Network Training - Course Details

ICSNS-ICSNS42 ICSNS - Implementing Cisco Storage Networking Solutions 4.2

Network Training Course Description:
Installing and bringing up the switch Configuring virtual storage area networks (VSANs) Domains, interfaces, and zones Implementing port channels Configuring management security Basic troubleshooting Configuring highly available Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP) tunnels Tuning FCIP link performance
Network Training Course Duration:
5 DAYS
Network Training Course Target Audience:
Systems engineers,Field engineers
Network Training Course Prerequisite:
Basic understanding of data storage hardware components and protocols, including SCSI and Fibre Channel,CCNA certification is strongly recommended
Course Content:

  • 1. Cisco MDS 9000 Platform

    • System Architecture
    • Using Intelligent Fabric Services
    • Implementing Integrated Management

  • 2. System Installation and Initial Configuration

    • Installing Switch Hardware
    • Initial Switch Configuration
    • Installing and Licensing Cisco NX-OS Software
    • Configuring the Call Home Feature

  • 3. Building VSANs

    • Configuring VSANs
    • Managing Domains
    • Using Distributed Device Aliases
    • Configuring Interfaces
    • Configuring PortChannels
    • Configuring Fabric Services
    • Improving Management Security
    • Implementing Zones

  • 4. Implementing FCIP

    • FCIP Protocol
    • Configuring FCIP
    • Configuring FCIP High Availability
    • Implementing IVR for SAN Extension
    • Tuning FCIP Performance

  • 5. Troubleshooting Tools and Scenarios

    • Lab 1: Quick Start Switch Configuration
    • Lab 2: Upgrading Switch Software
    • Lab 3: Configuring Call Home
    • Lab 4: Creating VSANs
    • Lab 5: Configuring Interfaces
    • Lab 6: Configuring PortChannels
    • Lab 7: Using Advanced Cisco Fabric Services
    • Lab 8: Configuring Zones
    • Lab 9: Implementing an FCIP Tunnel
    • Lab 10: Configuring FCIP High Availability
    • Lab 11: Implementing IVR for SAN Extension
    • Lab 12: Tuning FCIP Performance
    • Lab 13: Using SPAN and the Cisco Port Analyzer Adapter
    • Lab 14: Challenge Lab