This instructor-led 5-day 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.
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.
Who Should Attend?
Primary Audience: Network engineers, systems engineers, consulting systems engineers, technical solutions architects, and Cisco integrators and partners who sell, implement, and maintain Cisco Nexus products in the data center
Secondary Audience: Network designers, network administrators, and network managers responsible for identifying and managing Cisco Nexus products in the data center
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
Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Administration and Management
Describing the Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture
Configuring System Management Feature
Configuring User Management
Configuring Cisco Prime DCNM
Describing Administration and Management Troubleshooting
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
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
Configuring Cisco FabricPath
Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
Describing Cisco DFA
Describing Cisco RISE
Describing Cisco ITD
Configuring Cisco ITD
VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
Describing VXLAN Technology
Configuring VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 5000 Serie Switches
Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch SAN Features
Describing SAN Switching
Configuring SAN Switching
Troubleshooting SAN Switching
Describing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
Configuring Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
Troubleshooting Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Unified Fabric Features
Describing Data Center Bridging Enhancements
Describing the FCoE Protocol
Describing Dynamic FCoE with Cisco FabricPath
Lab 1: Initial Switch Configuration
Lab 2: Configuring System Management
Lab 3: Upgrading the Cisco NX-OS Software with ISSU
Lab 4: Configuring User Security
Lab 5A: Installing Cisco Prime DCNM
Lab 5B: Graphical Management Tools
Lab 6: Using Troubleshooting Tools
Lab 7: Connecting the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
Lab 8: Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features
Lab 9: Configuring FEX Active-Active VPC and EVPC
Lab 10: Configuring a Host Virtual Port Channel
Lab 11: Configuring FabricPath
Lab 12: Configuring Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
Lab 13: Configuring FCoE
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