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DCINX9K  Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode v2.0 Course

DCINX9K Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode v2.0 Training Course

Course Description:

The DCINX9K Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode v2.1 course is a 3-day course that is designed to teach students how to implement, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco NX-OS mode. Through expert instruction and extensive hands-on learning, students will learn how to deploy capabilities including Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN), high availability features, Intelligent Traffic Director, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), NX-OS programmability features, troubleshooting tools and techniques, and open interface technologies. Additionally, the course provides an introduction to Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) for management.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Deploying and troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in NX-OS mode to support performance, resiliency, scalability, and enhanced operations for data centers
  • Using the programmability features to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches, to help your IT organization meet high-priority business needs, save time, and reduce errors due to manual processes
  • Gaining knowledge and skills through a unique combination of lessons and hands-on practice using enterprise-grade Cisco learning technologies, data center equipment, and software
  • Succeeding in today's demanding data center operations roles

Target Student:

  • Data Center Engineers
  • Data Center Architects
  • Network Designers
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Consulting Systems Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects
  • Field Engineers
  • Cisco Integrators and Partners


It is recommended to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

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

Training Dates
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Course Syllabus

Section 1: Describing Cisco Nexus 9000 NX-OS Solution
Section 2: Implementing VXLAN in Data Center
Section 3: Implementing MPLS in Data Center
Section 4: Configuration Management, Automation, and Programmability
Section 5: Cisco Nexus 9000 Topology Options
Section 6: Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches
Section 7: Managing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches with Cisco DCNM


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

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