When planning for data center storage, it is important to have an understanding of the Fibre Channel topologies that can be found in storage networking. It also important to know the different port types and how a device performs a fabric login and port login to establish initiator-to-target connection and communication. In this course, you will learn about the Fibre Channel topologies and how communication is established between an initiator and target device on the SAN. You will also learn how to perform an initial configuration of a Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer switch and use various show commands. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for Cisco exam 640-916: Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies.
This course is targeted toward data center network engineers and learners embarking on a network administration or engineering career who wish to understand all the components that make up a real-world data center. In addition, anyone interested in the DCICT CCNA Data Center certification exam will benefit from this course. This course offers the official training for the Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (640-916 DCICT) certification exam which is a component exam for the CCNA Data Center certification.