LiveLessons – CCNA Data Center DCICN 200-150


LiveLessons – CCNA Data Center DCICN 200-150


CCNA Data Center DCICN 200-150 LiveLessons is a unique video product that provides a solid understanding of the key areas of knowledge required to pass the 200-150 DCICN exam. This product walks through each topic of the exam blueprint, so viewers can gain knowledge of networking concepts for the Data Center environment based on Nexus-OS LAN and SAN technologies. These videos will also provide fundamental information on understanding how a Data Center network works. The course will also detail virtualization configuration in the network, addressing schemes; configuration skills, and troubleshooting methods.

CCNA Data Center DCICN 200-150 LiveLessons contains six hours of instruction. The videos consist of live video training, video screencasts, and demos. Video instruction throughout offers detailed explanations, tips, and design recommendations.

Major topics include:

  • Basic Networking Concepts
  • Data Center Physical Infrastructure
  • Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts
  • Layer 3 Routing Using Nexus
  • Data Center Storage

Skill Level

  • Beginning to intermediate

What You Will Learn

  • Key configuration and troubleshooting concepts to prepare you for the Cisco CCNA Data Center DCICN 200-150 exam.
  • Provides an easy to use and cost effective means to learn the various concepts associated with Data Center technologies.
  • Provides multimedia tutorials and demos that users can apply to real world scenarios

Who Should Take This Course

Anyone who wants to obtain their CCNA Data Center certification. This includes working engineers in the Enterprise space who want to expand their knowledge of Data Center concepts and technologies; specifically, CCNA candidates who will use this product to prepare for the two required tests needed to earn the CCNA Data Center certification. CCNP and CCIE Data Center candidates needing a first exposure to foundational knowledge will also be very interested in this product. IT managers in need of a quick understanding of Data Center concepts to better manage their engineering teams and engineers familiar with other vendors’ platforms, who also want to learn Cisco’s specific implementations of these technologies, would also benefit from taking this course.

Course Requirements

The video course assumes that the reader has the skills to navigate the user interface of a PC running any of the Microsoft OS’s and who has completed typical high school-level math courses (mainly that the reader has been exposed to binary math). The course also assumes that the reader has used PCs connected to either a home network or a network inside a school or company, but that the reader might not understand anything about the network to which the PC was connected. It is also assumes that the reader knows how to use typical Internet applications, primarily web browsers and email clients.

