642-973 DCNIS-1

Data Center Network Infrastructure Support -1

Exam Number 642-973 DCNIS-1
Last day to test: May 31, 2013
Associated Certifications Data Center Networking Infrastructure Support Specialist
Duration 75 minutes (45-55 questions)
Available Languages English, Japanese
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The 642-973 DCNIS1 Cisco Data Center Network Infrastructures Support 1 exam tests a candidate's knowledge of the skills needed by a field engineer to install and support a Cisco Data Center Cat 6K and/or 49xx platform.

Exam Topics

The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam.

Implement the Cat 6K and 49xx

  • Describe the Cat6K and 49xx data center architecture
  • Implement VSS
  • Describe the options and hardware available for the Cat6K and 49xx
  • Describe the Cat6K supervisors
  • Upgrade IOS using software modularity
  • Implement EEM
  • Utlize automated diagnostics
  • Upgrade IOS on a Cat 65K or 49xx
  • Implement NetFlow
  • Implement QoS
  • Implement SPAN
  • Describe the Cisco Blade Switch family

Implement the FWSM for a Data Center Network Infrastructure

  • implement Traffic flows
  • implement ACL's
  • implement routing
  • implement contexts
  • implement management access
  • implement failover
  • implement deep packet inspection

Implement Network Analysis (NAM)

  • Implement initial configuration
  • Implement collection mechanisms
  • Monitor, view, and save data

Implement high availability data center features

  • Implement HA features in the Cat 6500
  • Implement HA features in the Cat 49xx
  • Implement non-stop forwarding
  • Implement SSO

The following course is the recommended training for this exam.

  • Implementing Cisco Data Center Network Infrastructure 1 (DCNI-1)

Courses listed are offered by Cisco Learning Partners-the only authorized source for Cisco IT training delivered exclusively by Certified Cisco Instructors. Check the List of Learning Partners for a Cisco Learning Partner nearest you

A variety of Cisco Press titles may be available for this exam. These titles can be purchased through the Cisco Marketplace Bookstore, directly from Cisco Press.

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