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Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches (DCNX5K v3.1)

Course Overview

In the wake of finishing this course the understudy ought to have the capacity to:

  • Arrange Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches.

Prerequisites

Great comprehension of systems administration conventions

  • Suggested CCNA Certification
  • Great comprehension of the Fiber Channel Protocol and the SAN condition
  • Suggested participation of a Fiber Channel Protocol class or proportional experience
  • Prescribed participation of the Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) class or identical experience
  • Over the span of direction, the student will be presented to the setup of cutting edge advances, for example, Fiber Channel, and FCoE, yet won't be required to have involvement with these innovations keeping in mind the end goal to effectively to finish the class.
  • This course covers starting arrangement of Fiber Channel, QoS, and FCoE on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches. For a more profound comprehension in Fiber Channel, QoS and FCoE, understudies are urged to investigate extra preparing in those advances.

Who Should Attend

The essential group of onlookers for this course is as per the following:

  • System engineers, frameworks engineers, counseling frameworks engineers, specialized arrangements modelers, and Cisco integrators and accomplices who offer, actualize, and keep up Cisco Nexus items in the server farm
  • The optional gathering of people for this course is as per the following:
  • System fashioners, arrange directors, and system administrators in charge of recognizing and overseeing Cisco Nexus items in the server farm

Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches (DCNX5K v3.1)

Course Outline

Module 1: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

Lesson 1: Describing the Cisco Nexus Product Family

  • Cisco Nexus Data Center Product Overview
  • Outline

Lesson 2: Describing Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switches

  • Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switch Features
  • Outline

Lesson 3: Describing Cisco Nexus 4000 Series Switches

  • Cisco Nexus 4000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 4000 Series Switch Features
  • Outline

Lesson 4: Describing Cisco Nexus 5500 and 5600 Series Switches

  • Cisco Nexus 5500 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 5500 Series Switch Features
  • Cisco Nexus 5500 Series Switch System Architecture
  • Cisco Nexus 5600 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 5600 Series Switch Features
  • Movement Forwarding Paths
  • Synopsis

Lesson 5: Describing Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders

  • ToR and EoR Deployment Models
  • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 with Cisco Nexus 5000 Series and Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders Deployment
  • Cisco FEX Technology
  • Synopsis

Lesson 6: Module Summary

Lesson 7: Module Self-Check

Module 2: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Administration and Management

Lesson 1: Describing the Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture

  • Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture
  • Cisco NX-OS High-Availability Features
  • Stateful and Stateless Process Restart
  • The Cisco NX-OS Software CLI
  • Authorizing Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Synopsis

Lesson 2: Configuring System Management Features

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Management Methods and Features
  • Design File System Management
  • Design Cisco Fabric Services
  • Design the PTP Server
  • Design SNMP
  • Design Checkpoints and Rollback
  • Design Module Preprovisioning
  • Design ISSU
  • Synopsis

Lesson 3: Configuring User Management

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch User Management Features
  • Design AAA
  • Design RBAC
  • Design SSH
  • Design ACLs
  • Design IEEE 802.1X
  • Synopsis

Lesson 4: Configuring Cisco Prime DCNM

  • Cisco Prime DCNM
  • System Configuration Protocol
  • Synopsis

Lesson 5: Describing Administration and Management Troubleshooting Tools

  • Investigating Strategies
  • Investigating Tools
  • Design System Message Logs
  • Ethanalyzer Tool
  • Traverse and RSPAN
  • Design Cisco GOLD
  • Design Cisco Smart Call Home
  • Synopsis

Lesson 6: Module Summary

Lesson 7: Module Self-Check

Module 3: Cisco NX-API and Python on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

Lesson 1: Using Cisco NX-API on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

  • Business Need for Network Programmability
  • Cisco NX-API Overview
  • XML and JSON
  • Cisco NX-API Requests and Responses
  • Engineer Sandbox
  • Synopsis

Lesson 2: Using Python on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

  • Python API on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Python Examples
  • Cisco NX-OS CLI Python Modes
  • Python Extensions
  • Python Scripting
  • Synopsis

Lesson 3: Module Summary

Lesson 4: Module Self-Check

Module 4: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch LAN Features

Lesson 1: Configuring Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders

  • Design Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
  • Design Static Pinning
  • Design Dynamic Pinning
  • Rundown

Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders

  • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders: Common Issues
  • Investigate Fabric Link Failure
  • Investigate FEX Offline
  • Investigate Host Port Offline
  • Rundown

Lesson 3: Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features

  • Design Ethernet Interfaces
  • Port Profiles
  • Access and Trunk Interfaces
  • Design VLANs
  • Design Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Design DHCP Snooping
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection
  • IP Source Guard
  • Design Traffic Storm Control
  • Rundown

Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Layer 2 Switching

  • Investigating Layer 2 Switching
  • Macintosh Address Table Troubleshooting
  • VLAN Troubleshooting
  • Investigate STP Issues
  • Rundown

