Cisco 642-997 DCUFI Details
The exam number is 642-997 DCUFI and the number of questions in the exam is 65-75. The language of this exam is English and Japanese. Associated certifications of the exam include CCNP Data Center Certification and Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Support Specialist. The duration of this exam is 90 minutes.
CCNP 642-997 Exam Description
The Cisco 642-997 exam is to check the knowledge of candidates about the implementation of Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric architecture, virtualization, high availability and virtualization in the network.
642-997 Data Center Exam Topics
The topics to be included in the Cisco 642-997 exam are given below however the topics in the exam can differ from the below mentioned topics
- Cisco Unified Fabric Products in a Cisco Data Center Network Architecture – 14%
The knowledge about Cisco Nexus product family, key scalability features of Cisco NX-OS, Fibre Channel over Ethernet and Cisco NX-OS key unified fabric features is checked and validated by the exam. The knowledge about the architecture of Cisco SAN network from the perspective of Cisco MDS SAN Switch is checked and validated.
- Security Implementation on the Cisco Unified Fabric Products in the Architecture of Cisco Data Center -20%
The candidates are required to be capable of implementing zoning, AAA, CTS, RBAC and integration of security features.
- Management of Unified Fabric in a Cisco Data Center Architecture – 8%
The knowledge about implementation of CMP, EEM, Callhome, scheduler, cfs, licensing and xml is required. The ability of managing the Unified Fabric while using the DCNM SAN and DCNM LAN is checked and validated by the exam.
- Implementation of High Availability Features in a Cisco Data Center Architecture on Cisco Unified Fabric Products – 12%
The knowledge of candidates about the implementation of vPC, Port-channels, non-stop forwarding and FabricPath is checked and validated by the exam. The knowledge of candidates about the implementation of Graceful Restart and upgrading the NX-OS using ISSU is checked and measured by the exam.
- Functionality and Features Implementation of Cisco Unified Fabric Network in the environment of Cisco Data Center – 6%
The knowledge of candidates about the implementation of L2 and L3 Functionality is checked by the exam. The knowledge about multicast functionality, LISP, MPLS and OTV is measured and validated by the exam.
Network Virtualization Implementation in the Environment of Cisco Data Center – 20%
The ability of implementing the vn-link, vm-fex, VDC, adapter- fex and integration of Nexus with vCenter manager is checked and measured by the exam.
- Storage features Implementation in a Cisco Data Center Environment – 20%
The ability required for implementation of FCoE, multihop FCoE, DCB features and vsans is checked and validated by the exam. The description of shared vs dedicated ports and FibreChannel protocol is expected to be done by the candidates who take this exam.
Cisco 642-997 Exam Preparation Tips
- Get comprehensive knowledge about the topics
- Try to prepare for achieving objectives
- Prepare with the practice exam
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