DCCNX - Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center v1.0

The DCCNX - Configuring Cisco Nexus Switches v1.0 course shows you how to install, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus Series Switch platforms using Cisco NX-OS to support highly available, secure, scalable, and virtualized data centers.

Course Outline

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. You will also gain an introduction to automating Cisco Nexus devices using Cisco NX-OS Software programmability features.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • 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 alliaces 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

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

LABS

  • Configure OSPF
  • Configure Cisco OTV
  • Configure VXLAN
  • Configure Cisco Nexus Security Features
  • Configure Basic Fibre Channel Features
  • Configure Device Aliases and Zoning
  • Confgure 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 Shell

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Data center systems engineers
  • Data center field engineers
  • Data center architects
  • Technical decision makers
  • Network architects
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Training Location

Online Classroom
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