DCNX7K – Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v3.1

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).

Overview

  • 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) featuresæ
  • Troubleshoot key features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

Target Audience

Network engineers, designers, administrators, managers, system engineers, channel partners/resellers, customers, and employees Anyone who installs and implements the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

Prerequisites

  • CCNA certification or equivalent knowledge
  • Recommended:

Expected Duration

5 day

Course Objectives

1.æCisco Nexus Product Family Overview

´æCisco Unified Fabric
´æCisco Nexus Product Family
´æData Center Requirements Addressed by the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

2.æCisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

´æ NXOS Overview
´æDeployment Models
´æ7000 and 7700 Series Switch Chassis
´æSupervisor Modules, I/O Modules, and Fabric Modules
´æSwitch Forwarding and Packet Flow

3.æCisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender

´æHardware
´æSupport on Nexus 7000 Series Switch

4.æCisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware

´æHardware Installation
´æHardware Installation Verification

5.æCisco NX-OS Architecture, Key Features, and Capabilities

6.æCisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Management

´æManagement Interfaces and Setup Utilities
´æUser Management
´æSystem Management Features

7.æTroubleshooting Nexus 7000 Series

´æProcesses and Tools
´æMemory Issues
´æPacket Flow Issues
´æSeries Network Analysis Module

8.æAdvanced Integration, Management, and Monitoring Features

´æRemote Integrated Service Engine
´æCisco Prime DCNM Overview
´æCisco Dynamic Fabric Automation Overview

9.æVirtual Device Contexts

´æOverviews
´æManagement Settings

10.æLayer 2 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æInterface Configuration
´æConfiguration of Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender on Nexus 7000 Series Switch
´æVLANs and Advanced VLAN Features Configuration
´æSTP and STP Extensions Configuration
´æQ-in-Q Configuration
´æTroubleshooting Layer 2

11.æPort Channels and Virtual Port Channels on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æPort Channel Overview
´æVirtual Port Channel Overview
´æVPC Configuration
´ævPC Troubleshooting

12.æFabricPath onæCisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æCisco FabricPath Architecture
´æCisco FabricPath Configuration
´æTroubleshooting Cisco FabricPath

13.æLayer 3 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æCisco NX-OS Forwarding Architecture
´æRouting Protocols Configuration
´æRoute Policy Manager and Policy Based Routing
´æLayer 3 Virtualization Configuration
´æFHRP Protocols Configuration
´æBidirectional Forwarding Detection
´æMulticast Configuration
´æLayer 3 Troubleshooting
´æBFD Configuration

14.æMPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æMPLS Overview
´æMPLS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
´æMPLS Layer 3 VPNs Configuration
´æMPLS Layer 2æ VPNs Configuration
´æMPLS TE Configuration

15.æOTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æCisco OTV Overview
´æBasic and Advanced OTV Configuration

16.æLISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æLISP overview
´æLISP Configuration on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

17.æFCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æFCoE Overview
´æFCoE Support on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
´æConfiguring FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

18.æSecurity Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æSecurity Features Overview and Configuration
´æCisco TrustSec on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

19.æQoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æQoS in the Data Center
´æQoS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

20.æIntelligent Traffic Director and RISE Overview on Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æIntelligent Traffic Director Overview
´æITD Configuration

21.æImplementing VXLAN on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æPreparation and Connectivity
´æConfiguring PIM and VXLAN

22.æProgrammability using Python and NX-API on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

´æOverview and use of the NX-API
´æNX-API with XML and JSON
´æOverview and use of Python
´æPython modes of operation and examples

Labs

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