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Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches (DCNX7K)

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Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches (DCNX7K) v3.0 course is a 5-day ILT training program that is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches. This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch platform.

Who should attend

  • Network and field engineers
  • Network designers and administrators
  • Channel partners/Resellers

Prerequisites

Course Objectives

  • Management and understanding of Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Nexus switch management tools
  • Configuration of Nexus 7000 switch security and Quality of Service features
  • Additional functionality and features including: FCoE, FabricPath, OTV, MPLS and security
  • Troubleshooting key features of Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

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Outline: Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches (DCNX7K)

Module 1 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 series switch
  • Multiplier data center models
  • Scalable spine-leaf data center fabric

Module 2 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware

  • Key features of Nexus 7000 and 7700 chassis (incl. Cisco Nexus 7004)
  • Key features of Nexus 7000 and 7700 series supervisor, I/O and NAM module
  • Cisco 7000 and 7700 series packet flow and VOQ operation

Module 3 Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender

  • Cisco Nexus 2000 model
  • Support of the Cisco Nexus 2000 with Cisco 7000 series

Module 4 Cisco NX-OS Software

  • Cisco NX-OS software architecture, key features and capabilities
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 series licensing model

Module 5 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Administration, Management, and Troubleshooting

  • Cisco 7000 series switch CLI and GUI management interface, NX-OS setup utility and PowerOn Auto Provisioning
  • Configure Nexus 7000 user management
  • System management features incl. backup and restore, ISSU, NX-OS image recovery, EPLD image upgrade
  • Troubleshooting process
  • Cisco Network Analysis Module
  • Cisco RISE overview

Module 6 Cisco Prime DCNM

  • DCNM management tool (components, licensing and features)

Module 7 Virtual Device Contexts on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Virtual Device Contexts (VDC) architecture, resources, management and fault isolation
  • Configuring VDCs and VDC resources on Nexus 7000
  • VDC management settings

Module 8 Layer 2 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Basic interface parameters and layer 2 interface
  • Configuration of Nexus 2000 fabric extenders
  • VLANs and advanced VLAN features (PVLANs and MVRP)
  • STP and STP extensions
  • Q-in-Q VLAN tunnels

Module 9 Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Port channels and deployment types
  • vPC concepts
  • Configuration and optimization of vPC
  • Troubleshooting vPC

Module 10 Cisco FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • FabricPath architecture and features
  • FabricPath configuration
  • Troubleshooting FabricPath

Module 11 Cisco DFA

  • Cisco DFA architecture and key features

Module 12 Layer 3 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • NX-OS Forwarding and Unicast/Multicast RIB and FIB
  • Routing protocols
  • Management of routes and IP traffic via Route Policy Manager and policy-based managing
  • Layer 3 virtualization
  • FHRP protocols
  • BFD on Cisco Nexus 7000
  • Multicast configuration

Module 13 MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • MPLS, Layer 2 and 3 VPN
  • MPLS Support
  • MPLS Layer 3 VPN
  • Configure MPLS Layer 2 VPN

Module 14 Cisco OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Cisco OTV basics and features
  • Configuration of OTV/Advanced OTV

Module 15 LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • LISP basics and features
  • LISP configuration

Module 16 FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • FCoE basics and features
  • FCoE support and requirements

Module 17 Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Secure operation of Nexus 7000
  • TrustSec and DAI

Module 18 QoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • QoS in Data Center environment
  • QoS configuration

Module 19 Cisco ITD on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Deployment of ITD
  • Configuration of ITD

Labs

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Platform Discovery
  • Configuring User Management
  • Configuring System Management
  • Configuring Troubleshooting Features
  • Configuring Layer 2 Switching
  • Configuring vPC
  • Configuring Cisco FabricPath
  • Troubleshooting vPCs and Cisco FabricPath
  • Configuring Layer 3 Switching
  • Configuring FHRP (Optional)
  • Configuring MPLS
  • Configuring Cisco OTV
  • Configuring LISP
  • Configuring FCoE
  • Configuring Security Features
  • Configuring QoS
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

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  • Canada: CAD 4,195
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 40 CLC
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Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 5 days

Price
  • Canada: CAD 4,195
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 40 CLC
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