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DCICT v6.1 Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies Course Overview

Presenting Cisco Data Center Technologies gives a prologue to Cisco advancements and items that are sent in the server farm. System virtualization, arrange innovations, brought together registering, computerization and coordination and the Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) are altogether included. As this is a basic level course the information that is given is focused at people who need to perform fundamental arrangement errands. The hands-on lab practices concentrate on arranging highlights on Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS), Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) and Cisco UCS Director.

This course is worth 30 Credits in the Continuing Education Program


Participants should meet the accompanying essentials:

  • Great comprehension of systems administration conventions ICND1 and DCICN prescribed
  • Great comprehension of the VMware condition

DCICT v6.1 Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies Course Outline

Cisco Data Center Network Virtualization

  • Depicting Functional Planes of Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Depicting Cisco Nexus Operating System VRF Contexts
  • Depicting Virtual Device Contexts
  • Depicting the Function of Overlays
  • Depicting Virtualization
  • Depicting Virtual Switches

Cisco Data Center Network Technologies Configuration

  • Depicting Cisco Fabric Extender Connectivity
  • Depicting Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
  • Depicting Cisco FabricPath
  • Depicting Unified Port Feature of Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Depicting Cisco Unified Fabric

Cisco Unified Computing System

  • Depicting Data Center Server Connectivity
  • Depicting Cisco IMC Supervisor
  • Depicting Cisco UCS Manager Operations
  • Depicting Role-Based Access Control
  • Depicting Hardware Abstraction in Cisco UCS

Server farm Automation and Orchestration

  • Investigating the Utility of Application Programming Interfaces
  • Presenting Cloud Computing Basic Concepts
  • Depicting Cloud Attributes and Service Models
  • Depicting Cisco UCS Director
  • Depicting VDCs, Tenants, and Policies
  • Depicting Orchestration
  • Overseeing Catalogs and Templates
  • Revealing in Cisco UCS Director (CloudSense)

Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure

  • Depicting Cisco ACI
  • Depicting Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Programming and Orchestrating Cisco ACI


  • Lab 1: Connect to Cisco Nexus Series Switches Using SSH
  • Lab 2: Configure VRFs
  • Lab 3: Explore the Elements of Virtual Device Contexts
  • Lab 4: Install VMware ESXi on UCS C-Series Rack Server
  • Lab 5: Install VMware vCenter Server Appliance
  • Lab 6: Install Cisco Virtual Switch Update Manager
  • Lab 7: Install Cisco Nexus 1000V with VSUM
  • Lab 8: Configure a Port Group in the DVS
  • Lab 9: Configure the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender
  • Lab 10: Configure Virtual Port Channels
  • Lab 11: Configure Virtual Port Channels with FEX
  • Lab 12: Configure Cisco FabricPath
  • Lab 13: Configure Unified Ports on Cisco Nexus Switch
  • Lab 14: Implement FCoE
  • Lab 15: Install and Configure the Cisco IMC Supervisor
  • Lab 16: Navigate the Cisco UCS Manager GUI Interfaces
  • Lab 17: Configure Local RBAC
  • Lab 18: Configure Pools
  • Lab 19: Configure a Service Profile Template
  • Lab 20: Configure Cisco NX-OS with APIs
  • Lab 21: Explore the Management Information Tree of the Cisco UCS Manager XML API
  • Lab 22: Configure Cisco UCS Manager with the Postman REST Plugin for Google Chrome
  • Lab 23: Install and Configure User Accounts in Cisco UCS Director
  • Lab 24: Add Virtual and Physical Accounts to Cisco UCS Director
  • Lab 25: Customize Cisco UCS Director
  • Lab 26: Explore Cisco UCS Director Monitoring Capabilities
  • Lab 27: Create Policies and VDCs
  • Lab 28: Create a Catalog and Provision a VM Using the Self-Service Portal
  • Lab 29: Explore Cisco UCS Director Built-In Reports
  • Lab 30: View Chargeback and Reports