Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches (DCNX5K)

 

Course Overview

This course 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.

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network engineers, systems engineers, consulting systems engineers, technical solutions architects, and Cisco integrators and partners who sell, implement, and maintain Cisco Nexus products in the data center

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network designers, network administrators, and network managers responsible for identifying and managing Cisco Nexus products in the data center

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that you must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
    • ! recommended
  • Good understanding of the Fibre Channel Protocol and the SAN environment
    • Recommended attendance of a Fibre Channel Protocol class or equivalent experience
    • Recommended attendance of the !CI-ICSNS class or equivalent experience
  • 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.
  • 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, you are encouraged to explore additional training in those technologies.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Identify the products that comprise the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches product family
  • Identify the products that comprise the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender product family
  • 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

Follow On Courses

Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price (VAT excl.)
  • 2,995.- €
  • Would you like to use your Cisco Learning Credits? Please contact us. We'd be glad to help you out!
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (VAT excl.)
  • Belgium: 2,995.- €
  • The Netherlands: 2,995.- €
  • Would you like to use your Cisco Learning Credits? Please contact us. We'd be glad to help you out!

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