DCUFT - Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFT)

In this course, you will cover the key components and procedures needed to troubleshoot and resolve common issues with the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, MDS Switches, and the Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders in the network and SAN environment.

Troubleshooting tools and methodologies available from the command line interface (CLI) and in Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) used to identify and resolve issues in a Cisco Data Center network architecture.

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  • CCNA or CCNP certification
  • Experience with Fibre Channel Protocol
  • DCUFI - Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric
  • ICSNS - Implementing Cisco Storage Networking Solutions 4.2
  • Attendance of Nexus 7000, 5000, and MDS coursesDCNX5K - Implementing the Cisco Nexus 5000 and 2000 v2.0
  • DCNX7K - Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v2.0
  • ICSNS - Implementing Cisco Storage Networking Solutions 4.0
  • DCNX5K - Implementing the Cisco Nexus 5000 and 2000 v2.0

Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1: Tools and Methodologies Troubleshooting

CLI Troubleshooting Tools
Cisco DCNM Troubleshooting Tools

Lesson 2: Layer 2 Issues Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting VLANs and Private VLANs
Troubleshooting Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
Troubleshooting OTV

Lesson 3: SAN Switching Issues Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces
Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Fabric Service
Troubleshooting NPV Mode

Lesson 4: FCoE Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting DCBx

Lesson 5: Platform Specific Issues Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting the Cisco Nexus 7000
Troubleshooting the Cisco Nexus 5000 and 5500 Switches
Troubleshooting the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extended