Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

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Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

This course is a training program that is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches. It covers the key components and procedures you need to know to configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch platform.  This course focuses on the product hardware, its architecture, and key features, with extensive feature configuration and hands on labs.

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
  • Recommended Implementing Cisco IP the Routing (ROUTE)
  • Recommended Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to.

  • Identify the chassis and components of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Describe how to perform hardware installation, verify and troubleshoot system hardware of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describe the QoS features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches; configure and verify their operation

 


 

Course Curriculum


Section 1: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing the Cisco Nexus Product Family
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Deployment Models


Section 2: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware

  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 7700 Series Switch Chassis
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Supervisor, I/O, and Fabric Sections
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Forwarding and Packet Flow


Section 3: Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender

  • Describing Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Hardware
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Support on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches


Section 4: Cisco NX-OS Software

  • Describing Cisco NX-OS Architecture, Key Features, and Capabilities
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Licensing Model


Section 5: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Administration, Management, and Troubleshooting

  • Using Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Management Interfaces and Setup Utilities
  • Managing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch User Access with Cisco NX-OS
  • Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch System Management Features
  • Using Troubleshooting Processes and Tools
  • Troubleshooting Memory and Packet Flow Issues


Section 6: Cisco Prime DCNM

  • Describing Cisco Prime DCNM


Section 7: Virtual Device Contexts on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing Virtual Device Contexts
  • Configuring VDCs
  • Describing Management Settings for VDCs


Section 8: Layer 2 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing and Configuring Security Features
  • Configuring Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders
  • Configuring VLANs and Advanced VLAN Features
  • Configuring STP and STP Extensions
  • Configuring Q-in-Q


Section 9: Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing Port Channels
  • Describing vPCs
  • Configuring vPCs
  • Troubleshooting vPC

 


Section 10: Cisco FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing Cisco FabricPath Architecture
  • Configuring Cisco FabricPath
  • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath


Section 11: Cisco DFA

  • Describing Cisco DFA Architecture


Section 12: Layer 3 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing the Cisco NX-OS Forwarding Architecture
  • Configuring Routing Protocols
  • Describing and Configuring Route Policy Manager and PBR
  • Configuring Layer 3 Virtualization
  • Configuring FHRP Protocols
  • Describing and Configuring BFD
  • Configuring Multicast


Section 13: Cisco OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing Cisco OTV
  • Configuring Basic Cisco OTV
  • Configuring Cisco OTV Advanced Features


Section 14: LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing LISP
  • Configuring LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches


Section 15: FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing FCoE
  • Describing FCoE Support on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Configuring FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

 


Section 16: Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing and Configuring Security Features
  • Describing and Configuring Cisco TrustSec on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches


Section 17: QoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Describing QoS in the Data Center
  • Configuring QoS on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches