DCUFI - Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0 (DCUFI)

The Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI) v5.0 is a five-day instructor-led training course designed for Systems and Field Engineers, Consulting Systems Engineers, Technical Solutions Architects, and Cisco Integrators and Partners who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series switches and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders. This course covers the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, and manage the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, 2000, and MDS Series switches in the network and SAN environment.

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  • The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:
  • Cisco CCNA©_ Data Center certification
  • A good understanding of the Fibre Channel Protocol and the SAN environment

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Cisco Nexus Product Overview

Lesson 1: Describing the Cisco Data Center Network Architecture
Lesson 2: Identifying Cisco Nexus Products

Module 2: Cisco Nexus Switch Feature Configuration

Lesson 1: Understanding High Availability and Redundancy
Lesson 2: Configuring Virtual Device Contexts
Lesson 3: Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features
Lesson 4: Configuring PortChannels
Lesson 5: Implementing Cisco FabricPath
Lesson 6: Configuring Layer 3 Switching Features
Lesson 7: Configuring IP Multicast

Module 3: Cisco Nexus Switch Advanced Feature Configuration

Lesson 1: Describing Cisco OTV
Lesson 2: Configuring MPLS
Lesson 3: Configuring LISP
Lesson 4: Configuring QoS
Lesson 5: Configuring Security Features

Module 4: Cisco Nexus Storage Features

Lesson 1: Describing Fibre Channel Protocol
Lesson 2: Describing FCoE Protocol
Lesson 3: Identifying DCB Enhancements
Lesson 4: Configuring FCoE
Lesson 5: Configuring SAN Switching Features
Lesson 6: Configuring NPV Mode
Lesson 7: Using SAN Management Tools

Module 5: Cisco Nexus Switch Management

Lesson 1: Using the CMP
Lesson 2: Configuring User Management
Lesson 3: Describing System Management