Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training v3.1 (DCNX7K)

Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training v3.1 (DCNX7K)

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Course Overview:

Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training v3.1 (DCNX7K)

In this Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training v3.1 (DCNX7K) course, you will cover the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch. Through hands-on labs using NX-OS version 6.2(6b) code, you will gain an understanding of the day-to-day operation of the switches, including key features and functions.

Additionally, we have enhanced the standard Cisco labs to include more in-depth exploration of sought-after technologies including FabricPath, OTV, LISP, vPC, FCOE QOS, Security, and troubleshooting. All configurations are performed on the Nexus 7000, with the latest version of the NX-OS code, 6.2(6b).

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Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training v3.1 (DCNX7K) course:

● Network engineers, designers, administrators, managers, system engineers, channel partners/resellers, customers, and employees Anyone who installs and implements the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training v3.1 (DCNX7K) course are:

● CCNA certification or equivalent knowledge

Recommended:

● ROUTE – Implementing Cisco IP Routing v2.0
● SWITCH – Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks v2.0

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training v3.1 (DCNX7K) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

● Chassis and components of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
● Management tools available for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
● Nexus switch management tools
● Configure Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch functions and features, including Nexus-oriented features like vPC, FCoE, FabricPath,OTV, LISP, MPLS, and Security
● Configure Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch Security and Quality of Service (QoS) features
● Troubleshoot key features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training v3.1 (DCNX7K) – Course Syllabus

1. Cisco Nexus Product Family Overview

• Cisco Unified Fabric
• Cisco Nexus Product Family
• Data Center Requirements Addressed by the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

2. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

• NXOS Overview
• Deployment Models
• 7000 and 7700 Series Switch Chassis
• Supervisor Modules, I/O Modules, and Fabric Modules
• Switch Forwarding and Packet Flow

3. Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender

• Hardware
• Support on Nexus 7000 Series Switch

4. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware

• Hardware Installation
• Hardware Installation Verification

5. Cisco NX-OS Architecture, Key Features, and Capabilities

6. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Management

• Management Interfaces and Setup Utilities
• User Management
• System Management Features

7. Troubleshooting Nexus 7000 Series

• Processes and Tools
• Memory Issues
• Packet Flow Issues
• Series Network Analysis Module

8. Advanced Integration, Management, and Monitoring Features

• Remote Integrated Service Engine
• Cisco Prime DCNM Overview
• Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation Overview

9. Virtual Device Contexts

• Overviews
• Management Settings

10. Layer 2 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• Interface Configuration
• Configuration of Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender on Nexus 7000 Series Switch
• VLANs and Advanced VLAN Features Configuration
• STP and STP Extensions Configuration
• Q-in-Q Configuration
• Troubleshooting Layer 2

11. Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• Port Channel Overview
• Virtual Port Channel Overview
• VPC Configuration
• vPC Troubleshooting

12. FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• Cisco FabricPath Architecture
• Cisco FabricPath Configuration
• Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath

13. Layer 3 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• Cisco NX-OS Forwarding Architecture
• Routing Protocols Configuration
• Route Policy Manager and Policy Based Routing
• Layer 3 Virtualization Configuration
• FHRP Protocols Configuration
• Bidirectional Forwarding Detection
• Multicast Configuration
• Layer 3 Troubleshooting
• BFD Configuration

14. MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• MPLS Overview
• MPLS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
• MPLS Layer 3 VPNs Configuration
• MPLS Layer 2 VPNs Configuration
• MPLS TE Configuration

15. OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• Cisco OTV Overview
• Basic and Advanced OTV Configuration

16. LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• LISP overview
• LISP Configuration on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

17. FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• FCoE Overview
• FCoE Support on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
• Configuring FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

18. Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• Security Features Overview and Configuration
• Cisco TrustSec on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

19. QoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• QoS in the Data Center
• QoS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

20. Intelligent Traffic Director and RISE Overview on Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• Intelligent Traffic Director Overview
• ITD Configuration

21. Implementing VXLAN on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• Preparation and Connectivity
• Configuring PIM and VXLAN

22. Programmability using Python and NX-API on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

• Overview and use of the NX-API
• NX-API with XML and JSON
• Overview and use of Python
• Python modes of operation and examples

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