Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Training v5.0

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Training v5.0 (DCUFT)

Introduction:

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Training v5.0 Course Description

In this 3-day Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Training v5.0 course, you will learn the key tools and procedures needed to troubleshoot and resolve common Data Center issues. With Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Training v5.0, you will also work with the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, and MDS Switches and the Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders in the network and SAN environments, exploring both component and composite problems and their solutions.

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With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

Audience/Target Group

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

Data center administrators and engineers, network administrators and engineers, consulting systems engineers, and Cisco integrators and partners

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

Data center designers and managers, network designers and managers, and systems engineers

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Training (DCUFT)Related Courses:

Duration: 3 days

Skilled Gained:

Describe the troubleshooting tools and methodologies available from the CLI and in DCNM used to identify and resolve issues in a Cisco Data Center network architecture.
Identify and resolve issues related to VLANs and PVLANs.
Identify and resolve issues related to Port Channels and virtual Port Channels.
Identify and resolve issues related to Cisco FabricPath.
Identify and resolve issues related to OTV.
Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel interface operation.
Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel Switching when the NX-OS Switch is used in switched mode or in NPV mode.
Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) in the Cisco Data Center architecture.
Identify and resolve issues related to the Nexus 7000.
Identify and resolve issues specific to the Nexus 5000 family.
Identify and resolve issues specific to the Nexus 2000 FEX.
Identify and resolve issues specific to the Cisco MDS family of switches.

Course Content:

1: Tools and Methodologies Troubleshooting

Understanding CLI Troubleshooting Tools
Troubleshooting Methodology
Ping, Pong, and Traceroute
Monitor System, Processes, and CPU
Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN)
Ethanalyzer
Logging
Cisco Generic Online Diagnostics (GOLD)
Blink or Beacon
SNMP/RMON
CLI Debug
Understanding Cisco DCNM Troubleshooting Tools
Cisco DCNM for LAN
Cisco DCNM for SAN

2: Layer 2 Issues Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting VLANs and Private VLANs
Troubleshooting VLANs and PVLANs
Troubleshooting VTP
Troubleshooting Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
Troubleshooting Port Channels
Troubleshooting LACP
Troubleshooting vPCs
Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
Cisco FabricPath Control Plane
Cisco FabricPath Data Plane
Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
Troubleshooting OTV
OTV Review
Troubleshooting OTV
HSRP Isolation between Data Centers using OTV

3: SAN Switching Issues Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces
Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Interfaces
Troubleshooting SAN Port Channels
Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Fabric Service
Troubleshooting VSANs
Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Domain Services
Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Name Services
Troubleshooting Zoning
Troubleshooting Cisco Fabric Services on Cisco MDS and Nexus
Troubleshooting NPV Mode
NPiV and NPV Mode FLOGI Processes
Troubleshooting NPV Mode

4: Fibre Channel over Ethernet Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting FCoE
Troubleshooting FIP
Troubleshooting FCoE Performances
Troubleshooting DCBx
Troubleshooting DCBx
Troubleshooting PFC

5: Platform Specific Issues Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting the Cisco Nexus 7000
Troubleshooting Licensing
Troubleshooting Installs, Upgrades, and Reboots
Troubleshooting Cisco Fabric Services
Troubleshooting VDCs
Troubleshooting Routing
Troubleshooting Unicast Traffic
Troubleshooting Memory
Troubleshooting CPU
Troubleshooting Switch Fabric
Troubleshooting CoPP and Data Plane Rate Limiters
Troubleshooting the Cisco Nexus 5000 and 5500 Switches
Troubleshooting Licensing
Troubleshooting ISSU
Troubleshooting Config-sync
Troubleshooting QoS
Troubleshooting CRC Errors
Troubleshooting CPU
Troubleshooting Unified Ports
Troubleshooting the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender
Troubleshooting Fabric Extender Configuration and Management
Troubleshooting Fabric Extender Queuing and Packet Drops
Troubleshooting the Cisco MDS Switch
Troubleshooting Licensing
Troubleshooting Installs, Upgrades, and Reboots
Troubleshooting Ports
Troubleshooting Cisco Fabric Services
Troubleshooting VSANs
Troubleshooting Zones and Zone Sets

Course Labs

Lab 2-1: Troubleshoot vPCs
Lab 2-2: Troubleshoot Cisco FabricPath
Lab 2-3: Troubleshoot OTV Issues
Lab 3-1: Troubleshoot FC Interfaces
Lab 3-2: Troubleshoot FC VSANs, Zones and Domain Services
Lab 3-3: Troubleshoot NPV Mode
Lab 4-1: Troubleshoot FCoE – Part 1
Lab 4-2: Troubleshoot FCoE – Part 2
Lab 5-1: Troubleshoot VDCs
Lab 5-2: Troubleshoot CFS
Lab 5-3: Troubleshoot the Fabric Extender

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