DCNX1K - Implementing The Cisco Nexus 1000 v2.0 (DCNX1K)

Implementing the Cisco Nexus 1000V (DCNX1K) is a three-day instructor-led course that teaches how to implement and troubleshoot the Nexus 1000V switch for VMware. The course covers the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 1000V switches. Through hands-on labs, you will explore the design options and features of Cisco NX-OS Software and the Cisco Nexus 1000V platform, gaining an understanding of realistic day-to-day operations of these products. You will leave with a complete, comprehensive approach to the design and implementation of today's data center.

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  • CCNA
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment with recommended VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage course or equivalent

Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1: VMware Networking Overview

Topic 1A: Reviewing the Virtual Infrastructure
Topic 1B: Networking in the VMware Infrastructure
Topic 1C: Configuring VMware Switching

Lesson 2: Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch Installation

Topic 2A: Reviewing the Cisco Nexus 1000V Product
Topic 2B: Reviewing the Cisco Nexus 1010 Virtual Services Appliance and Virtual Service Blades

Lesson 3: Cisco Nexus 1000V Feature Configuration

Topic 3A: Configuring Port Profiles
Topic 3B: Configuring Security Features
Topic 3C: Configuring Quality of Service

Lesson 4: Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch Management

Topic 4A: Configuring Management Features
Topic 4B: Configuring System Management Features

Lesson 5: Troubleshooting the Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch

Topic 5A: Using Basic Troubleshooting Tools
Topic 5B: Troubleshooting Modules
Topic 5C: Troubleshooting Ports and Port Profiles