Associated Certifications
NA
Required Exam(s)
NA
Instructorctclc admin
TypeOnsite Course
Duration
5 Days
Methods of Delivery
ILT, WEBEX, VIRTUAL
Price$3595.00
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This course is designed for systems and field engineers, consulting systems engineers, technical solutions architects, and Cisco integrators and partners who implement and configure Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders. The course provides the key components and procedures that are needed to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders in the LAN, SAN, and unified fabric environments.

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Upon completing this course, the student will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe the features of the Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch and Cisco Nexus 1010Virtual Services Appliance, and explain how these products are integrated into the Cisco virtual architecture
  • Describe how to configure the key features of the Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch, and discuss how these features are used in the data center virtual infrastructure design

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Systems and field engineers, consulting systems engineers, technical solutions architects, and Cisco integrators and partners who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series switches and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series fabric extenders, Data center engineers and managers, program managers, and project managers

  • The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows: Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Recommended CCNA Certification
  • Good understanding of the Fibre Channel Protocol and the SAN environment Recommended attendance of a Fibre Channel Protocol class or equivalent experience
  • Recommended attendance of the Implementing Cisco Storage Network Solutions (ICSNS) class or equivalent experience

Module 1: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Product Overview

  • Introducing the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Product Overview
  • High-Level Product Features Overview
  • Deployment Considerations

Module 2: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture and Device Administration

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture
  • Hardware Installation Procedures
  • Configuring User Management
  • Graphical Management Tools
  • Configuring System Management
  • Understanding Cisco Nexus High Availability
  • Troubleshooting Tools

Module 3: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Network Feature Configuration

  • The Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture
  • Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features
  • Troubleshooting Layer 2 Switching
  • Configuring the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
  • Configuring Virtual Port Channels and Enhanced vPC
  • Configuring Host Virtual Port Channels

Module 3: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Network Feature Configuration (CONT)

  • Configuring Quality of Service
  • Configuring Cisco FP
  • Understanding the Fibre Channel Protocol
  • Understanding the FCoE Protocol
  • Identifying Data Center Bridging Enhancements
  • Configuring FCoE
  • Troubleshooting FCoE
  • Configuring SAN Switching Features
  • Implementing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
  • Troubleshooting SAN Switching

Lab

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Hardware Platform and System Management
  • Virtual Port Channels (vPC)
  • Configuring the Cisco Nexus 2248T Fabric Extender
  • Configuring QoS
  • Configuring FCOE and the VMware ESX Server with the CNA
  • Configuring N_Port Virtualization on the Cisco Nexus 5010 Switch