Description

The Configuring VXLANs on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches (DCVX9K) v1.0 is a 2-day instructor-led or 3-day Virtual instructor-led course that shows you how to deploy Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches. Through expert instruction and hands-on lab excercies, you will learn how to implement Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), VXLAN, and Ethernet VPN (EVPN), and to monitor and troubleshoot VXLAN operation.

Objectives

This course will help you:
  • Build your skills to enable large-scale virtualized and multitenant data centers using Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
  • Gain hands-on practice using Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Understand and describe the operation of the Cisco Nexus 9000 series of switches
  • Configure BGP operation on the Cisco Nexus 9000 series of switches
  • Configure VXLAN and EVPN operation on the Cisco Nexus 9000 series of switches
  • Troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 9000 series of switches, including EVPN/VXLAN operation

Outline

The course contains these components:
  • Topology Options for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series
    • Traditional Data Center Topologies on the Cisco Nexus 9000
    • Spine and Leaf Topologies on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
    • Overlay Topologies on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
    • Cisco Nexus 9000 Hardware Basics
    • Cisco Nexus 9500 Series Chassis
    • Cisco Nexus 9300 Series Switches
    • Cisco Nexus 9500 Series Packet Processing
  • BGP Overview and Configuration
    • BGP Attributes and Route Processing
    • Basic BGP Configuration
  • VXLAN and EVPN on Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
    • VXLAN Network with Multiprotocol BGP (MP-BGP) EVPN Control Plane
    • VXLAN and EVPN Configuration
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting VXLAN Operations
    • VXLAN EVPN Diagnostic show Commands
    • VXLAN EVPN Diagnostic debug Commands
    • VXLAN EVPN Troubleshooting Steps
    • VXLAN EVPN Troubleshooting Sample Scenarios
  • Lab outline:
    • Exploring the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switch
    • Configuring VXLAN and EVPN
    • VXLAN Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Prerequisite Knowledge

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
  • Familiarity with Cisco Ethernet switching products
  • Understanding of Cisco Data Center architecture