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The Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) v3.5course shows you how to implement, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco® MDS 9000 Series Switches, to build highly available, scalable storage networks. Through expert instruction and extensive hands-on practice, you will learn how to deploy and use capabilities such as Virtual Storage Area Networks (VSANs), Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), N-Port Virtualization (NPV) fabric security, zoning, automation with NX-API, Slow Drain Analysis, SAN analytics, Fibre Channel over TCP/IP (FCIP) tunnels, and more. You will learn how to configure and implement platform features and learn troubleshooting techniques pertaining to Fibre Channel (FC) domains, firmware upgrades, zones, and zone mergers.This course helps you prepare to take the exam, 300-625 Implementing Cisco Storage Area Networking (DCSAN), which leads to CCNP Data Center and the Certified Specialist - Data Center SAN Implementation certifications. This course also earns you 40 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Discover and describe the Cisco Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) platform of multilayer switches and directors.
Provisioning Cisco MDS Switches
Describe key product features of the MDS platform
Describe and implement automation an Cisco MDS Switches
Configure and implement the Cisco MDS switches and platform features
Resolve issues and troubleshoot FC domains, zones and zone merges, and switch boot and firmware upgrades
1 - Describing Cisco MDS Platform
2 - Provisioning Cisco MDS Switches
3 - Building the Fibre Channel Fabric with Cisco MDS Switches
4 - Automating Cisco MDS Fabric
5 - Monitoring and Reporting Cisco MDS Features
6 - Troubleshooting Common Cisco MDS Issues
Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.