Implementing Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches

Duration: 
3 days
Codes: 
RSCAT6K
Versions: 
6500

Overview

Upon completing this course, the delegate will be able to meet these overall objectives:

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  • Identify the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches product family; specifically the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches chassis and components.
  • Given a requirement, identify how to plan and implement virtual switch services into the solution
  • Evaluate the security features available on the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches to identify which features should be implemented in to a solution
  • Evaluate the service-level and network-level high availability of the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches and how to use the Cisco IOS In-Service Software Upgrade feature
  • Understand the processes, tools, and resources for troubleshooting the network infrastructure, interconnectivity, and operations

Audience

Network engineers, designers, managers, and system engineers who are adopting the Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA) and will use Cisco Catalyst 9000 Switches to enable an SD-Access solution provisioned with DNA Center.

Skills Gained

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Review the Cisco Catalyst 9000 switching family, identify the switches' features, and examine the functionalities purpose-built for Cisco DNA and the SD-Access solution
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series Switch architecture, model types, port types, uplink modules, and components, including power supplies and stacking cables
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9400 Series Switches, different modular chassis, supervisor and line card options, architectural components, uplink and power redundancy, and Multigigabit ports
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series Switches, model types, switch components, RFID support, architecture, and switch profiles
  • Position the different Cisco Catalyst 9000 family switch model types in the network, and map older Cisco Catalyst switches to the 9000 family for migration
  • Examine management capabilities of the Cisco Catalyst 9000 family of switches
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9000 family of switches deployed in a Cisco StackWise Virtual environment and an SD-Access fabric
  • Describe the new Cisco IOS XE software management, patchability, and graceful insertion and removal (GIR) features on the Cisco Catalyst 9000 switching family
  • Describe the scalability and performance features supported by the Cisco Catalyst 9000 switching family
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9000 family's support for security, quality of service (QoS), and Internet of Things (IoT) convergence features
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9000 family's support for cloud hosting and connectivity, along with automation features
  • Explore the SD-Access solution fundamentals, deployment models for the Cisco Catalyst 9000 family, and the use of Cisco DNA Center to manage infrastructure devices

Prerequisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching certification or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of configuring LAN routing and switching with legacy Cisco Catalyst switches
  • Familiarity with the Cisco IOS XE operating system
  • Awareness of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) as an authentication platform and policy manager

Course Outline

Introducing Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Introducing Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series Switches

Introducing Cisco Catalyst 9400 Series Switches

Introducing Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series Switches

Positioning Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Examining Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches Management Capabilities

Deploying Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches in Cisco StackWise Virtual and SD-Access Fabric

Describing New Features on Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Describing Scale and Performance Features on Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Describing Security, QoS, and IoT Convergence Features on Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Describing Cloud and Automation Features on Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Describing Cisco SD-Access Solution and Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches  

Labs

  • Lab 1: Discover and Automate the Underlay Topology using PnP Base Automation Service of Cisco DNA Center GUI
  • Lab 2: Perform GIR on Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switch
  • Lab 3: Manage and Patch Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Software Images using Cisco DNA Center GUI and CLI Commands
  • Lab 4: Enable and Verify Encrypted Traffic Analytics
  • Lab 5: Configure Perpetual PoE and Fast PoE on the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switch
  • Lab 6: Use Programmability with Python Scripts and NETCONF/YANG for Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switch Management Automation
  • Lab 7: Deploy Cisco SD-Access Campus Fabric Using Cisco DNA Center Automation

 

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