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642-964 CDCNIS

Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure Support

    Exam Number:     642-964
Associated Certifications: Data Center Switching Network Infrastructure
Duration: 75 minutes (65 questions)
Available Languages: English
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Exam Description

The 642-964 Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure Support (CDCNIS) exam is the Data Center Support Specialist exam. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure Support (CDCNIS) v.1.0 course. This exam indicates a professional knowledge of providing support within the Cisco Data Center networking infrastructure.

Exam Topics

The following information provides 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. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.

Implement and configure the FWSM for a Data Center Network Infrastructure

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

Implement and configure the IDSM-2 for a Data Center Network Infrastructure

  • Configure traffic flows
  • Complete the initial configuration
  • Implement IDS policies
  • Configure HA
  • Monitor configured security policy

Implement and configure Network Analysis

  • Complete initial configuration
  • Configure collection mechanisms
  • Configure collection mechanisms

Implement additional high availability features of a data center network infrastructure design

  • Implement HA features in the Cat 6500
  • Implement HA features in the Cat 4948
Recommended Training

Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure Support v.1.0 (DCIFE) is the recommended training for this exam.

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Additional Resources

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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