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Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches

This course is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches. This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch platform

Audience

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network engineers and systems engineers

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network designers, network administrators, and network managers

Prior knowledge

The knowledge and skills that you must have before attending this course are as follows:

During the course of instruction, the learner will be exposed to the configuration of advanced technologies, such as Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE). The learner is required to have experience with these technologies in order to successfully complete the class. The course covers initial configuration of BGP, MPLS, and FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch. For a deeper understanding in BGP, MPLS, and FCoE, students are encouraged to explore additional training in those technologies.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Identify the architecture, features, and deployment models of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
  • Describe hardware architecture, perform hardware installation, and configure device administration features
  • Describe software architecture, configure and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch features

Detailed Course Outline

1: Describing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Describe data center requirements that are addressed by the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Describe the key unified fabric features
    • Describe the Cisco Nexus product family
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Features in General
    • Describe the Cisco NX-OS software features
    • Describe the key features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch Deployment Models
    • Describe Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch deployment models
    • Access the correct reference materials when required (for example, useful links: Cisco.com, product websites)
2: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture, Device Installation, and Administration Features
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture
    • Describe the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch chassis
    • Describe the supervisor module and I/O module features, fabric... Läs mer

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Identify the architecture, features, and deployment models of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
  • Describe hardware architecture, perform hardware installation, and configure device administration features
  • Describe software architecture, configure and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch features

Detailed Course Outline

1: Describing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Describe data center requirements that are addressed by the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Describe the key unified fabric features
    • Describe the Cisco Nexus product family
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Features in General
    • Describe the Cisco NX-OS software features
    • Describe the key features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch Deployment Models
    • Describe Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch deployment models
    • Access the correct reference materials when required (for example, useful links: Cisco.com, product websites)
2: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture, Device Installation, and Administration Features
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture
    • Describe the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch chassis
    • Describe the supervisor module and I/O module features, fabric module capacity, and redundancy capability
    • Describe VOQ operation
    • Describe packet flow and arbitration across the fabric
    • Describe key features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch power supplies and fan cooling systems
    • Describe key hardware high-availability features
  • Installing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
    • Perform the hardware installation
    • Verify the hardware installation using the LEDs
    • Verify the hardware installation using show commands
    • Troubleshoot common hardware issues
  • Configuring Device Administration and Management Features
    • Describe the management interfaces that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Use the Cisco NX-OS setup utility to configure Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch connectivity for system management
    • Configure the user management feature on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Configure system management features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Perform configuration backup and restore
    • Perform in-service software upgrades and downgrades
    • Perform Cisco NX-OS recovery
    • Perform an electronic programmable logic device (EPLD) image upgrade
  • Using the Troubleshooting Process and Tools
    • Describe the troubleshooting process that can be used to identify issues on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Identify the features that can be used to gather information on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Use the embedded Ethanalyzer feature on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Configure the SPAN feature on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Configure the NetFlow feature on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Configure system message logging on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Configure Cisco GOLD on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Use the OBFL feature to identify critical events that have occurred
    • Configure the RMON feature on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Configure Cisco EEM to respond to events that occur on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
3: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Software Architecture and Features
  • Describing Cisco NX-OS Software
    • Describe the Cisco NX-OS Software architecture
    • Identify the key features of the Cisco NX-OS Software
    • Survey Cisco NX-OS CLI basic commands
    • Explain the licensing features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Configuring Virtual Device Contexts on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
    • Explain the purpose and use of VDCs
    • Configure VDCs on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure VDC resource templates
    • Configure the management settings for VDCs
  • Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features
    • Configure basic interface parameters on Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch interfaces
    • Configure Layer 2 interfaces on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure VLANs on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure PVLANs on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure STP extensions on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure Q-in-Q VLAN tunnels on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Configuring Port Channels
    • Configure port channels on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Evaluate the use and benefits of vPCs in the network
    • Explain the architecture and components of vPCs
    • Configure vPCs on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Configuring the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch with the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
    • Describe the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders
    • Describe the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender supported topologies
    • Describe the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender features
    • Configure Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders
  • Configuring Cisco FabricPath
    • Describe Cisco FabricPath architecture
    • Explain Cisco FabricPath features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure Cisco FabricPath in the data center architecture
    • Explain TRILL
  • Configuring Layer 3 Switching Features
    • Describe the unicast and multicast RIB and FIB on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Explain Layer 3 interaction from F1 to M1 I/O modules on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure the different routing protocols that are supported by the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure BFD on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure the Route Policy Manager on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure Layer 3 virtualization on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure PBR on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure FHRPs on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure PIM-SM on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Troubleshooting Layer 2 and Layer 3
    • Verify Layer 2 issues on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Troubleshoot vPC issues on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Troubleshoot issues with Cisco FabricPath
    • Troubleshoot Layer 3 issues on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Configuring MPLS
    • Explain the terminology in an MPLS environment
    • Explain the MPLS features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure the MPLS features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Configuring Cisco OTV
    • Explain the terminology, network, and use of multihomed sites and load balancing in a Cisco OTV environment
    • Configure basic Cisco OTV features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure advanced Cisco OTV features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Configuring Locator/ID Separation Protocol
    • Describe the terminology in an LISP environment
    • Describe LISP features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Configure LISP features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
  • Configuring FCoE
    • Describe the terminology in an FCoE environment
    • Describe FCoE features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
    • Configure FCoE features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
  • Configuring Security Features
    • Identify the security features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure ACLs on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and verify the configuration
    • Configure port security on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and verify the configuration
    • Configure DHCP snooping on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and verify the configuration
    • Configure DAI on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and verify the configuration
    • Configure IP Source Guard on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and verify the configuration
    • Configure uRPF on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and verify the configuration
    • Configure traffic storm control on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and verify the configuration
    • Configure CoPP on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and verify the configuration
    • Configure Cisco TrustSec on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and verify the configuration
  • Configuring QoS
    • Identify the purpose of QoS
    • Explain how QoS is implemented on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch and the default behaviors
    • Configure QoS features with MQC
    • Configure QoS classification on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure marking for QoS on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure mutation mapping for QoS on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure QoS policing on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure QoS queuing and scheduling on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
    • Configure network QoS, queuing and scheduling, and priority flow control on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series 32-Port 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet modules
    • Monitor QoS statistics on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Troubleshooting Memory and Packet Flow Issues
    • Evaluate Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch memory using the built-in platform monitoring tool
    • Evaluate platform memory utilization on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch on a high level
    • Evaluate platform memory utilization on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch on a detailed level
    • Troubleshoot packet flow issues on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
Course Labs
  • Lab 2-1: Cisco Nexus 7000 Platform Discovery
  • Lab 2-2: Configuring User Management
  • Lab 2-3: Configuring System Management
  • Lab 2-4: Configuring Troubleshooting Features
  • Lab 3-1: Configuring Layer 2 Switching
  • Lab 3-2: Configuring Virtual Port Channels
  • Lab 3-3: Configuring Cisco FabricPath
  • Lab 3-4: Configuring Layer 3 Switching
  • Lab 3-5: Configuring FHRP
  • Lab 3-6: Troubleshooting vPCs and Cisco FabricPath
  • Lab 3-7: Configuring MPLS
  • Lab 3-8: Configuring Cisco OTV
  • Lab 3-9: Configuring LISP
  • Lab 3-10: Configuring FCoE
  • Lab 3-11: Configuring Security Features
  • Lab 3-12: Configuring QoS

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