Implementing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCNX) Training

Implementing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCNX) Certification Training Course Overview

Enroll for 5-day Implementing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCNX) course from Koenig Solutions accredited by Cisco. This course is focused on understanding of the Cisco® Nexus switch platform and teach you how to install, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus® switch platforms in a scalable, highly available environment.

Through a blend of hands-on labs and interactive lectures, you will learn various aspects of the Cisco Nexus product families and platforms, including implementation, management, security, programmability and storage. And also you will learn how to configure device aliases and zoning, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), and N-Port Identifier Virtualization (NPIV), and N-Port Virtualization (NPV) modes.

Target Audience:

  • Data center systems engineers
  • Field engineers
  • Architects
  • Cisco partners using Cisco Nexus Series switch platforms

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the platforms that make the Cisco Nexus 9000, 7000, 3000, and 2000 product families
  • Describe Cisco Nexus platform implementations
  • Explain Cisco Nexus platform management
  • Describe Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
  • Configure First Hop Redundancy protocols
  • Configure security features of Cisco Nexus devices
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus devices routing and forwarding
  • Describe Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN)
  • Describe Quality of Service (QoS) on Cisco Nexus Devices
  • Explain system management and monitoring processes
  • Describe Cisco NX-OS programmability
  • Describe Cisco Nexus storage services
  • Configure device aliases and zoning
  • Configure FCoE
  • Configure NPIV and NPV modes

 

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Course Modules

Module 1: Cisco ACI Advanced Packet Forwarding
  • Packet Forwarding Between Leaf Switches
  • Endpoint Learning
  • Network Interface Card (NIC) Teaming to ACI Fabric
  • Endpoint Learning Optimizations
  • Endpoint Loop Protection
  • Rogue Endpoint Control
Module 2: Using Advanced Cisco ACI Policy and Tenant Configuration
  • Layer 3 Outside Transit Routing
  • Using Tenant Common for Shared Services
  • Using Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) Route Leaking for Shared Services
  • Using Layer 3 Outside configuration policy (L3Out) VRF Route Leaking for Shared Services
  • Detailed Contract Architecture with pcTag
  • Contract with vzAny
  • Contract Preferred Group
Module 3: Implementing Traditional Network in Cisco ACI
  • Integrating Switched Network with Cisco ACI
  • Migrating Existing Switched Network to Cisco ACI
  • Network- vs. Application-Centric Deployment Models
Module 4: Cisco ACI Service Graph PBR
  • Service Graph PBR Overview
  • PBR End-to-End Packet Flow
  • Service Graph PBR Requirements and Topologies
  • Service Graph PBR Tracking Options
Module 5: Cisco ACI Multi-Pod Deployment
  • Cisco ACI Multi-Pod Overview
  • Inter-Pod Network Overview
  • Multi-Pod Provisioning and Packet Flow Between Pods
  • Connectivity to External L3 Networks
  • Service Node Integration Considerations
  • Service Graph Considerations
Module 6: Cisco ACI Multi-Site Deployment
  • Cisco ACI Multi-Site Overview
  • Cisco ACI Multi-Site Orchestrator
  • Inter-Site Network Overview
  • Tenant Configuration Deployment from Multi-Site Orchestrator (MSO)
  • Packet Flow Between Sites
  • Multi-Site Stretched Components
  • Multi-Site vs Multi-Pod Comparison
Module 7: Lab Outline
  • Examine Local and Remote Endpoint Learning
  • Verify Bounce Entries
  • Validate IP Learning
  • Mitigate IP and MAC Flapping with the Rogue Endpoint Feature
  • Enable Transit Routing
  • Implement VRF Route Leaking
  • Configure VRF Route Leaking with L3Out
  • Examine Contracts and Zoning Rules
  • Configure Policy-Based Redirect to Layer 4–7 Service Node
  • Deploy Multi-Pod Fabric
  • Provision Policies with Cisco ACI Multi-Site Orchestrator
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Course Prerequisites
  • Be familiar with Cisco data center technologies
  • Understand networking protocols, routing, and switching