CCNP Data Center - DCCOR

Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) v1.0

CCNP Data Center - DCCOR
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Course Description

The Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) v1.0 course helps you prepare for the Cisco® CCNP® Data Center and CCIE® Data Center certifications for advanced-level data center roles. In this course, you will master the skills and technologies you need to implement data center compute, LAN and SAN infrastructure. You will also learn the essentials of automation and security in data centers. You will gain hands-on experience deploying, securing, operating, and maintaining Cisco data center infrastructure including: Cisco MDS Switches and Cisco Nexus Switches; Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) B-Series Blade Servers, and Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers.

Course Objectives:

  • Implementing Data Center Switching Protocols*
    Spanning Tree Protocol
    Port Channels Overview
    Virtual Port Channels Overview
  • Implementing First-Hop Redundancy Protocols*
    Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) Overview
    Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) Overview
    First Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP) for IPv6
  • Implementing Routing in Data Center*
    Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) v2 and Open Settlement Protocol (OSP) v3
    Border Gateway Protocol
  • Implementing Multicast in Data Center*
    IP Multicast in Data Center Networks
    Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) and Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD)
    Multicast Distribution Trees and Routing Protocols
    IP Multicast on Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Implementing Data Center Overlay Protocols
    Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization
    Virtual Extensible LAN
  • Implementing Network Infrastructure Security*
    User Accounts and Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
    Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) and SSH on Cisco NX-OS
    Keychain Authentication
    First Hop Security
    Media Access Control Security
    Control Plane Policing
  • Describing Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure
    Cisco ACI Overview, Initialization, and Discovery
    Cisco ACI Management
    Cisco ACI Fabric Access Policies
  • Describing Cisco ACI Building Blocks and VMM Domain Integration
    Tenant-Based Components
    Cisco ACI Endpoints and Endpoint Groups (EPG)
    Controlling Traffic Flow with Contracts
    Virtual Switches and Cisco ACI VMM Domains
    VMM Domain EPG Association
    Cisco ACI Integration with Hypervisor Solutions
  • Describing Packet Flow in Data Center Network*
    Data Center Traffic Flows
    Packet Flow in Cisco Nexus Switches
    Packet Flow in Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Describing Cisco Cloud Service and Deployment Models
    Cloud Architectures
    Cloud Deployment Models
  • Describing Data Center Network Infrastructure Management, Maintenance, and Operations*
    Time Synchronization
    Network Configuration Management
    Software Updates
    Network Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Explaining Cisco Network Assurance Concepts*
    Need for Network Assurance
    Cisco Streaming Telemetry Overview
  • Implementing Fibre Channel Fabric
    Fibre Channel Basics
    Virtual Storage Area Network (VSAN) Overview
  • SAN Port Channels Overview
    Fibre Channel Domain Configuration Process
  • Implementing Storage Infrastructure Services
    Distributed Device Aliases
    N-Port Identifier Virtualization (NPIV) and N-Port Virtualization (NPV)
    Fibre Channel over IP
    Network Access Server (NAS) Concepts
    Storage Area Network (SAN) Design Options
  • Implementing FCoE Unified Fabric
    Fibre Channel over Ethernet
    Describing FCoE
    FCoE Topology Options
    FCoE Implementation
  • Implementing Storage Infrastructure Security*
    User Accounts and RBAC
    Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
    Fibre Channel Port Security and Fabric Binding
  • Describing Data Center Storage Infrastructure Maintenance and Operations*
    Time Synchronization
    Software Installation and Upgrade
    Storage Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Describing Cisco UCS Server Form Factors*
    Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers
    Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
  • Implementing Cisco Unified Computing Network Connectivity
    Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect
    Cisco UCS B-Series Connectivity
    Cisco UCS C-Series Integration
  • Implementing Cisco Unified Computing Server Abstraction
    Identity Abstraction
    Service Profile Templates
  • Implementing Cisco Unified Computing SAN Connectivity
    iSCSI Overview
    Fibre Channel Overview
    Implement FCoE
  • Implementing Unified Computing Security
    User Accounts and RBAC
    Options for Authentication
    Key Management
  • Introducing Cisco HyperFlex Systems*
    Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems Overview
    Cisco HyperFlex Solution
    Cisco HyperFlex Scalability and Robustness
  • Describing Data Center Unified Computing Management, Maintenance, and Operations*
    Compute Configuration Management
    Software Updates
    Infrastructure Monitoring
    Cisco Intersight™
  • Implementing Cisco Data Center Automation and Scripting Tools*
    Cisco NX-OS Programmability
    Scheduler Overview
    Cisco Embedded Event Manager Overview
    Bash Shell and Guest Shell for Cisco NX-OS
    Cisco Nexus API
  • Describing Cisco Integration with Automation and Orchestration Software Platforms
    Cisco and Ansible Integration Overview
    Cisco and Puppet Integration Overview
    Python in Cisco NX-OS and Cisco UCS
  • Describing Cisco Data Center Automation and Orchestration Technologies*
    Power On Auto Provisioning
    Cisco Data Center Network Manager Overview
    Cisco UCS Director Fundamentals
    Cisco UCS PowerTool

Program of Study

  • Configure Overlay Transport Visualization (OTV)
  • Configure Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN)
  • Explore the Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Implement Cisco ACI Access Policies and Out-of-Band Management
  • Implement Cisco ACI Tenant Policies
  • Integrate Cisco ACI with VMware
  • Configure Fibre Channel
  • Configure Device Aliases
  • Configure Zoning
  • Configure NPV
  • Configure FCoE
  • Provision Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Cluster
  • Configure Server and Uplink Ports
  • Configure VLANs
  • Configure a Cisco UCS Server Profile Using Hardware Identities
  • Configure Basic Identity Pools
  • Configure a Cisco UCS Service Profile Using Pools
  • Configure an Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI) Service Profile
  • Configure Cisco UCS Manager to Authenticate Users with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Program a Cisco Nexus Switch with Python


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Course Conditions and Fees

Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking
Familiarity with SANs
Familiarity with Fibre Channel protocol
Identify products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and Cisco MDS families
Understanding of Cisco Enterprise Data Center architecture
Understanding of server system design and architecture
Familiarity with hypervisor technologies (such as VMware)


Our prices are in Euros and don’t include VAT/TAX.

Fees: € 3.500,00

Fees include:  Live instructors’ presentations at our facilities, course material ( Cisco official Kits) and CLP Certificate of course completion. 

Transport, accommodation, meals and other supplementary expenses are not included in the training fees.

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