Associated Certifications
NA
Required Exam(s)
NA
Instructorctclc admin
TypeOnsite Course
Duration
5 Days
Methods of Delivery
ILT, WEBEX, VIRTUAL
Price$3695.00
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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 7000 Series Switches. The course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch platform.

Course Objectives

Who Should Attend

Perquisites

Course Outline

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

  • 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 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
  • 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 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
  • ¬†Describe and configure the Layer 3 switching features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch, and how to manage the routes and IP traffic through the use of the Route Policy Manager and policy-based routing
  • Describe MPLS features that are available on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches and configure MPLS, MPLS Layer 2 and Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and MPLS Traffic Engineering (TE)
  • Describe basic and advanced Cisco OTV features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch. lso Also describe how to configure the OTV and some of the advanced OTV features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describe the concept, use, and configuration of the Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP) on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Describe FCoE and FCoE features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch; configure and verify their operation
  • Describe the security features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch; configure and verify their operation
  • Describe the QoS features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches; configure and verify their operation
  • Describe the concept of the Intelligent Traffic Director feature and how to configure and verify ITD on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network engineers and systems engineers
  • Network designers, network administrator, and network managers

Perquisites

  • Good understanding of data center technologies, networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Recommended CCNA Data Center Certification
  • Recommended attendance at the Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) class
  • Recommended attendance at the Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) class

Module 1: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing the Cisco Nexus Product Family
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Deployment Models

Module 2: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware

  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 7700 Series Switch Chassis
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Supervisor, I/O, and Fabric Modules
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Forwarding and Packet Flow

Module 3: Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender

  • Describing Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Hardware
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Support on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Module 4: Cisco NX-OS Software

  • Describing Cisco NX-OS Architecture, Key Features, and Capabilities
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Licensing Model

Module 5: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Administration, Management, and Troubleshooting

  • Using Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Management Interfaces and Setup Utilities
  • Managing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch User Access with Cisco NX-OS
  • Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch System Management Features
  • Using Troubleshooting Processes and Tools
  • Troubleshooting Memory and Packet Flow Issues
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NAM-NX1
  • Describing Cisco RISE

Module 6: Cisco Prime DCNM

  • Describing Cisco Prime DCNM

Module 7: Virtual Device Contexts on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing Virtual Device Contexts
  • Configuring VDCs
  • Describing Management Settings for VDCs

Module 8: Layer 2 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing and Configuring Security Features
  • Configuring Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders
  • Configuring VLANs and Advanced VLAN Features
  • Configuring STP and STP Extensions

Module 9: Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing Port Channels
  • Describing vPCs
  • Configuring vPCs
  • Troubleshooting vPC

Module 10: Cisco FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing Cisco FabricPath Architecture
  • Configuring Cisco FabricPath
  • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath

Module 11: Cisco DFA

    Describing Cisco DFA Architecture

Module 12: Layer 3 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing the Cisco NX-OS Forwarding Architecture
  • Configuring Routing Protocols
  • Describing and Configuring Route Policy Manager and PBR
  • Configuring Layer 3 Virtualization
  • Configuring FHRP Protocols
  • Describing and Configuring BFD
  • Configuring Multicast

Module 13: MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing MPLS
  • Configuring MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches
  • Configuring MPLS Layer 3 VPNs
  • Configuring MPLS Layer 2 VPNs
  • Configuring MPLS TE

Module 14: Cisco OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing Cisco OTV
  • Configuring Basic Cisco OTV
  • Configuring Cisco OTV Advanced Features

Module 15: LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing LISP
  • Configuring LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Module 16: FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing FCoE
  • Describing FCoE Support on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Configuring FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Module 17: Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing and Configuring Security Features
  • Describing and Configuring Cisco TrustSec on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Module 18: QoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing QoS in the Data Center
  • Configuring QoS on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Module 19: Cisco ITD on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing Cisco ITD
  • Configuring Cisco ITD

Labs

  • Basic Connectivity
  • Configuring System Management
  • Virtual Port Channel (vPC)
  • Configuring Layer 2
  • Configuring FabricPath
  • Configuring Layer 3
  • Configuring OTV
  • Configuring the Locator/ID Separator Protocol (LISP)
  • Configuring Security Tools
  • Configuring QoS