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RSCAT6K 1.0 – Implementing Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches


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  • 3 Days Course

    Classroom + Online

    ISK255500 (Excl. VAT)
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    This training event is three-days instructor led product training course to update the Cisco Catalyst 6500 training found in the DCNI-1 certification course. The purpose of this event is to prepare students to implement the CAT6500 series switches using the updated software with particular attention to the new Supervisor Engine 2T software.


    Module 1: Catalyst 6500 Series Switches Architecture

    • Lesson 1: Assessing Catalyst 6500 Series Switches
    • Lesson 2: Listing Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Supervisor Modules
    • Lesson 3: Choosing Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Line Cards
    • Lesson 4: Characterizing the packet forwarding mechanisms in a Catalyst 6500 Series Switch
    • Lesson 5: Describing Unicast Packet Walks between different Line Cards

    Module 2: Core Technologies on the Catalyst 6500 Series Switches

    • Lesson 1: Applying the Virtual Switching System 1440 to a network M2L1 Objective: Apply the VSS 1440 system virtualization technology, capabilities, M2Lab 2-1Lab Title: Deploy and examine the VSS 1440 operation
    • Lesson 2: Analyzing Multicast on the Catalyst 6500
    • Lesson 3: Characterizing Identity and Authentication
    • Lesson 4: Introducing Network Virtualization
    • Lesson 5: Describing Data Center Interconnect Module 2
    • Lesson 6: Planning and Implementing High Availability

    Module 3: Catalyst 6500 Monitoring and Operations

    • Lesson 1: Configuring SPAN, RSPAN and ERSPAN
    • Lesson 2: Configuring NetFlow M1Lab 3-1 Lab Title: NetFlow Configuration
    • Lesson 3: Introducing to Enhanced Manageability M3Lab 3-2 Lab Title: Configure EEM, GOLD and SCH
    • Lesson 4: Deploying Control Plane Protection M3Lab 3-3 Lab Title: CoPP Configuration
    • Lesson 5: Implementing ACL Features M3Lab 3-4 Lab Title: Access Control Lists Configuration
    • Lesson 6: Prioritizing Traffic through the Catalyst 6500 using QOS
    • Lesson 7: Describing Catalyst 6500 Best Practices

    Target Audience

    • Channel Partner / Reseller
    • Customer
    • Employee


    • Intermediate level knowledge and experience of deploying modular Catalyst switch products.