CASI Cisco Advanced Storage Implementation & Troubleshooting

3 Day Course
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This three-day course provides learners with advanced skills in implementing and troublshooting Cisco Storage networks.  In this course, students learn how to implement virtual storage area networks (VSANS) using the full range of capabilities of the Cisco MDS 9000 Series switches, to implement a robust management infrastructure, including performace management and to troubleshoot Cisco Fibre Channel storage networks.


- Implement reliable, scalable, and interoperable SAN fabrics
- Monitor and tune performance
- Configure Fabric Security
- Configure management services
- Diagnose and resolve issues using advanced diagnostic tools.

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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

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The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

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