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 engineers
  • Network designers, network administrators, and network managers

Prerequisites

  • Good understanding of data center technologies, networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Recommended 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 Family
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switches
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 4000 Series Switches
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 5500 and 5600 Series Switches
  • Describing 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 Architecture
  • Configuring System Management Features
  • Configuring User Management
  • Configuring Cisco Prime DCNM
  • Describing 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 Switches
  • Using Python on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches


Section 4 : Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch LAN Features

  • Configuring Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders
  • Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders
  • Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features
  • Troubleshooting Layer 2 Switching
  • Describing vPC Technology and Enhanced vPC
  • Configuring vPCs and EvPCs
  • Troubleshooting vPCs and EvPCs
  • Describing Cisco Adapter-FEX and VM-FEX
  • Cisco FabricPath
  • Configuring Cisco FabricPath
  • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath


Section 5 : VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

  • Describing VXLAN Technology
  • Configuring VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches


Section 6 : Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch SAN Features

  • Describing FCP
  • Describing SAN Switching
  • Configuring SAN Switching
  • Troubleshooting SAN Switching
  • Descibing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
  • Configuring Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
  • Troubleshooting Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV


Section 7 : Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Unified Fabric Features

  • Describing Data Center Bridging Enhancements
  • Describing the FCoE Protocol
  • Configuring FCoE
  • Describing Dynamic FCoE with Cisco FabricPath
  • Troubleshooting FCoE