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DCNXA Training Course

DCNXA Training

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This five-day DCNXA Cisco NX-OS for IOS Administrators course is designed for network administrators who are migrating from a traditional Cisco IOS environment to routing and switching platforms that use the Nexus Operating System (NX-OS). This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to install and manage Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, and 9000-series switches. This course will also cover important troubleshooting procedures for these platforms as well.

DCNXA Training Prerequisites

A valid CCNA certification or higher Cisco certification is suggested.

DCNXA Training Course Outline


Module 1: The Cisco NX-OS

  • Introduction to the Cisco NX-OS
    • Features
    • Licensing
  • Operational Differences Between the Cisco IOS and NX-OS
    • Command syntax
    • Context-sensitive help
    • Navigation between configuration modes

Module 2: Basic Configuration of Cisco Nexus Switches using NX-OS

  • Initial Configuration of the Cisco Nexus switches
    • Global configurations
    • Interface-level configuration (Access, Trunk, Speed, Duplex, etc.)
  • Configuring Basic Layer 2 Features using the NX-OS
    • VLANs
    • Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
    • EtherChannels/Virtual Port Channels (VPCs)
    • Rapid PVST+
    • STP Extensions
    • Mac Address Table
    • IGMP Snooping
    • Virtual Device Contexts (VDCs)
  • Basic Layer 3 Features using the NX-OS
    • Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) Contexts
    • Static Routing
    • EIGRP
    • OSPF
    • BGP
    • First Hop Redundancy Protocols (HSRP/VRRP/GLBP)

Module 3: Advanced Configuration of Cisco Nexus Switches using NX-OS

  • Advanced Layer 2 Features of Cisco Nexus switches
    • Unidirectional Link Detection (UDLD)
    • Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
    • Port Profiles
    • Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU)
    • Multiple Spanning Tree
    • Traffic Storm Control
    • Fabric Extenders (FEX)
    • FabricPath
  • Advanced Layer 3 Features of Cisco Nexus switches
    • EIGRP Advanced Configuration
    • OSPF Advanced Configuration
    • BGP Advanced Configuration
    • IS-IS
    • Unicast RIB and FIB
    • Route Policy Manager
    • Policy-Based Routing (PBR)
    • VXLAN
    • Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)
    • Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS)
    • Locator?ID Separation Protocol (LISP)

Module 4: Troubleshooting Cisco NX-OS Configuration Issues

  • Understanding High Availability (HA) Feature of the Cisco NX-OS
    • Failover
    • Process Resiliency
    • Persistent Storage Service
    • HA Policies
  • Basic Troubleshooting Techniques
    • Show commands
    • Debug commands
    • System Logging
  • Advanced Troubleshooting Techniques
    • SPAN/ERSPAN
    • NetFlow
    • GOLD
    • Embedded Event Manager (EEM)
    • Onboard Failure Logging (OBFL)

Module 5: Cisco Nexus 9000 Solution Overview

  • Data Center Trends
  • Nexus 9000 Overview
  • NX-OS Enhancement

Module 6: Hardware Architecture

  • 9500 Architecture
  • Line Card Architecture
  • 9300 Architecture
  • Packet Forwarding

Module 7: Nexus 9000 NX-OS Enhancements

  • Nexus 9000 NX-OS Feature Overview
  • High Availability
  • Management

Module 8: VXLAN

  • Overlay Networks
  • VXLAN Overview
  • VXLAN Control Plane
  • VXLAN Forwarding Plane
  • Configuring VXLAN

Module 9: Programmability and Automation

  • Programming Features
  • Automation Features
  • Visibility and Monitoring Features

Module 10: Nexus 9000 Topology Design

  • Traditional Data Center
  • Topologies Spine and Leaf Topologies
  • Overlay Topologies

Module 11: ACI Introduction

  • ACI Architecture
  • Use cases
  • Migration

Lab Outline

  • Connecting to the NterOne Lab Environment
  • Familiarization of the Cisco NX-OS Command-Line Interface (CLI)
  • Initial Configuration of the Nexus 5548 switches
  • Advanced Layer 2 Configuration of Nexus 5548 switches
  • Advanced Layer 3 Configuration of Nexus 5548 switches
  • Initial Configuration of Nexus 7004 switches with SUP2E Supervisor Module
  • Advanced Layer 2 Configuration of Nexus 7004 switches
  • Advanced Layer 3 Configuration of Nexus 7004 switches
  • Nexus 9000 Initial Configuration
  • Configuring VXLAN
  • Python Scripting



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