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Cisco DCICT 1.0 - Monitoring the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series Switches


Overview/Description
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Prerequisites
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Overview/Description
The Cisco Nexus switches have no default configuration and are only activated by an admin user. When the switch is first switched on, an initial configuration needs to be performed. In this course, you will learn how to perform an initial configuration and validate common features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series Switches. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for Cisco exam 640-916: Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies.

Target Audience
This course is targeted toward data center network engineers and learners embarking on a network administration or engineering career who wish to understand all the components that make up a real-world data center. In addition, anyone interested in the DCICT CCNA Data Center certification exam will benefit from this course. This course offers the official training for the Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (640-916 DCICT) certification exam which is a component exam for the CCNA Data Center certification.

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
2.0

Lesson Objectives

Cisco DCICT 1.0 - Monitoring the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series Switches

  • start the course
  • sequence the steps to connect to a console port on the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 series switches
  • describe the use of the Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS) setup utility
  • describe key features of the Connectivity Management Processor (CMP)
  • access the CMP from an active supervisor module
  • describe the default virtual routing and forwarding instances
  • verify that the switch has network reachability
  • describe the ISSU capabilities of the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series Switches
  • determine the affected system components by an upgrade of the Cisco NX-OS Software
  • ensure that the upgrade files are present on the bootflash on the 5000 and 7000 series switch
  • identify the limitations and restrictions when completing the Cisco NX-OS ISSU on the Nexus 7000
  • verify VLANs on the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series Switches
  • describe control, management, and data planes on Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series Switches
  • describe the Cisco Nexus 5000 data plane system architecture
  • describe the Cisco Nexus 5000 control plane system architecture
  • describe Cisco NX-OS default Control Plane Policing (CoPP) on Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series Switches
  • use the command line help on a Cisco Nexus switch
  • display the current running configuration of a Cisco Nexus switch
  • describe the use of the pipe and parse parameters
  • describe the function of the feature command
  • verify an interface in a given scenario
  • verify which modules are inserted and operational
  • view a Cisco NX-OS log in a given scenario
  • explore and validate common features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series Switches
  • Course Number:
    cc_cicc_a03_it_enus