Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches (DCNX5K)


Seminar - Ziel

Upon completion of this course, you’ll learn:

  • Management and understanding of Cisco Nexus 5000 Switch
  • Nexus switch management tools
  • Configuration of Nexus 5000 switch security and Quality of Service features
  • Additional functionality and features including: FCoE, FabricPath, OTV, MPLS and security
  • Troubleshooting key features of Cisco Nexus 5000 Switch

Teilnehmer - Zielgruppe

  • Cisco Channel Partners
  • Cisco Customers
  • Cisco Employee

Kurs - Voraussetzungen

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Recommended CCNA Certification
  • Good understanding of the Fibre Channel protocol and the SAN environment
  • Recommended attendance of a Fibre Channel Protocol class or equivalent experience
  • Recommended attendance of the Implementing Cisco Storage Network Solutions (ICSNS) class or equivalent experience


  • 5 Tage
  • 09:00 Uhr bis 17:00 Uhr


  • nach Absprache

Seminar-Inhalt / Agenda

Module 1: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

  • Nexus data center product overview
  • Nexus 3000 series switches
  • Nexus 4000 series switches
  • Nexus 5500 and 5600 series switches
  • Nexus 6000 series switches
  • Nexus 2000 series fabric extenders

Module 2: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Administration and Management

  • Cisco NX-OS software architecture
  • Configuration of system management features
  • Configuring user management
  • Cisco Prime DCNM
  • Admin and management troubleshooting

Module 3: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch LAN Features

  • Configuring Nexus 2000 series fabric extenders
  • Troubleshooting Nexus 2000 series fabric extenders
  • Configuring Layer 2 switching features
  • Troubleshooting Layer 2 switching
  • vPC technology and Enhanced vPC
  • Troubleshooting vPCs and eVPCs
  • Cisco Adapter-FEX and VM-FEX
  • Cisco FabricPath
  • Configuring Cisco FabricPath
  • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
  • Cisco DFA

Module 4: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch SAN Features

  • Describing FCP
  • SAN Switching
  • Configuring SAN switching
  • Troubleshooting SAN switching
  • Configuring Cisco NPV mode and NPIV
  • Troubleshooting NPV mode and NPIV

Module 5: Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Unified Fabric Features

  • Data Center Bridging Enhancements
  • FCoE Protocol
  • Configuring FCoE
  • Dynamic FCoE with FabricPath
  • Troubleshooting FCoE


  • Initial Switch Configuration
  • Configuring System Management
  • Upgrading the Cisco NX-OS Software with ISSU
  • Configuring User Security
  • Configuring Cisco Prime DCNM to Perform Network Discovery
  • Using Troubleshooting Tools
  • Connecting the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
  • Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features
  • Troubleshooting Layer 2 Switching
  • Configuring FEX Active-Active vPC and EvPC
  • Configuring Host vPC
  • Configuring Cisco FabricPath
  • Configuring SAN Switching
  • Configuring Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
  • Troubleshooting SAN Switching
  • Configuring FCoE
  • Troubleshooting FCoE
Tags: Cisco

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