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Configuring the Cisco Nexus 9000 in NX-OS Mode (C9KNX)


Course Overview

Configuring the Cisco Nexus® 9000 in NX-OS Mode is an instructor-led, lab-based, hands-on course offered by Cisco® Learning Services. The course covers the overall architecture and operation of the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches for data centers running in traditional or NX-OS mode.

Course Content

  • Architecture and operation of the Cisco NX-OS operating system
  • Port channels
  • Virtual port channels Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)
  • Troubleshooting CPU and memory issues in detail
  • Broadcom shell
  • Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Network programmability
  • License installation and maintenance procedures

Who should attend

This course is designed for traditional network and data center engineers tasked with the installation and operation of Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in a data center environment who want to upgrade their skills.

Targeted roles include:

  • Data center engineers
  • Technical support personnel
  • Network engineers


Cisco recommends that you have the following prerequisite knowledge and skills:

  • Complete knowledge of Cisco networking
  • Data center and virtualization knowledge

Course Objectives

You learn the hardware and software architecture of the Cisco Nexus 9000 series of data center switches, including the Cisco Nexus 9300 fixed-configuration and Cisco Nexus 9500 modular platforms. Also, you have the opportunity to explore the programmability and automation features built in to these devices, including, but not limited to, Python, Power on Auto Provisioning (POAP), shell access, and the NX-API interface. Also, you discover how to perform management, maintenance, and monitoring activities on Cisco Nexus 9000 switch platforms.

This course combines lecture materials and hands-on labs throughout to make sure you are able to successfully deploy, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot a Cisco Nexus 9000 switch infrastructure.

Outline: Configuring the Cisco Nexus 9000 in NX-OS Mode (C9KNX)

Module 1: Cisco NX-OS Architecture, Design, and Operation
  • Lesson 1: Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture
  • Lesson 2: Cisco NX-OS Platform-Specific Features
  • Lesson 3: Cisco NX-OS and Cisco IOS® Software Comparison
Module 2: Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches for the Data Center
  • Lesson 1: Cisco Nexus 9000 Hardware Architecture
  • Lesson 2: Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Packet Forwarding
  • Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Lesson 4: Cisco Nexus 9000 Deployment Considerations
  • Lesson 5: Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Features
Module 3: Cisco Nexus 9000 Programmability, Automation, and Monitoring
  • Lesson 1: Cisco Nexus Programmability Basics
  • Lesson 2: Cisco Nexus 9000 Automation and Orchestration
  • Lesson 3: Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Visibility and Monitoring
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

  • Canada: CAD 3,900
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 30 CLC
Online Training

Duration 4 days

  • Canada: CAD 3,900
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 30 CLC
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United States
Oct 21-24, 2019 Online Training 09:00 US/Central * Enroll
Nov 25-28, 2019 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Amsterdam Course language: English * Enroll
United Kingdom
Sep 23-26, 2019 Guaranteed to Run Online Training Time zone: Europe/London * Enroll