Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure v6.0


The focus of this skills-building course is troubleshooting of LAN, SAN, Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The course provides rich, hands-on experience in resolving problems on Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco fabric extenders (FEXs), Cisco UCS, and Cisco ACI.


This course is intented to individuals involved in the implementation of public, private and hybrid clouds based on Cisco Infrastructure.


Before attending this training, participants shoould have attended the following classes or obtained an equivalent level of knowledge before attending this course:

  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.0
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT) v6.0
  • Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII) v6.0
  • Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI) v6.0
  • Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) v6.0

At course completion

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Troubleshoot Layer 2 technologies, such as STP, port channels, vPC, Cisco FabricPath, and FEX
  • Troubleshoot first-hop redundancy, routing, and CFS in the data center
  • Troubleshoot virtualization solutions, such as OTV, VRF, and VXLAN
  • Troubleshoot storage area networks, including Fibre Channel, FCoE, zoning, NPV, and NPIV
  • Troubleshoot data center unified computing

Course outline

Module 1: Troubleshooting Data Network Protocols
Module 2: Troubleshooting Network Virtualization and Automation
Module 3: Troubleshooting Application Centric Infrastructure
Module 4: Troubleshooting Data Center Storage
Module 5: Troubleshooting Data Center Compute Platforms
Module 6: Troubleshooting Data Center Management and Operations