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Implementing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode - Advanced

  • Course Code DCNXA
  • Duration 4 days
  • Version 1.0

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Public Classroom Price

£3,295.00

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

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  • Public Classroom

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  • Virtual Learning

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Course Overview

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The Implementing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode – Advanced (DCNXA) course provides advanced training in applying and managing the Cisco Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in NX-OS mode. The Cisco® NX-OS platform deploys Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) and Ethernet VPN (EVPN) using Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM), implements Multi-Site VXLAN EVPN, and integrates L4-L7 services into the fabric providing external connectivity, utilizing advanced tenant features. You will also learn how to implement Cisco NX-OS Enhanced Policy-Based Redirect (ePBR) and Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) features.

Course Schedule

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 22-25 July, 2024

      Guaranteed  To Run

      Late Availability

    • Location: Virtual

    £3,295.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 28-31 October, 2024
    • Location: Virtual

    £3,295.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 03-06 February, 2025
    • Location: Virtual

    £3,295.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 06-09 May, 2025
    • Location: Virtual

    £3,295.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 11-14 August, 2025
    • Location: Virtual

    £3,295.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 24-27 November, 2025
    • Location: Virtual

    £3,295.00

Target Audience

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IT professionals interested in understanding the capabilities of Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

Course Objectives

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After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Configure VXLAN EVPN in a single site using Cisco DCNM
  • Configure a Multi-Site VXLAN EVPN
  • Configure L4-L7 service redirection
  • Configure external connectivity from a VXLAN EVPN
  • Configure tenant-level features and Tenant-Routed Multicast (TRM) in VXLAN EVPN
  • Configure Cisco NX-OS Enhanced Policy-Based Redirect (ePBR) and Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD)

Course Content

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Describing VXLAN EVPN in Single Site

  • Describe VXLAN EVPN Control Plane
  • Describe VXLAN EVPN Data Plane

Describing Multi-Site VXLAN EVPN

  • Describe VXLAN EVPN Multi-Site Features
  • Describe Supported Multi-Site Topologies

Describing Layer 4-Layer 7 Service Redirection

  • Describe Layer 4-Layer 7 Service Integration Options
  • Describe Integration of Active/Standby and Active/Active Service Devices

Describing External Connectivity from VXLAN EVPN

  • Describe External VRF-Lite Connectivity

Describing VXLAN EVPN Functionality Enhancements

  • Describe Fabric Management Options
  • Describe Tenant-Level Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Relay

Describing Cisco NX-OS Enhanced Policy-Based Redirect and Intelligent Traffic Director

  • Describe Enhanced Policy-Based Redirect
  • Describe Tenant-Level DHCP Relay

Labs

  • Import an Existing VXLAN Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) EVPN Fabric into Cisco DCNM
  • Configure vPC and Layer 3 Connectivity
  • Configure Multi-Site VXLAN EVPN
  • Configure Routed Firewall Integration into VXLAN EVPN Using PBR
  • Configure External VRF Lite Connectivity and Endpoint Locator
  • Configure Tenant DHCP Relay
  • Configure Tenant-Routed Multicast
  • Configure Enhanced Policy-Based Redirect
  • Configure Traffic Load-Balancing Using the ITD

Course Prerequisites

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Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

Basic knowledge in the following areas can help you get the most from this course:

  • Networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • General Cisco data center technologies
  • Virtualization fundamentals
  • Cisco Nexus platform management
Recommended prerequisites:

Test Certification

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Recommended as preparation for the following exams:

  • There are no exams currently associated to this course
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