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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.


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 days

Suggested Pre-requisites

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

It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • 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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Sydney

30 Jan 2019 - 01 Feb 2019

AUD $4950

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Melbourne

12 Mar 2019 - 15 Mar 2019

AUD $4950

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