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DCNX7K: Configuring CISCO Nexus 7000 Switches v3.1

The Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches (DCNX7K) v3.1 course is a 5-day ILT training program that is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches. This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch platform and will include coverage of new features introduced in Cisco NX-OS 6.2. and introductory coverage of Cisco Nexus Series Switches. This course prepares you for implementing a Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches in the data centre solution.

Course Objectives

After completing this course the student should be able to:

  • Identify the features of the Cisco Nexus family of switches, and the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches features and deployment models
  • Identify Cisco Nexus 7000 Series hardware, management tools, and troubleshooting features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches. You will also learn how to configure the relevant management tools and be able use the troubleshooting key features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches.
  • Identify the networking and storage features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch and learn how to configure, manage, optimize, verify and troubleshoot them.

Course Content

  • Module 1: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 2: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware
  • Module 3: Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
  • Module 4: Cisco NX-OS Software
  • Module 5: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Administration, Management, and Troubleshooting
  • Module 6: Virtual Device Contexts on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 7: Layer 2 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 8: Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 9: Cisco FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 10: Layer 3 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 11: MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 12: Cisco OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 13: VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 14: LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 15: FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 16: Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 17: QoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 18: Cisco ITD and RISE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Module 19: Cisco NX-API and Python on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Lab

  • Guided Lab 1: Cisco Nexus 7000 Platform Discovery
  • Guided Lab 2: Configuring User Management
  • Guided Lab 3: Configuring System Management
  • Guided Lab 4: Configuring Troubleshooting Features
  • Guided Lab 5: Configuring Layer 2 Switching
  • Guided Lab 6: Configuring vPC
  • Guided Lab 7: Configuring Cisco FabricPath
  • Guided Lab 8: Troubleshooting vPCs and Cisco FabricPath
  • Guided Lab 9: Configuring Layer 3 Switching
  • Guided Lab 10: Configuring FHRP
  • Guided Lab 11: Configuring MPLS
  • Guided Lab 12: Configuring Cisco OTV
  • Guided Lab 13: Implementing VXLAN Bridging on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
  • Guided Lab 14: Configuring LISP
  • Guided Lab 15: Configuring FCoE
  • Guided Lab 16: Configuring Security Features (Optional)
  • Guided Lab 17: Configuring QoS (Optional)
  • Guided Lab 18: Using Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch NX-API

 

Target Audience

  • Cisco Channel Partners
  • Cisco Customers
  • Cisco Employee

Course Duration

5 days

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.
  • Recommended CCNA Certification.
  • Recommended attendance at the Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) class.
  • Recommended attendance at the Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) class.

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