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DCINX9K – Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode v2.0

New – Learn the features and capabilities of Cisco's next-generation Nexus switch.

GK# 6642

Course Overview

This course includes Cisco Training Exclusives

EXCLUSIVE TO GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE - Accelerate your Cisco learning experience with complimentary access to the IT Skills Video On-Demand Library, Introduction to Cybersecurity digital learning course, course recordings, IT Resource Library, and digital courseware.

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The DCINX9K - Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode v2.0 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.


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What You'll Learn

  • Deploy and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in NX-OS mode to support performance, resiliency, scalability, and enhanced operations for data centers
  • Use programmability features to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches, helping your IT organization meet high-priority business needs, save time, and reduce errors due to manual processes
  • Gain knowledge and skills through a unique combination of lessons and hands-on practice using enterprise-grade Cisco learning technologies, data center equipment, and software
  • Succeed in today’s demanding data center operations roles


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Virtual Classroom Live Outline

Section 1: Describing Cisco Nexus 9000 NX-OS Solution
Section 2: Implementing VXLAN in Data Center
Section 3: Implementing MPLS in Data Center
Section 4: Configuration Management, Automation, and Programmability
Section 5: Cisco Nexus 9000 Topology Options
Section 6: Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches
Section 7: Managing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches with Cisco DCNM


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Discovery 1: Provision Baseline Connectivity with Ansible
Discovery 2: Implement VXLAN with BGP eVPN Signaling
Discovery 3: Manage Switch Over Cisco NX-API
Discovery 4: Program Switch with Python
Discovery 5: Configure Intelligent Traffic Director
Discovery 6: Troubleshoot and Manage Switches Using Bash and Guest Shell
Discovery 7: Provision VXLAN and Manage Switch with Cisco DCNM



It is recommended to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • A good understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • An understanding of Cisco data center architectures
  • Experience configuring advanced routing and switching technologies such as Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)

Who Should Attend

  • 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

Vendor Credits


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

Training Exclusives

Classroom and Virtual Classroom sessions of this course include access to the following benefits:

  • IT Skills Video On-Demand Library (over 40,000 titles)
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity digital learning course
  • Course Recordings
  • IT Resource Library
  • Digital courseware
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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Virtual Classroom Live

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

Duration: 3 day

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