The 640-911 DCICN "Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking" is one of the exams associated with the CCNA® Data Center certification. This 90-minute 65−75 questions exam tests a candidate's knowledge of networking concepts for the Data Center environment, based on Nexus-OS. You will learn fundamental information on how a Data Center network works; and how to configure virtualization in the network, addressing schemes, troubleshooting and configuration skills. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the course 640-911 DCICN, "Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking".
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. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.
1.0 Describe How a Network Works
1.1 Describe the purpose and functions of various network devices
1.2 Select the components required to meet a network specification
1.3 Use the OSI and TCP/IP models and their associated protocols to explain how data flows in a network
1.4 Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP
2.0 Configure, Verify and Troubleshoot a Switch with VLANs and Interswitch Communications Using Nexus
2.1 Explain the technology and media access control method for Ethernet
2.2 Explain basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches
2.3 Describe and configure enhanced switching technologies
3.0 Implement an IP Addressing Scheme and IP Services to Meet Network Requirements in a Medium-Size Enterprise Branch Office Network Using Nexus
3.1 Describe the operation and benefits of using private and public IP addressing
3.2 Describe the difference between IPv4 and IPv6 addressing schemes
4.0 Configure, Verify, and Troubleshoot Basic Router Operation and Routing on Cisco Devices Using Nexus
4.1 Describe and configure basic routing concepts
4.2 Describe the operation of Cisco routers
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