27 Jun

Design, Implementation & Automation of VXLAN Fabric Nexus 9000 (2 Day)

Course Description
Join this session to learn how the Nexus 9000 VXLAN provides scalability, flexibility of workload placement within and between Datacenters and overcomes geographical boundaries. This course will provide the context for the VXLAN evolution, advanced features and its business benefits.

After this course you should be able to understand:

  • How Cisco is re-architecting the Data Center Network
  • The Nexus 9000 Portfolio, features and benefits
  • Design and deployment of the Cisco Nexus 9000 Portfolio
  • VXLAN,VXLAN Bridging/Routing, VXLAN gateway, MP-BGP with Control EVPN

Prerequisites
The knowledge and skills that you must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Nexus 9000 architecture
  • Fundamental understanding of Cisco’s Data Center solutions, including UCS, Unified Fabric, Fabric Path

Course Type

Instructor-Led Training, Classroom with Hands-on Lab

Duration: 2 Days

Who should attend
The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network Engineers
  • Sales Engineers
  • Support Engineers

Course Content

Day 1

  • Module 1: Introduction
    • Today’s Data Center Challenges and Need for Change
    • Market Transitions
    • Industry Offerings
    • Application Requirements
    • Industry Offerings

  • Module 2: Hardware Architecture
    • Modular Switch Portfolio
    • Chassis Components Line-Cards
    • Fixed Switch Portfolio

  • Module 3: NXOS Features and Enhancements
    • Features

  • Module 4: VXLAN Primer
    • Overlay Benefits
    • Designing Overlays
    • VXLAN Operation
    • VXLAN Implementation

  • Module 5: VXLAN Deep Dive
    • VXLAN Bridging
    • VXLAN Routing
    • VXLAN Packet Flow

Day 2

  • VXLAN Labs
    • Lab 1: Configure Underlay Network Infrastructure for VXLAN
    • Lab 2, 3 & 4: Configure VXLAN Bridging & Routing
    • Lab 5: Ingress Replication of Nexus 9000

  • Module 6: VXLAN New Enhancements/Features
    • VXLAN New Enhancement/Features
    • VXLAN Multi-Homing
    • Distributed Anycast Gateway
    • ARP Suppression
    • Ingress Replication
    • Local Scoping of VLANs
    • VXLAN Inter-POD
    • VXLAN DCI Integration

  • Lab 7: Configuring VXLAN New Features
  • Lab 8: VTEP Peer Discovery & Host Learning

  • Module 7: VXLAN Use Case/Design
    • Hardware based VTEP for VXLAN
    • Software based VTEP for VXLAN
    • Interop between software and hardware VTEP

  • Lab 9: VXLAN Symmetric IRB with EVPN MB-BGP

  • Lab 10: Ingress Replication with EVPN Control Plane on Nexus 9000

  • Module 8: Solution Whiteboard
    • Solution Overview Whiteboard

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