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Implementing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode – Advanced (CLS-DCNXA)

  • Length 4 days
  • Price $5830 inc GST
  • Version 1.0
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Why study this course

The Implementing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode – Advanced (DCNXA) course provides advanced training in applying and managing the Cisco Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in NX-OS mode.

The Cisco® NX-OS platform deploys Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) and Ethernet VPN (EVPN) using Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM), implements Multi-Site VXLAN EVPN, and integrates L4-L7 services into the fabric providing external connectivity, utilising advanced tenant features. You will also learn how to implement Cisco NX-OS Enhanced Policy-Based Redirect (ePBR) and Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) features.

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What you’ll learn

  • Configure VXLAN EVPN in a single site using Cisco DCNM

  • Configure a Multi-Site VXLAN EVPN

  • Configure L4-L7 service redirection

  • Configure external connectivity from a VXLAN EVPN

  • Configure tenant-level features and Tenant-Routed Multicast (TRM) in VXLAN EVPN

  • Configure Cisco NX-OS Enhanced Policy-Based Redirect (ePBR) and Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD)


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Who is the course for?

IT professionals interested in understanding the capabilities of Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches including:

  • Data center engineer

  • Field engineer

  • Network designer

  • Network administrator

  • Network engineer

  • Systems engineer

  • Technical solutions architect


Course subjects

Describing VXLAN EVPN in Single Site

  • Describe VXLAN EVPN Control Plane

  • Describe VXLAN EVPN Data Plane

Describing Multi-Site VXLAN EVPN

  • Describe VXLAN EVPN Multi-Site Features

  • Describe Supported Multi-Site Topologies

Describing Layer 4-Layer 7 Service Redirection

  • Describe Layer 4-Layer 7 Service Integration Options

  • Describe Integration of Active/Standby and Active/Active Service Devices

Describing External Connectivity from VXLAN EVPN

  • Describe External VRF-Lite Connectivity

Describing VXLAN EVPN Functionality Enhancements

  • Describe Fabric Management Options

  • Describe Tenant-Level Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Relay

Describing Cisco NX-OS Enhanced Policy-Based Redirect and Intelligent Traffic Director

  • Describe Enhanced Policy-Based Redirect

  • Describe Tenant-Level DHCP Relay

Labs

  • Import an Existing VXLAN Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) EVPN Fabric into Cisco DCNM

  • Configure vPC and Layer 3 Connectivity

  • Configure Multi-Site VXLAN EVPN

  • Configure Routed Firewall Integration into VXLAN EVPN Using PBR

  • Configure External VRF Lite Connectivity and Endpoint Locator

  • Configure Tenant DHCP Relay

  • Configure Tenant-Routed Multicast

  • Configure Enhanced Policy-Based Redirect

  • Configure Traffic Load-Balancing Using the ITD


Prerequisites

Basic knowledge in the following areas can help you get the most from this course:

  • Networking protocols, routing, and switching

  • General Cisco data center technologies

  • Virtualisation fundamentals

  • Cisco Nexus platform management

The following course offerings may help you meet these prerequisites:



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