Cisco Data Centre & Storage


Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI Mode

United Arab Emirates
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4.500,00 USD
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4.500,00 USD
Duration: 5 Days

Who should attend:

This course is for systems engineers, technical architects, and product specialists in data center technical sales roles. Students include those who need to gain experience with understanding, configuring, and designing the data center networking environment with Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches.

International dates
Middle East
Date Country Location Language Register
16-04-2018 - 20-04-2018 ATWienDeutschRegister
03-09-2018 - 07-09-2018 ATWienDeutschRegister
Date Country Location Language Register
04-12-2017 - 08-12-2017 SARiyadhEnglishRegister
04-12-2017 - 08-12-2017 SARiyadhEnglishRegister
  • Students should be familiar with Cisco Ethernet switching products.
  • Students should understand Cisco data center architecture.
  • Students should be familiar with virtualization.
  • Good understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching:
  1. Recommended CCNA Certification
  2. Recommended attendance of Cisco IP Routing Class (ROUTE)
  3. Recommended attendance of Cisco Switching Class (SWITCH)
Course Content

DCAC9K is a 5-day ILT training program that is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI mode. This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to understand, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in  ACI mode, and how to connect the ACI Fabric to external networks and services.

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch ACI
  • Discuss the ACI fabric
  • Review Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch hardware
  • Configure the ACI controller (APIC)
  • Configure ACI L4-L7 service integration
  • Integrate the APIC hypervisor
  • Understand the programmability and orchestration of the ACI network
  • Discuss ACI connectivity to outside networks
  • Implement ACI management
  • Describe migration options with ACI
  • Design, Understand, and Configure Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode
  • Configure Layer 4 to 7 services, hypervisor integration, and orchestration and automation tools, protocols, application programming interfaces (APIs)
  • Configure the Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) to connect and integrate Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) with external networks, how to implement and use management tools, and services, and options for migrating to ACI
Course Outline

• Module 1: Cisco ACI Overview

• Module 2: Cisco ACI Configuration and Orchestration

• Module 3: Cisco ACI Programmability and Orchestration

• Module 4: Cisco ACI External Connectivity, Management, Management and Migration

• Hardware Lab 1: Explore the Fabric Inventory

• Hardware Lab 2: Configure Basic Network Constructs

• Hardware Lab 3: Configure Policy Filters and Contracts

• Hardware Lab 4: Deploy a three tier application profile

• Hardware Lab 5: Register a VMM Domain with ACI

• Hardware Lab 6: Configure VMware ESXi Hosts to use the APIC DVS

• Hardware Lab 7: Associate an EPG to a VMware vCenter Domain

• Hardware Lab 8: Associate a VM to an EPG Port Group

• Hardware Lab 9: Deploy a Service Graph with Application Profile

• Hardware Lab 10: Configure Cisco APIC using the REST API

• Hardware Lab 11: Export Contacts between Tenants

• Hardware Lab 12: Configure Cisco APIC using the Cisco APIC REST to Python Adaptor (ARYA)

• Hardware Lab 13: Configure Cisco APIC using the Cisco APIC Python API

• Hardware Lab 14: Configure Cisco APIC to communicate to an External Layer 3 Network

• Hardware Lab 15: Configure APIC to communicate to an external Layer 2 Network 

• Hardware Lab 16: Configure Cisco APIC for Bare Metal to Bare Metal Communications

• Hardware Lab 17: Monitor and Troubleshoot ACI

• Hardware Lab 19: Configure APIC RBAC for Local and Remote Users 

Further information

If you would like to know more about this course please contact us