Code: DC-N51 Data Center ALEF Difficulty: Advanced

Cisco Nexus 5000/2000 in Data Center

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This course is for technical professionals who have responsibilities installing, configuring, and operating Nexus 5000/5500 and Nexus 2000 in data center environment. Upon completion of this course, you should be able:

  • to understand of Nexus 5000/5500 and Nexus 2000 hardware and architecture
  • to describe and understand the basic architecture of NX-OS
  • to understand the concept FEXes (Fabric Extender) and configure them
  • to understand and configure Fabricpath

The training consists of theory and practical configuration of main topics.


3 days


Basic Internetworking knowledge, OSI model, TCP/IP protocol, Ethernet and configuration of
routers covered in ICND1, ICND2. Knowledge of switches configuration, VLAN, IEEE 802.1w, inter VLAN routing covered in SWITCH or A2 and RS1 courses.


  • Nexus Family overview
  • Datacenter Design
  • Nexus 2000 Series HW overview and architecture
  • Nexus 5000/5500 Series HW overview
  • Nexus 5000 Series System Architecture
  • Nexus 5500 Series System Architecture
  • Nexus 5000/2000 Traffic Forwarding
  • Licensing Nexus 5500 Series
  • Unified Fabric
  • Fabric Extenders and VN-tagging
  • NX-OS Software
  • Initial Boot
  • ISSU
  • NX-OS Software CLI
  • Configuring User Management
  • Configuring ACL
  • Virtual Port Channel - overview and configuration
  • Connecting Fabric Extenders to Nexus 5500
  • Configuring Nexus 2000 Series Extenders
  • Configuring Static Pinning
  • Configuring Dynamic Pinning
  • Configuring Active-Active FEX
  • Configuring Enhanced vPC
  • Fabricpath vs. TRILL
  • Introduction to Fabricpath in DC
  • Fabricpath Technical Overview
  • Fabricpath Use Cases
  • Configuring Fabricpath


Participants will receive a copy of the presentation.

Technical equipment

Nexus 5548UP/5596UP and Fabric Extendery 2248/2232.

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Training rooms

ALEF operates with training rooms match submarine's style to unexpected, unusual while still being smart and available to work in. We have several type of rooms for small groups and up to larger rooms with modern technical equipment and supportive technologies we provide.

We also deliver the high-quality multimedia sharing for efficient, effective virtual communication on a global scale. In the Competence Center is also available Spark Board. Cisco Sparkboard integrates the most common tools needed for team collaboration in physical meeting rooms into a single elegant device. It also combines white board, video or audio conference features.

All ALEF training centres operates with testing centre that provides full acess to take an exam and get certificate provided by our vendors. ALEF provides to our customer complete management and administration.

Training rooms - Belgrade

Team of lecturers

Our team - consisting of more than 50 instructors - offers a full range of technological knowledge in the field of routing, switching, security, collaboration and data centers. The expertise of instructors is evidenced by a range of top-level international certifications.

The uniqueness of our lecturers lies mainly in their extensive experience in connection with each project, allowing them to respond very flexibly to any question or suggestion from students, and to pass on their practical knowledge to the participants of these courses. Thanks to the synergy of the company’s reliable operation and many years of experience, we have been very flexible in responding to the changes prepared in the Cisco field, so we can guarantee you a wide range of certified courses that enable you and your colleagues to acquire the necessary know-how for future certification tests.

In addition to the certified trainings, we offer special courses that are focused primarily on the development of the necessary configuration skills.


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