Cisco® Implementing Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure v1.2 (DCACI)

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5 days - $4,595

The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) v1.2 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)

This Course is for…

This course is designed primarily for network and software engineers who are interested in learning about automation and programmability and hold the following job roles:
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

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  • Course Outline
  • Objectives
  • 1 – Introducing Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and Basic Concepts

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

    2 – Describing Cisco ACI Policy Model Logical Constructs

    • Cisco ACI Logical Constructs
    • Tenant

    3 – Describing Cisco ACI Basic Packet Forwarding

    • Endpoint Learning
    • Basic Bridge Domain Configuration Knob

    4 – Introducing External Network Connectivity

    • Cisco ACI External Connectivity Options
    • External Layer 2 Network Connectivity

    5 – Introducing VMM Integration

    • VMware vCenter VDS Integration
    • Resolution Immediacy in VMM

    6 – 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

    7 – Explaining Cisco ACI Management

    • Out-of-Band Management
    • In-Band Management
  • After completing the 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