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Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches (DCNX5K) 2.1

Prerequisites

CCNA Certification recommended.

Recommended attendance of a Fibre Channel Protocol class or equivalent experience.

Recommended attendance of the Implementing Cisco Storage Network Solutions (ICSNS) class or equivalent experience.

During the course of instruction the learner 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 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, students are encouraged to explore additional training in those technologies.

Course Content

Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches (DCNX5K) v 2.1 is a 5-day ILT training program that 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. The 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.

Course Objectives

  • 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
  • Module 1: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Product Overview.
  • Module 2: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Hardware Architecture and Device Administration.
  • Module 3: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Network Feature Configuration.
Who Should Attend
  • Channel Partner / Reseller
  • Customer
  • Employee
  • Career Certifications

    CCNA Data Center

  • Technology

    Data Center

  • Delivery

    • ClassroomClassroom
    • Virtual ClassroomVirtual Classroom
  • Duration

     5  Days

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