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DCACI- Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure v1.0 Course

DCACI- Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure v1.0 - On-Demand Training Course

Course Description

Course Description:

The DCACI- Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure v1.0 course is a 5-day course that is designed to teach students the knowledge and skills to deploy, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) mode, to connect the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services, and the fundamentals of Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) integration. Students will gain hands-on practice implementing key capabilities such as fabric discovery, policies, connectivity, VMM integration, and more.

The DCACI - Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure v1.0 course helps students to prepare to take the Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (300-620 DCACI) exam, which leads to CCNP Data Center and Cisco Certified Specialist Data Center ACI Implementation certifications.

Topics covered in the course include:

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

This course will help students:

  • Gain skills and hands-on practice implementing Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode
  • Prepare for the Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (300-620 DCACI) exam
  • Qualify for professional-level and expert-level data center job roles

Target Student:

  • Network Designer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Data Center Engineer
  • Consulting Systems Engineer
  • Technical Solutions Architect
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners
  • Field Engineer
  • Server Administrator
  • Network Manager
  • Storage Administrator
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Prerequisites:

To fully benefit from this course, students 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

This is an On-Demand Self Study Class, 5 -days of content, 365-days unlimited access. for $1500.
Students can take this class at any time; there are no set dates. It covers the same content as the 5 -day instructor-led class of the same name. The cost for this On-Demand class is $1500. (Applicable State and Local taxes may be added for On-Demand purchases, depending on your location.)

Course Syllabus

  • 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 ****
  • 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
  • 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 
Labs:
  • Validate Fabric Discovery
  • Configure Network Time Protocol (NTP)
  • Create Access Policies and Virtual Port Channel (vPC)
  • Enable Layer 2 Connectivity in the Same Endpoint Group (EPG)
  • Enable Inter-EPG Layer 2 Connectivity
  • Enable Inter-EPG Layer 3 Connectivity
  • Compare Traffic Forwarding Methods in a Bridge Domain
  • Configure External Layer 2 (L2Out) Connection
  • Configure External Layer 3 (L3Out) Connection
  • Integrate Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) With VMware vCenter Using VMware Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS)

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Course Title: DCACI- Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure v1.0
Format: On-Demand Course
Licence Period: 365-day User License
Price: $1500












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