Duration:

5 Days

Prerequisites

It is recommended, but not required, that students have basic knowledge of:
• Good understanding of data center technologies, networking protocols, routing, and switching
• CCNA Data Center Certification
• Attended the Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) class
• Attended the Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) class

Course Content

This course is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches. It covers the key components and procedures that you need to know to configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch platform. Through hands-on labs using Cisco NX-OS Release 7.2, you will gain an understanding of the day-to-day operation of the switches, including key features and functions. Upon completion of the course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
• Identify the architecture, features, and deployment models of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
• Describe the hardware architecture, perform hardware installation, and configure device administration features and functions including vPC, FCoE, FabricPath, VXLAN, NX-API, OTV, LISP, ITD, and MPLS
• Configure the relevant management tools and use key troubleshooting features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
• Configure the security and Quality of Service (QoS) features
• Identify the networking and storage features and configure, manage, optimize, verify and troubleshoot them

Course Outline

Module 1: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 2: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
Module 3: Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric
Module 4: Cisco NX-OS Software
Module 5: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Administration, Management, and Troubleshooting
Module 6: Virtual Device Contexts on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 7: Layer 2 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 8: Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 9: Cisco FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 10: Layer 3 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 11: MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 12: Cisco OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 13: VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 14: LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 15: FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 16: Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series
Module 17: QoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 18: Cisco ITD and RISE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Module 19: Cisco NX-API and Python on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

Who Should Attend

• Channel Partners and Resellers
• Customers
• Employees