CISCO - Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches (DCNX7K) v3.1

This is a 5-day course designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 switch.
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Course outline

Reference : © CISCO DCNX7K v3.1

Learning credits : 40

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).
LanguagesThese scheduled public sessions are offered in English or in French (FR). The educational material is in English.
AudienceNetwork engineers, designers, administrators, managers, system engineers, channel partners/resellers, customers, and employees Anyone who installs and implements the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

Prerequisites

Recommended:

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

Contents

Module 1 - Cisco Nexus Product Family Overview
  • Cisco Unified Fabric
  • Cisco Nexus Product Family
  • Data Center Requirements Addressed by the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
Module 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
Module 3 - Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
  • Hardware
  • Support on Nexus 7000 Series Switch
Module 4 - Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware
  • Hardware Installation
  • Hardware Installation Verification
Module 5 - Cisco NX-OS Architecture, Key Features, and Capabilities
Module 6 - Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Management
  • Management Interfaces and Setup Utilities
  • User Management
  • System Management Features
Module 7 - Troubleshooting Nexus 7000 Series
  • Processes and Tools
  • Memory Issues
  • Packet Flow Issues
  • Series Network Analysis Module
Module 8 - Advanced Integration, Management, and Monitoring Features
  • Remote Integrated Service Engine
  • Cisco Prime DCNM Overview
  • Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation Overview
Module 9 - Virtual Device Contexts
  • Overviews
  • Management Settings
Module 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
Module 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
Module 12 - FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Cisco FabricPath Architecture
  • Cisco FabricPath Configuration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
Module 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
Module 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
Module 15 - OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Cisco OTV Overview
  • Basic and Advanced OTV Configuration
Module 16 - LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • LISP overview
  • LISP Configuration on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
Module 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
Module 18 - Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Security Features Overview and Configuration
  • Cisco TrustSec on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
Module 19 - QoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • QoS in the Data Center
  • QoS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
Module 20 - Intelligent Traffic Director and RISE Overview on Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Intelligent Traffic Director Overview
  • ITD Configuration
Module 21 - Implementing VXLAN on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Preparation and Connectivity
  • Configuring PIM and VXLAN
Module 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
Labs :
  • Lab 1: An Introduction to the Lab Environment
  • Lab 2: Cisco Nexus 7000 Platform Discovery
  • Lab 3: Configure User Management
  • Lab 4: Configure System Management
  • Lab 5: Configure Layer 2 Advanced Switching
  • Lab 6: Configure Basic and Advanced vPCs
  • Lab 7: Configure Basic and Advanced Cisco FabricPath
  • Lab 8: Configure Layer 3 Switching
  • Lab 9: Configure FHRP
  • Lab 10: Configure MPLS (Demonstration)
  • Lab 11: Configure Basic and Advanced OTV
  • Lab 12: Configure LISP
  • Lab 13: Configure FCoE
  • Lab 14: Configure Security Features
  • Lab 15: Configure QoS

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