Cisco® Configuring Cisco® Nexus 7000 Series Switches v3.0 (DCNX7K)

Overview

Overview

This course is designed for systems and field engineers who configure the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch. This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch platform.

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network engineers and systems engineers

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network designers
  • network administrators
  • network managers

Prerequisite(s) Recommended

The knowledge and skills that a student should have before attending this course:

  • Cisco® Implementing Cisco® IP Routing v2.0 (ROUTE)
  • Cisco® Implementing Cisco® Switched Networks v2.0 (SWITCH)
  • Good understanding of data center technologies, networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Recommended CCNA Data Center Certification

Learning Objectives

After completing this course the student should be able to:

  • Identify the specific products that make up the Cisco Nexus product families and provide a high level overview of their features and common deployment models
  • You will also be able to recognize the advanced data center class features and functionality of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
  • Common network architectures implemented using the products and features of the Cisco Nexus product family will also be presented
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch hardware components, like the chassis, supervisor, and line cards, determine the device features and role in data center architecture
  • In this module, you will learn to identify the chassis and components of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • You will also describe the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 7700 Series packet flow, and the VOQ operation
  • Provide an overview of the Cisco Nexus 2000 hardware and support of the Cisco Nexus 2000 with Cisco Nexus 7000 Series
  • Describe how to perform hardware installation, verify and troubleshoot system hardware of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Understand the architecture, usage, high availability, and licensing features of the Cisco NX-OS Software
  • You will learn how to use the management features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch, and how to configure those features to support the management infrastructure requirements
  • You will also learn these troubleshooting process basics and available tools
  • Describe Cisco Prime DCNM management tool that can be implemented to manage Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches in a consolidated network environment
  • Describe the concept of Cisco Cisco Dynamic Fabric and how it is used on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describe the purpose, architecture, and use of VDCs on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch; configure and verify its operation
  • Describe and configure the Layer 2 switching and related features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
  • Describe the port channel configuration, the concept of vPC and how to configure and troubleshoot vPCs.on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
  • Understand the operation of Cisco FabricPath and how it can be utilized and configured to build scalable and highly available Layer 2 networks on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch.

Course Outline

Module 1: Cisco Nexus Product Family Overview
Lessons
• Cisco Unified Fabric
• Cisco Nexus Product Family
• Data Center Requirements Addressed by the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
Lab: An Introduction to the Lab Environment

Module 2: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
Lessons
• NXOS Overview
• Deployment Models
• 7000 and 7700 Series Switch Chassis
• supervisor Modules, I/O Modules, and Fabric Modules
• Switch Forwarding and Packet Flow
Lab: Cisco Nexus 7000 Platform Discovery

Module 3: Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
Lessons
• Hardware
• Support on Nexus 7000 Series Switch
Lab: Configure User Management

Module 4: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware
Lessons
• Hardware Installation
• Hardware Installation Verification
Lab: Configure System Management

Module 5: Cisco NX-OS Architecture, Key Features, and Capabilities
Lab: Configure Layer 2 Advanced Switching

Module 6: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Management
Lessons
• Management Interfaces and Setup Utilities
• User Management
• System Management Features
Lab: Configure Basic and Advanced VPCs

Module 7: Troubleshooting Nexus 7000 Series
Lessons
• Processes and Tools
• Memory Issues
• Packet Flow Issues
• Series Network Analysis Module
Lab: Configure Basic and Advanced Cisco FabricPath

Module 8: Advanced Integration, Management, and Monitoring Features
Lessons
• Remote Integrated Service Engine
• Cisco Prime DCNM Overview
• Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation Overview
Lab: Configure Layer 3 Switching

Module 9: Virtual Device Contexts
Lessons
• Overviews
• Management Settings
Lab: Configure FHRP

Module 10: Layer 2 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• 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
Lab: Configure MPLS (Demonstration)

Module 11: Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• Port Channel Overview
• Virtual Port Channel Overview
• VPC Configuration
• VPC Troubleshooting
Lab: Configure Basic and Advanced OTV

Module 12: FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• Cisco FabricPath Architecture
• Cisco FabricPath Configuration
• Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
Lab: Configure LISP

Module 13: Layer 3 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• 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
Lab: Configure FCoE

Module 14: MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• MPLS Overview
• MPLS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
• MPLS Layer 3 VPNs Configuration
• MPLS Layer 2 VPNs Configuration
• MPLS TE Configuration
Lab: Configure Security Features

Module 15: OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• Cisco OTV Overview
• Basic and Advanced OTV Configuration
Lab: Configure QoS

Module 16: LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• LISP overview
• LISP Configuration on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
No Lab for this Module

Module 17: FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• FCoE Overview
• FCoE Support on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
• Configuring FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
No Lab for this Module

Module 18: Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• Security Features Overview and Configuration
• Cisco TrustSec on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
No Lab for this Module

Module 19: QoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• QoS in the Data Center
• QoS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
No Lab for this Module

Module 20: Intelligent Traffic Director and RISE Overview on Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• Intelligent Traffic Director Overview
• ITD Configuration
No Lab for this Module

Module 21: Implementing VXLAN on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• Preparation and Connectivity
• Configuring PIM and VXLAN
No Lab for this Module

Module 22: Programmability using Python and NX-API on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Lessons
• Overview and use of the NX-API
• NX-API with XML and JSON
• Overview and use of Python
• Python modes of operation and examples
No Lab for this Module

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Cost

$3,450.00

Course Code

FRCLCIS-17

Course Duration

5

Instructions Method

Instructor Led
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