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

This course gives you a technical overview of the Cisco Nexus Switches key capabilities including platforms, architecture, software, management, and features that contribute to performance, high availability, flexibility, operational simplicity, and investment protection. You will have hands-on practice exploring key features including Virtual Device Contexts (VDC), FHRP protocols, and user management.

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

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Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the platforms that make the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, 3000, and 2000 product families
  • Implement Cisco Nexus
  • Explore Cisco Nexus basic features
  • Describe virtual device contexts
  • Describe port channels and virtual port channels
  • Configure First Hop Redundancy protocols


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Identifying Cisco Nexus Platforms
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 and 7700 Series Overview
  • Cisco Nexus 5600 Series Overview
  • Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Overview
  • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Overview
  • 2 - Implementing Cisco Nexus
  • Cisco Nexus in Data Center Architecture
  • Cisco NX-OS Software
  • Licensing Model
  • 3 - Managing Cisco Nexus
  • Cisco Nexus CLI and GUI Management Interfaces
  • Cisco NX-OS Setup Utility
  • PowerOn Auto Provisioning
  • Cisco NX-OS User Management
  • User Account and Role Configuration
  • 4 - Describing Virtual Device Contexts
  • Virtual Device Context
  • VDC Types
  • VDC Resources and Resource Templates
  • 5 - Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
  • Port Channel Operation
  • vPC Concept and Benefits
  • vPC Architecture
  • vPC Control and Data Plane
  • 6 - Configuring First Hop Redundancy Protocols
  • HSRP Overview
  • VRRP Overview
  • GLBP Overview
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Solutions architects

    Data center architects

    Network architects

    System engineers

    Data center engineers

    Network engineers

    Technical decision makers

    Presales engineers

    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

    Understand business and application requirements

    The Configuring Cisco Nexus Switches (DCCNX) v1.0 course may also be taken after taking this course to learn how to configure the Cisco Nexus Switches using Cisco NX-OS.

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

    Call | This course is CLC-Eligible
    Course Length : 2 Days

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