Exploring New Switching Frontier with Cisco Supervisor (GK65KSUP2T)

Exploring New Switching Frontier with Cisco Supervisor (GK65KSUP2T)


Duration: 2 days
Course Overview

GK65KSUP2T - Exploring New Switching Frontier with Cisco Supervisor - This course focuses on the new Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Switch and the enhanced features derived from the IOS 15for the Supervisor2T card. Attendees shall have hands-on experience to configure these new features.


Course Objectives

  • Identify the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches product family, including Chassis, Supervisor Engines and Line Cards.
  • Compare Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series and Cisco Nexus 7000
  • Configure EVN
  • Understand the implications of the New QoSEnhancements
  • Understand Cisco TrustSec and 802.1X
  • Manage Cisco Catalyst Switches Using Smart Install
  • Migrate from standalone to VSS mode
  • Describe Data Center Interconnect
  • Introduce Enhanced Manageability.
Course Content

New Catalyst 6500 Series Product Portfolio and Overview
Implementing EVN and VRF
Smart Operations Tools
  • IP SLAs
  • Mediatrace
  • Auto SmartPorts
New QoS Enhancements
  • Migrating from MLS to MQC (Uniformed CLI)
  • Unified Policy Configuration with C3PL
  • Enhanced IPv4/IPv6 Classification
  • Distributed Aggregate Ingress/Egress policing
  • IP Tunnel QoS
  • MPLS QoS
Cisco TrustSec
  • 802.1X-Based Network Access Control
  • Security Group Tagging, Forwarding and Enhancements
Managing Cisco Catalyst Series Switches Using Smart Install
  • Understand Cisco Catalyst Smart Operations
  • Explain the basic configuration of Smart Install
  • Characterize groups and customization
  • Describe best practices and troubleshooting
Introducing Enhanced Manageability
  • GOLD
  • EEM
  • CoPP (Control Plane Policy)
TCO and Management on Cisco Catalyst Series Switches
  • Describe TCO
  • Identify mechanisms on the Catalyst Series Switches to lower TCO
  • Characterize Cisco Prime LMS
ComparingCatalyst 6500-E and Nexus 7000 Series
Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


  • Attendees should have attended Cisco SWITCH or equivalent experience.
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