Implementing Cisco ACI v1.0

Implementing Cisco ACI v1.0

Course Fee: $3,799.00

Course Description:

The Implementing Cisco ACI v1.0 course is a  5-day instructor-led lab-intensive class designed for senior engineers and IT professionals who implement and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) mode using version 4.x. This course covers the key components of the Cisco ACI architecture, along with the knowledge and hands-on skills you need to configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco ACI mode and connect the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services. You will learn how to deploy Cisco ACI security, networking, virtualization, automation, and programmability features on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches and migrate to a policy-enforced data center in Multi-Pod, Multi-Site and Cloud Provider Environments. This course will deal with advanced operational and troubleshooting scenarios and exercises, to include migration methodology and advanced Policy deployment.


Course Objective:

Upon completing this course, students will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and basic Cisco ACI concepts
  • Describe Cisco ACI policy model logical constructs
  • Describe Cisco ACI basic packet forwarding
  • Describe external network connectivity
  • Describe VMM Integration
  • Describe Layer 4 to Layer 7 integrations
  • Explain Cisco ACI management features


Prerequisite Knowledge:

  • Understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Familiarity with Cisco Ethernet switching products
  • Understanding of Cisco data center architecture
  • Familiarity with virtualization fundamentals


Who Should Attend:

  • Network Designers
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Data Center Engineers
  • Consulting Systems Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners
  • Field Engineers
  • Server Administrators
  • Network Managers
  • Storage Administrators
  • Cisco integrators and partners


Course Delivery Method:

This is an instructor led live online boot camp.


Boot Camp Hours:

Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CST


Course Outline

● Introducing Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and Basic Concepts

◦ What Is Cisco ACI? ◦ Cisco ACI Topology and Hardware

◦ Cisco ACI Object Model ◦ Faults, Event Record, and Audit Log

◦ Cisco ACI Fabric Discovery

◦ Cisco ACI Access Policies

● Describing Cisco ACI Policy Model Logical Constructs

◦ Cisco ACI Logical Constructs

◦ Tenant

◦ Virtual Routing and Forwarding

◦ Bridge Domain

◦ Endpoint Group

◦ Application Profile

◦ Tenant Components Review

◦ Adding Bare-Metal Servers to Endpoint Groups

◦ Contracts

● Describing Cisco ACI Basic Packet Forwarding

◦ Endpoint Learning

◦ Basic Bridge Domain Configuration Knob

● Introducing External Network Connectivity

◦ Cisco ACI External Connectivity Options

◦ External Layer 2 Network Connectivity

◦ External Layer 3 Network Connectivity

● Introducing VMM Integration

◦ VMware vCenter VDS Integration

◦ Resolution Immediacy in VMM

◦ Alternative VMM Integrations

● Describing Layer 4 to Layer 7 Integrations

◦ Service Appliance Insertion Without ACI L4-L7 Service Graph

◦ Service Appliance Insertion via ACI L4-L7 Service Graph

◦ Service Graph Configuration Workflow

◦ Service Graph PBR Introduction Learning@Cisco Course overview Page4 of 4

● Explaining Cisco ACI Management

◦ Out-of-Band Management

◦ In-Band Management

◦ Syslog

◦ Simple Network Management Protocol

◦ Configuration Backup

◦ Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting

◦ Role-Based Access Control

◦ Cisco ACI Upgrade

◦ Collect Tech Support

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Retake Policy:
There are no free retakes for this track.
Refund/Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. You will be issued a credit. There is no expiration for the credit. You can take the class at a different date or location at no additional cost. We need a minimum of two weeks notice for postponing the class.
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  • July 11, 2022 to July 15, 2022
    July 11, 2022
    9:55 pm - 10:55 pm
  • December 5, 2022 to December 9, 2022
    October 2, 2021 - December 5, 2022
    10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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