Lesson 5: Describing vPC Technology and Enhanced vPC

  • Port Channels
  • Virtual Port Channels
  • vPC Building Blocks
  • vPC and Enhanced vPC Designs
  • vPC and ISSU
  • Rundown

Lesson 6: Configuring vPCs and EvPCs

  • Design vPCs
  • Design Enhanced vPC
  • Rundown

Lesson 7: Troubleshooting vPCs and EvPCs

  • Perform vPC Consistency Checks
  • Investigate EvPC Deployments
  • Rundown

Lesson 8: Describing Cisco Adapter-FEX and VM-FEX

  • Cisco Adapter-FEX
  • Cisco VM-FEX
  • Design Cisco Adapter-FEX
  • Design Cisco VM-FEX
  • Rundown

Lesson 9: Cisco FabricPath

  • Cisco FabricPath
  • Cisco FabricPath Components
  • Cisco FabricPath Traffic Flows
  • Rundown

Lesson 10: Configuring Cisco FabricPath

  • Designing Cisco FabricPath
  • Rundown

Lesson 11: Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath

  • Basic Cisco FabricPath Issues
  • Investigating Cisco FabricPath
  • Rundown

Lesson 12: Describing Cisco DFA

  • Cisco DFA Architecture
  • Streamlined Networking
  • Virtual Fabrics
  • Texture Management
  • Cisco DFA Service Support
  • Workload Automation
  • Cisco DFA Guidelines and Limitations
  • Rundown

Lesson 13: Describing Cisco RISE

  • Cisco RISE Overview
  • Cisco RISE for Citrix NetScaler Appliances and Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Cisco RISE for with Cisco Prime NAM and Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Rundown

Lesson 14: Describing Cisco ITD

  • Cisco ITD: Multiterabit Load Balancing with Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Cisco ITD Deployment Models
  • Rundown

Lesson 15: Configuring Cisco ITD

  • Design Cisco ITD
  • Cisco ITD Verification
  • Rundown

Lesson 16: Module Summary

Lesson 17: Module Self-Check

Module 5: VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

Lesson 1: Describing VXLAN Technology

  • Server farm Overlay Technologies
  • VXLAN Overview
  • VXLAN Data Plane Learning and Packet Flow
  • VXLAN Gateway Functions
  • VXLAN Design on Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Rundown

Lesson 2: Configuring VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

  • VXLAN Support on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • VXLAN Configuration on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • VXLAN Configuration Steps
  • VXLAN and vPC Configuration
  • Observing VXLAN
  • Rundown

Lesson 3: Module Summary

Lesson 4: Module Self-Check

Module 6: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch SAN Features

Lesson 1: Describing FCP

  • SAN Protocols
  • Fiber Channel
  • Fiber Channel Flow Control
  • Fiber Channel Domain Initialization
  • Fiber Channel Addressing
  • FSPF Protocol
  • Fiber Channel Login Procedures
  • Virtual Fabrics and Zoning
  • Rundown

Lesson 2: Describing SAN Switching

  • Fiber Channel Interfaces
  • SAN Port Channels
  • Dispersed Device Alias Service
  • Rundown

Lesson 3: Configuring SAN Switching

  • Design Fiber Channel Interfaces
  • Design Domain Parameters
  • Design and Manage VSANs
  • Design ISLs
  • Design SAN Port Channels
  • Design the Device Alias
  • Design and Manage Zoning
  • Rundown

Lesson 4: Troubleshooting SAN Switching

  • Basic SAN Issues
  • Investigate Zoning
  • Investigate SAN Port Channel
  • Investigate VSANs
  • Outline

Lesson 5: Describing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV

  • Cisco NPV Mode
  • N-Port ID Virtualization
  • Outline

Lesson 6: Configuring Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV

  • Arrange Cisco NPV Mode
  • Arrange NPIV
  • Outline

Lesson 7: Troubleshooting Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV

  • Normal Cisco NPV and NPIV Issues
  • Investigate Cisco NPV Mode
  • Investigating NPIV Mode
  • Outline

Lesson 8: Module Summary

Lesson 9: Module Self-Check

Module 7: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Unified Fabric Features

Lesson 1: Describing Data Center Bridging Enhancements

  • Server farm Bridging
  • Need Flow Control
  • Improved Transmission Selection
  • DCBX Protocol
  • Outline

Lesson 2: Describing the FCoE Protocol

  • FCoE Architecture
  • FCoE Emulated Node
  • FCoE Initialization Protocol
  • Multihop FCoE
  • FCoE, Port Channels, and vPCs
  • FCoE Adapters
  • Outline

Lesson 3: Configuring FCoE

  • Arrange FCoE
  • FCoE VLANs and Virtual Interfaces
  • Outline

Lesson 4: Describing Dynamic FCoE with Cisco FabricPath

  • Dynamic FCoE with Cisco FabricPath
  • Arrange Dynamic FCoE with Cisco FabricPath
  • Outline

Lesson 5: Troubleshooting FCoE

  • Normal FCoE Issues
  • Investigating FCoE
  • Outline

Lesson 6: Module Summary

Lesson 7: Module Self-Check

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