Cisco® Introducing Cisco® Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode v1.0 (DCINX9K)

The Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode (DCINX9K) v2.1 course shows you how to implement, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco® NX-OS mode. Through expert instruction and extensive hands-on learning, you will learn how to deploy capabilities including Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), high availability features, Intelligent Traffic Director, troubleshooting tools and techniques, NX-OS programmability features, and open interface technologies. The course also provides an introduction to Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) for management.

Skip to Available Dates

Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch software and hardware components
  • Describe key Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch NX-OS software features
  • Manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch configurations using Ansible
  • Implement VXLAN BGP eVPN on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe MPLS Layer 3 VPN implementation on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches using NX-API and Python
  • Implement Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Troubleshoot and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches using Bash shell and Guest shell
  • Manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches using Cisco DCNM

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Describing the Cisco Nexus 9000 NX-OS Solution
  • Data Center Trends
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Hardware
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Hardware Architecture
  • Cisco Nexus 9000 NX-OS Features
  • Cisco Nexus 9000 Manageability
  • New Cisco Nexus 9000 NX-OS Features
  • 2 - Implementing VXLAN in a Data Center
  • Network Overlays in a Data Center
  • VXLAN Overlay
  • VXLAN BGP eVPN Control Plane
  • VXLAN Data Plane
  • 3 - Implementing MPLS in a Data Center
  • Label Switching Overview
  • MPLS Layer 3 VPN Control Plane
  • MPLS Data Plane
  • MPLS in Data Center
  • 4 - Configuration Management, Automation, and Programmability
  • Programmability Overview
  • Cisco NX-OS RESTful API
  • Network Orchestration
  • Programming Cisco NX-OS with Python
  • 5 - Cisco Nexus 9000 Topology Options
  • Traditional Data Center Topologies
  • Spine-and-Leaf Topology
  • Overlay Topologies
  • Intelligent Traffic Director
  • 6 - Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 9000 High Availability
  • Cisco Nexus 9000 Troubleshooting Tools
  • Shell Access and Linux Containers
  • 7 - Managing Cisco Nexus Switches with Cisco DCNM
  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager
  • 8 - Lab outline
  • Provision Baseline Connectivity with Ansible
  • Implement VXLAN with BGP eVPN Signaling
  • Manage Switch Over Cisco NX-API
  • Program Switch with Python
  • Configure Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Troubleshoot and Manage Switches Using Bash and Guest Shell
  • Provision VXLAN and Manage Switch with Cisco DCNM
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Data center engineers

    Data center architects

    Network designers

    Network administrators

    Network engineers

    Systems engineers

    Consulting systems engineers

    Technical solutions architects

    Field engineers

    Cisco integrators and partners

    Other Prerequisites

    To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

    Good understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching

    Understanding of Cisco data center architecture

    Experience configuring advanced routing and switching technologies such as Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)

    Cisco® Introducing Cisco® Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode v1.0 (DCINX9K)

    Call | This course is CLC-Eligible
    Course Length : 3 Days

    There are currently no scheduled dates for this course. Please contact us for more information.

     Interested in On-Demand Training?

    Need Help Picking the Right Course? Give us a call! 503-506-2937