Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode

2 Day Course
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Code DCINX9K

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Overview

DCINX9K is a 2-day ILT training program that is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS mode. This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switch platform.

Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe Cisco products that address market trends in the data center
  • Describe Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switch hardware components
  • Describe the hardware architecture of modular chassis, modular chassis line cards, and fixed configuration in the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switches
  • Describe features offered in NX-OS available on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switches
  • Configure VXLAN features on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe the programmability, automation, and management features available on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe common topology options for configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe the benefits of adopting Cisco ACI fabric mode on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

Target Audience

Any engineers or administartors involved in the installation and implementation of a Cisco Nexus 9000 Switch in NX-OS mode.

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Modules

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Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Mode Solution (3 topics)

  • Data Center Trends
  • Cisco Nexus 9000 Solution
  • Enhanced Cisco Nexus Operating System

Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Hardware (10 topics)

  • Cisco Nexus 9500 Modular Chassis
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 Supervisor Modules
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 System Controllers
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 Fans and Power Supplies
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 Fabric Modules
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 Line Card Modules
  • Cisco Nexus 9300 Fixed Configuration Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 9000 Support for Fabric Extenders
  • Cabling 40GE and 100GE Networking
  • Optics Supported by Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches

Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Hardware Architecture (4 topics)

  • Cisco Nexus 9500 Modular Switch Architecture
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 Line Card Modules
  • Packet Forwarding in the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 9300 Architecture

Cisco Nexus Operating System (3 topics)

  • NX-OS Features
  • High Availability Features of Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Management Features of the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switch family

Configuring VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches (5 topics)

  • Network Overlays in Data Center Design
  • VXLAN
  • VXLAN Control-Plane Operation
  • VXLAN Data Plane Operation
  • Configure VXLAN on the Cisco Nexus 9500 Series Switches

Network Programmability and Automation (3 topics)

  • Programming Features on Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • VXLAN
  • Monitoring Features on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

Topology Options for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches (3 topics)

  • Traditional Data Center Toplogies on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Spine and Leaf Topologies on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Overlay Toplogies on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

Cisco ACI Fabric (4 topics)

  • Key Concepts of the Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Components of ACI Fabric
  • Benefits of Using the Cico ACI Fabric
  • Advanced Services of Cisco ACI fabric

Prerequisites

Good understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching:

  • Recommended CCNA Certification ICND1 and ICND2 or CCNABC
  • Recommended attendance of Cisco IP Routing Class (ROUTE)
  • Recommended attendance of Cisco Switching Class (SWITCH)

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