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DCNM-SAN - Data Center Network Manager for SAN

DCNM-SAN - Data Center Network Manager for SAN Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

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In this course, you will learn about the implementation of Cisco Data Center Network Manager for SAN (DCNM-SAN) to enable the attendee to provision, monitor, and troubleshoot the data center network infrastructure. It provides visibility and control of the unified data center so participants can optimize the data center to meet service-level agreements.

The course will provide a hands-on experience, focused on how to architect for DCNM, discover datacenter resources, use diagnostic tools to troubleshoot the network, setup rules for event management, monitor the events, and cover resource management and provisioning wizards and templates to configure the network. Activity verifications will include determining that DCNM functions correctly and that it delivers the expected visibility and benefits based on DCNM version 6.x.

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Intended Audience for this DCNM-SAN - Data Center Network Manager for SAN Course

  • » Network managers
  • » Systems and field engineers
  • » Consulting systems engineers
  • » Technical solutions architects
  • » Cisco integrators and partners who install, implement, and manage the Cisco Nexus family of data center switches and fabric extenders

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DCNM-SAN - Data Center Network Manager for SAN Course Objectives

  • » Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager, including its features and supported products
  • » Deploy Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager for SAN
  • » Requirements and procedures for getting started with DCNM-SAN
  • » Scenarios in which DCNM-SAN can be used to discover servers
  • » Use DCNM-SAN to perform detailed network configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting

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DCNM-SAN - Data Center Network Manager for SAN Course Outline

      1. DCNM Functions for Storage Administration
        1. Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager
        2. Cisco Prime DCNM's End to End Visibility
        3. Resource Management Scope and Capabilities in DCNM Manage Events and Troubleshoot
        4. Tools Available for Configuration and Provisioning
        5. DCNM Integration with Other Tools for End-to-End Visibility in Your Data Center
      2. DCNM Architecture/Components
        1. Cisco Prime DCNM Evolved Management Tool Cisco Prime DCNM Components
        2. Characteristics of the DCNM Database
        3. DCNM Product Support
      3. DCNM High Availability
        1. Federated Server Architecture in HA Architecture
        2. Server Federation Implementation
        3. Automatic Fabric Failover Process
      4. DCNM Deployment
        1. DCNM Management Applications
        2. DCNM Deployment Procedures
        3. Initial Switch Setup
        4. DCNM Installation Requirements
        5. DCNM Server Installation Process
        6. Upgrade Checklist for DCNM
        7. DCNM-SAN Client Configuration Tool
        8. DCNM SAN Licensing
      5. Administering Data Sources
        1. Unified Discovery
        2. DCNM Fabric Discovery
        3. UCS Server Discovery
        4. DCNM and vCenter Integration
        5. Storage Discovery in DCNM and the SMI-S Feature
        6. Managing DCNM Licenses
        7. Configure AAA Properties
      6. Performance Administration
        1. Historical Functions of Cisco Prim DCNM Performance Manager
        2. Methods of Real Time Performance Monitoring
        3. DCNM's Ability to Monitor Traffic and Forecast Trends
        4. Configure Flows and Collections using DCNM-SAN
        5. Client and Device Manager
        6. Methods of Real Time Performance Monitoring
        7. DCNM's Ability to Monitor Traffic and Forecast Trends
        8. Create Switch and Custom Port Groups
      7. Labs
        1. Lab 1: Launch DCNM Client and Setup MDS Switches
        2. Lab 2: Administering Data Sources
        3. Lab 3: DCNM Performance Administration
        4. Lab 4: Diagnostics and Event Management

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

David M.
- Networking expert with several Cisco certifications, including CCENT, CCNA, CCDA, CCSI, and CCVP. - Has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning. - Average rating of 8.75 out of 9 on student evaluation reports.

Bio:

David has been in the Networking field for the past eleven years and holds several Cisco certifications. He has been an instructor since 2005 and has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning.

David is an extremely enthusiastic trainer with a raw passion towards teaching and delivering Cisco information and takes great pride in his career as an instructor, which has lead him to develop and deliver the class in his own unique way; very professional and knowledgeable, yet pleasant and enjoyable. His classes have a high passing rate for students taking certification exams, and averages 8.75 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Michael G.
- Over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer.
- An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, as well as select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.
- High-skilled and acclaimed instructor. Has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning.

Bio:

Michael has over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer. An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, Michael also teaches select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.

Michael's dedication and passion for teaching is unmatched. He has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning since 2006 and his evaluation scores average 8.7 out of 9.
William D.
- Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania, in addition to several IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of experience in the IT industry; background ranges from engineering, administration and escalation support in networks.

Bio:

William is a highly-skilled IT professional with Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania. He has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years, with experience in engineering, administration and escalation support in networks ranging from small to large scale complex enterprise environments.

As a Cisco and CompTIA Subject Matter Expert, he holds several certifications, including Cisco CCNA, CCNP, and CCIE. William is one of NetCom's top trainers, consistently scoring high marks in student evaluations.

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