Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCCNX)

Training Summary
The Configuring Cisco Nexus Switches (DCCNX) v1.0 course shows you how to install, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus Series Switch platforms using Cisco NX-OS to support highly available, secure, scalable virtualized data centers. Through expert instruction and hands-on practice, you will learn how to deploy Cisco NX-OS software features including networking, virtualization, security, storage services, system management and monitoring. You will also gain an introduction to automating Cisco Nexus devices using Cisco NX-OS Software programmability features. For technical overview the Cisco Nexus Switches, you may consider taking Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX) v1.0 along with this course.
To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
  • Familiarity with Cisco data center technologies
  • Understand networking protocols, routing, and switching
These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:
  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)
  • Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (SWITCH)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
3 Days/Lecture & Lab
  • Data center systems engineers
  • Data center field engineers
  • Data center architects
  • Technical decision makers
  • Network architects
  • Cisco integrators and partners
Course Topics
  • Describing the Cisco NX-OS Routing and Forwarding
  • Describing Overlay Transport Virtualization
  • Describing Locator/ID Separation Protocol
  • Cisco Nexus Security Features
  • Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Describing QoS on Cisco Nexus Devices
  • Introducing Cisco Nexus Storage Services
  • Configuring Device Aliases and Zoning
  • Configuring Fibre Channel Over Ethernet
  • Configuring NPIV and NPV Modes
  • Managing Automation and Programmability of Cisco Nexus Devices
  • Configuring System Management and Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Lab Outline

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