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Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Switches v1.2, 5 days

Delivered at your office or a training centre, in groups or 1-2-1

Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) v1.2 is a product course consisting of lectures and labs that provide learners with fundamental skills in configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series switches. The course structure is based on the Cisco Product Configuration Guides. DCMDS is built upon and consolidated from two prior courses: ICSNS and IASNS.

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Key features

  • Live instructor-led course with 30 hours of training
  • Session runs from 9.30–5pm with normal breaks included
  • Fully certified trainer
  • Get key skills and practical knowledge
  • This course is available for delivery at your office, 1-2-1 and groups – contact us
  • Course materials included
  • Recognised course certificate

What will I learn?

Describe the components and management services of MDS 9000 Series
Explain the initial setup procedure, default settings, software licensing requirements, and system software upgrade procedures
Explain how to configure Fibre Channel interfaces; use the FLOGI database and the FCNS database; how to create VSANs; manage Domain IDs and FCID assignment; use NPV mode and NPIV feature; and configure port channels, Device Alias, and Basic and Enhanced Zoning
Explain how to configure DMM, Cisco SANTap, and SPAN to monitor traffic flow through the MDS

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Describe FCoE, DCBX, and DCB and the configuration steps required to configure multihop FCoE in a SAN environment
Explain how to: configure secure management protocols and role-based access control; centralize security management with AAA services; secure the SAN environment with port and fabric security; configure the Fiber Channel Security Protocol; configure the Storage Media Encryption solution; and how Cisco LinkSec encryption can protect data in transit
Describe the basic FCIP configuration process; use Fiber Channel Port Channels to provide high availability for FCIP environments; implement IVR in order to increase the reliability of the SAN extension solution; and identify parameters that must be tuned to optimize performance across the FCIP tunnel


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