Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCCNX v1.0) Training

Level: Intermediate

The Configuring Cisco Nexus Switches (DCCNX) v1.0 course shows you how to install, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus Series Switch platforms using Cisco NX-OS to support highly available, secure, scalable virtualized data centers. Through expert instruction and hands-on practice, you will learn how to deploy Cisco NX-OS software features including networking, virtualization, security, storage services, system management and monitoring. You will also gain an introduction to automating Cisco Nexus devices using Cisco NX-OS Software programmability features. For technical overview the Cisco Nexus Switches, you may consider taking Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX) v1.0 along with this course.

Key Features of this DCCNX Training:

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  • Authorized Cisco CCSI instructor
  • Eligible for Cisco Learning Credit (CLC) redemption
  • Attend in-class, online or bring the course to your facility
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You Will Learn How To:

  • Describe the Cisco Nexus devices routing and forwarding
  • Decribe OTV
  • Describe and configure VXLAN
  • Describe Locator/D separation protocol
  • Describe the key features of Cisco Nexus devices
  • Describe Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Describe QoS on Cisco Nexus devices
  • Understand Cisco Nexus storage services
  • Configure device alliaces and zoning
  • Configure FCoE
  • Configuring NPIV and NPV Modes
  • Describe NX-API and network orchestration solutions and program Cisco NX-OS with Python
  • Explain system management, monitoring, and troubleshooting processes
  • Explain the troubleshooting processes

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DCCNX Course Information

  • Prerequisites

    To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

    • Familiarity with Cisco data center technologies
    • Understand networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Who Should Attend this Course

    • Data center systems engineers
    • Data center field engineers
    • Data center architects
    • Technical decision makers
    • Network architects
    • Cisco integrators and partners

DCCNX Course Outline

  • Describing the Cisco NX-OS Routing and Forwarding

    • Routing Overview
    • Multicast Routing
    • Cisco NX-OS Routing and Forwarding
    • Unicast and Multicast RIB and FIB
  • Describing Overlay Transport Virtualization

    • Cisco OTV Overview
    • Cisco OTV Control and Data Planes
    • Failure Isolation
    • Cisco OTV Features
    • Optimizing Cisco OTV
  • Describing Virtual Extensible LAN

    • VXLAN Benefits over VLAN
    • Layer 2 and Layer 3 VXLAN Overlay
    • VXLAN MP-BGP EVPN Control Plane
    • VXLAN Data Plane
  • Describing Locator/ID Separation Protocol

    • Locator/ID Separation Protocol
    • LISP VM Mobility
    • LISP ESM Multihop Mobility
    • LISP VPN Virtualization
  • Cisco Nexus Security Features

    • ACLs
    • Port Security
    • DCHP Snooping
    • Dynamic ARP Inspection
    • IP Source Guard
    • Unicast RPF
    • Traffic Storm Control
    • CoPP
  • Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director

    • Cisco ITD Overview
    • Cisco ITD Deployment Models
    • Cisco ITD Configuration and Verification
  • Describing QoS on Cisco Nexus Devices

    • QoS on Cisco Nexus Devices
    • Configure QoS on Nexus
    • Monitor QoS Statistics
  • Introducing Cisco Nexus Storage Services

    • Fibre Channel
    • Fibre Channel Flow Control
    • Fibre Channel Domain Initialization
    • Fibre Channel Addressing
    • FSPF Protocol
  • Configuring Device Aliases and Zoning

    • Distributed Device Alias Services Overview
    • Zoning Overview
    • Merge Zones Without Disruption
    • Recover from Zone Merge Failures
    • Enhanced Zoning
  • Configuring Fibre Channel Over Ethernet

    • Fibre Channel Over Ethernet
    • FCoE Requirements
    • Data Center Bridging
    • FCoE Addressing Scheme
    • FCoE Initialization Protocol
    • FCoE Port Types
    • Storage VDC
  • Configuring NPIV and NPV Modes

    • Cisco NPV Mode
    • N-Port ID Virtualization
  • Managing Automation and Programmability of Cisco Nexus Devices

    • Cisco NX-OS RESTful API
    • Network Orchestration
    • Programming Cisco NX-OS with Python
  • Configuring System Management and Monitoring

    • System Management Overview
    • System Monitoring Tools
  • Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus Switches

    • Cisco Nexus Troubleshooting Tools
    • Shell Access and Linux Containers
    • Memory and Packet Issues

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DCCNX FAQs

  • How do I redeem my Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs) for this CCNP Data Center course?

    During your checkout of the course, make sure to select Credits & Vouchers within the payment method. Highlight and click CLC and enter the sales order number that you were issued by Cisco.

  • Does this course help me achieve a Cisco Certification?

    No, but we do offer a vast amount of course options where you can achieve a Cisco certification.

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