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Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCCNX) v1.0

Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCCNX) v1.0

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The Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCCNX) v1.0 course shows you how to install, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus® Series Switch platforms using Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS) to support highly-available, secure, scalable virtualized data centers.


Through instructor video and hands-on practice, you will learn how to deploy Cisco NX-OS software features, including networking, virtualization, security, storage services, system management, and monitoring. You will also gain an introduction to automating Cisco Nexus devices using Cisco NX-OS software programmability features.


For a technical overview of the Cisco Nexus Switches, you may consider taking Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX) v1.0 along with this course.


Course Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the Cisco Nexus devices' routing and forwarding
  • Describe Overlap Transport Virtualization (OTV)
  • Describe and configure Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN)
  • Describe Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP)
  • Describe the key features of Cisco Nexus devices
  • Describe Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Describe Quality of Service (QoS) on Cisco Nexus devices
  • Understand Cisco Nexus storage services
  • Configure device alliances and zoning
  • Configure Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
  • Configure N-Port Identifier Virtualization (NPIV) and N-Port Virtualization (NPV) Modes
  • Describe NX-API and network orchestration solutions, and program Cisco NX-OS with Python
  • Explain system management, monitoring, and troubleshooting processes
  • Explain the troubleshooting processes

Target Audience

  • Data center systems engineers, field engineers, and architects
  • Technical decision makers
  • Network architects
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Course Prerequisites

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Familiarity with Cisco data center technologies
  • Understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching

These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
  • Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU)
  • Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)
  • Introducing Cisco Nexus Series Switches (DCINX)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)
  • Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (SWITCH)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)

Associated Certification: None


Associated Exam: None



Part Number:

ELT-DCCNX-V1-023765

Product Line:

Cisco On Demand E-Learning