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CCNDCT-T - Configuring the Cisco Nexus Data Center Transport Version 2.0 (CCNDC-T)

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Course Overview

Course Duration: 2 Days.
CCNDCT-T - Configuring the Cisco Nexus Data Center Transport Version 2.0  - 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 center network to support a virtual computing environment (VCE). Using the Cisco Nexus family of products, you will construct a highly available and modular network infrastructure that can be used to 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.

Who Should Attend

  • 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 Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


Following are the prerequisites for this course: 
  • CCNA® level networking knowledge and experience configuring Cisco® network routers ​​​and switches 
  • Introductory-level understanding of data center architectures and virtualization concepts

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to: 
  • Describe current data center strategies such as cloud computing, virtualization, and unified fabric 
  • Configure a modern end-to-end data center infrastructure using the Cisco Nexus 2000, 3000, 5000, 6000, and 7000 Series products to support a virtual computing environment

Course Content

Lesson 1: 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 
Lesson 2: 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 
Lesson 3: 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 
Lesson 4: 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 

Course ID: CCNDC-T

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