Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure v1.0 (CLDACI)
Virtual ClassroomLearning Style
5 DaysCourse Duration
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About this course
The Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure course is a 5-day instructor led IT ops training program covering topics that can help students implement Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure based private, public, and hybrid clouds. Being a comprehensive course, the intermediate level training program can also be used by students to prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Professional Cloud certification and equip them with all the necessary skills and knowledge required for advancing in the Cisco cloud environment.
Upon completion of the Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure course, students will be able to:
Understand and describe the fundamentals of Cisco ACI
Successfully integrate VM managers and the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure
Implement policies for application
Configure services from Layer 4 to 7
Extend Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure to external connections of Layer 3 and 4
Configure tools, protocols, and APIs for automation and orchestration
The Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure course is intended for administrators of networks and servers, network and system engineers, and architects of technical solutions.
Students interested in the Cisco cloud administration course are expected to grasp fundamental concepts of networking protocols and the VMware environment. Additionally, it is recommended that students complete or have knowledge and experience working with the concepts taught in the CCNP certification.
Students are also recommended to attend the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage course.
Virtual Instructed-Led Outline
Module 1: Implement Cisco ACI Fundamentals
- ACI key features
- Nexus 9000 product family
- ACI management networks
- Virtual eXtensible LAN
- API controller
- DHCP relay
- Authentication, authorization and RBAC
- Fabric and access policies
- ACI VMM domains
- Hypervisor normalization
- ACI and VMware VDS
- ACI applications
- Policy model
- Policy driven data center design advantages
- Application profiles
- ACI fabric gateway
- Load balancing
Module 2: Implement Cisco ACI Enhanced Features
- Port channels
- Configuring vPC in ACI
- Cisco application virtual switch (AVS)
- Distributed firewall
- Inter-tenant communication and contracts
- Layer 4 to layer 7 application profiles
- Layer 4 to layer 7 services programmability
Module 3: Configure Cisco ACI External Connections
- ACI external connections
- Access policies for L3-out
- L3-out configuration
- Layer 2 outside connections
- Layer 2 connection configurations
Module 4: Automate and Design Cisco ACI Deployment
- ACI programmability
- REST API
- Python programmability tools
- UCS director
- ACI migration
- Migration options
- Implement Cisco ACI Fabric Connectivity for Virtual Machines
- Implement Application Policies
- Monitor Traffic with Atomic Counters
- Deploy vPC Connections to Hypervisors
- Deploy Cisco AVS and Microsegmentation
- Add Bare Metal Hosts and Implement Inter-Tenant Connectivity
- Integrate Cisco ASA Firewall in Cisco ACI Fabric
- Enable Connectivity to External Layer 3 Networks
- Enable Connectivity to External Layer 2 Networks
- Provision Cisco ACI Using Cisco UCS Director
- Program Cisco APIC Using Python and Arya (Optional)
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