CCIE Data Center Bootcamp

Overview

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Data Center (CCIE Data Center) certifies the expert-level skills required to plan, prepare, operate, monitor, and troubleshoot complex data center networks. Professionals who achieve CCIE Data Center certification have demonstrated their technical skills at the highest level.

Target Audience

  • Candidates that need to acquire their CCIE Data Center certificate.
  • Network engineers/designers that need to raise their knowledge to an expert-level.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE certification. Other professional certifications or training courses are not required. Instead, candidates must first pass a written qualification exam and then the corresponding hands-on lab exam. You are expected to have an in-depth understanding of the topics in the exam blueprints and strongly encouraged to have three to five years of job experience before attempting certification.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to configure and troubleshoot a series of complex networks to given specifications. Knowledge of troubleshooting is an important skill and candidates are expected to diagnose and solve issues as part of the CCIE Data Center lab exam.

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Implement Nexus 7000 and 5000 configuration
  • RBAC/Views and AAA
  • NX-OS high availability
  • CFS
  • L2 & L3 interfaces
  • L3 routing
  • Network Services
  • Implement Nexus 7000, 5000 and 2000 FEX configuration
  • Fabric extension (FEX)
  • FHRP 
Day 2
  • Port-channels
  • OTV
  • vPC
  • FabricPath 
Day 3
  • Implement Nexus 7000, 5000, and MDS configuration
  • FC
  • FC Security
  • FCIP
  • iSCSI gateways
Day 4
  • Implement Nexus 7000, 5000, and MDS configuration
  • Implement Cisco UCS C-series configuration
  • UCS Link Roles
Day 5
  • Implement Cisco UCS B-series configuration
  • Implement Nexus 1000V configuration
  • Security

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