CASI Cisco Advanced Storage Implementation & Troubleshooting

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Cisco Storage Networking Training Courses.


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Building Virtual Fabrics (5 topics)

  • Implementing VSANs
  • Implementing Virtual Fabric Addressing
  • Implementing the Inter-VSAN Routing
  • Tuning Fabric Performance
  • Building Heterogeneous Fabrics

Implementing Management and Security Services (4 topics)

  • Implementing the Management Infrastructure
  • Monitoring Health and Performance
  • Configuring AAA Services
  • Implementing Port and Fabric Security

Advanced Troubleshooting (10 topics)

  • Basic Troubleshooting Tools Review
  • Capturing Protocol Traces
  • Using Physical Port Diagnostics
  • Troubleshooting Switch Modules
  • Troubelshooting Fx_Port Issues
  • Troubleshooting the Data Path
  • Troubleshooting Advanced Services.
  • Troubleshooting Swtich upgrades
  • Troubleshooting Cisco Fabric Manager and Cisco Device Manager
  • Working with Cisco TAC


Delegates are required to meet the following prerequisites: - Basic understanding of data storage components and protocols, including SCSI and Fibre Channel - Basic understanding of MDS 9000 installation, configuration, operation, and troubleshooting