CI-DCACI

Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

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USD 1,500 excl. VAT

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Prerequisites

 

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge
and skills:
• Understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching
• Familiarity with Cisco Ethernet switching products
• Understanding of Cisco data center architecture
• Familiarity with virtualization fundamentals

The following Cisco courses may help you meet these prerequisites:
• Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
• Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU)

 

What you’ll learn in this course

The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) v1.1 course shows you how to deploy and manage the Cisco® Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI®) mode. You will learn how to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode, how to connect the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services, and the fundamentals of Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) integration.

You will gain hands-on practice implementing key capabilities such as fabric discovery, policies, connectivity, VMM integration, and more. This course earns you 40 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification.
This course helps prepare you for the following exam:
• 300-620 Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI)

 

Course Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:
• 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

Course Outline

 

• Introducing Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and Basic Concepts
o What Is Cisco ACI?
o Cisco ACI Topology and Hardware
• Describing Cisco ACI Policy Model Logical Constructs
o Cisco ACI Logical Constructs
o Tenant
• Describing Cisco ACI Basic Packet Forwarding
o Endpoint Learning
o Basic Bridge Domain Configuration Knob
• Introducing External Network Connectivity
o Cisco ACI External Connectivity Options
o External Layer 2 Network Connectivity

• Introducing VMM Integration
o VMware vCenter VDS Integration
o Resolution Immediacy in VMM
• Describing Layer 4 to Layer 7 Integrations
o Service Appliance Insertion Without ACI L4-L7 Service Graph
o Service Appliance Insertion via ACI L4-L7 Service Graph
• Explaining Cisco ACI Management
o Out-of-Band Management
o In-Band Management

Further information

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