Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode (DCINX9K)

Implementing the Cisco Nexus 9000 (DCINX9K) is a 3-day, hands-on course that focuses on deployment and operations of the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switches. Participants will learn how to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switches using the NX-OS CLI, Python scripts, bash shell, NX-API, and Open-Flow. Nexus 9000 switches are highly programmable, high density 1/10/40G Ethernet switches that offer highest performance, extensibility to 100GE switching, lowest cost per port and extremely high flexibility and programmability for next generation automation and orchestration. Nexus 9000 Switches build on existing NX-OS technology to bring two new data center network deployment options for customers. This course focuses on the first deployment option, known as Standalone Mode.

Retail Price: $2,495.00

Next Date: 06/14/2021

Course Days: 3


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Objectives 

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch software and hardware components
  • Describe key Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch NX-OS software features
  • Manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch configurations using Ansible
  • Implement VXLAN BGP eVPN on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe MPLS Layer 3 VPN implementation on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches using NX-API and Python
  • Implement Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Troubleshoot and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches using Bash shell and Guest shell
  • Manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches using Cisco DCNM

 

Prerequisites

It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Understanding of Cisco data center architecture
  • Experience configuring advanced routing and switching technologies such as Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)

 

 

Who Should Attend

  • Data Center Engineers
  • Data Center Architects
  • Network Designers
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Consulting Systems Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects
  • Field Engineers
  • Cisco Integrators and Partners

Outline

  • Section 1: Describing Cisco Nexus 9000 NX-OS Solution
  • Section 2: Implementing VXLAN in Data Center
  • Section 3: Implementing MPLS in Data Center
  • Section 4: Configuration Management, Automation, and Programmability
  • Section 5: Cisco Nexus 9000 Topology Options
  • Section 6: Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches
  • Section 7: Managing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches with Cisco DCNM

 

Lab Outline

  • Discovery 1: Provision Baseline Connectivity with Ansible
  • Discovery 2: Implement VXLAN with BGP eVPN Signaling
  • Discovery 3: Manage Switch Over Cisco NX-API
  • Discovery 4: Program Switch with Python
  • Discovery 5: Configure Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Discovery 6: Troubleshoot and Manage Switches Using Bash and Guest Shell
  • Discovery 7: Provision VXLAN and Manage Switch with Cisco DCNM
Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
6/14/2021 - 6/16/2021 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual gauranteed to run course date Enroll