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

Level: Intermediate

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), FHRP protocols, and user management.

The Configuring Cisco Nexus Switches (DCCNX) v1.0 course may also be taken after taking this course to learn how to configure the Cisco Nexus Switches using Cisco NX-OS.

Key Features of this DCINX Training:

  • Cisco Authorized course content
  • 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:

  • 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

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  • Attend virtuallly from your home or office
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DCINX Course Information

  • Prerequisites

    The knowledge and skills that students are expected to have before attending this course:

    • Students should be familiar with Cisco data center technologies.
    • Students should understand networking protocols, routing, and switching.
    • Students should have an understanding of business and application requirements.
  • Who Should Attend this Course

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

DCINX Course Outline

  • Identifying Cisco Nexus Platforms

    • Cisco Nexus 7000 and 7700 Series Overview
    • Cisco Nexus 5600 Series Overview
    • Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Overview
    • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Overview
  • Implementing Cisco Nexus

    • Cisco Nexus in Data Center Architecture
    • Cisco NX-OS Software
    • Licensing Model
  • Managing Cisco Nexus

    • Cisco Nexus CLI and GUI Management Interfaces
    • Cisco NX-OS Setup Utility
    • PowerOn Auto Provisioning
    • Cisco NX-OS User Management
    • User Account and Role Configuration
  • Describing Virtual Device Contexts

    • Virtual Device Context
    • VDC Types
    • VDC Resources and Resource Templates
  • Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels

    • Port Channel Operation
    • vPC Concept and Benefits
    • vPC Architecture
    • vPC Control and Data Plane
  • Configuring First Hop Redundancy Protocols

    • HSRP Overview
    • VRRP Overview
    • GLBP Overview
  • Lab Outline

    • Explore Cisco Nexus Platforms
    • Configure User Management
    • Configure VDC and User Management
    • Configure FHRP Protocols
    • Configure and Verify vPC

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DCINX FAQs

  • How do I redeem my Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs) for this DCINX 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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