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

This 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. 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.

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

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Learning Objectives

Describe the Cisco Nexus devices routing and forwarding

  • Decribe 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


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Describing the Cisco NX-OS Routing and Forwarding
  • Routing Overview
  • Multicast Routing
  • Cisco NX-OS Routing and Forwarding
  • Unicast and Multicast RIB and FIB
  • 2 - Describing Overlay Transport Virtualization
  • Cisco OTV Overview
  • Cisco OTV Control and Data Planes
  • Failure Isolation
  • Cisco OTV Features
  • Optimizing Cisco OTV
  • 3 - Describing Virtual Extensible LAN
  • VXLAN Benefits over VLAN
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 VXLAN Overlay
  • VXLAN MP-BGP EVPN Control Plane
  • VXLAN Data Plane
  • 4 - Describing Locator/ID Separation Protocol
  • Locator/ID Separation Protocol
  • LISP VM Mobility
  • LISP ESM Multihop Mobility
  • LISP VPN Virtualization
  • 5 - Cisco Nexus Security Features
  • ACLs
  • Port Security
  • DCHP Snooping
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection
  • IP Source Guard
  • Unicast RPF
  • Traffic Storm Control
  • CoPP
  • 6 - Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Cisco ITD Overview
  • Cisco ITD Deployment Models
  • Cisco ITD Configuration and Verification
  • 7 - Describing QoS on Cisco Nexus Devices
  • QoS on Cisco Nexus Devices
  • Configure QoS on Nexus
  • Monitor QoS Statistics
  • 8 - Introducing Cisco Nexus Storage Services
  • Fibre Channel
  • Fibre Channel Flow Control
  • Fibre Channel Domain Initialization
  • Fibre Channel Addressing
  • FSPF Protocol
  • 9 - Configuring Device Aliases and Zoning
  • Distributed Device Alias Services Overview
  • Zoning Overview
  • Merge Zones Without Disruption
  • Recover from Zone Merge Failures
  • Enhanced Zoning
  • 10 - 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
  • 11 - Configuring NPIV and NPV Modes
  • Cisco NPV Mode
  • N-Port ID Virtualization
  • 12 - Managing Automation and Programmability of Cisco Nexus Devices
  • Cisco NX-OS RESTful API
  • Network Orchestration
  • Programming Cisco NX-OS with Python
  • 13 - Configuring System Management and Monitoring
  • System Management Overview
  • System Monitoring Tools
  • 14 - Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Cisco Nexus Troubleshooting Tools
  • Shell Access and Linux Containers
  • Memory and Packet Issues
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Data center systems engineers

    Data center field engineers

    Data center architects

    Technical decision makers

    Network architects

    Cisco integrators and partners

    Other Prerequisites

    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

    For technical overview 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.

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

    Call | This course is CLC-Eligible
    Course Length : 3 Days

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