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The Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) v3.5 course shows participants how to implement, manage and troubleshoot Cisco® MDS 9000 Series Switches, to build highly available, scalable storage networks. Through expert instruction and extensive hands-on practice, students will learn how to deploy and use capabilities such as Virtual Storage Area Networks (VSANs), Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), N-Port Virtualization (NPV) fabric security, zoning, automation with NX-API, Slow Drain Analysis, SAN analytics, Fibre Channel over TCP/IP (FCIP) tunnels...and more. Participants will learn how to configure and implement platform features and learn troubleshooting techniques pertaining to Fibre Channel (FC) domains, firmware upgrades, zones and zone mergers. This course will also helps prepare for the exam, 300-625 Implementing Cisco Storage Area Networking (DCSAN), which leads to CCNP Data Center and the Certified Specialist - Data Center SAN Implementation certifications. This course also earns students 40 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification.

What You'll Learn

  • Discover and describe the Cisco Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) platform of multilayer switches and directors.
  • Provisioning Cisco MDS Switches
  • Describe key product features of the MDS platform
  • Describe and implement automation on Cisco MDS Switches
  • Configure and implement the Cisco MDS switches and platform features
  • Resolve issues and troubleshoot FC domains, zones and zone merges, and switch boot and firmware upgrades

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  • Course Number DCMDS
  • Course Length 4 days
  • Course Fee $3,795.00
  • Delivery Format VLT (Instructor Led; Virtual LIVE Online; Remote Training)
  • Course Topic Data Center
  • Vendor Cisco
  • Technology Unified Fabric (Nexus, NX-OS)

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