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DCNX5K - Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches v3.1

Learn how to implement and configure Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders.

GK# 3802

Course Overview

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In this course, you will learn how 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.

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.

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What You'll Learn

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  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches product family
  • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender product family
  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch system architecture
  • 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)
  • 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
  • High availability and In Service Software Update (ISSU) features of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

Outline

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1. Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Product Overview

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Product Overview
  • High-Level Product Features Overview
  • Deployment Considerations

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

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture
  • Hardware Installation Procedures
  • Configure User Management
  • Graphical Management Tools
  • Configure System Management
  • Cisco Nexus High Availability
  • Troubleshooting Tools

3. Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Network Feature Configuration

  • Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture
  • Configure Layer 2 Switching Features
  • Troubleshoot Layer 2 Switching
  • Configure the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
  • Configure Virtual Port Channels and Enhanced vPC
  • Configure Host Virtual Port Channels
  • Configure Quality of Service
  • Configure Cisco FP
  • Fibre Channel Protocol
  • FCoE Protocol
  • Data Center Bridging Enhancements
  • Configure FCoE
  • Troubleshoot FCoE
  • Configure SAN Switching Features
  • Implement Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
  • Troubleshoot SAN Switching

4. Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch SAN Features

  • FCP
  • SAN Switching
  • Configuring SAN Switching
  • Troubleshooting SAN Switching
  • Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
  • Configuring Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
  • Troubleshooting Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV

5. Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Unified Fabric Features

  • Data Center Bridging Enhancements
  • FCoE Protocol
  • Configuring FCoE
  • Dynamic FCoE with Cisco FabricPath
  • Troubleshooting FCoE

Labs

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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 5: Installing Cisco Prime DCNM
Lab 6: Graphical Management Tools
Lab 7: Using Troubleshooting Tools
Lab 8: Connecting the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
Lab 9: Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features
Lab 10: Configuring FEX Active-Active VPC and EVPC
Lab 11: Configuring a Host Virtual Port Channel
Lab 12: Configuring FabricPath
Lab 13: Configuring Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
Lab 14: Configuring FCoE

Prerequisites

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  • Solid understanding of networking protocols
  • Knowledge of the Fibre Channel Protocol and the SAN environment
  • CCNA certification is recommended but not required

Who Should Attend

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  • Systems and field engineers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects
  • Cisco integrators and partners who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series switches and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series fabric extenders
  • Data center engineers and managers
  • Program managers
  • Project managers

Vendor Credits

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This course can be purchased using Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs).

Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 5 day

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 5 day

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