Duration: 5 days
Time: 9am to 5pm
Exam Code: DCIT 300-615

What Will Be Taught For This Cisco Course?

  • Learn how to deploy and troubleshoot various components of Cisco data center infrastructure to support performance, resiliency, scalability needs
  • Gain knowledge and skills through Cisco’s unique combination of lessons and hands-on practice using enterprise-grade Cisco learning technologies, data center equipment, and software
  • Qualify for professional-level job roles

Course Content Summary

This course shows you how to troubleshoot LAN, SAN, Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI). You will learn methodologies and tools to identify issues that may occur in data center network architecture. You will get extensive hands-on practice troubleshooting installation, configuration and interconnectivity issues on Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco Fabric Extenders (FEXs), Cisco UCS, Cisco ACI, and more.

This course helps prepare you to take the exam, Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (300-615 DCIT), which leads to CCNP Data Center and the Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center Operations certifications.

Course Outline

  1. Describing the Troubleshooting Process
    • Troubleshooting Overview
    • Narrow Down the Cause of the Problem
  2. Understanding CLI Troubleshooting Tools
    • Ping, Pong, and Traceroute
    • Debugging, Event History, and System Monitoring
    • SPAN and Encapsulated Remote SPAN
    • Ethanalyzer and Data Plane Sampling Capture
    • Logging
    • Cisco Generic Online Diagnostics
    • SNMP, Cisco EEM, and RMON
  3. Troubleshooting VLANs and PVLANs
    • Troubleshoot VTP
    • Troubleshoot Layer 2 Issues
    • VLANs and SVIs on Cisco Nexus Series Switches
    • Troubleshoot VLANs, PVLANs, and SVIs
    • Troubleshoot Rapid PVST+
  4. Troubleshooting Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
    • Port Channel Overview
    • vPC Overview
    • Common vPC Issues
  5. Troubleshooting Cisco OTV
    • Cisco OTV Features
    • Common Cisco OTV Issues
    • Cisco OTV Troubleshooting
    • HSRP Isolation Between Data Centers Using Cisco OTV
  6. Troubleshooting VXLAN
    • VXLAN Overlay Features
    • VXLAN MP-BGP Ethernet VPN
    • Common VXLAN Issues
    • VXLAN Troubleshooting
  7. Troubleshooting Routing and High-Availability Protocols
    • Troubleshoot Basic Routing Issues
    • Troubleshoot OSPFv2 and OSPFv3
    • Troubleshoot EIGRP
    • Troubleshoot PIM
    • Troubleshoot FHRP
    • Troubleshoot Data Center LAN Security
    • Troubleshoot AAA and RBAC
    • Troubleshoot First-Hop Security
    • Troubleshoot CoPP
    • Troubleshoot ACLs
  8. Troubleshooting Platform-Specific Issues
    • Cisco Fabric Services Overview
    • Troubleshoot Cisco Fabric Services
    • Configure and Troubleshoot Configuration Profiles
    • Common VDC Issues
    • Troubleshoot VDC
    • Troubleshoot VRF
    • Cisco FEX Troubleshooting
    • Troubleshoot Cisco ISSU
  9. Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces
    • Fibre Channel Overview
    • Troubleshoot Fibre Channel Interfaces and Device Registration
    • Troubleshoot SAN Port Channels
    • Troubleshoot Port Security and Fabric Binding
  10. Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Fabric Services
    • Troubleshoot VSANs
    • Troubleshoot Fibre Channel Domain and Name Services
    • Troubleshoot Zoning and Fabric Merges
    • Troubleshoot Cisco Fabric Services
  11. Troubleshooting NPV Mode
    • NPIV and NPV Overview
    • Troubleshoot NPV Mode
    • Troubleshooting FCoE
    • FCoE and FIP Overview
    • Troubleshoot FIP
    • Troubleshoot FCoE- and QoS-Related Issues
    • Troubleshoot DCB
  12. Troubleshooting Cisco UCS Architecture and Initialization
    • Troubleshoot Fabric Interconnect in Standalone and Cluster Mode
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS Management Access
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS Manager CLI
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS with Embedded Tools
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS Hardware Discovery
  13. Troubleshooting Cisco UCS Configuration
    • Stateless Computing
    • Troubleshoot Service Profile Association Issues
    • Cisco UCS Manageability
    • Troubleshoot Authentication Failures
  14. Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Servers
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS B-Series Server Boot
    • Troubleshoot Operating System Drivers
    • Troubleshoot Remote Access
    • Troubleshoot Server Hardware
  15. Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot Link-Level Issues
    • Troubleshoot Connectivity Issues for Specific Servers
    • Troubleshoot Intermittent Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot Disjoint Layer 2 Networks
    • Troubleshoot Redundant Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS B-Series SAN Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot Directly Attached Storage
    • Troubleshoot Server Boot from SAN and iSCSI
    • Use SPAN for Troubleshooting
    • Analyze Packet Flow
  16. Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series Servers
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series Initialization and Cisco IMC
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series Hardware and Firmware
    • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot the Cisco UCS C-Series VIC Module and Connectivity to Cisco IMC
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series LAN Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series SAN Connectivity
    • Use SPAN to Capture Cisco UCS C-Series Server Traffic
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series Boot from the Fibre Channel LUN
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series iSCSI Boot
  17. Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series and Cisco UCS Manager Integration
    • Integrate Cisco UCS C-Series Servers with Cisco UCS Manager
    • Troubleshoot FEX Discovery and VIC Issues
  18. Exploring the Tools and Methodologies for Troubleshooting Cisco ACI
    • Troubleshoot the Fabric Discovery Process
    • Traditional Troubleshooting Methods in Cisco ACI
    • Atomic Counters, Faults, and Health Scores
    • Troubleshoot Tenant-Based Policies
    • Packet Flow Through Cisco ACI Fabric
    • Troubleshoot AAA and RBAC
  19. Troubleshoot Automation and Scripting Tools
    • Troubleshoot Cisco IOS EEM
    • Troubleshoot the Cisco NX-OS Scheduler
  20. Troubleshooting Programmability
    • Troubleshoot Bash Shell and Guest Shell for NX-OS
    • Troubleshoot REST API, JSON, and XML Encodings

