Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI Mode 2.0

Course information
Price: SAR 14,250.00 Excl. VAT
Day(s): 5
Course Code: DCAC9K
GTC: 35

Overview

This course is designed for engineers who implement and manage the CIsco Nexus 9000 in ACI mode. The course covers the key components and procedures required to understand how to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI mode , including how to connect the ACI Fabric to external networks and services.

This course features extensive hands-on labs that begin with ACI fabric discovery and include deployment of application profiles, hypervisor integration, service graphs, external network connectivity, and a brief exploration of the APIC REST API.

Pre-Requisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisities:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols  - CCNA or CCNP Recommended
  • Good understanding of Data Center Architecture - CCNA DC Recommended
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment - VSICM Recommended

Content

Introducing Cisco ACI 

  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch ACI Solution
  • Describing the Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch Hardware

Cisco ACI Configuration

  • Configuring Cisco APIC
  • Configuring Layer 4 Through Layer 7 Services
  • Configuring APIC Hypervisor Integration

Cisco ACI Programmability and Orchestration 

  • Demonstrating Cisco ACI Network Programmability
  • Cisco ACI Network Orchestration

Cisco ACI External Connectivity, Management and Migration 

  • Configuring ACI Connectivity to Outside Networks
  • Implementing ACI Management
  • Describing Migration Options with ACI

Labs:

  • Lab 1: Explore the Fabric Inventory
  • Lab 2: Configure Basic Network Constructs
  • Lab 3: Configure Policy Filters and Contracts
  • Lab 4: Deploy a Three-Tier Application Profile
  • Lab 5: Register a VMM Domain with Cisco ACI
  • Lab 6: Configure VMware ESXi Hosts to Use the APIC DVS
  • Lab 7: Associate an EPG to a VMware vCenter Domain
  • Lab 8: Associate a VM to an EPG Port Group
  • Lab 9: Deploy a Service Graph with Application Profile
  • Lab 10: Configure APIC Using the REST API
  • Lab 11: Exporting Contracts Between Tenants
  • Lab 12: Configure Cisco APIC Using the Cisco APIC REST to Python Adapter (ARYA).
  • Lab 13: Configure Cisco APIC Using the Cisc APIC Python API
  • Lab 14: Confgure Cisco APIC to Communicate to an External Layer 3 Network
  • Lab 15: Configure APIC to Communicate to an External Layer 2 Network
  • Lab 16: Configure APIC for Bare Metal to Bare Metal Communications
  • Lab 17: Monitor and Troubleshoot ACI
  • Lab 18: Configure APIC RBAC for Local and Remote Users

Objectives

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switch ACI
  • Discuss ACI Fabric
  • Review the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Hardware
  • Configure the 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

Target Audience

Individuals who need to understand how to configure and manage a data center network environment which incorporates the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switch operating in ACI Mode.

Certification

Recommended as preparation for exams:

  • There are no exams currently aligned to this course

 

Schedule
Course Details
01 Oct - 05 Oct, 2017 Burj Doha - West Bay
15 Oct - 19 Oct, 2017 Dubai-Knowledge Village
15 Oct - 19 Oct, 2017
Virtual Training
26 Nov - 30 Nov, 2017 Abu Dhabi
03 Dec - 07 Dec, 2017 Dubai-Knowledge Village
03 Dec - 07 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
03 Dec - 07 Dec, 2017 Burj Doha - West Bay

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October
01 Oct - 05 Oct, 2017
Burj Doha - West Bay
Public Schedule
15 Oct - 19 Oct, 2017 Dubai-Knowledge Village Public Schedule
15 Oct - 19 Oct, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
November
26 Nov - 30 Nov, 2017 Abu Dhabi Public Schedule
December
03 Dec - 07 Dec, 2017 Dubai-Knowledge Village Public Schedule
03 Dec - 07 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
03 Dec - 07 Dec, 2017
Burj Doha - West Bay
Public Schedule
17 Dec - 21 Dec, 2017 Riyadh Public Schedule
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September
Guaranteed Event Late Availability 25 Sep - 29 Sep, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Schedule
October
16 Oct - 20 Oct, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Schedule
November
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 Madrid ver 1.1 Public Schedule
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual Classroom
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 Stockholm - Kista Public Schedule
Guaranteed Event 13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
Guaranteed Event 13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
20 Nov - 24 Nov, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
20 Nov - 24 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
20 Nov - 24 Nov, 2017 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) EN Public Schedule
20 Nov - 24 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
EN Virtual & Classroom
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Schedule
December
04 Dec - 08 Dec, 2017 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
04 Dec - 08 Dec, 2017 Oslo, Global Knowledge Public Schedule
04 Dec - 08 Dec, 2017 Wokingham Public Schedule
04 Dec - 08 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
11 Dec - 15 Dec, 2017 Stockholm - Kista Public Schedule
18 Dec - 22 Dec, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
18 Dec - 22 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
18 Dec - 22 Dec, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
18 Dec - 22 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
18 Dec - 22 Dec, 2017 Eindhoven (Evoluon Noord Brabantlaan 1) Public Schedule
18 Dec - 22 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
January
08 Jan - 12 Jan, 2018 Zoetermeer (Centrum West 21) Public Schedule
15 Jan - 19 Jan, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
29 Jan - 02 Feb, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
29 Jan - 02 Feb, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
February
05 Feb - 09 Feb, 2018 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Schedule
05 Feb - 09 Feb, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Schedule
26 Feb - 02 Mar, 2018 Wokingham Public Schedule
26 Feb - 02 Mar, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
March
05 Mar - 09 Mar, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
19 Mar - 23 Mar, 2018 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
April
23 Apr - 27 Apr, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Schedule
30 Apr - 04 May, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
30 Apr - 04 May, 2018 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Schedule
30 Apr - 04 May, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
May
14 May - 18 May, 2018 Wokingham Public Schedule
28 May - 01 Jun, 2018 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
June
25 Jun - 29 Jun, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
25 Jun - 29 Jun, 2018 Eindhoven (Evoluon Noord Brabantlaan 1) Public Schedule
25 Jun - 29 Jun, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Schedule
August
06 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
September
03 Sep - 07 Sep, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Schedule
17 Sep - 21 Sep, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
October
29 Oct - 02 Nov, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
November
12 Nov - 16 Nov, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Schedule
December
10 Dec - 14 Dec, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule

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