Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center v1.0

Schedule

Start End Duration Location Details
January 24, 2022 January 25, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
March 28, 2022 March 29, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
May 30, 2022 May 31, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
August 15, 2022 August 16, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
October 17, 2022 October 18, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
December 12, 2022 December 13, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)

Course Details

Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX) v1.0

Course code: DCINX v1

Duration: 3 Days


Prerequisite:

•    Familiarity with Cisco data center technologies
•    Understand networking protocols, routing, and switching
•    Understand business and application requirements

 

Course Description:

The Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX) v1.0 course gives you a technical overview the Cisco Nexus® Switches key capabilities including platforms, architecture, software, management, and features that contribute to performance, high availability, flexibility, operational simplicity, and investment protection. The course is for technical decision makers and IT professionals who architect, implement, and manage Cisco Nexus switches in data center environments. You will have hand-on practice exploring key features including Virtual Device Contexts (VDC), First Hop Redundancy protocols (FHRPs), and user management.

 

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

•    Identify the platforms that make the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, 3000, and 2000 product families
•    Implement Cisco Nexus
•    Explore Cisco Nexus basic features
•    Describe virtual device contexts
•    Describe port channels and virtual port channels
•    Configure First Hop Redundancy protocols

 

Intended Audience:

•    Solutions architects
•    Data center architects
•    Network architects
•    System engineers
•    Data center engineers
•    Network engineers
•    Technical decision makers
•    Presales engineers
•    Cisco integrators and partners    

 

Course Outlines:

•    Identifying Cisco Nexus Platforms
o    Cisco Nexus 7000 and 7700 Series Overview
o    Cisco Nexus 5600 Series Overview
o    Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Overview
o    Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Overview

•    Implementing Cisco Nexus Platforms
o    Cisco Nexus in Data Center Architecture
o    Cisco NX-OS Software
o    Licensing Model

•    Managing Cisco Nexus Platforms
o    Cisco Nexus Command-line Interface (CLI) and GUI Management Interfaces
o    Cisco NX-OS Setup Utility
o    PowerOn Auto Provisioning
o    Cisco NX-OS User Management
o    User Account and Role Configuration

•    Describing Virtual Device Contexts (VDC)
o    Virtual Device Context
o    VDC Types
o    VDC Resources and Resource Templates

•    Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
o    Port Channel Operation
o    vPC Concept and Benefits
o    vPC Architecture
o    vPC Control and Data Plane

•    Configuring First Hop Redundancy Protocols
o    Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) Overview
o    Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) Overview
o    Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP) Overview