Retired courses - Certified Specialist – Data Center SAN Implementation | 300-625 DCSAN

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

30/9/2024 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center SAN Implementation course, you'll learn how to implement, manage and troubleshoot Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches in order to build accessible and scalable storage networks.

In just 4 days, you'll learn how to deploy and maintain a range of capabilities to support your business' growth, like Virtual Storage Area Networks (VSANs), Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) and N-Port Virtualisation (NPV) fabric security. You'll also learn how to:

  • Troubleshoot techniques concerning Fibre Channel (FC) domains, firmware, upgrades, zones and zone mergers
  • Describe, implement and configure the Cisco Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) platform
  • Configure FCIP tunnels

At the end of the course, you'll sit exam 300-625 DCSAN and achieve the Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center SAN Implementation certification.

You’ll get access to official courseware and learn from certified Cisco instructors, as Firebrand is a Cisco Learning Partner. Train through Firebrand's Lecture | Lab | Review methodology and achieve your certification at twice the speed.


Audience


This course is ideal for:

  • Data center systems engineers
  • Data center field engineers
  • Data center architects
  • Technical decision makers
  • Network architects
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Next step: CCNP Data Center


Once you have passed exam 300-615 DCIT, you'll be halfway to achieving the CCNP Data Center certification. Next, achieve the Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center Core certification and get your CCNP Data Center.

Benefits

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

Curriculum

Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) v3.1

  • Module 1: Describing Cisco MDS Platform
  • Module 2: Describing Key Product Features
  • Module 3: Describing New Product Features
  • Module 4: Deploying Cisco MDS Features
  • Module 5: Troubleshooting Common Cisco MDS Issues

Lab outline

  • Module 1: Set Up DCNM
  • Module 2: Explore DCNM-SAN Client and DCNM Device Manager
  • Module 3: Configure and Use RBAC
  • Module 4: Configure and Use RBAC with DCNM-SAN Client and Device Manager
  • Module 5: Manage VSANs and Fibre Channel Domain
  • Module 6: Configure NPV and N-Port Identification Virtualization (NPIV)
  • Module 7: Configure Interfaces
  • Module 8: Configure Device Aliases and Zoning
  • Module 9: Explore and Automate with NX-API
  • Module 10: Perform Slow Drain Analysis with Cisco DCNM
  • Module 11: Configure SAN Analysis and SAN Telemetry Streaming
  • Module 12: Configure FCIP Tunnels and FCIP High Availability (HA)
  • Module 1: Configure IVR for SAN Extension
  • Module 1: Troubleshoot Zoning and Zone Merges

Exam Track

As part of your accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches
    • Exam code: 300-625 DCSAN
    • Duration: 90 minutes
    • Languages: English
    • Domains:
      1. Deployment
      2. Implementation
      3. Management and monitoring
      4. MDS Troubleshooting

These domains are general guidelines for the content likely to be included in the exam. As Cisco continues to develop this certification, other related topics may also appear.

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

Before attending your accelerated course, you should have the knowledge and skills in:

  • Data storage hardware components and protocols, including Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) and Fibre Channel
  • Network protocols, including Ethernet and IP
  • Routing and switching

Alternatively, any of the following courses and exams would fill the prerequisites:

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Prerequisites

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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