Cisco DCNX7K - Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v3.1
CLASS DATE(s):
5/18/2020 - 5/22/2020
6/8/2020 - 6/12/2020
8/31/2020 - 9/4/2020

COURSE LENGTH: 5 Days

COURSE COST: $3845.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches (DCNX7K) v3.1 is a 5-day Cisco Nexus training program that will cover the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch. Through hands-on labs using NX-OS version 6.2(6b) code, you will gain an understanding of the day-to-day operation of the switches, including key features and functions. This Nexus 7000 training will help you develop the skills you need to work with the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch, skills that businesses around the world need now.

Additionally, we have enhanced the standard Cisco labs to include more in-depth exploration of sought-after technologies including FabricPath, OTV, LISP, vPC, FCOE QOS, and troubleshooting. All configurations are performed on the Nexus 7000, with the latest version of the NX-OS code, 6.2(6b).

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

Network engineers
Designers
Administrators
Managers
System engineers
Channel partners/resellers, customers, employees
Anyone who installs and implements the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
The knowledge and skills that you must have before attending this course are as follows: Good understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Suggested attendance at the Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) class Suggested attendance at the Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) class.

Course Objectives:
Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
Chassis and components of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
Management tools available for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
Nexus switch management tools
Configure Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch functions and features, including Nexus-oriented features like vPC, FCoE, FabricPath,OTV, LISP, MPLS, and security
Configure Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch security and Quality of Service (QoS) features
Troubleshoot key features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

PREREQUISITE COURSES  

*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or exam. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run the class. If the minimum enrollment is not met, this course may run as a virtual instructor led - live on line learning session. If you have any questions, please contact us learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244.

COURSE TOPICS:


Module 1: Cisco Nexus Product Family Overview
Cisco Unified Fabric
Cisco Nexus Product Family
Data Center Requirements Addressed by the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

Module 2: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
NXOS Overview
Deployment Models
7000 and 7700 Series Switch Chassis
Supervisor Modules, I/O Modules, and Fabric Modules
Switch Forwarding and Packet Flow

Module 3: Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
Hardware
Support on Nexus 7000 Series Switch

Module 4: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware
Hardware Installation
Hardware Installation Verification

Module 5: Cisco NX-OS Architecture, Key Features, and Capabilities

Module 6: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Management
Management Interfaces and Setup Utilities
User Management
System Management Features

Module 7: Troubleshooting Nexus 7000 Series
Processes and Tools
Memory Issues
Packet Flow Issues
Series Network Analysis Module

Module 8: Remote Integrated Service Engine

Module 9: Cisco Prime DCNM Overview

Module 10: Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation Overview

Module 11: Virtual Device Contexts
Overviews
Management Settings

Module 12: Layer 2 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Interface Configuration
Configuration of Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender on Nexus 7000 Series Switch
VLANs and Advanced VLAN Features Configuration
STP and STP Extensions Configuration
Q-in-Q Configuration
Troubleshooting Layer 2

Module 13: Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Port Channel Overview
Virtual Port Channel Overview
VPC Configuration
vPC Troubleshooting

Module 14: FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Cisco FabricPath Architecture
Cisco FabricPath Configuration
Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath

Module 15: Layer 3 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Cisco NX-OS Forwarding Architecture
Routing Protocols Configuration
Route Policy Manager and Policy Based Routing
Layer 3 Virtualization Configuration
FHRP Protocols Configuration
Multicast Configuration
Layer 3 Troubleshooting
BFD Configuration

Module 16: MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
MPLS Overview
MPLS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
MPLS Layer 3 VPNs Configuration
MPLS Layer 2 VPNs Configuration
MPLS TE Configuration

Module 17: OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Cisco OTV Overview
Basic OTV Configuration

Module 18: LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
LISP
LISP Configuration on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

Module 19: FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
FCoE Overview
FCoE Support on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Configuring FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Module 20: Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Security Features Overview and Configuration
Cisco TrustSec on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

Module 21: QOS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
QOS in the Data Center
QOS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

Module 22: Intelligent Traffic Director Overview on Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Intelligent Traffic Director Overview
ITD Configuration

Lab Outline
Lab 1: Cisco Nexus 7000 Platform Discovery
Lab 2: Configure User Management
Lab 3: Configure System Management
Lab 4: Configure Layer 2 Advanced Switching
Lab 5: Configure Basic and Advanced vPCs
Lab 6: Configure Basic and Advanced Cisco FabricPath
Lab 7: Configure Layer 3 Switching
Lab 8: Configure FHRP
Lab 9: Configure MPLS
Lab 10: Configure Basic and Advanced OTV
Lab 11: Configure LISP
Lab 12: Configure FCoE

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Lab 13: Configure Security Features
Lab 14: Configure QoS
Lab 15: Configure Troubleshooting Features
Lab 16: Troubleshooting