Configuring Cisco Nexus Switches (DCCNX) v1.0

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Configuring Cisco Nexus Switches (DCCNX) v1.0 Training


Configuring Cisco Nexus Switches (DCCNX) v1.0 Training course shows you how to install, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus Series Switch platforms using Cisco NX-OS to support highly available, secure, scalable virtualized data centers. Through expert instruction and hands-on practice, you will learn how to deploy Cisco NX-OS software features including networking, virtualization, security, storage services, system management and monitoring.

Moreover,In Configuring Cisco Nexus Switches (DCCNX) v1.0 Training You will also gain an introduction to automating Cisco Nexus devices using Cisco NX-OS Software programmability features.

For the technical overview of the Cisco Nexus Switches, you may consider taking Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX) v1.0 along with this course.


To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
    •    Familiarity with Cisco data center technologies
    •    Understand networking protocols, routing, and switching
These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:
    •    Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
    •    Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)
    •    Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)
    •    Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (SWITCH)
    •    Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)

Target Audience:

    •    Datacenter systems engineers
    •    Datacenter field engineers
    •    Datacenter architects
    •    Technical decision-makers
    •    Network architects
    •    Cisco integrators and partners

Course Objectives:

    •    Describe the Cisco Nexus devices routing and forwarding
    •    Describe OTV
    •    Describe and configure VXLAN
    •    Describe Locator/D separation protocol
    •    Describe the key features of Cisco Nexus devices
    •    Describe Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director
    •    Describe QoS on Cisco Nexus devices
    •    Understand Cisco Nexus storage services
    •    Configure device alliances and zoning
    •    Configure FCoE
    •    Configuring NPIV and NPV Modes
    •    Describe NX-API and network orchestration solutions and program Cisco NX-OS with Python
    •    Explain system management, monitoring, and troubleshooting processes
    •    Explain the troubleshooting processes

Course Outline:

Describing the Cisco NX-OS Routing and Forwarding
    •    Routing Overview
    •    Multicast Routing
    •    Cisco NX-OS Routing and Forwarding
    •    Unicast and Multicast RIB and FIB
Describing Overlay Transport Virtualization
    •    Cisco OTV Overview
    •    Cisco OTV Control and Data Planes
    •    Failure Isolation
    •    Cisco OTV Features
    •    Optimizing Cisco OTV
Describing Virtual Extensible LAN
    •    VXLAN Benefits over VLAN
    •    Layer 2 and Layer 3 VXLAN Overlay
    •    VXLAN MP-BGP EVPN Control Plane
    •    VXLAN Data Plane
Describing Locator/ID Separation Protocol
    •    Locator/ID Separation Protocol
    •    LISP VM Mobility
    •    LISP ESM Multihop Mobility
    •    LISP VPN Virtualization
Cisco Nexus Security Features
    •    ACLs
    •    Port Security
    •    DCHP Snooping
    •    Dynamic ARP Inspection
    •    IP Source Guard
    •    Unicast RPF
    •    Traffic Storm Control
    •    CoPP
Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director
    •    Cisco ITD Overview
    •    Cisco ITD Deployment Models
    •    Cisco ITD Configuration and Verification
Describing QoS on Cisco Nexus Devices
    •    QoS on Cisco Nexus Devices
    •    Configure QoS on Nexus
    •    Monitor QoS Statistics
Introducing Cisco Nexus Storage Services
    •    Fibre Channel
    •    Fibre Channel Flow Control
    •    Fibre Channel Domain Initialization
    •    Fibre Channel Addressing
    •    FSPF Protocol
Configuring Device Aliases and Zoning
    •    Distributed Device Alias Services Overview
    •    Zoning Overview
    •    Merge Zones Without Disruption
    •    Recover from Zone Merge Failures
    •    Enhanced Zoning
Configuring Fibre Channel Over Ethernet
    •    Fibre Channel Over Ethernet
    •    FCoE Requirements
    •    Data Center Bridging
    •    FCoE Addressing Scheme
    •    FCoE Initialization Protocol
    •    FCoE Port Types
    •    Storage VDC
Configuring NPIV and NPV Modes
    •    Cisco NPV Mode
    •    N-Port ID Virtualization
Managing Automation and Programmability of Cisco Nexus Devices
    •    Cisco NX-OS RESTful API
    •    Network Orchestration
    •    Programming Cisco NX-OS with Python
Configuring System Management and Monitoring
    •    System Management Overview
    •    System Monitoring Tools
Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus Switches
    •    Cisco Nexus Troubleshooting Tools
    •    Shell Access and Linux Containers
    •    Memory and Packet Issues

Lab Outline

    •    Configure OSPF
    •    Configure Cisco OTV
    •    Configure VXLAN
    •    Configure Cisco Nexus Security Features
    •    Configure Basic Fibre Channel Features
    •    Configure Device Aliases and Zoning
    •    Configure FCoE
    •    Configure NPV
    •    Manage Switch over Cisco NX-API
    •    Program a Switch with Python
    •    Configure System Management and Monitoring
    •    Troubleshoot and Manage Switches Using Bash and Guest ShellConfiguring Cisco Nexus Switches (DCCNX) v1.0

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