Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0 - DCUFT (Professional)

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0 - DCUFT (Professional) Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

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The Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFT) v5.0 is a three-day instructor-led course designed for systems and field engineers, consulting systems engineers, and Cisco integrators and partners who install, implement, maintain, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series Switches, the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders, and Cisco MDS Multilayer Fabric Switches. The course covers the key components and procedures that are needed to troubleshoot and resolve common issues with the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, and MDS switches and the Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders in the network and SAN environments.

To participate in the hands-on labs in this class, you need to bring a laptop computer with the following:

- We recommend using at least a Pentium 4 or better and 1 GB of RAM or more.
- We recommend running Windows XP Professional SP3 or greater (Vista & Windows 7/8).
- Mac & Linux machines are also supported.
- Browser Requirements: Internet Explorer 10 or greater or Mozilla Firefox. (Safari and Mozilla Firefox for Mac OSX)
- All students are required to have administrator rights to their PCs and cannot be logged in to a domain using any Group Policies that will limit their machine's capabilities.
- If you do not have administrator rights to your PC, you at least need permissions to download, install, and run Cisco Any Connect Client.
- If you are participating in a WebEx event, it is highly recommended to take this class at a location that has bandwidth speeds at a minimum of 1 Mbps bandwidth speeds.

Next Class Dates

Contact us to customize this class with your own dates, times and location. You can also call 1-888-563-8266 or chat live with a Learning Consultant.

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Intended Audience for this Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0 - DCUFT (Professional) Course

  • » The primary audience for this course is: Data center administrators and engineers, network administrators and engineers, consulting systems engineers, and Cisco integrators and partners.
  • » The secondary audience for this course is: Data center designers and managers, network designers and managers, and systems engineers.
  • » The tertiary audience for this course is: Program and project managers.

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Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0 - DCUFT (Professional) Course Objectives

  • » Describe the troubleshooting tools and methodologies that are available from the CLI and in Cisco DCNM that are used to identify and resolve issues in a Cisco Data Center network architecture
  • » Identify and resolve issues that are related to VLANs and PVLANs
  • » Identify and resolve issues that are related to port channels and vPCs
  • » Identify and resolve issues that are related to Cisco FabricPath
  • » Identify and resolve issues that are related to OTV
  • » Identify and resolve issues that are related to Fibre Channel interface operation
  • » Identify and resolve issues that are related to Fibre Channel switching when a Cisco Nexus switch is used in switched mode or in NPV mode
  • » Identify and resolve issues that are related to FCoE in the Cisco Data Center architecture
  • » Identify and resolve issues that are related to Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • » Identify and resolve issues that are specific to Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • » Identify and resolve issues that are specific to Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders
  • » Identify and resolve issues that are specific to Cisco MDS Switches

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Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0 - DCUFT (Professional) Course Outline

      1. Course Introduction
        1. Overview
        2. Course Goal and Objectives
        3. Course Flow
        4. Additional References
        5. Your Training Curriculum
      2. Tools and Methodologies of Troubleshooting
        1. Understanding CLI Troubleshooting Tools
          1. Troubleshooting Methodology
          2. Ping, Pong, and Traceroute
          3. Monitor System, Processes, and CPU
          4. Switched Port Analyzer
          5. Ethanalyzer
          6. Logging
          7. Cisco Generic Online Diagnostics
          8. Blink or Beacon
          9. SNMP and RMON
          10. CLI Debug
        2. Understanding Cisco DCNM Troubleshooting Tools
          1. Cisco DCNM for LAN
          2. Cisco DCNM for SAN
      3. Layer 2 Issue Troubleshooting
        1. Troubleshooting VLANs and PVLANs
          1. Troubleshooting VLANs and PVLANs
          2. Troubleshooting VTP
        2. Troubleshooting Port Channels and vPCs
          1. Troubleshooting Port Channels
          2. Troubleshooting LACP
          3. Troubleshooting vPCs
        3. Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
          1. Cisco FabricPath Control Plane
          2. Cisco FabricPath Data Plane
          3. Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
        4. Troubleshooting OTV
          1. OTV Review
          2. Troubleshooting OTV
          3. HSRP Isolation Between Data Centers Using OTV
      4. SAN Switching Issue Troubleshooting
        1. Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces
          1. Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Port Interfaces
          2. Troubleshooting SAN Port Channel Interfaces
        2. Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Fabric Services
          1. Troubleshooting VSANs
          2. Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Domain
          3. Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Name Services
          4. Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Zoning
          5. Troubleshooting Cisco Fabric Services on Cisco MDS Series and Cisco Nexus Switches
        3. Troubleshooting NPV Mode
          1. NPIV and NPV Mode FLOGI Processes
          2. Troubleshooting NPV Mode
      5. FCoE Troubleshooting
        1. Troubleshooting FCoE
          1. Troubleshooting FIP
          2. Troubleshooting FCoE Performance
        2. Troubleshooting DCBX
          1. Troubleshooting DCBX
          2. Troubleshooting PFC
      6. Platform-Specific Issue Troubleshooting
        1. Troubleshooting the Cisco Nexus 7000
          1. Troubleshooting Licensing
          2. Troubleshooting Installs, Upgrades, and Reboots
          3. Troubleshooting Cisco Fabric Services
          4. Troubleshooting VDCs
          5. Troubleshooting Routing
          6. Troubleshooting Unicast Traffic
          7. Troubleshooting Memory
          8. Troubleshooting CPU
          9. Troubleshooting Switch Fabric
          10. Troubleshooting CoPP and Data Plane Rate Limiters
        2. Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 5000 Series and Nexus 5500 Platform Switches
          1. Troubleshooting Licensing
          2. Troubleshooting Cisco IOS ISSU
          3. Troubleshooting Configuration Synchronization
          4. Troubleshooting QoS
          5. Troubleshooting CRC Errors
          6. Troubleshooting CPU
          7. Troubleshooting Unified Ports
        3. Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders
          1. Troubleshooting Fabric-Extender Configuration and Management
          2. Troubleshooting Fabric-Extender Queuing and Packet Drops
        4. Troubleshooting Cisco MDS Switches
          1. Troubleshooting Licensing
          2. Troubleshooting Installs, Upgrades, and Reboots
          3. Troubleshooting Ports
          4. Troubleshooting Cisco Fabric Services
          5. Troubleshooting VSANs
          6. Troubleshooting Zones and Zone Sets
      7. Lab
        1. Troubleshoot vPCs
        2. Troubleshoot Cisco FabricPath
        3. Troubleshoot OTV Issues
        4. Troubleshoot Fibre Channel Interfaces
        5. Troubleshoot Fibre Channel VSANs, Zones, and Domain Services
        6. Troubleshoot NPV Mode
        7. Troubleshoot FCoE-Part 1
        8. Troubleshoot FCoE-Part 2
        9. Troubleshoot VDCs
        10. Troubleshoot Cisco Fabric Services
        11. Troubleshoot the Fabric Extender

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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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