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Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches Training (DCAC9K v2.0)

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Course Overview

This 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.

Course Length:  5 days

Audience:  Network and data center cloud systems architects, as well as server administrators.  Application developers and security engineers as well as virtualization administrators

Prerequisites:  None

What You're Going To Learn

  •  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

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Course Outline


Describing the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch ACI Solution Describing the Cisco ACI Fabric Describing Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch Hardware Module Self-Check


Configuring Cisco APIC Configuring Layer 4 Through Layer 7 Services Configuring APIC Hypervisor Integration Module Summary Module Self-Check


Demonstrating Cisco ACI Network Programmability Cisco ACI Network Orchestration Module Summary Module Self-Check


Configuring ACI Connectivity to Outside Networks Implementing ACI Management Describing Migration Options with ACI Module Summary Module Self-Check

5 – LABS

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

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