Configuring the Cisco Nexus 9000 in NX-OS Mode (C9KNX)
Configuring the Cisco Nexus® 9000 in NX-OS Mode is an instructor-led, lab-based, hands-on course offered by Cisco® Learning Services. The course covers the overall architecture and operation of the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches for data centers running in traditional or NX-OS mode.
Who should attend
This course is designed for traditional network and data center engineers tasked with the installation and operation of Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in a data center environment who want to upgrade their skills.
Targeted roles include:
- Data center engineers
- Technical support personnel
- Network engineers
Cisco recommends that you have the following prerequisite knowledge and skills:
- Complete knowledge of Cisco networking
- Data center and virtualization knowledge
You learn the hardware and software architecture of the Cisco Nexus 9000 series of data center switches, including the Cisco Nexus 9300 fixed-configuration and Cisco Nexus 9500 modular platforms. Also, you have the opportunity to explore the programmability and automation features built in to these devices, including, but not limited to, Python, Power on Auto Provisioning (POAP), shell access, and the NX-API interface. Also, you discover how to perform management, maintenance, and monitoring activities on Cisco Nexus 9000 switch platforms.
This course combines lecture materials and hands-on labs throughout to make sure you are able to successfully deploy, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot a Cisco Nexus 9000 switch infrastructure.
- Architecture and operation of the Cisco NX-OS operating system
- Port channels
- Virtual port channels Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
- Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
- Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)
- Troubleshooting CPU and memory issues in detail
- Broadcom shell
- Quality of Service (QoS)
- Network programmability
- License installation and maintenance procedures