DCNX7K Training

Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches (DCNX7K) is a five-day course covers the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch. Through hands-on labs using Nexus Operating System (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.

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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.
  • ROUTE and SWITCH Training are recommended.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Use management tools available for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch.
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch functions and features, including Nexus-oriented features like vPC, FCoE, FabricPath, OTV, LISP, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), and security.
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch security and QoS features.
  • Troubleshoot key features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Cisco Nexus Product Family Overview

  • Cisco Unified Fabric
  • Cisco Nexus Product Family
  • Data Center Requirements Addressed by the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

Lesson 2: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

  • NX-OS Overview
  • Deployment Models
  • 7000 and 7700 Series Switch Chassis
  • Supervisor Modules, I/O Modules, and Fabric Modules
  • Switch Forwarding and Packet Flow

Lesson 3: Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender

  • Hardware
  • Support on Nexus 7000 Series Switch

Lesson 4: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware

  • Hardware Installation
  • Hardware Installation Verification

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

Lesson 6: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Management

  • Management Interfaces and Setup Utilities
  • User Management
  • System Management Features

Lesson 7: Troubleshooting Nexus 7000 Series

  • Processes and Tools
  • Memory Issues
  • Packet Flow Issues
  • Series Network Analysis Module

Lesson 8: Remote Integrated Service Engine

Lesson 9: Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) Overview

Lesson 10: Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation Overview

Lesson 11: Virtual Device Contexts

  • Overviews
  • Management Settings

Lesson 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
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and STP Extensions Configuration
  • Q-in-Q Configuration
  • Troubleshooting Layer 2

Lesson 13: Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Port Channel Overview
  • vPC Overview
  • vPC Configuration
  • vPC Troubleshooting

Lesson 14: FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Cisco FabricPath Architecture
  • Cisco FabricPath Configuration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath

Lesson 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 (PBR)
  • Layer 3 Virtualization Configuration
  • FHRP Protocols Configuration
  • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)
  • Multicast Configuration
  • Layer 3 Troubleshooting
  • BFD Configuration

Lesson 16: MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • MPLS Overview
  • MPLS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • MPLS Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) Configuration
  • MPLS Layer 2 VPNs Configuration
  • MPLS Traffic Engineering (TE) Configuration

Lesson 17: OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Cisco OTV Overview
  • Basic OTV Configuration

Lesson 18: LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • LISP
  • LISP Configuration on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

Lesson 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

Lesson 20: Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Security Features Overview and Configuration
  • Cisco TrustSec on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

Lesson 21: QoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • QoS in the Data Center
  • QoS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

Lesson 22: Intelligent Traffic Director Overview on Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) Overview
  • ITD Configuration

Labs

  • 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 First-Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP)
  • Lab 9: Configure MPLS
  • Lab 10: Configure Basic and Advanced OTV
  • Lab 11: Configure LISP
  • Lab 12: Configure FCoE
  • Lab 13: Configure Security Features
  • Lab 14: Configure QoS
  • Lab 15: Configure Troubleshooting Features
  • Lab 16: Troubleshooting