Cisco MDS Storage Training


Course Name
Cisco MDS Storage Training

Course Overview
The Cisco MDS Storage is course for the end-user customer consisting of lectures and labs. This course is a five-day product training course. Cisco MDS Storage training is a comprehensive hands-on experience which familiarizes data center systems engineers, field engineers, architects, and Cisco partners who implement storage networking solutions with the Cisco MDS 9000 Series switch platform.


Target Audience

  • Professionals and Students who are working in Storage/Networking/IT Domain
  • Developers, Testers/QA and Verification Engineers who are working on or keen to know Cisco MDS Storage

Fee, Schedule & Registration
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Cisco MDS Storage Training Course Outline

Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switch Platform
Introducing the Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switch Platform
Implementing Integrated Management and Explaining the Value of the Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) for SAN Monitoring, Health Checks, and Threshold-based Reporting
System Installation and Initial Configuration
Performing the Initial Switch Configuration
Installing and Licensing Cisco NX-OS Software
Building a SAN Fabric
Using FLOGI and FCNS Databases
Configuring Interfaces, Explaining Interface Buffer Credit Usage, and Commands for Detecting Slow Drain Device Interfaces
Configuring Port Channels with MDS 9710 and MDS 9222i
Configuring NPV and
Configuring VSANs
Managing Domains
Configuring Distributed Device Aliases
Implementing Zoning Using Basic, Enhanced, and Smart Zoning Features
Intelligent SAN Fabric Services
Implementing Cisco Data Mobility Manager
Monitoring Traffic Flow Using an Analyzer for Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Data Frames
Fibre Channel Over Ethernet Implementation
Describing FCoE
Configuring FCoE on Cisco
MDS 9500 and 9700 Series Multilayer Directors
Security Implementation
Improving Management Security
Configuring AAA Services
Implementing Port Security and Fabric Binding
Configuring FC-SP
Implementing Link Encryption
Implementing Fibre Channel Over IP (FCIP)
Creating an FCIP Tunnel
Configuring FCIP High Availability
Implementing IVR for SAN Extension
Tuning FCIP Performance with Tools such as I/O Acceleration and SAN Extension Tuner

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Manish Bhojasia, a technology veteran with 20+ years @ Cisco & Wipro, is Founder and CTO at Sanfoundry. He is Linux Kernel Developer & SAN Architect and is passionate about competency developments in these areas. He lives in Bangalore and delivers focused training sessions to IT professionals in Linux Kernel, Linux Debugging, Linux Device Drivers, Linux Networking, Linux Storage, Advanced C Programming, SAN Storage Technologies, SCSI Internals & Storage Protocols such as iSCSI & Fiber Channel. Stay connected with him @ LinkedIn | Youtube | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter