Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches Training (DCNX5K) v3.1

Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches Training (DCNX5K) v3.1

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Course Overview:

Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches Training (DCNX5K) v3.1 – Hands-on

In this Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches Training (DCNX5K) v3.1 course, you will learn how to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders in the LAN, SAN, and unified fabric environments.

During the Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches Training (DCNX5K) v3.1 course of instruction, you will be exposed to the configuration of advanced technologies, such as Fibre Channel, QoS and FCoE, but will not be required to have experience with these technologies in order to successfully to complete the class.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches Training (DCNX5K) v3.1 course:

● Systems and field engineers
● Consulting systems engineers
● Technical solutions architects
● Data center engineers and managers
● Program managers
● Project managers
● Cisco integrators and partners who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series switches and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series fabric extenders

Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches Training (DCNX5K) – Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches Training v3.1 (DCNX5K) course are:

● Solid understanding of networking protocols
● Knowledge of the Fibre Channel Protocol and the SAN environment
● CCNA certification is recommended but not required

Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches Training (DCNX5K) – Objectives:

Upon completing this Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches Training (DCNX5K) v3.1 course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

● Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches product family
● Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender product family
● Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch system architecture
● Architecture, features, and usage of the Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS) Software
● Configure network features on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches for LAN operation
● Configure Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders for operation with the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
● Configure Ethernet port channels and virtual port channels (vPC) on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
● Configure Quality of Service (QoS)
● Components of the Fibre Channel Protocol, the Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocol, and IEEE Data
● Center Bridging (DCB) Ethernet Enhancements
● Configure Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches to support the FCoE protocol
● Configure Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches for connection to the SAN
● Secure the operation of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
● Configure system management features on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
● High availability and In Service Software Update (ISSU) features of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches Training (DCNX5K) – Course Syllabus

1. Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Product Overview

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Product Overview
High-Level Product Features Overview
Deployment Considerations

2. Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture and Device Administration

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture
Hardware Installation Procedures
Configure User Management
Graphical Management Tools
Configure System Management
Cisco Nexus High Availability
Troubleshooting Tools

3. Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Network Feature Configuration

Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture
Configure Layer 2 Switching Features
Troubleshoot Layer 2 Switching
Configure the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
Configure Virtual Port Channels and Enhanced vPC
Configure Host Virtual Port Channels
Configure Quality of Service
Configure Cisco FP
Fibre Channel Protocol
FCoE Protocol
Data Center Bridging Enhancements
Configure FCoE
Troubleshoot FCoE
Configure SAN Switching Features
Implement Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
Troubleshoot SAN Switching

4. Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch SAN Features

FCP
SAN Switching
Configuring SAN Switching
Troubleshooting SAN Switching
Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
Configuring Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
Troubleshooting Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV

5. Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Unified Fabric Features

Data Center Bridging Enhancements
FCoE Protocol
Configuring FCoE
Dynamic FCoE with Cisco FabricPath
Troubleshooting FCoE

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