Lab Outline

  1. Document the Network Baseline
  2. Troubleshoot Rapid PVST+
  3. Troubleshoot LACP
  4. Troubleshoot vPC
  5. Troubleshoot OTV
  6. Troubleshoot VXLAN
  7. Troubleshoot OSPF
  8. Troubleshoot FHRP
  9. Troubleshoot Cisco Fabric Services
  10. Troubleshoot VRF
  11. Troubleshoot Cisco FEX
  12. Troubleshoot Fibre Channel Interfaces
  13. Troubleshoot Fibre Channel VSANs, Zones, and Domain Services
  14. Troubleshoot NPV Mode
  15. Troubleshoot FCoE
  16. Troubleshoot DCB
  17. Troubleshoot Cisco UCS Management and Service Profile Deployment
  18. Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series Server LAN Connectivity
  19. Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series Server Boot from the Fibre Channel LUN
  20. Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series Server iSCSI Boot
  21. Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series Server Management Connectivity
  22. Troubleshoot Bare-Metal Hosts Connectivity Through Cisco ACI
  23. Troubleshoot Cisco ACI Integration with VMware vCenter
  24. Troubleshoot Contracts in Cisco ACI
  25. Troubleshoot Cisco ACI External Layer 3 Connectivity
  26. Troubleshoot Cisco ACI External Layer 2 Connectivity

Who Should Attend This CCNP Training?

  • Network designers
  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • System engineers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects
  • Server administrators
  • Network managers
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Pre-requisite

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Configure, secure, and maintain LAN and SAN based on Cisco Nexus and MDS switches
  • Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco Unified Computing System
  • Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco ACI
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Course Fee $5,500 $5,885

 


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  2. Less than 2 weeks’ written notice from start date of training - 100% of course fees for postponement or cancellation

  3. ST Electronics (e-Services) Pte Ltd reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or change the venue due to unforeseen circumstances.



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