Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches


This course is a 5-day ILT training program designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch. This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to install, configure, manage and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch platform.


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Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

A good understanding of networking routing and switching protocols is required. The following courses are recommended

  • ICND1 Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1
  • ICND2 Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 2


  • CCNABC Cisco CCNA Certification Fast Track Programme



Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch Product Overview

  • Understanding Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing Cisco NX-OS Software
  • Understanding High Availability and Redundancy
  • Using the Connectivity Management Processor

Cisco Nexus 7000 Management

  • Configuring User Management
  • Understanding System Management

Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch Feature Configuration

  • Using Virtual Device Contexts on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features

Configuring Port Channels

  • Configuring the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch with the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender
  • Implementing Cisco FabricPath
  • Configuring Layer 3 Switching Features
  • Implementing Overlay Transport Virtualization

Cisco Nexus 7000 Advanced Feature Configuration

  • Security Features
  • Implementing Quality of Service


  • Using the Troubleshooting Process
  • Using Troubleshooting Features
  • Troubleshooting Upgrades, Installs, and Reboots
  • Troubleshooting Virtual Port Channels
  • Troubleshooting Memory and Packet Flow Issues


  • Lab 1-1: Cisco Nexus 7000 Platform Discovery
  • Lab 2-1: Configuring User Management
  • Lab 2-2: Configuring System Management
  • Lab 3-1: Configuring Layer 2 Switching
  • Lab 3-2: Configuring Port Channels
  • Lab 3-3: Configuring Cisco FabricPath
  • Lab 3-4: Configuring Layer 3 Switching
  • Lab 3-5: Configuring FHRP
  • Lab 3-6: Configuring OTV
  • Lab 4-1: Configuring Security Features
  • Lab 4-2: Configuring QoS
  • Lab 5-1: Configuring Troubleshooting Features
  • Lab 5-2: Troubleshooting Virtual Port Channels and Cisco FabricPath

After you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the chassis and components of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Identify which management tools are available for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch, and configure the relevant management tool
  • Configure the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch functions and features
  • Configure the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch security and quality of service features
  • Troubleshoot key features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
Target Audience

Network Engineers involved in the installation and maintenance of Nexus 7000 switches.


Recommended preparation for exam(s):

  • There is no relevant exam or certification at this time
Further Information

Delegates requiring knowledge of both the Nexus 5K and 7K switches, or those looking to achieve Channel Partner Certifications should consider the DCUFI course .

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