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DCNX7K-CCN7000Sv21 DCNX7K - Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v2.1

Network Training Course Description:
In this course, you will cover the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch platform. Through hands-on labs using NX-OS version 5.2(3a) code, you will gain an understanding of the day-to-day operation of the switches, including key features and functions.
Network Training Course Duration:
5 DAYS
Network Training Course Target Audience:
Network engineers, designers, administrators, managers, system engineers, Channel partners/resellers, customers, employees, and anyone who installs and implements the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
Network Training Course Prerequisite:
CCNA certification or equivalent knowledge
Course Content:

  • 1. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

    • Data Center Requirements Addressed by the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Cisco Unified Fabric
    • Cisco Nexus Product Family
    • Cisco NX-OS Software Features
    • Key Features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
      • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Deployment Models
      • Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch Reference Materials

  • 2. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture, Device Installation, and Administration Features

    • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture
      • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Chassis
      • Supervisor Modules, I/O Modules, and Fabric Modules
      • Virtual Output Queuing
      • Packet Flow and Arbitration
      • Power Supplies and Fan Cooling
      • Hardware High Availability Features
    • Installing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
      • Hardware Installation
      • Verifying Hardware Installation Using LEDs
      • Verifying Hardware Installation Using Show Commands
      • Troubleshoot Common Hardware Issues
    • Configuring Device Administration and Management Features
      • Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch CLI and GUI Management Interfaces
      • Cisco NX-OS Setup Utility
      • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch User Management
      • System Management Features
      • Configuration Backup and Restore
      • In-Service Software Upgrades and Downgrades
      • Cisco NX-OS Image Recovery
      • EPLD Image Upgrade
    • Using the Troubleshooting Process and Tools
      • Troubleshooting Process
      • Gathering Information
      • Embedded Ethanalyzer
      • Configuring SPAN
      • Configuring NetFlow
      • Configuring System Message Logs
      • Configuring Online Diagnostics
      • Using the Onboard Failure Logging Feature
      • Configuring RMON
      • Configuring Cisco EEM

  • 3. Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch Software Architecture and Features

    • Cisco NX-OS Software
      • Architecture
      • Key Features
      • CLI Highlights
      • Cisco Nexus 7000 Licensing Model
    • Configuring Virtual Device Contexts on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
      • Virtual Device Contexts
      • Configuring Virtual Device Contexts
      • Configuring Resource Templates
      • Configuring Management Settings for Virtual Device Contexts
    • Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features
      • Configuring Basic Interface Parameters
      • Configuring Layer 2 Interfaces
      • Configuring VLANs
      • Configuring PVLANs
      • Configuring STP Extensions
      • Configuring Q-in-Q Tunnels
    • Configuring Port Channels
      • Configuring Port Channels
      • Evaluating vPCs
      • vPC Architecture
      • Configuring vPCs
    • Configuring the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch with the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
      • Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders (FEX)
      • Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender Connectivity
      • Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender Features
      • Configuring Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders
    • Configuring Cisco FabricPath
      • Architecture
      • Cisco FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
      • Configuring Cisco FabricPath
      • Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL)
    • Configuring Layer 3 Switching Features
      • Unicast and Multicast RIB and FIB
      • Interaction from F1 to M1 I/O Modules
      • Configuring Routing Protocols
      • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)
      • Configuring Route Policy Manager
      • Configuring Layer 3 Virtualization
      • Configuring Policy-Based Routing (PBR)
      • Configuring First Hop Redundancy Protocols (FHRPs)
      • Configuring IP PIM-SM
    • Troubleshooting Layer 2 and Layer 3
      • Verifying Ports and VLANs
      • Troubleshooting vPCs
      • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
      • Troubleshooting Layer 3
    • Configuring Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
      • MPLS on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
      • Configuring MPLS
    • Configuring Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)
      • OTV Overview
      • Basic
      • Advanced Features
    • Configuring Locator/ID Separation Protocol  (LISP)
      • Locator/ID Separation Protocol
      • LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
      • Configuring LISP
    • Configuring Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
      • FCoE overview
      • FCoE on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
      • Configuring FCoE on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch

  • 4. Configuring Security Features

    • Identifying Security Features
      • Configuring Access Control Lists (ACLs)
      • Configuring Port Security
      • Configuring DHCP Snooping
      • Configuring Dynamic ARP Inspection (DAI)
      • Configuring IP Source Guard
      • Configuring Unicast RPF
      • Configuring Traffic Storm Control
      • Configuring Control Plane Protection (CoPP)
      • Configuring Cisco TrustSec
    • Implementing Quality of Service (QoS)
      • QoS on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
      • Configuring QoS Features with Modular QoS CLI (MQC)
      • Configuring Classification
      • Configuring Marking
      • Configuring Mutation Mapping
      • Configuring Policing
      • Configuring Queuing and Scheduling on M-Series Modules
      • Configuring Network QoS
      • Queueing and Scheduling, and Priority Flow Control on F-Series Modules
      • Monitoring QoS Statistics

  • 5. Troubleshooting Memory and Packet Flow Issues

    • Evaluating Memory Using the Built-In Platform Monitoring Tool
    • Evaluating Platform Memory Utilization on a High Level
    • Evaluating Platform Memory Utilization on a Detailed Level
    • Troubleshooting Packet Flow Issues

  • Lab 1: Cisco Nexus 7000 Platform Discovery

  • Lab 2: Configure User Management

  • Lab 3: Configure System Management

  • Lab 4: Configure Layer 2 Switching

  • Lab 5: Configure vPCs

  • Lab 6: Configure Cisco FabricPath

  • Lab 7: Configure Layer 3 Switching

  • Lab 8: Configure FHRP

  • Lab 9: Configure MPLS

  • Lab 10: Configure OTV

  • Lab 11: Configure LISP

  • Lab 12: Configure FCoE

  • Lab 13: Configure Security Features

  • Lab 14: Configure QoS

  • Lab 15: Configure Troubleshooting Features

  • Lab 16: Troubleshooting