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CCNA Data Center DCICN 200-150

Video Description

8+ Hours of Video Instruction

More than eight hours of video instruction on configuration and troubleshooting tasks to prepare you for the Cisco CCNA Data Center DCICN 200-150 exam.

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 more than eight hours of instruction with four modules and 17 lessons. 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 Data Center Networking Concepts
  • Data Center Physical Infrastructure
  • Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts
  • Layer 3 Routing Using Nexus
  • Data Center Storage

About the Intructor

Frank Dagenhardt, CCIE No. 42081, is a Technical Solutions Architect for Cisco focusing primarily on Data Center architectures. Frank has more than 20 years in Information Technology. A Cisco veteran for more than 11 years, he works with customers daily designing, implementing, and supporting end-to-end architectures and solutions. Frank has worked on and continues to be involved in publications about Cisco products. He recently presented on the topic of CCNA Data Center at Cisco Live 2016. When not thinking about Data Center topics, Frank can be found spending time with his wife and three children.

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.

About LiveLessons Video Training

LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more. View all LiveLessons on InformIT at: http://www.ciscopress.com/livelessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. CCNA Data Center 200-150 DCICN: Introduction 00:03:21
  2. Module 1: Basic Data Center Networking Concepts
    1. Module Intro 00:00:39
  3. Lesson 1: Basic Networking Concepts
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:44
    2. 1.1 Introduction to the Purpose and Fundamentals of a Network 00:06:40
    3. 1.2 Physical Network Topologies 00:06:17
    4. 1.3 How to Interpret Network Diagrams 00:03:46
    5. 1.4 Examples of Network Specifications 00:02:05
  4. Lesson 2: TCP/IP Concepts
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:52
    2. 2.1 Understanding the Purpose of the OSI Model 00:07:13
    3. 2.2 Understanding the TCP/IP Suite 00:03:05
    4. 2.3 Examining the Operation of IP 00:02:54
    5. 2.4 Examining the Operation of TCP 00:03:04
    6. 2.5 Examining the Operation of UDP 00:01:23
  5. Lesson 3: Ethernet and Basic Switching Concepts
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:04
    2. 3.1 What Is Ethernet? 00:03:45
    3. 3.2 Understanding IEEE 802 Protocols 00:04:44
    4. 3.3 Examining CSMA/CD 00:01:55
    5. 3.4 Understanding Layer 2 Addressing 00:02:55
    6. 3.5 What Is a MAC Table? 00:03:03
    7. 3.6 What Is Flooding? 00:02:04
    8. 3.7 Explain Basic Switching Concepts 00:03:05
    9. 3.8 Explain the Operation of Cisco Switches 00:02:16
    10. 3.9 Basic Switch Configuration 00:12:55
    11. 3.10 Basic Port Configuration 00:04:56
    12. 3.11 Describe VLANS 00:03:16
    13. 3.12 Configure VLANS 00:04:12
  6. Module 2: Data Center Physical Infrastructure
    1. Module Intro 00:00:31
  7. Lesson 4: Introduction to Data Center Infrastructure
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:39
    2. 4.1 Understanding Data Center Topologies 00:04:10
    3. 4.2 Understanding 3 Tier Architectures 00:04:03
    4. 4.3 Understanding 2 Tier Architectures 00:03:19
    5. 4.4 Understanding Spine and Leaf Fabric 00:03:47
    6. 4.5 Examining Data Center Media Types 00:03:34
    7. 4.6 Examining Data Center Transceivers 00:04:18
    8. 4.7 Examining Servers and Their Components 00:08:39
    9. 4.8 Introduction to Cisco UCS 00:06:13
    10. 4.9 UCS Architecture and Components 00:07:39
    11. 4.10 Power Redundancy Modes 00:01:51
  8. Lesson 5: Switching and Basic Configuration
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:26
    2. 5.1 Understanding Spanning Tree Protocol 00:09:19
    3. 5.2 Understanding MST 00:03:00
    4. 5.3 Understanding PVST+ 00:01:47
    5. 5.4 Understanding Spanning Tree Port Types 00:01:37
    6. 5.5 Understanding Trunks 802.1Q 00:02:55
    7. 5.6 Understanding Port Channels 00:04:08
    8. 5.7 Examining Neighbor Discovery Protocols 00:01:47
    9. 5.8 Understanding CDP 00:02:41
    10. 5.9 Understanding LLDP 00:01:39
  9. Lesson 6: Switching Configuration
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:32
    2. 6.1 Configuring Spanning Tree Protocol 00:05:42
    3. 6.2 Configuring MST 00:05:50
    4. 6.3 Configuring RPVST+ 00:04:59
    5. 6.4 Configuring Spanning Tree Port Types 00:03:46
    6. 6.5 Configuring Trunks 00:06:05
    7. 6.6 Configuring CDP and LLDP 00:06:45
  10. Module 3: Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts
    1. Module Intro 00:00:44
  11. Lesson 7: IPv4
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:38
    2. 7.1 Understanding Binary Numbering 00:07:01
    3. 7.2 Understanding Classful IP Addressing 00:03:32
    4. 7.3 Understanding IPv4 Address Formatting 00:03:22
