Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) – Data Center -Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFT)


Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric exam tests a candidate's troubleshooting skills in the Unified Fabric domain, troubleshooting connectivity issues, convergent I/O, Storage issues, as well as issues related to specific features like OTV (overlay transport virtualization) and it is associated with the CCNP DC certification and Cisco Unified Fabric Support Specialist certification.


The goal of the course is to emphasize troubleshooting and repair of Cisco Data Center architecture components such as features and protocols available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series, the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series, the Cisco MDS Series, and the Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders. Problem analysis and repair are the focus. Configuration and implementation details are presented only to augment the troubleshooting process or to help the student understand the issue at hand. Details about Cisco Nexus implementation are available in the DCUFI course or in the product specific courses.


Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFTS) v5.0 is a 3-day instructor led training course designed for Systems and Field Engineers, Consulting Systems Engineers, and Cisco integrators and partners who install , implement, maintain and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches, the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches, the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders, and the Cisco MDS Series Multilayer Fabric Switches. The course covers the key components and procedures needed to troubleshoot and resolve common issues with the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series, the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series, the Cisco MDS Series, and the Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders in the network and SAN environment.


1.1 Identify and resolve Ethernet port-channels issues 1.2 Identify and resolve vPC issues 1.3 Identify and resolve FabricPath issues 1.4 Identify and resolve PVLAN issues

2.1 Identify and resolve performance issues 2.2 Identify and resolve DCBX issues

3.1 Identify and resolve Fabric merge issues 3.2 Identify and resolve npv/npiv issues 3.3 Identify and resolve SAN port-channels/trunk issues

4.1 Identify and resolve OTV issues 4.2 Identify and resolve HSRP issue in a DCI

5.1 Identify and resolve cfs issues 5.2 Identify and resolve Config-Sync Issues 5.3 Identify and resolve ISSU issues 5.4 Identify and resolve Fex issues 5.5 Identify and resolve VDC issues 5.6 Identify and resolve Layer1 issue 5.7 Identify and resolve cpu memory 5.8 Identify and resolve control plane policing (COPP) issues


• Presentation • Discussion • Practice Activities • Case Studies


• Pre test • Post test


5 Days

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