Implementing and configuring the Cisco Nexus 7000

3 Day Course
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Overview of the Nexus 7000 (6 topics)

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Chassis Overview
  • Introducing Supervisor Engine and Line Cards
  • Introducing Power Supplies and Cooling
  • Connectivity Management Processor
  • Introducing NX-OS
  • Introducing NX-OS Supervisor Redundancy

Introduction to Virtual Device Contexts (3 topics)

  • Introducing Virtualization
  • VDC Configuration
  • High Availability

Managing the Nexus 7000 (9 topics)

  • SNMP and XML
  • Generic OnLine Diagnosis
  • Embedded Event Manager
  • SMART Call Home
  • Data Center Network Manager
  • System Message Logging
  • AAA
  • Role-Based Access Control
  • Configuration Rollback

Layer 2 Protocols and Features (6 topics)

  • Nexus 7000/NX-OS Layer 2 Overview
  • VLANs and PVLANs
  • Spanning-Tree Protocols
  • EtherChannels
  • IGMP Snooping
  • Uni-Directional Link Detection

Layer 3 Protocols and Features (8 topics)

  • Layer 3 Unicast Routing Overview
  • Virtualizing Routing
  • First-Hop Routing Protocols
  • Routing Protocols
  • Policy Routing
  • Equal Cost Multipathing
  • Tunnels
  • Layer 3 Multicast

Nexus 7000 Fabric Switching (3 topics)

  • Introduction to the Nexus 7000 Fabric Modules
  • Virtual Output Queuing Overview
  • VOQ Operation

Quality of Service (7 topics)

  • Nexus 7000 Series QoS Overview
  • Port QoS
  • Forwarding Engine QoS
  • Modular QoS CLI Overview
  • Class Map
  • Policy Map
  • Service Policy

Security (6 topics)

  • Introduction to Nexus/NX-OS Security
  • Traffic Integrity
  • Control Plane Protection
  • Access Control
  • Admission Control
  • Data Confidentiality

Troubleshooting (2 topics)

  • Ethanalyzer (WireShark in NX-OS)
  • SPAN and RSPAN

Prerequisites

* Familiarity with TCP/IP protocol suite * Knowledge of Layer 2 switching * Knowledge of Layer 3 routing protocols * Understanding of Cisco Data Center architecture

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