DCNX5K Training

Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches (DCNX5K) is a five-day training course is designed for systems and field engineers, consulting systems engineers, technical solutions architects, and Cisco integrators and partners who implement and configure Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders.

The course provides the key components and procedures that are needed to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders in the LAN, SAN, and unified fabric environments.

Duration:
5

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What's Included

  • Comprehensive study materials, including official Cisco courseware
  • Remote lab access

Prerequisites

A valid CCNA certification or higher Cisco certification is recommended. Students should have a good understanding of the Fibre Channel Protocol and the SAN environment.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the products that comprise the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches product family
  • Identify the products that comprise the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender product family
  • Understand Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch system architecture
  • Understand the architecture, features, and usage of the Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS) Software
  • Configure network features on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches for LAN operation
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders for operation with the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Configure Ethernet port channels and virtual port channels (vPC) on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Configure Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Identify and understand the components of the Fibre Channel Protocol, the Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocol, and IEEE Data Center Bridging (DCB) Ethernet Enhancements
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches to support the FCoE protocol
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches for connection to the SAN
  • Secure the operation of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Configure system management features on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Understand the high availability and In Service Software Update (ISSU) features of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Understand and implement a structured troubleshooting process using available tools and resources of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and troubleshoot real world issues relating to the LAN, SAN, and FCoE

Course Outline

  • Module 1 : Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Product Overview
  • Module 2: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture and Device Administration
  • Module 3: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Network Feature Configuration

Labs

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Hardware Platform and System Management
  • Virtual Port Channels (vPC)
  • Configuring the Cisco Nexus 2248T Fabric Extender
  • Configuring QoS
  • Configuring FCOE and the VMware ESX Server with the CNA
  • Configuring N_Port Virtualization on the Cisco Nexus 5010 Switch