Cisco Nexus 5000 - Cisco Nexus

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In Cardiff

£ 5,995 + VAT

Description

  • Type

    Course

  • Location

    Cardiff (Wales)

  • Duration

    5 Days

  • Start date

    Different dates available

Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises Manual Certificate Experienced Instructor Refreshments

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Cardiff
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Castle Street, CF10 1SZ

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Different dates availableEnrolment now open

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Subjects

  • Management
  • Cisco
  • IT
  • Network
  • Protocol
  • LAN
  • Ethernet training
  • Installation
  • Switches
  • Ethernet
  • Systems
  • Network Training
  • IT Management

Course programme

The Knowledge Academy Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches 5 day course covers the following topics:

Introduction

This course is designed for systems and field engineers, consulting systems engineers, technical solutions architects, and Cisco integrators and partners who implement and configure Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders.

This course provides the key components and procedures that are needed to install, configure, manage and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders in the LAN, SAN, and unified fabric environments.

Pre-Requisites

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

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA) recommended
  • Good understanding of the Fibre Channel Protocol and the SAN environment
  • Recommended attendance of a Fibre Channel Protocol class or equivalent experience
  • Recommended attendance of the Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Switches (DCMDS) class or equivalent experience

During the course of instruction, you will be exposed to the configuration of advanced technologies, such as Fibre Channel, QoS and FCoE, but will not be required to have experience with these technologies in order to successfully to complete the class.

This course covers initial configuration of Fibre Channel, QoS, and FCoE on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches. For a deeper understanding in Fibre Channel, QoS and FCoE, you are encouraged to explore additional training in those technologies.

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

Course Objectives

Delegates will be able to meet these overall objectives on completion of this course:

  • Identify the products that comprise the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches product family
  • Identify the products that comprise the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender product family
  • Understand Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch system architecture
  • Understand the architecture, features, and usage of the Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS) Software
  • Configure network features on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches for LAN operation
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders for operation with the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Configure Ethernet port channels and virtual port channels (vPC) on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Configure Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Identify and understand the components of the Fibre Channel Protocol, the Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocol, and IEEE Data Center Bridging (DCB) Ethernet Enhancements
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches to support the FCoE protocol
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches for connection to the SAN
  • Secure the operation of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Configure system management features on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Understand the high availability and In Service Software Update (ISSU) features of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Understand and implement a structured troubleshooting process using available tools and resources of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and troubleshoot real world issues relating to the LAN, SAN, and FCoE

Course Outline

1: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Product Overview

  • Introducing the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Product Overview
  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Family
  • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Product Overview
  • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders
  • High-Level Product Features Overview
  • Unified Fabric
  • Switch Virtualization
  • Virtual Port Channels
  • Cisco FabricPath
  • In Service Software Updates
  • Adapter FEX
  • VM FEX
  • Layer 3 Capabilities
  • Deployment Considerations
  • Deployment Considerations
  • ToR/EoR Deployment Models
  • FEX Operation
  • High Availability Deployment

2: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture and Device Administration

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture
  • Cisco Nexus 5000 and 2000 System Architecture
  • Cisco Nexus 5500 Platform Architecture
  • Traffic Forwarding Paths
  • Hardware Installation Procedures
  • Preparation
  • Cabinet and Rack Installation
  • Cabling Requirements
  • Power Requirements
  • Hardware Installation
  • Verifying the Hardware Installation
  • Configuring User Management
  • Feature Overview
  • Configuring AAA
  • Configuring RBAC
  • Configuring SSH
  • Configuring ACL
  • Graphical Management Tools
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager
  • Cisco Device Manager
  • Configuring System Management
  • Switch Management Methods and Features
  • File System Management
  • Cisco Fabric Services
  • Configure System Message Logging
  • Generic Online Diagnostics
  • Smart Call Home
  • Simple Network Management Protocol
  • XML Interface
  • Checkpoint and rollback
  • Module Pre-provisioning
  • Understanding Cisco Nexus High Availability
  • Cisco NX-OS Software High Availability Features
  • Stateful and Stateless Process Restarts
  • In Service Software Updates
  • Troubleshooting Tools
  • Troubleshooting Overview
  • Troubleshooting Tools
  • Ethanalyzer
  • Switched Port Analyzer

3: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Network Feature Configuration

  • The Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture
  • The Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture
  • The Cisco NX-OS Software CLI
  • Licensing Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features
  • Configuring Ethernet interfaces
  • Configuring VLANs
  • Configuring the Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Troubleshooting Layer 2 Switching
  • Troubleshooting Layer 2 Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting the MAC address table
  • Troubleshooting Spanning Tree Protocols
  • Troubleshooting VLANs
  • Configuring the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
  • Configuring the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
  • Configuring Static Pinning
  • Configuring Dynamic Pinning
  • Configuring Virtual Port Channels and Enhanced vPC
  • Configuring Ethernet Port Channels
  • Understanding Virtual Port Channels
  • Configuring Virtual Port Channels
  • Configuring Enhanced Virtual Port Channels
  • Configuring Host Virtual Port Channels
  • vPC deployment models
  • Configuring Host Virtual Port Channels
  • Configuring Quality of Service
  • Understanding Cisco Nexus QoS
  • Configuring QoS
  • Configuring Cisco FP
  • Understanding Cisco FP
  • Configuring Cisco FP
  • Understanding the Fibre Channel Protocol
  • SCSI Protocol
  • Fibre Channel Model
  • Fibre Channel Interfaces and Ports
  • Fibre Channel Addressing
  • Fabric Channel Flow Control
  • Fabric Channel Domain Initialization
  • Virtual Fabric and Zoning
  • Fabric Shortest Path First Protocol
  • Fabric Channel Login Procedures
  • Understanding the FCoE Protocol
  • Unified Fabric I/O Consolidation
  • FCoE Adapters
  • The FCoE architecture
  • FCoE Emulated Node
  • FCoE Initialization Protocol
  • Multihop FCoE
  • Identifying Data Center Bridging Enhancements
  • Data Center Bridging
  • Priority Flow Control
  • Enhanced Transmission Selection
  • Bridging Exchange Protocol
  • Configuring FCoE
  • Configure FCoE
  • FCoE VLANs and Virtual Interfaces
  • Troubleshooting FCoE
  • Troubleshooting DCB
  • Troubleshooting FIP
  • Troubleshooting CNA
  • Troubleshooting PFC
  • Configuring SAN Switching Features
  • Fibre Channel interfaces
  • Configuring Domain Parameters
  • Configuring VSANs
  • VSAN trunking
  • SAN port channels
  • Distributed Device Alias Service
  • Zoning
  • FSPF Protocol
  • FLOGI, FCNS, and RSCN databases
  • Implementing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
  • Understanding Cisco NPV mode
  • Configuring Cisco NPV mode
  • Understanding NPIV
  • Configuring NPIV
  • Troubleshooting SAN Switching
  • Troubleshooting Cisco NPV mode
  • Troubleshooting Zoning
  • Troubleshooting SAN port channels
  • Troubleshooting VSANs

Additional information

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  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA) is recommended
  • Understanding of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch system architecture
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  • Learn how to secure the operation of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
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Cisco Nexus 5000 - Cisco Nexus

£ 5,995 + VAT