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Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCCNX)

( Duration: 3 Days )

This Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCCNX) training course teaches 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.

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

The Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCCNX) workshop is ideal for:

  • Data center systems engineers
  • Data center field engineers
  • Data center architects
  • Technical decision makers
  • Network architects

COURSE AGENDA

1

Describing the Cisco NX-OS Routing and Forwarding

  • Routing Overview
  • Multicast Routing
  • Cisco NX-OS Routing and Forwarding
  • Unicast and Multicast RIB and FIB
2

Describing Overlay Transport Virtualization

  • Cisco OTV Overview
  • Cisco OTV Control and Data Planes
  • Failure Isolation
  • Cisco OTV Features
  • Optimizing Cisco OTV
3

Describing Virtual Extensible LAN

  • VXLAN Benefits over VLAN
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 VXLAN Overlay
  • VXLAN MP-BGP EVPN Control Plane
  • VXLAN Data Plane
4

Describing Locator/ID Separation Protocol

  • Locator/ID Separation Protocol
  • LISP VM Mobility
  • LISP ESM Multihop Mobility
  • LISP VPN Virtualization
5

Cisco Nexus Security Features

  • ACLs
  • Port Security
  • DCHP Snooping
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection
  • IP Source Guard
  • Unicast RPF
  • Traffic Storm Control
  • CoPP
6

Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director

  • Cisco ITD Overview
  • Cisco ITD Deployment Models
  • Cisco ITD Configuration and Verification
7

Describing QoS on Cisco Nexus Devices

  • QoS on Cisco Nexus Devices
  • Configure QoS on Nexus
  • Monitor QoS Statistics
8

Introducing Cisco Nexus Storage Services

  • Fibre Channel
  • Fibre Channel Flow Control
  • Fibre Channel Domain Initialization
  • Fibre Channel Addressing
  • FSPF Protocol
9

Configuring Device Aliases and Zoning

  • Distributed Device Alias Services Overview
  • Zoning Overview
  • Merge Zones Without Disruption
  • Recover from Zone Merge Failures
  • Enhanced Zoning
10

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
11

Configuring NPIV and NPV Modes

  • Cisco NPV Mode
  • N-Port ID Virtualization
12

Managing Automation and Programmability of Cisco Nexus Devices

  • Cisco NX-OS RESTful API
  • Network Orchestration
  • Programming Cisco NX-OS with Python
13

Configuring System Management and Monitoring

  • System Management Overview
  • System Monitoring Tools
14

Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus Switches

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

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