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DCINX9K: Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode v2.0

The Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode (DCINX9K) v2.0 course shows you how to implement, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco NX-OS mode. Through expert instruction and extensive hands-on learning, you will learn how to deploy capabilities including Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), high availability features, Intelligent Traffic Director, troubleshooting tools and techniques, NX-OS programmability features, and open interface technologies. The course also provides an introduction to Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) for management.

This course will help you to:

- Learn how to deploy and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in NX-OS mode to support performance, resiliency, scalability, and enhanced operations for data centers
- Use programmability features to configure and manage the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches, helping your IT organization meet high-priority business needs, save time, and reduce errors due to manual processes
-Gain knowledge and skills through Cisco’s unique combination of lessons and hands-on practice using enterprise-grade Cisco learning technologies, data center equipment, and software
-Succeed in today’s demanding data center operations roles

Course Objectives

After completing this course the student should be able to:

  • Describe Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch software and hardware components
  • Describe key Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch NX-OS software features
  • Manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch configurations using Ansible
  • Implement VXLAN BGP eVPN on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe MPLS Layer 3 VPN implementation on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches using NX-API and Python
  • Implement Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Troubleshoot and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches using Bash shell and Guest shell
  • Manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches using Cisco DCNM

Course Content

  • Section 1: Describing Cisco Nexus 9000 NX-OS Solution
  • Section 2: Implementing VXLAN in Data Center
  • Section 3: Implementing MPLS in Data Center
  • Section 4: Configuration Management, Automation, and Programmability
  • Section 5: Cisco Nexus 9000 Topology Options
  • Section 6: Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches
  • Section 7: Managing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches with Cisco DCNM

Lab Outline

  • Discovery 1: Provision Baseline Connectivity with Ansible
  • Discovery 2: Implement VXLAN with BGP eVPN Signaling
  • Discovery 3: Manage Switch Over Cisco NX-API
  • Discovery 4: Program Switch with Python
  • Discovery 5: Configure Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Discovery 6: Troubleshoot and Manage Switches Using Bash and Guest Shell
  • Discovery 7: Provision VXLAN and Manage Switch with Cisco DCNM

Target Audience

  • Data Center Engineers
  • Data Center Architects
  • Network Designers
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Consulting Systems Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects
  • Field Engineers
  • Cisco Integrators and Partners

Course Duration

3

Suggested Pre-requisites

The knowledge and skills that a student must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Understanding of Cisco data center architecture
  • Experience configuring advanced routing and switching technologies such as Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)

 These Cisco courses can help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)

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Melbourne

10 Dec 2018 - 11 Dec 2018

AUD $3850

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