Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode (CS-DCINX9K) 1.0
About this course:
In this course, you will learn about the first deployment option, known as Standalone Mode. This mode offers significant extensions to NX-OS in the area of programmability, including:
- A RESTful API, Python scripting, Linux BASH access, and direct ASIC-level access for traffic flow monitoring
- Support for open-systems automation and orchestration DevOps platforms, including Puppet, Chef, and Cisco's own onePK
- Support for software-defined networking (SDN) and emerging overlay network technologies, including VXLAN, OpenFlow, and the OpenDaylight Controller
Through lecture and hands-on labs, you'll learn about the hardware architecture of the Nexus 9000 and the new programmability features and interfaces that have been added to NX-OS. We highly recommend that you have prior knowledge of NX-OS and the Nexus 5000, 6000, or 7000 platforms.
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After completing this course, students will be able to:
- How the Nexus 9000 platform addresses current trends in data center architecture and management
- Nexus 9000 platform components
- Nexus 9000 hardware architecture, including line card architecture and packet forwarding
- The new NX-OS features available on the Nexus 9000 Series Switches
- Operation and configuration details of VXLAN
- Programmability, automation, and monitoring options available on the Nexus 9000 Series Switches
- Design possibilities with the Nexus 9000 Series Switches
This course is intended for:
- System engineers
- Network engineers
- Data center architects who design, implement, and manage data center networks using the Cisco Nexus 9000.
- Experience with Cisco NX-OS Understanding of Cisco Data Center network architecture Knowledge of the Nexus 5000, 6000, or 7000 platforms is highly recommended.
Suggested prerequisites courses:
Virtual Instructed-Led Outline
- Data Center Trends
- Nexus 9000 Overview
- NX-OS Enhancements
Module 2: Hardware Overview
- Nexus 9500 Chassis
- Line Card Modules
- Fabric Modules
- Power Supplies
- System Controllers
- Nexus 9300 Switches
- FEX Support
- 40G and 100GE Networking
- Supported Optics
Module 3: Hardware Architecture
- 9500 Architecture
- Line Card Architecture
- 9300 Architecture
- Packet Forwarding
Module 4: Nexus 9000 NX-OS Enhancements
- Nexus 9000 NX-OS Feature Overview
- High Availability
Module 5: VXLAN
- Overlay Networks
- VXLAN Overview
- VXLAN Control Plane
- VXLAN Forwarding Plane
- Configuring VXLAN
Module 6: Programmability and Automation
- Programming Features
- Automation Features
- Visibility and Monitoring Features
Module 7: Nexus 9000 Topology Designs
- Traditional Data Center
- Topologies Spine and Leaf Topologies
- Overlay Topologies
- Lab 1: Nexus 9000 Initial Configuration
- Lab 2: Configuring VXLAN
- Lab 3: Using NX-OS API
- Lab 4: Python Scripting
- Lab 5: XMPP Management
|Learning Style||Virtual Classroom|
|Course Duration||2 Days|
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