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ICASNSRNX-OSv504 Implementing Cisco Advanced Storage Networking Solutions **Running NX-OS v.5.0.4**

Network Training Course Description:
Implementing Advanced Cisco Storage Networking Solutions (IASNS) v4.2 is a five-day lecture and lab course using NX-OS v5.0.4 that provides students with advanced skills in implementing and troubleshooting Cisco storage networks. This course focuses on advanced storage networking topics for the Cisco Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) family, including building virtual SAN fabrics, building heterogeneous SAN fabrics, configuring management and security services, configuring Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI), and advanced troubleshooting skills. A significant portion of the course is devoted to troubleshooting.
Network Training Course Duration:
Network Training Course Target Audience:
Field engineers,Systems engineers
Network Training Course Prerequisite:
Basic understanding of data storage hardware components and protocols, including Small Computer Systems Interface (SCSI) and Fibre Channel, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), and iSCSI,Recommended Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) certification training,Attendance of the Implementing Cisco Storage Networking Solutions (ICSNS) class or equivalent knowledge,Basic understanding of TCP/IP networking concepts,Cisco CCNA® certification
Course Content:

  • Building Enterprise SAN Fabrics

    • Using IVR in the Enterprise SAN
    • Tuning Fabric Performance
    • Implementing Cisco Data Mobility Manager
    • Building Heterogeneous Fabrics
    • Understanding and Configuring the FCoE Protocol

  • Management and Security Services Implementation

    • Implementing the Management Infrastructure
    • Monitoring Health and Performance
    • Configuring AAA Services
    • Implementing Fabric and Port Security
    • Implementing Cisco Storage Media Encryption

  • Advanced Troubleshooting

    • Reviewing Basic Troubleshooting Tools
    • Capturing Protocol Traces
    • Using Physical Port Diagnostics
    • Troubleshooting Combined Generation Line Cards and Hardware Components
    • Troubleshooting Fx Port Issues
    • Troubleshooting the Data Path
    • Troubleshooting Cisco Fabric Manager and Cisco Device Manager

  • iSCSI Implementation

    • Understanding the iSCSI Protocol
    • Configuring Basic iSCSI
    • Implementing iSCSI Options
    • Deploying iSLB

  • Lab Outline

    • Lab 1-1: Implementing IVR
    • Lab 1-2: Configuring QoS
    • Lab 1-3: Configuring Cisco DMM
    • Lab 2-1: Implementing Management VSANs
    • Lab 2-2: Monitoring Health and Performance
    • Lab 2-3: Configuring AAA Services
    • Lab 2-4: Implementing Fabric and Port Security
    • Lab 2-5: Implementing Cisco Storage Media Encryption
    • Lab 3-1: Using RSPAN and Cisco Fabric Analyzer
    • Lab 3-2: Challenge Lab
    • Lab 4-1: Deploying an iSCSI SAN
    • Lab 4-2: Configuring iSLB