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642-980 DCUFT

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric

Exam Number 642-980 DCUFT
Associated Certifications CCNP Data Center Certification
Cisco Unified Fabric Support Specialist
Duration 90 minutes (65-75 questions)
Available Languages English
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The 642-980 Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric exam tests a candidate's troubleshooting skills in the Unified Fabric domain, troubleshooting connectivity issues, convergent I/O, Storage issues, as well as issues related to specific features like OTV (overlay transport virtualization) and it is associated with the CCNP DC certification and Cisco Unified Fabric Support Specialist certification.

The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed. The following topics are general guidelines for the content that is likely to be included on the practical exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the following guidelines may change at any time without notice.

  • 20%     1.0   Troubleshooting Layer 2 Connectivity
                Issues in a Cisco Data Center Network

      • 1.1   Identify and resolve Ethernet port-channels issues
      • 1.2   Identify and resolve vPC issues
      • 1.3   Identify and resolve FabricPath issues
      • 1.4   Identify and resolve PVLAN issues
  •   9%     2.0   Troubleshooting FCoE issues in a Cisco
                Data Center Network

      • 2.1   Identify and resolve performance issues
      • 2.2   Identify and resolve DCBX issues
  • 26%     3.0   Troubleshooting Storage Area Network
                in a Cisco Data Center

      • 3.1   Identify and resolve Fabric merge issues
      • 3.2   Identify and resolve npv/npiv issues
      • 3.3   Identify and resolve SAN port-channels/trunk issues
  • 19%     4.0   Troubleshooting DCI issues in a Cisco
                Data Center network

      • 4.1   Identify and resolve OTV issues
      • 4.2   Identify and resolve HSRP issue in a DCI
  • 26%     5.0   Troubleshooting Platform Specific Issues
                in a CiscoData Center Network

      • 5.1   Identify and resolve cfs issues
      • 5.2   Identify and resolve Config-Sync Issues
      • 5.3   Identify and resolve ISSU issues
      • 5.4   Identify and resolve Fex issues
      • 5.5   Identify and resolve VDC issues
      • 5.6   Identify and resolve Layer1 issues
      • 5.7   Identify and resolve cpu memory
      • 5.8   Identify and resolve control plane policing (COPP) issues
  • The following course is the recommended training for this exam.

    • Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFT)

    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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