Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX)

Course Description

Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX)

The Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX) v1.0 course gives you a technical overview the Cisco Nexus® Switches key capabilities including platforms, architecture, software, management, and features that contribute to performance, high availability, flexibility, operational simplicity, and investment protection. You will have hand-on practice exploring key features including Virtual Device Contexts (VDC), First Hop Redundancy protocols (FHRPs), and user management. 

The Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX) course is also available as part of our Cisco Data Center Passport, which helps individuals and teams master the operation, architecture, and security of complex data center networks.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the platforms that make the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, 3000, and 2000 product families
  • Implement Cisco Nexus
  • Explore Cisco Nexus basic features
  • Describe virtual device contexts
  • Describe port channels and virtual port channels
  • Configure First Hop Redundancy protocols


  • Familiarity with Cisco data center technologies
  • Understand networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Understand business and application requirements

These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®)
  • Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.0
  • Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) v1.0
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)


  1. Explore Cisco Nexus Platforms
  2. Configure User Management
  3. Configure VDC and User Management
  4. Configure and Verify vPC
  5. Configure FHRP Protocols

Course Information

Length: 2 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16


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Aug 02, 2021 - 2 day(s)
Aug 02, 2021
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APAC, Remote/Sydney Time Zone
$1995 USD
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Aug 23, 2021 - 2 day(s)
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