CCIE Data Center Lab Exam v2.0 - Lab Equipment and Software

    CCIE Data Center Lab Exam v2.0

    Lab Equipment and Software Version


    The Lab exam tests features that can be configured on the equipment and the software versions indicated in the document below. You may see more recent NXOS versions installed in the lab, but you will not be tested on features on newer software releases that are not explicitly listed below.


    Passing the lab exam requires a depth of understanding difficult to obtain without hands-on experience. Early in your preparation, it is highly recommended to arrange access to equipment similar to that used on the exam.


    Lab Equipment

    • APIC Cluster
    • Nexus 9336 ACI Spine
    • Nexus 9372
    • Nexus 7004
      • Sup2E
      • 48 Port 10Gb (F3 Module)
    • Nexus 5672
    • Nexus 2348
    • Nexus 1000v
    • UCS C220 M4 Series Rack Server
      • VIC card for C-Series
    • UCS-6248 Fabric Interconnects
    • UCS-4308 M-Series Chassis
      • UCS M142 Compute Cartridge
    • UCS-5108 B-Series Chassis
      • B-200 M4 Series Blades
      • Palo mezzanine card
      • VIC 1340 Card for B-Series
    • Dual Attached JBOD
    • Cisco Catalyst Switch 3750
    • Cisco 2911/K9 Terminal Server


    • NXOS v7.x on Nexus 7000 Switches
    • NXOS v7.x on Nexus 5000 Switches
    • NXOS v7.x on Nexus 9000 Switches
    • NXOS v5.x on Nexus 1000v
    • UCS Software Release 2.x Fabric Interconnect
    • Cisco Data Center Manager Software v7.x