Ontrak DCICT – Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Technologies v6.0 (200-155)


In the course “Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v 6.0”, students are introduced to the primary technologies to Cisco technologies and products that are deployed in the data center: network virtualization, network technologies, unified computing, automation and orchestration, and the Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI). The introductory level of knowledge that is provided in these courses is targeted for individuals who can perform basic configuration tasks. The hands-on lab exercises focus on configuring features on Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS), Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), and Cisco UCS Director.



  • Knowledge of DCICN (Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking v6.0) or equivalent

Course Objectives:

  • Describe and configure Cisco UCS
  • Describe and configure Cisco data center virtualization
  • Describe and configure Cisco data center networking
  • Describe and configure Cisco automation and orchestration
  • Describe and verify Cisco ACI

Course Outline:

  • Module 1: Cisco Data Center Network Virtualization
  • Module 2: Cisco Data Center Network Technologies Configuration
  • Module 3: Cisco Unified Computing System
  • Module 4: Data Center Automation and Orchestration
  • Module 5: Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure
  • Labs:
    • Lab 1: Connect to a Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Using Secure Shell (SSH)
    • Lab 2: Connect to a Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Using SSH
    • Lab 3: Run Command Line Interface (CLI) Commands
    • Lab 4: Configure vPCs
    • Lab 5: Validate Cisco FabricPath Configuration
    • Lab 6: Validate Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) Configuration
    • Lab 7: Verify Current Virtual Device Context (VDC) Settings
    • Lab 8: Validate a Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Configuration
    • Lab 9: Validate a Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch Configuration
    • Lab 10: Validate a Cisco MDS 9100 Series Multilayer Fabric Switch License
    • Lab 11: Configure VSANs and Zoning
    • Lab 12: Validate FLOGI and FCNS
    • Lab 13: View the Tech-Support Command Output
    • Lab 14: Validate the Physical Connections for FCoE
    • Lab 15: Explore the Cisco UCS Manager Graphical User Interface (GUI)
    • Lab 16: Create a Service Profile from a Template and Performing VMware ESXi 5.0 SAN Boot
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