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DCNX7K - Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches V3.1 (DCNX7K)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Duration: 5 days
 

In this 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).

 

Who Should Attend

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

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

CCNA certification or equivalent knowledge

  • Recommended:

    • ROUTE - Implementing Cisco IP Routing v2.0

    • SWITCH - Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks v2.0

Course 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

Course Content

1. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Data Center Requirements Addressed by the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

  • Cisco Unified Fabric

  • Cisco Nexus Product Family

  • Cisco NX-OS Software Features

  • Key Features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

    • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Deployment Models

    • Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch Reference Materials

2. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture, Device Installation, and Administration Features

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture

    • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Chassis

    • Supervisor Modules, I/O Modules, and Fabric Modules

    • Virtual Output Queuing

    • Packet Flow and Arbitration

    • Power Supplies and Fan Cooling

    • Hardware High Availability Features

  • Installing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

    • Hardware Installation

    • Verifying Hardware Installation Using LEDs

    • Verifying Hardware Installation Using Show Commands

    • Troubleshoot Common Hardware Issues

  • Configuring Device Administration and Management Features

    • Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch CLI and GUI Management Interfaces

    • Cisco NX-OS Setup Utility

    • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch User Management

    • System Management Features

    • Configuration Backup and Restore

    • In-Service Software Upgrades and Downgrades

    • Cisco NX-OS Image Recovery

    • EPLD Image Upgrade

  • Using the Troubleshooting Process and Tools

    • Troubleshooting Process

    • Gathering Information

    • Embedded Ethanalyzer

    • Configuring SPAN

    • Configuring NetFlow

    • Configuring System Message Logs

    • Configuring Online Diagnostics

    • Using the Onboard Failure Logging Feature

    • Configuring RMON

    • Configuring Cisco EEM

3. Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch Software Architecture and Features

  • Cisco NX-OS Software

    • Architecture

    • Key Features

    • CLI Highlights

    • Cisco Nexus 7000 Licensing Model

  • Configuring Virtual Device Contexts on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

    • Virtual Device Contexts

    • Configuring Virtual Device Contexts

    • Configuring Resource Templates

    • Configuring Management Settings for Virtual Device Contexts

  • Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features

    • Configuring Basic Interface Parameters

    • Configuring Layer 2 Interfaces

    • Configuring VLANs

    • Configuring PVLANs

    • Configuring STP Extensions

    • Configuring Q-in-Q Tunnels

  • Configuring Port Channels

    • Configuring Port Channels

    • Evaluating vPCs

    • vPC Architecture

    • Configuring vPCs

  • Configuring the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch with the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender

    • Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders (FEX)

    • Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender Connectivity

    • Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender Features

    • Configuring Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders

  • Configuring Cisco FabricPath

    • Architecture

    • Cisco FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

    • Configuring Cisco FabricPath

    • Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL)

  • Configuring Layer 3 Switching Features

    • Unicast and Multicast RIB and FIB

    • Interaction from F1 to M1 I/O Modules

    • Configuring Routing Protocols

    • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

    • Configuring Route Policy Manager

    • Configuring Layer 3 Virtualization

    • Configuring Policy-Based Routing (PBR)

    • Configuring First Hop Redundancy Protocols (FHRPs)

    • Configuring IP PIM-SM

  • Troubleshooting Layer 2 and Layer 3

    • Verifying Ports and VLANs

    • Troubleshooting vPCs

    • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath

    • Troubleshooting Layer 3

  • Configuring Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

    • MPLS on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

    • Configuring MPLS

  • Configuring Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)

    • OTV Overview

    • Basic

    • Advanced Features

  • Configuring Locator/ID Separation Protocol  (LISP)

    • Locator/ID Separation Protocol

    • LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

    • Configuring LISP

  • Configuring Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)

    • FCoE overview

    • FCoE on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

    • Configuring FCoE on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

4. Configuring Security Features

  • Identifying Security Features

    • Configuring Access Control Lists (ACLs)

    • Configuring Port Security

    • Configuring DHCP Snooping

    • Configuring Dynamic ARP Inspection (DAI)

    • Configuring IP Source Guard

    • Configuring Unicast RPF

    • Configuring Traffic Storm Control

    • Configuring Control Plane Protection (CoPP)

    • Configuring Cisco TrustSec

  • Implementing Quality of Service (QoS)

    • QoS on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

    • Configuring QoS Features with Modular QoS CLI (MQC)

    • Configuring Classification

    • Configuring Marking

    • Configuring Mutation Mapping

    • Configuring Policing

    • Configuring Queuing and Scheduling on M-Series Modules

    • Configuring Network QoS

    • Queueing and Scheduling, and Priority Flow Control on F-Series Modules

    • Monitoring QoS Statistics

5. Troubleshooting Memory and Packet Flow Issues

  • Evaluating Memory Using the Built-In Platform Monitoring Tool

  • Evaluating Platform Memory Utilization on a High Level

  • Evaluating Platform Memory Utilization on a Detailed Level

  • Troubleshooting Packet Flow Issues

Course ID: DCNX7K

5 Days Course
SGD 4850.00
 
Singapore
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USD 2500
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15 May 2017 - 19 May 2017 Singapore Singapore
12 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017 Singapore Singapore
29 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
17 Jun 2017 - 21 Jun 2017 India (USD) Bangalore/Chennai
22 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 Thailand Thailand