Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) v3.5 Training

Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) v3.5 Certification Training Course Overview

DCMDS certification training provides candidates with an overview of Cisco MDS product line. Candidates will learn about configuration and management of the entire Cisco MDS 9000 Series. This particular DCMDS course will address the inclusions of Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director and MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch, while eliminating end-of-sale (EOS) hardware and features.

This training program is ideal for data center administrators, system engineers, network engineers and managers.

This course prepares you for Exam 300-625 DCSAN.

Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) v3.5 Training (Duration : 40 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Describing Cisco MDS Platform
  • Cisco MDS 9700/9300/9200/9100 Hardware
  • Cisco NX-OS
  • Cisco DCNM
  • Fibre Channel Architecture
  • FCoE Architecture
Module 2: Describing Key Product Features
  • Cisco DCNM 11.x
  • RBAC and Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)
  • Virtual SANs
  • NPV and NPIV
  • Port Channels and VSAN Trunking
  • Zoning and Smart Zoning
  • Device Aliases
  • Inter-VSAN Routing
  • Fibre Channel Fabric Security
Module 3: Describing New Product Features
  • 32-Gb Fibre Channe
  • Cisco MDS NX-API
  • Power-On Auto-Provisioning
  • Slow Drain Analysis
  • SAN Analytics and Telemetry Streaming
  • Cisco Secure Boot
Module 4: Deploying Cisco MDS Features
  • Installation and Initial Setup
  • Building a Fabric: FC Domains and FC Services
  • Building SAN Extensions
Module 5: Troubleshooting Common Cisco MDS Issues
  • Fibre Channel Domains
  • Zones and Zone Merges
  • Boot and Upgrade Issues
Module 6: Lab outline
  • Set Up DCNM
  • Explore DCNM-SAN Client and DCNM Device Manager
  • Configure and Use RBAC
  • Configure and Use RBAC with DCNM-SAN Client and Device Manager
  • Manage VSANs and Fibre Channel Domain
  • Configure NPV and N-Port Identification Virtualization (NPIV)
  • Configure Interfaces
  • Configure Device Aliases and Zoning
  • Explore and Automate with NX-API
  • Perform Slow Drain Analysis with Cisco DCNM
  • Configure SAN Analysis and SAN Telemetry Streaming
  • Configure FCIP Tunnels and FCIP High Availability
  • Configure IVR for SAN Extension
  • Troubleshoot Zoning and Zone Merges
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Course Prerequisites
  • Basic understanding of data storage hardware components and protocols, including Small Computer Systems Interface (SCSI) and Fiber Channel.
  • Basic understanding of network protocols, including Ethernet and IP.
  • Recommended: Cisco CCNA certification.

Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following:-

  • Learn to configure, upgrade and license Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switch
  • Build a SAN fabric that includes Fibre Channel, VSANs, interfaces, domains and zones
  • Configure FCIP, high availability, to achieve a fault tolerant enterprise SAN environment
  • Explore various intelligent services available in the SAN fabric
  • Implement IVR to increase reliability of SAN extension solution
  • Identify different parameters that need to be tuned for performance optimization across the FCIP tunnel
  • Configure security to prevent data theft, unauthorized access, intrusion, and to maintain data integrity in a SAN

Give an edge to your career with Cisco certification training courses. Students can join the classes for Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) 2.0 at Koenig Campus located at New Delhi, Bengaluru, Shimla, Goa, Dehradun, Dubai & Instructor-Led Online.