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Features

  • Troubleshoot data center deployments with NX-OS
  • Master techniques for minimizing network outages and increasing network performance and scalability
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of Nexus and NX-OS architecture at the packet level to become a more effective troubleshooter
  • Learn detailed troubleshooting techniques for unicast and multicast forwarding issues
  • Master key concepts and techniques for troubleshooting at Layer 2, including FabricPath, vPC and vPC+

Description

  • Copyright 2018
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 1072
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 1-58714-505-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58714-505-6

The definitive deep-dive guide to hardware and software troubleshooting on Cisco Nexus switches


The Cisco Nexus platform and NX-OS switch operating system combine to deliver unprecedented speed, capacity, resilience, and flexibility in today's data center networks. Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus Switches and NX-OS is your single reference for quickly identifying and solving problems with these business-critical technologies.


Three expert authors draw on deep experience with large Cisco customers, emphasizing the most common issues in real-world deployments, including problems that have caused major data center outages. Their authoritative, hands-on guidance addresses both features and architecture, helping you troubleshoot both control plane forwarding and data plane/data path problems and use NX-OS APIs to automate and simplify troubleshooting. Throughout, you'll find real-world configurations, intuitive illustrations, and practical insights into key platform-specific behaviors.


This is an indispensable technical resource for all Cisco network consultants, system/support engineers, network operations professionals, and CCNP/CCIE certification candidates working in the data center domain.


·         Understand the NX-OS operating system and its powerful troubleshooting tools

·         Solve problems with cards, hardware drops, fabrics, and CoPP policies

·         Troubleshoot network packet switching and forwarding

·         Properly design, implement, and troubleshoot issues related to Virtual Port Channels (VPC and VPC+)

·         Optimize routing through filtering or path manipulation

·         Optimize IP/IPv6 services and FHRP protocols (including HSRP, VRRP, and Anycast HSRP)

·         Troubleshoot EIGRP, OSPF, and IS-IS neighbor relationships and routing paths

·         Identify and resolve issues with Nexus route maps

·         Locate problems with BGP neighbor adjacencies and enhance path selection

·         Troubleshoot high availability components (BFD, SSO, ISSU, and GIR)

·         Understand multicast protocols and troubleshooting techniques

·         Identify and solve problems with OTV

·         Use NX-OS APIs to automate troubleshooting and administrative tasks

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Table of Contents

  • 1. NX-OS Fundamentals
  • 2. Nexus Platform Troubleshooting
  • 3. NX-OS Troubleshooting Tools
  • 4. Troubleshooting VLANs, STP and Port-Channel
  • 5. vPC, FabricPath and vPC+
  • 6. Troubleshooting IP and IPv6 Services
  • 7. Troubleshooting EIGRP
  • 8. Troubleshooting OSPF
  • 9. Troubleshooting IS-IS
  • 10. Troubleshooting BGP
  • 11. Filtering, RPM and PBR
  • 12. High Availability
  • 13. Troubleshooting IP Multicast
  • 14. OTV
  • 15. Troubleshooting VxLAN and VxLAN BGP-EVPN
  • 16. Programmability and Automation

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