Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training v3

Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training v3.0 (DCNX7K)


Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training v3 Course with Hands-on Labs

Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training (DCNX7K) v3.1 course is a 5-day ILT training program that is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches. This Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training v3.0 course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch platform.

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Audience/Target Group

Network and field engineers
Network designers and administrators
Channel partners/Resellers

Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches Training (DCNX7K)Related Courses:

Duration: 5 days

Skilled Gained:

Management and understanding of Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
Nexus switch management tools
Configuration of Nexus 7000 switch security and Quality of Service features
Additional functionality and features including: FCoE, FabricPath, OTV, MPLS and security
Troubleshooting key features of Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

Course Content:

Module 1: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Cisco unified fabric trends
Nexus 7000 series switch
Deployment models

Module 2: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware

Nexus 7000 series switch chassis family
Chassis components
I/O module families
Nexus 7000 and 7700 I/O module scalability
Network analysis module
High-availability features
Packet flow and arbitration
Layer 2 and Layer 3 forwarding

Module 3: Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender

Cisco FEX technology
Fabric extender models
7000 series switch and 2000 series switch fabric extender topologies and features

Module 4: Cisco NX-OS Software

NX-OS software architecture and key features
NX-OS high-availability infrastructure components
IOS to NX-OS conversion tool
Licensing for Nexus 7000 series

Module 5: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Administration, Management and Troubleshooting

CLI and GUI management interfaces
NX-OS setup utility
NX-OS user management
AAA configuration with RADIUS, TACACS+, and LDAP
System management features
Cisco Fabric services
NX-OS image recovery
EPLD image upgrade
Troubleshooting process
Configure online diagnostics
OBFL feature
Configure RMON and Cisco EEM
Evaluate memory
Troubleshoot packet flow issues
Cisco network analysis module

Module 6: Virtual Device Contexts (VDC) on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

VDC communication
VDC types, resources and management
Configuring and verifying VDCs
Managing VDC configurations

Module 7: Layer 2 Switching Features on Cisco nexus 7000 Series Switches

Basic interface parameters configuration
FEX layer 2 and 3 interfaces configuration
VLAN configuration
STP configuration
Q-in-Q VLAN tunnels configuration

Module 8 Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Port channel operation
Port channel load balancing
Control and data plane operation
Peer link failure
Peer switch
Layer 3 interactions
Configure and verify
Troubleshooting checklist

Module 9: Cisco FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

MAC address learning
Data plane operation
Spanning Tree interaction
IP multicast routing
FabricPath con Nexus 7000 series switches configuration
FabricPath pong
DFA architecture and features
Fabric management
DFA deployment requirements
Prime DCNM 7.0 and DFA

Module 10: Layer 3 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Cisco NX-OS routing and forwarding
Routing protocol configuration
Static route
Route policy manager
FHRP protocol configurations
BFD configuration on Nexus 7000 switches
Multicast configuration

Module 11: MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Layer 2 and 3 VPN
Traffic engineering
MPLS feature set configuration
Layer 3 VPNs configuration
Layer 2 VPNs configuration
MPLS TE configuration

Module 12: Cisco OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Cisco OTV
Control plane
Data plane
Unicast-only transport infrastructure
Data plane encapsulation
Spanning tree
Unknown unicast
Fast convergence
OTV verification and configuration
Advanced OTV features

Module 13: VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Data center overlay technologies
Data plane learning and packet flow
MP-BGP EVPN control plane
MP-BGP EVPN gateway functions
VXLAN configuration verification

Module 14: LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Configuration steps
Site devices
Internetworking devices
VM mobility

Module 15: FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Address scheme
Initialization protocol
Port types
Supported FCoE ports
Configuration steps
Enable FCoE
Multihop FCoE configuration

Module 16: Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Security features
Port security
DHCP snooping
IP source guard
Traffic storm control
Cisco TrustSec configuration

Module 17: QoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Diversity of data center application flows
Data center QoS requirements
Priority flow control
Priority-based bandwidth management
DCBX protocol
QOS on Nexus 7000 configuration

Module 18: Cisco ITD and RISE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

ITD deployment models
ITD configuration and verification
RISE overview
With Citrix NetScaler appliances
With Cisco Prime NAM

Module 19: Cisco NX-API and Python on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Network programmability
NX-API overview
Python extensions and scripting


Cisco Nexus 7000 Platform Discovery
Configuring User Management
Configuring System Management
Configuring Troubleshooting Features
Configuring Layer 2 Switching
Configuring vPC
Configuring Cisco FabricPath
Troubleshooting vPCs and Cisco FabricPath
Configuring Layer 3 Switching
Configuring FHRP (Optional)
Configuring MPLS
Configuring Cisco OTV
Implementing VXLAN Bridging on the Nexus 7000
Configuring LISP
Configuring FCoE
Configuring Security Features (Optional)
Configuring QoS (Optional)
Using Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch NX-API

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