Introducing Cisco Data Centre Networking (DCICN v6.2) Training

Level: Foundation

This Authorised Cisco DCICN training course is a five-day, instructor-led course that preps you for the CCNA Data Centre DCICN 200-150 exam, one of two exam requirement for Cisco CCNA Data Centre certification. This Introducing Cisco Data Centre Networking (DCICN) course covers foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies including network protocols and host-to-host communication, data centre networking concepts and technologies, data centre storage networking, and Cisco UCS architecture.

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Key features of this Data Centre DCICN Training

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You Will Learn How To

  • Describe and identify data centre network protocols and host-to-host communication
  • Describe basic data centre networking concepts and use the Cisco NX-OS command line interface and implement VLANs, trunks, and port channels
  • Describe advanced data centre networking concepts, implement multilayer switching, and perform basic configuration: protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, HSRP); AAA on Cisco NX-OS devices and secure remote administration; and access control lists
  • Describe and compare basic data centre storage connectivity options and configure VSANs
  • Describe advanced data centre storage and configure zoning, NPV mode, and NPIV on Cisco Nexus and Cisco MDS Switches
  • Identify the components of Cisco UCS architecture and use the Cisco UCS Manager GUI

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Important Data Centre DCICN Course Information

  • Requirements

    • The knowledge, skills, and attitudes that a learner is expected to have before attending this course are as follows:
      • Good understanding of networking protocols
      • Good understanding of the VMware environment
      • Basic computer literacy
      • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems
      • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Exam Information

    • Course tuition fee does not include an exam voucher.
  • Redeem Your Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs)

Data Centre DCICN Course Outline

  • Module 1: Network Protocols and Host-to-Host Communication

    Lesson 1: Describing Ethernet Functions and Standards

    Lesson 2: Describing Ethernet Hardware and Switching

    Lesson 3: Describing OSI and TCP/IP Models

    Lesson 4: Describing IPv4 and IPv6 Network Layer Addressing

    Lesson 5: Describing Packet Delivery on a Hierarchical Network

    Lesson 6: Describing the TCP/IP Transport Layer

  • Module 2: Basic Data Centre Networking Concepts

    Lesson 1: Describing Data Centre Network Architectures

    Lesson 2: Describing the Cisco Nexus Family and NX-OS

    Lesson 3: Implementing VLANs and Trunks

    Lesson 4: Describing Redundant Switched Topologies

  • Module 3: Advanced Data Centre Networking Concepts

    Lesson 1: Describing the Routing Process on Nexus Switches

    Lesson 2: Describing Routing Protocols on Nexus Switches

    Lesson 3: Describing Layer 3 First Hop Redundancy

    Lesson 4: Describing AAA on Nexus Switches

    Lesson 5: Describing ACLs on Nexus Switches

  • Module 4: Basic Data Centre Storage

    Lesson 1: Describing Storage Connectivity Options in the Data Centre

    Lesson 2: Describing Fibre Channel Storage Networking

    Lesson 3: Describing VSANs

  • Module 5: Advanced Data Centre Storage

    Lesson 1: Describing Communication Between Initiator and Target

    Lesson 2: Describing Fibre Channel Zone Types and Their Uses

    Lesson 3: Describing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV

    Lesson 4: Describing Data Centre Ethernet Enhancements

    Lesson 5: Describing Fibre Channel over Ethernet

  • Module 6: Cisco UCS Architecture

    Lesson 1: Describing Cisco UCS Server Hardware Components

    Lesson 2: Cisco UCS Physical Connectivity for a Fabric Interconnect Cluster

    Lesson 3: Describing the Cisco UCS Manager Interfaces

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Important Data Centre DCICN Course Information

  • Requirements

    • The knowledge, skills, and attitudes that a learner is expected to have before attending this course are as follows:
      • Good understanding of networking protocols
      • Good understanding of the VMware environment
      • Basic computer literacy
      • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems
      • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Exam Information

    • Course tuition fee does not include an exam voucher.
  • Redeem Your Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs)

Data Centre DCICN Course Outline

  • Module 1: Network Protocols and Host-to-Host Communication

    Lesson 1: Describing Ethernet Functions and Standards

    Lesson 2: Describing Ethernet Hardware and Switching

    Lesson 3: Describing OSI and TCP/IP Models

    Lesson 4: Describing IPv4 and IPv6 Network Layer Addressing

    Lesson 5: Describing Packet Delivery on a Hierarchical Network

    Lesson 6: Describing the TCP/IP Transport Layer

  • Module 2: Basic Data Centre Networking Concepts

    Lesson 1: Describing Data Centre Network Architectures

    Lesson 2: Describing the Cisco Nexus Family and NX-OS

    Lesson 3: Implementing VLANs and Trunks

    Lesson 4: Describing Redundant Switched Topologies

  • Module 3: Advanced Data Centre Networking Concepts

    Lesson 1: Describing the Routing Process on Nexus Switches

    Lesson 2: Describing Routing Protocols on Nexus Switches

    Lesson 3: Describing Layer 3 First Hop Redundancy

    Lesson 4: Describing AAA on Nexus Switches

    Lesson 5: Describing ACLs on Nexus Switches

  • Module 4: Basic Data Centre Storage

    Lesson 1: Describing Storage Connectivity Options in the Data Centre

    Lesson 2: Describing Fibre Channel Storage Networking

    Lesson 3: Describing VSANs

  • Module 5: Advanced Data Centre Storage

    Lesson 1: Describing Communication Between Initiator and Target

    Lesson 2: Describing Fibre Channel Zone Types and Their Uses

    Lesson 3: Describing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV

    Lesson 4: Describing Data Centre Ethernet Enhancements

    Lesson 5: Describing Fibre Channel over Ethernet

  • Module 6: Cisco UCS Architecture

    Lesson 1: Describing Cisco UCS Server Hardware Components

    Lesson 2: Cisco UCS Physical Connectivity for a Fabric Interconnect Cluster

    Lesson 3: Describing the Cisco UCS Manager Interfaces

Data Centre DCICN Training FAQs

  • How do I take the Cisco Data Centre DCICN 200-150 exam to progress to CCNA Data Centre Certification?

    You will need to register for the exam. Exams are offered as proctored exams at a test centre, or self-administered online.

  • Which other exam and course is required to complete CCNA Data Centre Certification?

    Cisco exam 200-155 DCICT is the other requirement. The Learning Tree course Introducing Cisco Data Centre Technologies (DCICT v6.2) will prepare you for this exam.

  • How do I redeem my Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs) for this DCICN course?

    During your checkout of the course, make sure to select Credits & Vouchers within the payment method. Highlight and click CLC and enter the sales order number that you were issued by Cisco.

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