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


Who should attend

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


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

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

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

Course Objectives

The Configuring Cisco Nexus Switches (DCCNX) v1.0 course shows you how to install, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus Series Switch platforms using Cisco NX-OS to support highly available, secure, scalable virtualized data centers. Through expert instruction 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 technical overview 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.

  • Describe the Cisco Nexus devices routing and forwarding
  • Decribe OTV
  • Describe and configure VXLAN
  • Describe Locator/D separation protocol
  • Describe the key features of Cisco Nexus devices
  • Describe Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Describe QoS on Cisco Nexus devices
  • Understand Cisco Nexus storage services
  • Configure device alliaces and zoning
  • Configure FCoE
  • Configuring NPIV and 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

Course Content

  • Describing the Cisco NX-OS Routing and Forwarding
  • Describing Overlay Transport Virtualization
  • Describing Virtual Extensible LAN
  • Describing Locator/ID Separation Protocol
  • Cisco Nexus Security Features
  • Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director
  • Describing QoS on Cisco Nexus Devices
  • Introducing Cisco Nexus Storage Services
  • Configuring Device Aliases and Zoning
  • Configuring Fibre Channel Over Ethernet
  • Configuring NPIV and NPV Modes
  • Managing Automation and Programmability of Cisco Nexus Devices
  • Configuring System Management and Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus Switches
Online Training

Duration 3 days

Price (incl. tax)
  • US$ 2,520
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 30 CLC
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (incl. tax)
  • United Arab Emirates: US$ 2,520
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 30 CLC


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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
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Doha Course language: English
United Arab Emirates
Dubai Course language: English
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.