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CCNDCT(LVC) Configuring the Cisco Nexus Data Center Transport (LVC)

Network Training Course Description:
This Virtual Training Services (VTS) offering "Configuring the Cisco Nexus Data Center Transport (CCNDC-T) Version 1.0" is an educational session that includes lecture by a Cisco subject matter expert and hands-on practice exercises that focus on designing and configuring a data centernetwork to support a virtual computing environment (VCE). Using the Cisco Nexus® family ofproducts, you will construct a highly available and modular network infrastructure that can be usedto provide virtualized cloud-based services. You will learn about configuring the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders and Cisco Nexus 5000 and 7000 Series Switches into a scalable data center network.
Network Training Course Duration:
2 DAYS
Network Training Course Target Audience:
This session is intended for network or data center professionals who are involved in the design, implementation, or support of virtualized and/or cloud compute data centers.This VTS supports a maximum of 12 students in a single session.
Network Training Course Prerequisite:
This session is intended for network or data center professionals who are involved in the design, implementation, or support of virtualized and/or cloud compute data centers.This VTS supports a maximum of 12 students in a single session.
Course Content:
  • Determining the Elements of Proper Data Center Design

    • Cloud Computing Defined
    • Designing a Data Center Using Virtualization
    • Technology That Enables Server, Networking, and Storage Virtualization
    • Building a Data Center Unified Fabric with Fibre Channel over Ethernet

  • Selecting Hardware to Meet the Data Center Design Requirements

    • Building a Data Center with a Hierarchical Network Design
    • Cisco Nexus 7000 Core and Aggregation Layer Hardware Overview
    • Cisco Nexus 5000 Access Layer Hardware Overview
    • Cisco Nexus 2000 Virtual Access Layer Hardware Overview
    • Placing the Physical Equipment in the Data Center Design

  • Performing Initial Device Setup and Software Configuration

    • Cisco NX-OS Data Center Network Operating System Overview
    • Initializing and Monitoring a Cisco Nexus Device
    • Performing an Upgrade of the Cisco NX-OS Software
    • Creating a Virtual Network Device

  • Configuring and Verifying the Data Center Transport Infrastructure

    • Layer 2 Data Center Design Using VLANs, Virtual Port Channels, Rapid Spanning Tree, and Fabric Extenders
    • Configuring and Verifying the Layer 2 Data Center Topology
    • Layer 3 Data Center Design Using Routed Interfaces/Subinterfaces/VLANs, Hot Standby Routing Protocol, and Open Shortest Path First
    • Configuring and Verifying the Layer 3 Data Center Topology

  • Lab Outline

    • Lab 1: Managing the Cisco Nexus Hardware and Software Platforms
    • Lab 2: Configuring and Verifying the Layer 2 Data Center Topology
    • Lab 3: Configuring and Verifying the Layer 3 Data Center Topology