Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

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Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

This course is specifically designed for engineers involved in the implementation, installation and maintenance of the Cisco Nexus 5000 Switch and Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender. The key components and procedures required to successfully install, configure, manage and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders in a LAN/SAN and unified fabric environment are covered in this course.

Target Audience

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

Prerequisites

Good understanding of data center technologies, networking protocols, routing, and switchingRecommended CCNA Data Center Certification

Course Objectives

After you complete this course you will be able to: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.Recognize the advanced data center class features and functionality of the Cisco Nexus 5500 Series Switch.Discuss the administration and management options for the Cisco Nexus 5500 and 5600 Series Switches.Describe Cisco NX-API and Phyton network programmability options.Configure Cisco Nexus 5500 Series Switches and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders for scalable and optimized operation in an enterprise network or data center specific to LAN or SAN  networking.Describe and configure VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches.Identify the components, structure and operation of the Fibre Channel protocol and the IEEE Data Center Bridging Ethernet enhancements as implemented on the Cisco Nexus 5500 Series Switches.  

Course Curriculum

Section 1 : Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
Describing the Cisco Nexus Product FamilyDescribing Cisco Nexus 3000 Series SwitchesDescribing Cisco Nexus 4000 Series SwitchesDescribing Cisco Nexus 5500 and 5600 Series SwitchesDescribing Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders Describing Cisco Nexus 6000 Series Switches
Section 2 : Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Administration and Management
Describing the Cisco NX-OS Software ArchitectureConfiguring System Management FeaturesConfiguring User ManagementConfiguring Cisco Prime DCNMDescribing Administration and Management Troubleshooting
Section 3 : Cisco NX-API and Python on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
Using Cisco NX-APU on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series SwitchesUsing Python on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
Section 4 : Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch LAN Features
Configuring Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric ExtendersTroubleshooting Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric ExtendersConfiguring Layer 2 Switching FeaturesTroubleshooting Layer 2 SwitchingDescribing vPC Technology and Enhanced vPCConfiguring vPCs and EvPCsTroubleshooting vPCs and EvPCsDescribing Cisco Adapter-FEX and VM-FEXCisco FabricPathConfiguring Cisco FabricPathTroubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
Section 5 : VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
Describing VXLAN TechnologyConfiguring VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
Section 6 : Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch SAN Features
Describing FCPDescribing SAN SwitchingConfiguring SAN SwitchingTroubleshooting SAN SwitchingDescibing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIVConfiguring Cisco NPV Mode and NPIVTroubleshooting Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
Section 7 : Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Unified Fabric Features
Describing Data Center Bridging EnhancementsDescribing the FCoE ProtocolConfiguring FCoEDescribing Dynamic FCoE with Cisco FabricPathTroubleshooting FCoE