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Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v3.1 - DCNX7K (Data Center)

Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v3.1 - DCNX7K (Data Center) Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

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In this course, you will cover the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch. Through hands-on labs using 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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Feb 5, 2018 – Feb 9, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
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New York, NY 10018
Apr 23, 2018 – Apr 27, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
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Jul 16, 2018 – Jul 20, 2018
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Oct 8, 2018 – Oct 12, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v3.1 - DCNX7K (Data Center) Course

  • » Network engineers, designers, administrators, managers, system engineers, channel partners/resellers, customers, and employees Anyone who installs and implements the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

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Course Prerequisites for Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v3.1 - DCNX7K (Data Center)

  • » CCNA certification or equivalent knowledge

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Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v3.1 - DCNX7K (Data Center) Course Objectives

  • » Chassis and components of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • » Management tools available for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • » Nexus switch management tools
  • » Configure Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch functions and features, including Nexus-oriented features like vPC, FCoE, FabricPath,OTV, LISP, MPLS, and Security
  • » Configure Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch Security and Quality of Service (QoS) features
  • » Troubleshoot key features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

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Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v3.1 - DCNX7K (Data Center) Course Outline

      1. Cisco Nexus Product Family Overview
        1. Cisco Unified Fabric
        2. Cisco Nexus Product Family
        3. Data Center Requirements Addressed by the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
      2. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
        1. NXOS Overview
        2. Deployment Models
        3. 7000 and 7700 Series Switch Chassis
        4. Supervisor Modules, I/O Modules, and Fabric Modules
        5. Switch Forwarding and Packet Flow
      3. Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
        1. Hardware
        2. Support on Nexus 7000 Series Switch
      4. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware
        1. Hardware Installation
        2. Hardware Installation Verification
      5. Cisco NX-OS Architecture, Key Features, and Capabilities
      6. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Management
        1. Management Interfaces and Setup Utilities
        2. User Management
        3. System Management Features
      7. Troubleshooting Nexus 7000 Series
        1. Processes and Tools
        2. Memory Issues
        3. Packet Flow Issues
        4. Series Network Analysis Module
      8. Advanced Integration, Management, and Monitoring Features
        1. Remote Integrated Service Engine
        2. Cisco Prime DCNM Overview
        3. Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation Overview
      9. Virtual Device Contexts
        1. Overviews
        2. Management Settings
      10. Layer 2 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. Interface Configuration
        2. Configuration of Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender on Nexus 7000 Series Switch
        3. VLANs and Advanced VLAN Features Configuration
        4. STP and STP Extensions Configuration
        5. Q-in-Q Configuration
        6. Troubleshooting Layer 2
      11. Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. Port Channel Overview
        2. Virtual Port Channel Overview
        3. VPC Configuration
        4. vPC Troubleshooting
      12. FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. Cisco FabricPath Architecture
        2. Cisco FabricPath Configuration
        3. Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
      13. Layer 3 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. Cisco NX-OS Forwarding Architecture
        2. Routing Protocols Configuration
        3. Route Policy Manager and Policy Based Routing
        4. Layer 3 Virtualization Configuration
        5. FHRP Protocols Configuration
        6. Bidirectional Forwarding Detection
        7. Multicast Configuration
        8. Layer 3 Troubleshooting
        9. BFD Configuration
      14. MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. MPLS Overview
        2. MPLS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
        3. MPLS Layer 3 VPNs Configuration
        4. MPLS Layer 2 VPNs Configuration
        5. MPLS TE Configuration
      15. OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. Cisco OTV Overview
        2. Basic and Advanced OTV Configuration
      16. LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. LISP overview
        2. LISP Configuration on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
      17. FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. FCoE Overview
        2. FCoE Support on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        3. Configuring FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
      18. Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. Security Features Overview and Configuration
        2. Cisco TrustSec on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
      19. QoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. QoS in the Data Center
        2. QoS Configuration on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
      20. Intelligent Traffic Director and RISE Overview on Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. Intelligent Traffic Director Overview
        2. ITD Configuration
      21. Implementing VXLAN on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. Preparation and Connectivity
        2. Configuring PIM and VXLAN
      22. Programmability using Python and NX-API on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        1. Overview and use of the NX-API
        2. NX-API with XML and JSON
        3. Overview and use of Python
        4. Python modes of operation and examples
      23. LABS
        1. An Introduction to the Lab Environment
        2. Cisco Nexus 7000 Platform Discovery
        3. Configure User Management
        4. Configure System Management
        5. Configure Layer 2 Advanced Switching
        6. Configure Basic and Advanced vPCs
        7. Configure Basic and Advanced Cisco FabricPath
        8. Configure Layer 3 Switching
        9. Configure FHRP
        10. Configure MPLS (Demonstration)
        11. Configure Basic and Advanced OTV
        12. Configure LISP
        13. Configure FCoE
        14. Configure Security Features
        15. Configure QoS

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David M.
- Networking expert with several Cisco certifications, including CCENT, CCNA, CCDA, CCSI, and CCVP. - Has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning. - Average rating of 8.75 out of 9 on student evaluation reports.

Bio:

David has been in the Networking field for the past eleven years and holds several Cisco certifications. He has been an instructor since 2005 and has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning.

David is an extremely enthusiastic trainer with a raw passion towards teaching and delivering Cisco information and takes great pride in his career as an instructor, which has lead him to develop and deliver the class in his own unique way; very professional and knowledgeable, yet pleasant and enjoyable. His classes have a high passing rate for students taking certification exams, and averages 8.75 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Michael G.
- Over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer.
- An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, as well as select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.
- High-skilled and acclaimed instructor. Has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning.

Bio:

Michael has over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer. An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, Michael also teaches select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.

Michael's dedication and passion for teaching is unmatched. He has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning since 2006 and his evaluation scores average 8.7 out of 9.
William D.
- Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania, in addition to several IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of experience in the IT industry; background ranges from engineering, administration and escalation support in networks.

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William is a highly-skilled IT professional with Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania. He has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years, with experience in engineering, administration and escalation support in networks ranging from small to large scale complex enterprise environments.

As a Cisco and CompTIA Subject Matter Expert, he holds several certifications, including Cisco CCNA, CCNP, and CCIE. William is one of NetCom's top trainers, consistently scoring high marks in student evaluations.

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