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Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI Mode (DCAC9K)

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Who should attend

This course is for systems engineers, technical architects, and product specialists in data center technical sales roles. Students include those who need to gain experience with understanding, configuring, and designing the data center networking environment with Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches.

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

During the course of instruction, the learner will be exposed to the configuration of advanced technologies, such as BGP, OSPF and IS-IS. The learner will not be required to have experience with these technologies in order successfully complete the class.

Course Objectives

The five-day instructor-led course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to understand, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode, as well as how to connect the ACI fabric to external networks and services.

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch ACI
  • Discuss the ACI fabric
  • Review Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch hardware
  • Configure the ACI controller (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 with ACI

Course Content

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

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,290.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 4,150.-
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 36 CLC
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

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Germany
30/01/2017 - 03/02/2017 Stuttgart Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
13/02/2017 - 17/02/2017 Hamburg guaranteed date! Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
20/03/2017 - 24/03/2017 Frankfurt
24/04/2017 - 28/04/2017 Berlin
15/05/2017 - 19/05/2017 Munich
19/06/2017 - 23/06/2017 Düsseldorf
10/07/2017 - 14/07/2017 Stuttgart
31/07/2017 - 04/08/2017 Münster
International guaranteed dates
06/02/2017 - 10/02/2017 Zurich
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