CCNA DC FAQ: Introduction to Nexus Data Center Infrastructure and Architecture

CCNA DC FAQ: Introduction to Nexus Data Center Infrastructure and Architecture


Figure: Cisco Three-Tier Network Design

Q1. Which of the following Nexus 9000 hardware models can work as a spine in a spineleaf topology? (Choose three.)
a. Nexus 9508
b. Nexus 9516
c. Nexus 9396PX
d. Nexus 93128TX
e. Nexus 9336PQ

Answer: A, B, and E. The 9500 platform with the right line cards and the 9336 can be used in the ACI Spine Leaf topology as a spine.

Q2. True or false? The Nexus N9K-X9736PQ can be used in standalone mode when the Nexus 9000 modular switches use NX-OS.
a. True
b. False

Answer: False. Nexus N9K-X9736PQ is designed for use in a Cisco ACI spine switch role.

Q3. How many strands do the 40F Bi-Di optics use?
a. 8
b. 2
c. 12
d. 16

Answer: B. The Cisco QSFP BiDi transceiver has two 20-Gbps channels, each transmitted and received simultaneously over two wavelengths on a single MMF strand.

Q4. What is the current bandwidth per slot for the Nexus 7700?
a. 550 Gbps
b. 220 Gbps
c. 1.3 Tbps
d. 2.6 Tbps

Answer: C. Up to six simultaneously active fabric modules work together, delivering up to 1.32 Tbps per slot.

Q5. True or false? The F3 modules can be interchanged between the Nexus 7000 and Nexus 7700.
a. True
b. False

Answer: False

Q6. How many VDCs can a SUP2 have?
a. 2+1
b. 16+1
c. 8+1
d. 4+1

Answer: C

Q7. True or false? By upgrading SUP1 to the latest software and using the correct license, you can use FCoE with F2 cards.
a. True
b. False

Answer: True

Q8. How many unified ports does the Nexus 6004 currently support?
a. 20
b. 24
c. 48
d. 64

Answer: A

Q9. True or false? The 40Gbps ports on the Nexus 6000 can be used as 10Gbps ports.
a. True
b. False

Answer: True

Q10. Which of the following statements are correct? (Choose two.)
a. The Nexus 5548P has 48 fixed ports, and the Nexus 5548UP has 32 fixed ports and 16 unified ports.
b. The Nexus 5548P has 32 fixed ports, which are Ethernet ports only, and the Nexus 5548UP has 32 fixed unified ports.
c. The Nexus 5548P has 32 fixed ports and can have 16 unified ports, whereas the Nexus 5548UP has all ports unified.
d. The Nexus 5548P has 32 fixed ports, which are Ethernet only, and the Nexus 5548UP has 32 fixed FCoE only ports.

Answer: B and C

Q11. How many unified ports does the Nexus 5672 have?
a. 12
b. 16
c. 8
d. 24

Answer: B. The Nexus 5672 has up to 48 10GE ports (of which 16 are UP) and 6 true 40GE QSFP ports.

Q12. Which vendors support the B22 FEX?

a. HP
b. IBM
c. Dell
c. Fujitsu
e. All the above

Answer: E

Q13. Which models from the following list of switches support FCoE ? (Choose two.)
a. Nexus 2232PP
b. Nexus 2248PQ
c. Nexus 2232TM
d. Nexus 2248TP-E

Answer: A and B

Q14. Which Cisco Nexus technology enables two switches to look like one, from a Layer 2 perspective, allowing for all links to be active between the switch and host tiers?
a. Spanning tree
b. Virtual Port Channel (vPC)
c. MCLAG
d. Stacking

Answer: B

Q15. Which technology term refers to a network that uses layer 3 between scale out architecture in the Data Center?
a. Spanning tree
b. Virtual Port Channel (vPC)
c. VSS
d. Spine-leaf

Answer: D

About the author

James Palmer

Leave a Comment