This course is designed to help working professionals to understand ACI and be ready to deploy or manage an ACI Data Center. It also prepares students for the CCNP Cloud certification, a professional level certification specializing in Cloud technologies. This course extensively covers the process of implementing public, private, and hybrid cloud based on Cisco ACI. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

1. Describe Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fundamentals
2.Describe Tenants, Bridge-Domains and VRF basics
3.Integrate Cisco ACI with VM managers
4.Implement application policies
5.Configure Layer 4 to Layer 7 service
6.Hands on Lab to create Web, App, DB VRF’s and allow communication as per corporate strategy.
7.Hands on Lab to utilize an External Firewall wit

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction to Cisco ACI

    Examining Cisco ACI Components

    Examining Cisco ACI Operations

  • Cisco ACI Component Architecture

    Examining the Operation of the Cisco ACI Fabric

    Exploring the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

    Examining the Cisco APIC

    Managing Cisco ACI

  • Cisco ACI Configuration

    Configuring the Cisco APIC from the GUI

    Configuring the APIC from the CLI

    Configuring the APIC with the API

    Configuring Fabric Access

    Configuring vPCs

    Configuring ACI Connectivity to External Networks

    Troubleshooting Cisco ACI

  • Cisco ACI Advanced Features Configuration

    Configuring Micro segmentation and Intra-EPG Isolation

    Examining Transit Routing

    Configuring Policy-Based Redirect

    Configuring IP Multicast

    Examining ACI Multi-fabric Options

  • Cisco ACI vCenter Plug-in

    Examining VMware Fundamentals

    Configuring VM Connectivity

    Performing and Verifying vMotion Migrations

    Configuring ACI Integration with VMware