernet Hardware and Switching
  • Describing OSI and TCP/IP Models
  • Describing IPv4 and IPv6 Network Layer Addressing
  • Describing Packet Delivery on a Hierarchical Network
  • Describing the TCP/IP Transport Layer

Basic Data Center Networking Concepts

  • Describing Data Center Network Architectures
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus Family and NX-OS
  • Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Describing Redundant Switched Topologies

Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts

  • Describing the Routing Process on Nexus Switches
  • Describing Routing Protocols on Nexus Switches
  • Describing Layer 3 First Hop Redundancy
  • Describing AAA on Nexus Switches
  • Describing ACLs on Nexus Switches

Basic Data Center Storage

  • Describing Storage Connectivity Options in the Data Center
  • Describing Fibre Channel Storage Networking
  • Describing VSANs

Advanced Data Center Storage

  • Describing Communication Between Initiator and Target
  • Describing Fibre Channel Zone Types and Their Uses
  • Describing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
  • Describing Data Center Ethernet Enhancements
  • Describing Fibre Channel over Ethernet

Cisco UCS Architecture

  • Describing Cisco UCS Server Hardware Components
  • Cisco UCS Physical Connectivity for a Fabric Interconnect Cluster
  • Describing the Cisco UCS Manager Interfaces


  • Lab 1: Use the DCICN Lab System
  • Lab 2: Explore LAN Communication
  • Lab 3: Explore Protocol Analysis
  • Lab 4: Explore TCP and UDP Communication
  • Lab 5: Explore the Cisco NX-OS Command Line Interface
  • Lab 6: Explore Topology Discovery and Documentation
  • Lab 7: Implement VLANs and Trunks
  • Lab 8: Map a Spanning Tree and Configure Port Channels
  • Lab 9: Implement Multilayer Switching
  • Lab 10: Configure OSPF
  • Lab 11: Configure EIGRP
  • Lab 12: Configure HSRP
  • Lab 13: Configure AAA and Secure Remote Administration
  • Lab 14: Configure ACLs
  • Lab 15: Configure VSANs
  • Lab 16: Validate FLOGI and FCNS
  • Lab 17: Configure Zoning
  • Lab 18: Explore the Cisco UCS Manager GUI
  • Written Lab 19: Calculate Decimal, Binary, and Subnet (Optional)


After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Describe Ethernet Communication Functions and Standards
  • Describe the OSI and TCP/IP Models
  • Describe the Routing Process on Nexus Switches
  • Compare Storage Connectivity options in the Data Center
  • Describe the Fibre Channel Server and Fabric Login (FLOGI) Process


Entry-level data center personnel who need to understand the primary technologies used in a Cisco Data Center environment.


Recommended as preparation for exam:

  • 200-150 - DCICN- Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking

This is one of two exams required for Cisco's CCNA Data Center Certification



The following courses are recommended for further study:

  • DCICT - Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies

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Datum för alla leveransmetoder
Date & Location Språk Version Leveransmetod
12 mar - 16 mar, 2018
Stockholm - Kista
19 mar - 23 mar, 2018
Virtual Training Center
EN Virtual & Classroom Learning
11 jun - 15 jun, 2018
Stockholm - Kista
18 jun - 22 jun, 2018
Virtual Training Center
EN Virtual & Classroom Learning

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