    5. 7.4 Understanding Private IPv4 Addresses 00:01:10
    6. 7.5 Understanding Public IPv4 Addresses 00:01:18
    7. 7.6 Understanding IPv4 Address Types 00:02:24
    8. 7.7 Assigning IPv4 Addresses 00:03:57
    9. 7.8 Understanding Subnetting 00:04:59
    10. 7.9 Understanding IPv4 Subnetting Calculation Scenarios 00:04:10
  12. Lesson 8: IPv6
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:41
    2. 8.1 Differentiating Between IPv4 and IPv6 00:02:20
    3. 8.2 Examining the IPv6 Address Format 00:01:11
    4. 8.3 Understanding IPv6 Private Addressing 00:02:00
    5. 8.4 Examining IPv6 Host Addresses 00:02:07
    6. 8.5 Shortening IPv6 Addresses 00:01:32
    7. 8.6 Examining IPv6 Address Types 00:00:47
  13. Lesson 9: Basic Routing Concepts
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:41
    2. 9.1 Packet Forwarding 00:00:55
    3. 9.2 Examining Router Lookup Process 00:01:23
    4. 9.3 Linking L2 Addresses to L3 Addresses 00:01:41
    5. 9.4 Understanding ARP 00:02:02
    6. 9.5 Examining End Device to End Device Communication 00:03:01
    7. 9.6 Examining Default Gateway 00:01:16
  14. Module 4: Layer 3 Routing Using Nexus
    1. Module Intro 00:00:58
  15. Lesson 10: Routed Interfaces and Redundancy
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:33
    2. 10.1 Understanding Routed Interfaces 00:03:10
    3. 10.2 Understanding Switched Virtual Interfaces 00:01:26
    4. 10.3 Introduction to First Hop Router Redundancy 00:03:17
    5. 10.4 Understanding Gateway Load Balancing Protocol 00:01:58
    6. 10.5 Understanding Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol 00:02:56
    7. 10.6 Understanding Hot Standby Routing Protocol 00:02:40
  16. Lesson 11: Cisco Router Operations
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:31
    2. 11.1 Examining Routing Protocol Characteristics 00:05:25
    3. 11.2 Understanding the Routing Process 00:02:21
    4. 11.3 Understanding Routing Tables and AD 00:02:56
    5. 11.4 Examining RIPv1 00:01:04
    6. 11.5 Examining RIPv2 00:01:01
    7. 11.6 Examining EIGRP 00:03:40
    8. 11.7 Examining OSPF 00:02:39
    9. 11.8 Understanding OSPF Areas 00:01:49
  17. Lesson 12: Configure Routing on a Cisco Router
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:32
    2. 12.1 Examining Router Bootup and POST 00:07:23
    3. 12.2 Implementing a Basic Router Configuration 00:07:25
    4. 12.3 Configuring RIP v1-2 00:05:02
    5. 12.4 Configuring EIGRP 00:04:54
    6. 12.5 Configuring OSPF 00:03:48
    7. 12.6 Configuring InterVLAN Routing 00:04:20
  18. Lesson 13: Troubleshooting Layer 3 Routing
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:18
    2. 13.1 Troubleshooting Basic Routing Issues 00:04:04
    3. 13.2 Troubleshooting Enhanced Routing Issues 00:04:12
  19. Lesson 14: Introduction to Security and Access Lists
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:45
    2. 14.1 Introducing Access Lists 00:01:44
    3. 14.2 Understanding How Access Lists Are Processed and Applied 00:02:17
    4. 14.3 Understanding Wildcard Masking 00:03:33
    5. 14.4 Understanding Named ACLs 00:02:02
    6. 14.5 Using ACLs to Secure Management Interfaces 00:02:42
    7. 14.6 Introducing Role Based Access Control 00:03:03
    8. 14.7 Examining AAA 00:03:42
  20. Module 5: Data Center Storage
    1. Module Intro 00:00:49
  21. Lesson 15: Introduction to Storage Networking Concepts
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:43
    2. 15.1 Defining a Storage Network 00:08:36
    3. 15.2 Understanding Storage Network Services 00:05:25
    4. 15.3 Understanding Initiators and Targets 00:02:24
    5. 15.4 Examining Devices Connected to the SAN 00:05:11
    6. 15.5 Examining VSANs 00:06:14
    7. 15.6 Understanding Zoning 00:05:29
    8. 15.7 Understanding FCoE 00:04:33
    9. 15.8 Comparing and Contrasting FC and FCoE 00:04:31
    10. 15.9 Examining Storage Array Connectivity 00:05:35
    11. 15.10 Understanding How Switches Connect to the SAN 00:07:36
  22. Lesson 16: Advanced FCoE Concepts
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:59
    2. 16.1 Understanding FCoE Topologies 00:10:13
    3. 16.2 Understanding Data Center Bridging 00:01:47
    4. 16.3 Understanding VFCs 00:02:25
    5. 16.4 Performing Initial FCoE Setup 00:03:40
    6. 16.5 Configuring FCoE 00:09:21
    7. 16.6 Configuring FCoE Multihop 00:07:07
  23. Lesson 17: Advanced Storage Concepts
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:27
    2. 17.1 Understanding N Port Virtualization 00:03:49
    3. 17.2 Examining Zoning Models 00:02:42
    4. 17.3 Performing Initial Storage Networking Setup 00:13:57
    5. 17.4 Configuring VSANs 00:06:30
    6. 17.5 Verifying VSANs 00:04:52
    7. 17.6 Configuring Switch Ports 00:14:17
    8. 17.7 Verifying Name Server Login 00:11:14
    9. 17.8 Configuring Zoning 00:07:30
    10. 17.9 Verifying Zoning 00:08:20
    11. 17.10 Verifying SAN Switch Operations 00:05:25
  24. Summary
    1. CCNA Data Center 200-150 DCICN: Summary 00:01:34