The Catalyst 6500 Switch has been a core component of a Cisco network for many years and this course has been specifically designed for system and field engineers, consulting system engineers, technical solutions architects,Cisco integrators and Cisco Partners who install and implement the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches. The course covers the key components and procedures that are needed to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches in the network environment.

Target Audience

Anyone involved in the installation and maintenance of a Cat 6K.


After you complete this course you will be able to:

Recognise the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches product family, specifically the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches chassis and components
Plan and implement virtual switch services into a solution, given a specific requirement.
Evaluate the security features that are available on the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches to identify which features should be implemented in to a solution
Evaluate the service-level and network-level high availability of the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches and how to use the Cisco IOS In-Service Software Upgrade feature
Understand the processes, tools, and resources for troubleshooting the network infrastructure, interconnectivity, and operations

Course Outline

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches Architecture

Assessing the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches
Listing Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Supervisor Engines
Choosing Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Line Cards
Characterizing Packet Forwarding in a Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch
Describing Unicast Packet Walks Between Different Line Cards

Core Technologies on the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches

Applying the Virtual Switching System 1440/4T to a Network
Analyzing Multicast on the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches
Characterizing Identity and Authentication
Introducing Network Virtualization
Describing Data Center Interconnect
Planning and Implementing High Availability

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Monitoring and Operations

Configuring SPAN, RSPAN, and ERSPAN
Configuring NetFlow
Introducing Enhanced Manageability
Deploying Control Plane Policing
Implementing ACL Features
Prioritizing Traffic Through the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Using QoS

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