2-Day Nexus Dashboard Operations

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2-Day Nexus Dashboard Operations

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24-25 May 2021



Pacific Standard Time


Trainer will instruct via WebEx (access code will be provided 2-3 days prior to class date)

**Registration must be 4 or more by May 17th. If there is less than 4 registrations, class will be cancelled. We will inform you prior to May 17th.**


This two-day instructor-led training course is designed for network engineers that need a better understanding of tools and methodologies for operations and troubleshooting of a data center network running Cisco ACI or Cisco DCNM managed fabrics. The course will cover common challenges, best practices, and the available tools to help efficiently maintain, troubleshoot, and operate the data center network at peak efficiency. Students will learn about Cisco Data Center tools such as Nexus Dashboard, Multi-Site Orchestrator and Nexus Insights (NIA/NIR) that can help drive down MTTR, provide proactive anomaly detection and real time network data to effectively manage your modern Data Center infrastructure. The labs will be done using real-life examples of common field support issues to ensure that students are prepared to support their production environments as capably and quickly as possible.


• Familiarity with data center network operations concepts.

• Familiarity with Cisco data center switching concepts.

• Familiarity with basic network troubleshooting concepts.

Day 1: Nexus Dashboard & Nexus Insights

L01: Day-2 Operational Challenges

L02: Introducing Nexus Dashboard

o Nexus Dashboard Platforms

o Licensing

o Cluster Connectivity

o ND Software Stack

o Installation Procedures

-UI Bootstrap

-Registering Nodes

-Connecting to Intersight

-Onboarding Sites

o Firmware Upgrades

o Installation of Apps

o Remote Authentication

o Resource Monitoring

o Tech Support and Troubleshooting

Demo: Adding Sites to Nexus Dashboard

L03: Cisco Nexus Insights

Day 2: Network Assurance and MultiSite Orchestrator

L04: Cisco Network Assurance Engine

o Setup & Fabric Onboarding

o Use Cases


-Epoch Delta Analysis

-Compliance Analysis

-Pre-Change Validation

-Policy Explorer

-Endpoint Explorer

-Global Search

-Smart Events

-Resource Monitoring

o NAE for NX-OS Fabrics

-Setup and Connectivity

-Smart Events for NX-OS

-NX-OS Fabric Scale

o Lab: Network Assurance Discovery Lab

o Demo: Network Assurance in Action

L05: MultiSite Orchestrator

o Multi-Site Orchestrator Overview

o MSO Use Cases

o Key Features and Benefits

o MSO Platform Support

o Multi-Cloud Only Deployments

o MSO with ACI Multi-Site

-Inter-Site Connectivity

-Multi-Site Control and Data Planes

-Multi-Site Schemas and Templates

-Multi-Pod and Multi-Site Integration

o Demo: MSO Policy Orchestration

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