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IASNS - Implementing Cisco Advanced Storage Networking Solutions


**Running NX-OS v5.0.4**

Implementing Advanced Cisco Storage Networking Solutions (IASNS) v4.2 is a five-day lecture and lab course using NX-OS v5.0.4 that provides students with advanced skills in implementing and troubleshooting Cisco storage networks.

This course focuses on advanced storage networking topics for the Cisco Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) family, including building virtual SAN fabrics, building heterogeneous SAN fabrics, configuring management and security services, configuring Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI), and advanced troubleshooting skills. A significant portion of the course is devoted to troubleshooting.


Upon completing this course, the student will be able to meet these overall objectives:

Implement a SAN with multiple virtual fabrics using the complete range of features and capabilities that are provided by the Cisco MDS platform, so that the SAN demonstrates high availability, scalability, performance, and interoperability

  • Configure and use fabric management, performance management, and security services on the Cisco MDS platform so that the SAN can be effectively managed, tuned, and secured
  • Diagnose and correct software configuration issues and inoperable hardware components, so that the problems are resolved with minimal disruption to the SAN environment
  • Identify and configure the appropriate iSCSI features to meet customer requirements

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Field engineers

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Systems engineers

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The knowledge and skills that a student must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Basic understanding of data storage hardware components and protocols, including Small Computer Systems Interface (SCSI) and Fibre Channel, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), and iSCSI:
  • Recommended Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) certification training
  • Attendance of the Implementing Cisco Storage Networking Solutions (ICSNS) class or equivalent knowledge
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP networking concepts:
  • Recommended: Cisco CCNA® certification
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  • Learning Credits: 35