Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode (DCINX9K)


Course Description

Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode (DCINX9K)

 
The Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NXOS Mode (DCINX9K) v2.1 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.
 
The Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode (DCINX9K) course is also available as part of our Cisco Data Center Passport, which helps individuals and teams master the operation, architecture, and security of complex data center networks.
 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch software and hardware components
  • Describe key Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch NX-OS software features
  • Manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch configurations using Ansible
  • Implement VXLAN BGP eVPN on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Describe MPLS Layer 3 VPN implementation on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches using NX-API and Python
  • Implement Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Troubleshoot and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches using Bash shell and Guest shell
  • Manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches using Cisco DCNM

Prerequisites

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

Labs

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

Course Information


Length: 3 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16


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Who Should Attend

DCINX9K is a two-day, instructor-led training program that is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS mode. This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switch platform.