Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v3.x (DCNX7K)

The Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches (DCNX7K) v3.0 course is a 5-day ILT training program that is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches.
    • Learning Style
      Virtual Instructor-Led
    • Difficulty
      Beginner
    • Course Duration
      5 Days
The Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches (DCNX7K) v3.0 course is a 5-day ILT training program that is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches.
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This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch platform. Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches (DCNX7K) v3.0 prepares you for implementing a Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches in the data center solution. This update to the course will include coverage of new features introduced in Cisco NX-OS 6.2 and will also include introductory coverage of Cisco Nexus Series Switches.

A certification exam is not associated with this course, and Channel Partner deployment engineers will use this training as augmentation to the DCUFI course material to provide in-depth experience in implementing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches features.

The course focuses on the product hardware, its architecture, key features, and market differentiators, with extensive feature configuration and hands on labs.


Course Objectives

  • Identify the specific products that make up the Cisco Nexus product families and provide a high level overview of their features and common deployment models. You will also be able to recognize the advanced data center class features and functionality of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch. Common network architectures implemented using the products and features of the Cisco Nexus product family will also be presented.
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch hardware components, like the chassis, supervisor, and line cards, determine the device features and role in data center architecture. In this module, you will learn to identify the chassis and components of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch. You will also describe the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 7700 Series packet flow, and the VOQ operation.
  • Provide an overview of the Cisco Nexus 2000 hardware and support of the Cisco Nexus 2000 with Cisco Nexus 7000 Series
  • Describe how to perform hardware installation, verify and troubleshoot system hardware of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Understand the architecture, usage, high availability, and licensing features of the Cisco NX-OS Software
  • You will learn how to use the management features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch, and how to configure those features to support the management infrastructure requirements. You will also learn these troubleshooting process basics and available tools
  • Describe Cisco Prime DCNM management tool that can be implemented to manage Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches in a consolidated network environment
  • Describe the concept of Cisco Cisco Dynamic Fabric and how it is used on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describe the purpose, architecture, and use of VDCs on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch; configure and verify its operation
  • Describe and configure the Layer 2 switching and related features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
  • Describe the port channel configuration, the concept of vPC and how to configure and troubleshoot vPCs.on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
  • Understand the operation of Cisco FabricPath and how it can be utilized and configured to build scalable and highly available Layer 2 networks on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
  • Describe and configure the Layer 3 switching features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch, and how to manage the routes and IP traffic through the use of the Route Policy Manager and policy-based routing
  • Describe MPLS features that are available on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches and configure MPLS, MPLS Layer 2 and Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and MPLS Traffic Engineering (TE)
  • Describe basic and advanced Cisco OTV features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch. lso Also describe how to configure the OTV and some of the advanced OTV features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describe the concept, use, and configuration of the Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP) on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Describe FCoE and FCoE features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch; configure and verify their operation
  • Describe the security features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch; configure and verify their operation
  • Describe the QoS features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches; configure and verify their operation
  • Describe the concept of the Intelligent Traffic Director feature and how to configure and verify ITD on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches


Audience

  • Network engineers and systems engineers
  • Network designers, network administrators, and network managers


Prerequisites

  • Good understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Suggested attendance at the Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) class
  • Suggested attendance at the Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) class.
More Information
Brand Cisco
Learning Style Virtual Instructor-Led
Difficulty Beginner
Course Duration 5 Days
Language English
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