Associated Certifications
NA
Required Exam(s)
NA
Instructorctclc admin
TypeOnsite Course
Duration
2 Days
Methods of Delivery
ILT, WEBEX, VIRTUAL
Price$2095.00
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This course is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS mode. This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switch platform.

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

  • Describe Cisco products that address market trends in the data center
  • Describe Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switch hardware components
  • Describe the hardware architecture of modular chassis, modular chassis line cards, and fixed configuration in the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switches
  • Describe features offered in NX-OS available on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switches
  • Configure VXLAN features on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe the programmability, automation, and management features available on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe common topology options for configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe the benefits of adopting Cisco ACI fabric mode on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Data center engineers, data center administrators, and system engineers
  • Data center managers, network engineers, and consulting system engineers

  • Good understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching:
  • Recommended CCNA Certification
  • Recommended attendance of Cisco IP Routing Class (ROUTE)
  • Recommended attendance of Cisco Switching Class (SWITCH)

Module 1: Describing the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Mode Solution

  • Describe trends in data center network programmability, software defined networking and virtualization
  • Describe the individual components of the Nexus 9000 solution
  • Describe the benefits of NXOS enhancements

Module 2: Describing Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Hardware

  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9500 chassis
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9500 supervisor modules
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9500 system controllers
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9500 fans and power supplies
  • Describe the Cisco nexus 9500 fabric modules
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9500 line card modules
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9300 switches
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9000 FEX support
  • Describe 40GE and 100GE Networking in the Data Center
  • List the optics supported by the Cisco Nexus 9000 family

Module 3: Describing Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Hardware Architecture

  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9500 chassis
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9500 supervisor modules
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9500 system controllers
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9500 fans and power supplies
  • Describe the Cisco nexus 9500 fabric modules
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9500 line card modules
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9300 switches
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9000 FEX support
  • Describe 40GE and 100GE Networking in the Data Center
  • List the optics supported by the Cisco Nexus 9000 family

Module 4: Describing Cisco Nexus Operating System

  • Describe the Components of NX-OS
  • Describe the High-Availability Features of Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe the management features of the Cisco Nexus 9000 switch family

Module 5: Configuring VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

  • Describe the use of Network Overlays in Data Center Design
  • Describe VXLAN
  • Describe VXLAN Control-Plane Operation
  • Describe VXLAN Data-Plane Operation
  • Configure VXLAN on the Cisco Nexus 9500 Series Switches

Module 6: Describing Network Programmability and Automation

  • Describe programming features on Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe VXLAN
  • Describe monitoring features on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

Module 7: Describing Topology Options for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

  • Describe Traditional Data Center Topologies on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe Spine and Leaf Topologies on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe Overlay Topologies on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

Module 8: Describing the Cisco ACI Fabric

  • Describe the key Concepts of the Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Describe the Components of Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Describe the Benefits of Using the Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Describe Advanced Services of Cisco ACI Fabric

Labs

  • Preparing the Cisco Nexus 9300 Series Switch Configuration Baseline
  • Implementing VXLAN Bridging on the Cisco Nexus 9300 Series Switch
  • Using Cisco Nexus 9300 Series Switch NX-API and Postman
  • Using NX-API to Remotely Monitor the Switch
  • Using Cisco Nexus 9300 Series Switch Python Scripts