KB CCIE Datacenter

This course gives you the knowledge and skills to master the technologies detailed in the CCIE Datacenter curriculum

What’s included

  • Classes run from Aug 15th, 2020 at 8pm Dubai time

  • The detailed online LIVE classes will last 4-5 hours each

  • The Workbook contains 80+ Labs

$1500

Subscribers sign-in for $499

Outcome

Upon course completion, students will be able to:

  • Have a deep undertanding of Nexus OS (NX-OS) features
  • Configure VDCs
  • Configure vPCs
  • Configure FEX
  • Configure VXLAN using L2VNI & L3VNI
  • Understanding the Fabric operations of ACI
  • Configure Fabric Discovery of ACI Switches
  • Understand and implement Access Provisioning for ACI
  • Understand and implement Tenant Provision for ACI
  • Configure EPGs
  • Configure Contracts
  • Configure L2OUT & L3OUT
  • Understand and Implement Multi-Site/Multi-Pod Setups
  • Understand the Cisco UCS Architecture
  • Configure Fabric Interconnects
  • Configure Service Profiles and provision Servers on a UCS B-Series
  • Understanding Storage Networking Concepts
  • Configure FC & FCoE connections between Storage switches
  • Configuring Zoning
  • Configuring Storage on a Nexus 7K

Prerequisites

CCNP Level Routing Knowledge

Class Outline

Modules

Cisco Nexus 7K,5K & 2K

  • Configuring 5K & 7K Switching Capabilities
  • Introduction to the Nexus OS
  • Trunking and VLANS
  • Etherchannels
  • SVI
  • IP ACLS
  • MAC ACLS
  • Remote Management
  • Configuring STP
  • Configuring Rapid STP on the Nexus Switches
  • Optimizing Rapid STP on the Nexus Switches
  • Configuring MST
  • Configuring Virtualization
  • Creating VDC
  • Creating VPC
  • Configuring Routing Protocols
  • Static Routes
  • EIGRP
  • OSPF
  • VRRP
  • Multicast Routing Protocols
  • HSRP
  • Configuring Advanced Technologies
  • Configuring FEX
  • Configuring FEX with VPC
  • OTV - Unicast Based
  • OTV - Multicast Based

Storage Networking

  • Overview of the Storage Network
  • Port Types (F,FL,E,TE,N,NP)
  • Switch Types (NPV,NPIV)
  • Configuring the Nexus Switches for Storage
  • Configuring 5K Switches for Storage
  • Configuring FCOE
  • Configuring NPV/NPIV
  • Configuring a Storage VDC on a 7K
  • Configuring the MDS Switch
  • Configuring the MDS Switch to communicate to the storage devices
  • Configuring the MDS Switch for FCIP Trunking
  • Configuring the MDS Switch for FC Trunking
  • Configuring Etherchanneling on FC Ports
  • Configuring Virtual Fibre Channels (VFC)
  • Configuring VFC Port Trunking
  • Configuring NPV Traffic Maps
  • Configuring server ports to communicate over FCOE Links
  • Configuring server ports to communicate over FEX/FCOE Links

UCS

  • Overview of the UCS Server
  • UCS Ports
  • Communication of UCS to the Fiber Interconnect (FI)
  • Initializing the FI Switches
  • Configuring the Basic Configuration to boot the UCS Server
  • Configuring Port Types
  • Configuring VLANS
  • Configuring VNIC Templates
  • Configuring Port-Channels
  • Configuring Mac Address Pools
  • Configuring IP Address Pools
  • Configuring UUID-Pool
  • Configuring VSANS
  • Configuring WWXN Pools
  • Configuring Policies to Boot the UCS Server
  • Configuring LAN Connectivity Policy
  • Configuring SAN Connectivity Policy
  • Configuring a FCOE Boot Policy

Cisco Nexus 9000 Concepts and Technologies

  • Cisco ACI Architecture Design Principles
  • Central Point of Management but no Centralized Control Plane
  • Controller Availability
  • Fabric
  • Zero Touch Provisioning
  • What is an Integrated Overlay
  • Routed Design with VxLAN Overlays
  • Leaf-and-Spine Design
  • Access Layer
  • VLANs and VxLANs Namespaces
  • Concept of Domain
  • Policy-based Configuration of Access Ports
  • PortChannels
  • Virtual PortChannels
  • Tenant Considerations
  • Bridge Domain
  • Endpoint Connectivity
  • Connecting a Physical Server
  • Connecting a Virtual Server
  • EPG, Contracts and Filters
  • External Connectivity
  • L2-OUT
  • L3-OUT
  • Inter-Site / Inter-Pod
  • Multi-pod
  • Multi-Site
  • Inter-pod