DCACIF (Data Center Application Centric Infrastructure Fundamentals) is a 5-day Instructor-led training course that is designed for systems & field engineers who install & implement the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI mode using the updated 2.0(x) version & updated Cisco Nexus 9000 hardware platform. The course covers the key components & procedures you need to know to understand, configure, manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI mode utilizing the updated 2.0(x) version, & how to connect the ACI Fabric to external networks & services.
Cisco ACI Release 2.0(x) offers many new features. The main new features introduced with the 2.0 version are:
All lab exercises included in this training course will utilize Cisco ACI Release 2.0(x) version. The lab does not necessarily show all new feature uses.
This course is designed for systems engineers, technical architects, & product specialists in data center technical sales roles.
The student should have a good understanding of networking protocols, routing, & switching including:
During the course of instruction, the learner will be exposed to the configuration of advanced technologies, such as BGP, OSPF & IS-IS. The learner will not be required to have experience with these technologies in order successfully complete the class.
Lesson 1: What problems are we trying to fix?
Lesson 2: Hardware Overview
Lesson 3: Software Overview
Lesson 4: Fabric Transport
Lesson 1: GUI & CLI Overview
Lesson 2: Configuring Tenants & Contracts
Lesson 1: Policy Coordination with VM Managers
Lesson 2: Hypervisors & Bare Metal
Lesson 3: Vmm Domains
Lesson 4: Microsegmentation in the New Data Center
Lesson 1: Overview of External Connectivity
Lesson 2: Layer 3 Outside Connectivity & Configuration
Lesson 1: Service Insertion Concepts
Lesson 2: Configuring L4-L7 Devices
Lesson 1: Administration & Troubleshooting Tools
Lesson 2: Troubleshooting, Faults & Monitoring
Lesson 1: Need for Programming
Lesson 2: JSON & XML
Lesson 3: Programmability with REST API
Lesson 4: Orchestration
Lesson 1: Attaching Appliances to the Fabric
Lesson 2: Policy & Application Mapping