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Cisco Data Center CCNA Bootcamp v6.2

Course Details
Code: DCAABC v6.2
Tuition (USD): $4,795.00 • Classroom (5 days)
$4,795.00 • Virtual (5 days)

The goal of the course is to give attendees broad exposure to Cisco Data Center networking and technologies to provide entry-level data center personnel with the skills that they require to succeed in their job role. This course combines and condenses the Cisco recommended Data Center courses; Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN), and Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT). These two(2) Cisco five(5) day courses are presented in a one-week accelerated format. Included with this content is a DCICN Cisco Digital Learning Library kit.

Who Can Benefit

Network Administrators, Network Engineers, Cisco Integrators/Partners, System Engineers, Network Designers, Network Managers, Consulting Systems Engineers, Technical Solutions Architects. Individuals seeking practice in a structured testing environment, covering the skills and competencies being measured by the vendor certification exam.


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

Course Details


Module 1: Basic Data Center Networking Concepts

  • Lesson 1: Describing the Cisco Nexus Family and NX-OS
  • Lesson 2: Implementing VLANs and Trunks

Module 2: Cisco Data Center Network Virtualization

  • Lesson 1: Describing Switch Virtualization

Module 3: Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts

  • Lesson 1: Describing the Routing Process on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 2: Describing Layer 3 First Hop Redundancy
  • Lesson 3: Describing AAA on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 4: Describing ACLs on Nexus Switches

Module 4: Cisco Data Center Network Technologies Configuration

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco Fabric Extender
  • Lesson 2: Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels

Module 5: Basic Data Center Storage

  • Lesson 1: Describing Fibre Channel Storage Networking
  • Lesson 2: Describing VSANs

Module 6: Advanced Data Center 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 Fibre Channel over Ethernet

Module 7: 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

Module 8: Cisco Unified Computing System

  • Lesson 1: Cisco UCS RBAC
  • Lesson 2: Deploying Servers in Cisco UCS

Module 9: Data Center Automation and Orchestration

  • Lesson 1: Using Application Programming Interfaces
  • Lesson 2: Using Cisco UCS Director for Orchestration

Module 10: Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco ACI

Lab Outline

  • Guided Lab 1: Explore the Cisco NX-OS Command Line Interface
  • Guided Lab 2: Explore Topology Discovery and Documentation
  • Guided Lab 3: Implement VLANs and Trunks
  • Guided Lab 4: Configure Virtual Routing and Forwarding by Using SSH
  • Guided Lab 5: Explore the Elements of Virtual Device Contexts
  • Guided Lab 6: Implement Multilayer Switching
  • Guided Lab 7: Configure OSPF
  • Guided Lab 8: Configure EIGRP
  • Guided Lab 9: Configure HSRP
  • Guided Lab 10: Configure AAA and Secure Remote Administration
  • Guided Lab 11: Configure ACLs
  • Guided Lab 12: Configure the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender
  • Guided Lab 13: Configure Virtual Port Channels
  • Guided Lab 14: Configure Virtual Port Channels with FEX
  • Guided Lab 15: Configure VSANs
  • Guided Lab 16: Validate FLOGI and FCNS
  • Guided Lab 17: Configure Zoning
  • Guided Lab 18: Explore the Cisco UCS Manager GUI
  • Guided Lab 19: Configure Local RBAC
  • Guided Lab 20: Configure Cisco UCS to Boot Servers from SAN
  • Guided Lab 21: Configure Cisco NX-OS with APIs
  • Guided Lab 22: Explore the Management Information Tree of the Cisco UCS Manager XML API
  • Guided Lab 23: Configure User Accounts in Cisco UCS Director
  • Guided Lab 24: Add Virtual and Physical Accounts to Cisco UCS Director
  • Guided Lab 25: Explore Cisco UCS Director Monitoring Capabilities
  • Guided Lab 26: Use Cisco UCS Director Orchestration Features