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DCNXA: NX-OS for Data Center Systems IOS Administrators

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
Training overview
5 days
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Course description

This 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).

Course Outline

The Cisco NX-OS

  • Introduction to the Cisco NX-OS
  • Operational Differences between the Cisco IOS and NX-OS

Basic Configuration of Cisco Nexus Switches using NX-OS

  • Initial Configuration of the Cisco Nexus switches
  • Configuring Basic Layer 2 Features using the NX-OS
  • Basic Layer 3 Features using the NX-OS

Advanced Configuration of Cisco Nexus Switches using NX-OS

  • Advanced Layer 2 Features of Cisco Nexus switches
  • Advanced Layer 3 Features of Cisco Nexus switches
  • Integrating the Nexus 1000v with the VMware vCenter Server
  • Configuring Cisco NX-OS on the Virtual Security Gateway

Troubleshooting Cisco NX-OS Configuration Issues

  • Understanding High Availability (HA) Feature of the Cisco NX-OS
  • Basic Troubleshooting Techniques
  • Advanced Troubleshooting Techniques

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, students will be able to meet these objectives:
Describe the differences between the Cisco IOS and NX-OS operating systems.
Describe the features and functionality of the Cisco NX-OS.
Describe how the Cisco NX-OS is used for functionality specific to different Cisco Nexus switching platforms, such as the 7000-series, 5000-series, and 1000-series switches.
Understand basic and advanced configurations of the Cisco Nexus 7000-series, 5000-series, and 1000-series switches using the NX-OS.
Understand basic and advanced configurations of the Cisco Virtual Security Gateway.
Understand troubleshooting techniques for the Cisco Nexus 7000-series, 5000-series, and 1000-series switches using the NX-OS.

Who should attend?

Network, systems, and consulting systems engineers
Network designers, administrators, and managers

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