642-992 DCUFI

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric

Exam Number 642-992 DCUFI
Last day to test: May 31, 2013
Associated Certifications Data Center Networking Infrastructure Support Specialist
Duration 75 minutes (45-55 questions)
Available Languages English
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The 642-992 DCUFI Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Solutions Implementation exam is associated with the DCNIS certification. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric solutions. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Solutions Implementation (DCUFI) course.

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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.

Describe the Cisco Nexus products in a Cisco Business Advantage Data Center network architecture (overview only)

  • Describe the Cisco Business Advantage Data Center network architecture from a Nexus product point of view
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus product family
  • Describe the key high-availability features of NX-OS
  • Describe the key unified fabric features of NX-OS
  • Describe the key scalability features of NX-OS
  • Describe the features and benefits of the major Nexus Line Modules
  • Describe the Virtual Security Gateway
  • Describe the network infrastructure connection to the Cisco Unified Computing System platform
  • Describe the power requirements for the Cisco Nexus products

Implement security on Cisco Nexus products in a Cisco Business Advantage Data Center architecture

  • Implement CTS
  • Implement Integrated Security Features
  • Implement ACLs
  • Implement authentication
  • Implement AAA
  • Implement RBAC

Manage and operate Cisco Nexus products in a Cisco Business Advantage Data Center
architecture

  • Implement CMP
  • Implement DCNM
  • Monitor the network using DCNM
  • Perform network discovery
  • Perform platform inventory
  • Upgrade NX-OS using ISSU
  • Implement CiscoWorks in the Nexus environment
  • Implement FabricManager
  • Implement DeviceManager

Implement high availability features on Cisco Nexus products in a Cisco Business Advantage Data Center architecture

  • Implement FHRP
  • Implement Graceful Restart
  • Implement nonstop forwarding
  • Implement Port-channels
  • Implement vPC
  • Implement OTV
  • Implement FabricPath

Troubleshoot Cisco Nexus products in a Cisco Business Advantage Data Center architecture data center network

  • Utilize SPAN and WireShark to troubleshoot a Cisco Nexus problem (was 3.6)
  • Utilize NetFlow to troubleshoot a Cisco Nexus problem (was 3.7)
  • Utilize XML/SNMP for network management and monitoring (was 3.8)
  • Implement and utilize automated diagnostics to troubleshoot a Cisco Nexus problem
  • Given an OTV problem, identify the problem and a potential fix
  • Given a VDC problem, identify the problem and a potential fix
  • Given a vPC problem, identify the problem and a potential fix
  • Given an Layer 2 problem, identify the problem and a potential fix
  • Given an Layer 3 problem, identify the problem and a potential fix
  • Given a multicast problem, identify the problem and a potential fix
  • Given a FabricPath problem, identify the problem and a potential fix
  • Given a Unified Fabric problem, identify the problem and a potential fix

Implement Cisco Nexus network features and functionality in a Cisco Business Advantage Data Center environment

  • Implement QoS
  • Implement Layer 2 functionality
  • Implement Layer 3 functionality
  • Implement multicast functionality
  • Implement VDC
  • Implement EEM
  • Implement vPC
  • Implement OTV

Implement Cisco Nexus unified fabric features and functionality in a Cisco Business Advantage Data Center environment

  • Describe the FibreChannel protocol
  • Implement FCoE
  • Implement DCB features
  • Implement NPV and NPIV features

Given a particular Cisco Business Advantage Data Center installation, physically install Cisco Nexus products in a Cisco Business Advantage Data Center environment

  • Given a particular data center installation, validate the power requirements using the Power Calculator
  • Given a particular installation, implement the logical design
  • Given a particular installation, implement the cable plan
  • Migrate an IOS implementation to an NX-OS implementation

The following course is the recommended training for this exam.

  • Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI)

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

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