Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX)

The Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX) v1.0 course gives you a technical overview the Cisco Nexus Switches key capabilities including platforms, architecture, software, management, and features that contribute to performance, high availability, flexibility, operational simplicity, and investment protection. The course is for technical decision makers and IT professionals who architect, implement, and manage Cisco Nexus switches in data center environments. You will have hand-on practice exploring key features including Virtual Device Contexts (VDC), FHRP protocols, and user management.

Retail Price: $2,695.00

Next Date: 06/28/2021

Course Days: 2


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Course Content

  • Identifying Cisco Nexus Platforms
  • Implementing Cisco Nexus
  • Managing Cisco Nexus
  • Describing Virtual Device Contexts
  • Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
  • Configuring First Hop Redundancy Protocols
  • Labs

Who should attend

  • Solutions architects
  • Data center architects
  • Network architects
  • System engineers
  • Data center engineers
  • Network engineers
  • Technical decision makers
  • Presales engineers
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that students are expected to have before attending this course:

  • Students should be familiar with Cisco data center technologies.
  • Students should understand networking protocols, routing, and switching.
  • Students should have an understanding of business and application requirements.

Here are recommended Cisco learning offerings that may help students meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
  • Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU)
  • Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)

Outline

Identifying Cisco Nexus Platforms

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 and 7700 Series Overview
  • Cisco Nexus 5600 Series Overview
  • Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Overview
  • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Overview

Implementing Cisco Nexus

  • Cisco Nexus in Data Center Architecture
  • Cisco NX-OS Software
  • Licensing Model

Managing Cisco Nexus

  • Cisco Nexus CLI and GUI Management Interfaces
  • Cisco NX-OS Setup Utility
  • PowerOn Auto Provisioning
  • Cisco NX-OS User Management
  • User Account and Role Configuration

Describing Virtual Device Contexts

  • Virtual Device Context
  • VDC Types
  • VDC Resources and Resource Templates

Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels

  • Port Channel Operation
  • vPC Concept and Benefits
  • vPC Architecture
  • vPC Control and Data Plane

Configuring First Hop Redundancy Protocols

  • HSRP Overview
  • VRRP Overview
  • GLBP Overview

Lab Outline

  • Explore Cisco Nexus Platforms
  • Configure User Management
  • Configure VDC and User Management
  • Configure FHRP Protocols
  • Configure and Verify vPC
Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
6/28/2021 - 6/29/2021 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
8/9/2021 - 8/10/2021 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Virtual Enroll
10/4/2021 - 10/5/2021 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Virtual Enroll
11/15/2021 - 11/16/2021 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll