Cisco® Implementing Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure–Advanced (DCACIA) v1.0

This course shows you how to implement and use the advance features of the Cisco® Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI®) mode. The course gives you the knowledge and skills to understand, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode, how to implement traditional networks in Cisco ACI,and how to implement Cisco ACI Multi-Pod and Multi-Site deployments. You will gain hands-on practice implementing advanced ACI capabilities such as Rogue Endpoint Feature, Transit Routing, VRF Route Leaking, Contracts and Zoning Rules, Policy Based Redirect to Layer 4–7 Service Node, Multi-Pod Fabric and Cisco ACI Multi-Site Orchestrator.

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Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain Cisco ACI advanced fabric packet forwarding
  • Explain advanced ACI policy and tenant configuration
  • Describe Cisco ACI Multi-Pod deployment
  • Explain the details and consideration of implementing and integrating traditional network with Cisco ACI
  • Describe Cisco ACI Service Graph Policy-Based Redirect (PBR)
  • Describe Cisco ACI Multi-Site deployment

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Cisco ACI Advanced Packet Forwarding
  • Packet Forwarding Between Leaf Switches
  • Endpoint Learning
  • Network Interface Card (NIC) Teaming to ACI Fabric
  • Endpoint Learning Optimizations
  • Endpoint Loop Protection
  • Rogue Endpoint Control
  • 2 - Using Advanced Cisco ACI Policy and Tenant Configuration
  • Layer 3 Outside Transit Routing
  • Using Tenant Common for Shared Services
  • Using Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) Route Leaking for Shared Services
  • Using Layer 3 Outside configuration policy (L3Out) VRF Route Leaking for Shared Services
  • Detailed Contract Architecture with pcTag
  • Contract with vzAny
  • Contract Preferred Group
  • 3 - Implementing Traditional Network in Cisco ACI
  • Integrating Switched Network with Cisco ACI
  • Migrating Existing Switched Network to Cisco ACI
  • Network- vs. Application-Centric Deployment Models
  • 4 - Cisco ACI Service Graph PBR
  • Service Graph PBR Overview
  • PBR End-to-End Packet Flow
  • Service Graph PBR Requirements and Topologies
  • Service Graph PBR Tracking Options
  • 5 - Cisco ACI Multi-Pod Deployment
  • Cisco ACI Multi-Pod Overview
  • Inter-Pod Network Overview
  • Multi-Pod Provisioning and Packet Flow Between Pods
  • Connectivity to External L3 Networks
  • Service Node Integration Considerations
  • Service Graph Considerations
  • 7 - Cisco ACI Multi-Site Deployment
  • Cisco ACI Multi-Site Overview
  • Cisco ACI Multi-Site Orchestrator
  • Inter-Site Network Overview
  • Tenant Configuration Deployment from Multi-Site Orchestrator (MSO)
  • Packet Flow Between Sites
  • Multi-Site Stretched Components
  • Multi-Site vs Multi-Pod Comparison
  • 8 - Lab Outline
  • Examine Local and Remote Endpoint Learning
  • Verify Bounce Entries
  • Validate IP Learning
  • Mitigate IP and MAC Flapping with the Rogue Endpoint Feature
  • Enable Transit Routing
  • Implement VRF Route Leaking
  • Configure VRF Route Leaking with L3Out
  • Examine Contracts and Zoning Rules
  • Configure Policy-Based Redirect to Layer 4–7 Service Node
  • Deploy Multi-Pod Fabric
  • Provision Policies with Cisco ACI Multi-Site Orchestrator
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Network designer

    Network administrator

    Network engineer

    Systems engineer

    Data center engineer

    Consulting systems engineer

    Technical solutions architect

    Field engineer

    Server administrator

    Network manager

    Storage administrator

    Cisco integrators and partners

    Other Prerequisites

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

    Basic understanding of Cisco ACI

    Understanding of Cisco data center architecture

    Familiarity with virtualization fundamentals

    Cisco® Implementing Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure–Advanced (DCACIA) v1.0

    Call | This course is CLC-Eligible
    Course Length : 5 Days

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