SKILL BENCHMARK

Cisco Virtualization Proficiency

  • 15m
  • 15 questions
The Cisco Virtualization Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Cisco virtualization. You will be evaluated on device and path virtualization technologies, virtualization troubleshooting, LISP and VXLAN, infrastructure virtualization, and virtual application containers. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Cisco virtualization terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • compare Cisco Nexus 1000v with the Nexus 9500 series
  • describe concepts an IT professional should know in relation to virtualization
  • describe the value of VXLAN
  • identify popular virtualization options
  • identify the components a Virtual Machine uses to connect to a network
  • identify the components of the CISCO Virtual Application Container
  • identify the features of each server type
  • identify the network characteristics of a network that could best utilize LISP
  • identify the options available for a LISP deployment
  • identify the purpose of Virtual Routing and Forwarding functionality
  • install a virtual machine
  • recognize how to avoid fragmentation
  • specify why businesses use virtualization technology
  • understand how to configure a GRE tunnel
  • understand how to configure an IPsec tunnel policy

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