Chapter 6. Data Center Network Management and Monitoring

Managing a data center infrastructure requires extraordinary uptime and reliability. Network monitoring, operation, and lifecycle management are required to sustain high uptimes and improve network performance.

The Cisco Nexus NX-OS provides best-in-class high availability, scalability, security, and management, allowing network engineers to deploy a high-performance data center infrastructure network. Cisco Nexus supports management and monitoring protocols such as syslog, SNMP, NetFlow, and Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN).

This chapter discusses the software management and infrastructure monitoring aspects of the Cisco Nexus family switches relevant to the certification exam. It is assumed ...

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