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Table of Contents

Module 1:  Basic Data Center Networking Concepts

Lesson 1: Basic Networking Concepts

1.1              Introduction to the Purpose and Fundamentals of a Network

1.2              Physical Network Topologies

1.3              How to Interpret Network Diagrams

1.4              Examples of Network Specifications

Lesson 2: TCP/IP Concepts

2.1              Understanding the Purpose of the OSI Model

2.2              Understanding the TCP/IP Suite

2.3              Examining the Operation of IP

2.4              Examining the Operation of TCP

2.5              Examining the Operation of UDP

Lesson 3: Ethernet and Basic Switching Concepts

3.1              What is Ethernet?

3.2              Understanding IEEE 802 Protocols

3.3              Examining CSMA/CD

3.4              Understanding Layer 2 Addressing

3.5              What Is a MAC Table?

3.6              What Is Flooding?

3.7                  Explain Basic Switching Concepts

3.8                  Explain the Operation of Cisco Switches

3.9                  Basic Switch Configuration

3.10                Basic Port Configuration

3.11                Describe VLANS

3.12                Configure VLANS

Module 2:  Data Center Physical Infrastructure

Lesson 4: Introduction to Data Center Infrastructure

4.1              Understanding Data Center Topologies

4.2              Understanding 3 Tier Architectures

4.3              Understanding 2 Tier Architectures

4.4              Understanding Spine and Leaf Fabric

4.5              Examining Data Center Media Types

4.6              Examining Data Center Transceivers

4.7              Examining Servers and Their Components

4.8              Introduction to Cisco UCS

4.9              UCS Architecture and Components

4.10            Power Redundancy Modes

Lesson 5: Switching and Basic Configuration

5.1              Understanding Spanning Tree Protocol

5.2              Understanding MST

5.3              Understanding PVST+

5.4              Understanding Spanning Tree Port Types

5.5              Understanding Trunks 802.1Q

5.6              Understanding Port Channels

5.7              Examining Neighbor Discovery Protocols

5.8              Understanding CDP

5.9              Understanding LLDP

Lesson 6: Switching Configuration

6.1              Configuring Spanning Tree Protocol

6.2              Configuring MST

6.3              Configuring RPVST+

6.4              Configuring Spanning Tree Port Types

6.5              Configuring Trunks

6.6              Configuring CDP and LLDP

Module 3:  Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts

Lesson 7: IPv4

7.1              Understanding Binary Numbering

7.2              Understanding Classful IP Addressing

7.3              Understanding IPv4 Address Formatting

7.4              Understanding Private IPv4 Addresses

7.5              Understanding Public IPv4 Addresses

7.6              Understanding IPv4 Address Types

7.7              Assigning IPv4 Addresses

7.8              Understanding Subnetting

7.9              Understanding IPv4 Subnetting Calculation Scenarios

Lesson 8: IPv6

8.1              Differentiating Between IPv4 and IPv6

8.2              Examining the IPv6 Address Format

8.3              Understanding IPv6 Private Addressing

8.4              Examining IPv6 Host Addresses

8.5              Shortening IPv6 Addresses

8.6              Examining IPv6 Address Types

Lesson 9: Basic Routing Concepts

9.1              Packet Forwarding

9.2              Examining Router Lookup Process

9.3              Linking L2 Addresses to L3 Addresses

9.4              Understanding ARP

9.5              Examining End Device to End Device Communication

9.6              Examining Default Gateways

Module 4:  Layer 3 Routing Using Nexus

Lesson 10: Routed Interfaces and Redundancy

10.1            Understanding Routed Interfaces

10.2            Understanding Switched Virtual Interfaces

10.3            Introduction to First Hop Router Redundancy

10.4            Understanding Gateway Load Balancing Protocol

10.5            Understanding Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol

10.6            Understanding Hot Standby Routing Protocol

Lesson 11: Cisco Router Operations

11.1            Examining Routing Protocol Characteristics

11.2            Understanding the Routing Process

11.3            Understanding Routing Tables and AD

11.4            Examining RIPv1

11.5            Examining RIPv2

11.6            Examining EIGRP

11.7            Examining OSPF

11.8            Understanding OSPF Areas

Lesson 12: Configure Routing on a Cisco Router

12.1            Examining Router Bootup and POST

12.2            Implementing a Basic Router Configuration

12.3            Configuring RIP v1-2

12.4            Configuring EIGRP

12.5            Configuring OSPF

12.6            Configuring InterVLAN Routing

Lesson 13: Troubleshooting Layer 3 Routing

13.1            Troubleshooting Basic Routing Issues

13.2            Troubleshooting Enhanced Routing Issues

Lesson 14: Introduction to Security and Access Lists

14.1            Introducing to Access Lists

14.2            Understanding How Access Lists are Processed and Applied

14.3            Understanding Wildcard Masking

14.4            Understanding Named ACLs

14.5            Using ACLs to Secure Management Interfaces

14.6            Introducing Role Based Access Control

14.7            Examining AAA

Module 5:  Data Center Storage

Lesson 15: Introduction to Storage Networking Concepts

15.1            Defining a Storage Network

15.2            Understanding Storage Network Services

15.3            Understanding Initiators and Targets

15.4            Examining Devices Connected to the SAN

15.5            Examining VSANs

15.6            Understanding Zoning

15.7            Understanding FCoE

15.8            Comparing and Contrasting FC and FCoE

15.9                Examining Storage Array Connectivity

15.10             Understanding How Switches Connect to the SAN

Lesson 16: Advanced FCoE Concepts

16.1            Understanding FCoE Topologies

16.2            Understanding Data Center Bridging

16.3            Understanding VFCs

16.4            Performing Initial FCoE Setup

16.5            Configuring FCoE

16.6            Configuring FCoE Multihop

Lesson 17: Advanced Storage Concepts

17.1            Understanding N Port Virtualization

17.2            Examining Zoning Models

17.3            Performing Initial Storage Networking Setup

17.4            Configuring VSANs

17.5            Verifying VSANs

17.6            Configuring Switch Ports

17.7            Verifying Name Server Login

17.8            Configuring Zoning

17.9            Verifying Zoning

17.10          Verifying SAN Switch Operations







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