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Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI mode

////Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI mode

Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI mode

Course ID: DCAC9K 5 Days
   

Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI mode

Overview

The Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI Mode (DCAC9K) v3.0 course is designed for senior engineers and IT professionals who implement and manage Cisco Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) mode. 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.

Description

AUDIENCE

  • Data center engineers
  • Data center architects
  • Network designers
  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Virtualization engineers
  • Cloud infrastructure engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects
  • Field engineers
  • Cisco integrators and partners

CERTIFICATION

EXAM

INVESTMENT

Instructor-led / Virtual Instructor-led

Singapore: SGD5,900
Malaysia: MYR14,500
Thailand: Upon Request
India: USD3,500

PREREQUISITES

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Students should be familiar with Cisco Ethernet switching products
  • Students should understand Cisco data center architecture
  • Students should be familiar with VMware virtualization fundamentals
  • Students should have an understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching

These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)

OBJECTIVES

  • Install the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco ACI mode
  • Deploy the Cisco ACI fabric
  • Configure the Cisco ACI controller (Application Policy Infrastructure Controller [APIC])
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch hardware
  • Understand the differences between Cisco ACI code versions
  • Configure Cisco ACI Layer 4 through Layer 7 service integration
  • Integrate virtual and physical workloads in a multi-hypervisor fabric
  • Deploy the security and management capabilities of the Cisco ACI network
  • Connect Cisco ACI to outside networks
  • Extend and interconnect the Cisco ACI fabric
  • Migrate from a traditional data center to Cisco ACI with a common, policy-enforced approach
  • Manage Cisco ACI
  • Program and orchestrate the Cisco ACI network
  • Troubleshoot Cisco ACI

COURSE CONTENT

Module 1: Cisco ACI Overview

  • Cisco ACI Architecture and Building Blocks
  • Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Hardware
  • Cisco ACI Access Policies
  • Cisco ACI Logical Constructs
  • Cisco ACI Packet Flow Scenarios

Module 2: Cisco ACI Codes, Delta Releases, and Features

  • Features Presented in Cisco ACI Version 1.2
  • Features Presented in Cisco ACI Version 1.3
  • Features Presented in Cisco ACI Version 2.0
  • Features Presented in Cisco ACI Version 2.1
  • Features Presented in Cisco ACI Version 2.2
  • Features Presented in Cisco ACI Version 2.3
  • Features Presented in Cisco ACI Version 3.0
  • Features Presented in Cisco ACI Version 3.1

Module 3: Virtualization, Container, and Third-Party Integration Features

  • Examining VMware Fundamentals
  • Cisco ACI Integration with VMware vCenter
  • Cisco ACI Integration with Cisco AVE
  • Cisco ACI Microsegmentation and Intra-EPG Isolation
  • Cisco ACI Integration with Microsoft SCVMM and Azure Pack
  • Cisco ACI Integration with OVS and OpenStack
  • Cisco ACI Integration with Containers

Module 4: Security and Monitoring Features

  • Cisco ACI L4–L7 Service Insertion
  • Cisco ACI Fabric Security
  • Role-Based Access Control
  • Monitoring, Logging, and Fault Management in Cisco ACI
  • Cisco NetFlow

Module 5: Cisco ACI External Networking

  • Cisco ACI External Connections
  • Cisco ACI External L3 Networks
  • Configuring External L3 Networks
  • Cisco ACI External L2 Networks
  • Configuring External L2 Networks

Module 6: Cisco ACI Fabric Extensions and Interconnections

  • Deployment Options
  • Stretched Fabric
  • Cisco ACI GOLF Deployment
  • Cisco ACI Multi-Pod Deployment
  • Cisco ACI Multi-Site Deployment
  • Migrating Existing Networks to Cisco ACI

Module 7: Fabric Management and Automation

  • Cisco ACI Management
  • Cisco ACI Programmability
  • REST API-Based Automation
  • Cisco ACI Orchestration Solutions
  • Cisco ACI Upgrade and Image Management

Module 8: Common Troubleshooting Scenarios

  • Cisco APIC Access Methods
  • Cisco ACI Troubleshooting Tools Using API
  • Troubleshooting Intra-Fabric Forwarding
  • Troubleshooting L3 Out
  • Exporting TechSupport

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