Nexus 7000 Training

This seems to be one of the more popular posts that I have done, so I figured I would move this to the front page to make it A) Easier to locate and B) Allow more people to take advantage of the information provided.


A few weeks ago the company that I work for received our Nexus 7000 (7010 to be exact) switches.  Since my team was not familiar with these switches, I decided to write some quick training docs and labs for them.  Since they where well received ( or perhaps they just do not know better ), I have decided to share them with the rest of the population.

These  docs are by no-means an end-all be-all type document on the Nexus 7000 switches, but they might be enough to get you familiar with them. They are in PDF format below:

Nexus 7000 Lab Answers ver1

Nexus 7000 Training Docs

Any questions, please let me know.

Cards 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 and 10 are N7K-M148GT; cards 5 and 6 are N7K-SUP1, and cards 7 and 8 are N7K-M132XP.

There has been a recent request to post the cabling diagram, here it is to the best of my memory:

The configs for the switch and the router have been lost to time, but perhaps one day I can recreate them.

Quick update:  I recently had the honor to Tech Review the NX-OS 2nd edition book.  It contains TONS of new and updated information.  It is a great reference!

NX-OS and Cisco Nexus Switching: Next-Generation Data Center Architectures (2nd Edition) (Networking Technology) (Paperback)

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