Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI v1.0) Training

Level: Intermediate

The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) v1.0 course show you how to deploy and manage the Cisco® Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI®) mode. The course gives you the knowledge and skills to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode, how to connect the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services, and fundamentals of Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) integration. You will gain hands-on practice implementing key capabilities such as fabric discovery, policies, connectivity, VMM integration, and more.

This course helps you prepare to take the exam, Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (300-620 DCACI), which leads to CCNP® Data Center and Cisco Certified Specialist – Data Center ACI Implementation certifications.

Key Features of this DCACI Training:

  • Cisco Authorized course content
  • Authorized Cisco CCSI instructor
  • Eligible for Cisco Learning Credit (CLC) redemption
  • Attend in-class, online or bring the course to your facility
  • Expansive course catalog to go deeper into Cisco or broaden you skills beyond

You Will Learn How To:

  • Describe Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and basic Cisco ACI concepts
  • Describe Cisco ACI policy model logical constructs
  • Describe Cisco ACI basic packet forwarding
  • Describe external network connectivity
  • Describe VMM Integration
  • Describe Layer 4 to Layer 7 integrations
  • Explain Cisco ACI management features

Choose the Training Solution That Best Fits Your Individual Needs or Organizational Goals

IN CLASS & LIVE, ONLINE TRAINING

In Class & Live, Online Training

  • 5-day instructor-led training course
  • Authorized Cisco Training Provider
  • Providing over 20 years of Cisco training
  • Tuition can be paid later by invoice -OR- at the time of checkout by credit card
  • Attend virtuallly from your home or office
View Course Details & Schedule

Standard $4495

RESERVE SEAT

PRODUCT #2936

TRAINING AT YOUR SITE

Team Training

  • Bring this or any training to your organization
  • Full - scale program development
  • Delivered when, where, and how you want it
  • Blended learning models
  • Tailored content
  • Expert team coaching

Customize Your Team Training Experience

CONTACT US

Save More On Training with FlexVouchers – A Unique Training Savings Account

Our FlexVouchers help you lock in your training budgets without having to commit to a traditional 1 voucher = 1 course classroom-only attendance. FlexVouchers expand your purchasing power to modern blended solutions and services that are completely customizable. For details, please call 888-843-8733 or chat live.

In Class & Live, Online Training

Time Zone Legend:
Eastern Time Zone Central Time Zone
Mountain Time Zone Pacific Time Zone

Note: This course runs for 5 Days *

*Events with the Partial Day Event clock icon run longer than normal but provide the convenience of half-day sessions.

  • Oct 12 - 16 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM CDT Online (WebEx) Online (WebEx) Reserve Your Seat

  • Nov 16 - 20 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM CST Online (WebEx) Online (WebEx) Reserve Your Seat

  • Dec 14 - 18 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM PST Online (WebEx) Online (WebEx) Reserve Your Seat

  • Feb 8 - 12 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM CST Online (WebEx) Online (WebEx) Reserve Your Seat

Guaranteed to Run

When you see the "Guaranteed to Run" icon next to a course event, you can rest assured that your course event — date, time — will run. Guaranteed.

Partial Day Event

Learning Tree offers a flexible schedule program. If you cannot attend full day sessions, this option consists of four-hour sessions per day instead of the full-day session.

DCACI Course Information

  • Prerequisites

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

    • Understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching
    • Familiarity with Cisco Ethernet switching products
    • Understanding of Cisco data center architecture
    • Familiarity with virtualization fundamentals
  • Who Should Attend this Course

    • Network Designer
    • Network Administrator
    • Network Engineer
    • Systems Engineer
    • Data Center Engineer
    • Consulting Systems Engineer
    • Technical Solutions Architect
    • Cisco Integrators/Partners
    • Field Engineer
    • Server Administrator
    • Network Manager
    • Storage Administrator
    • Cisco integrators and partners
  • Certifications

    This course is part of the following Certifications:

DCACI Course Outline

  • Introducing Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and Basic Concepts

    • What Is Cisco ACI?
    • Cisco ACI Topology and Hardware
    • Cisco ACI Object Model
    • Faults, Event Record, and Audit Log
    • Cisco ACI Fabric Discovery
    • Cisco ACI Access Policies
  • Describing Cisco ACI Policy Model Logical Constructs

    • Cisco ACI Logical Constructs
    • Tenant
    • Virtual Routing and Forwarding
    • Bridge Domain
    • Endpoint Group
    • Application Profile
    • Tenant Components Review
    • Adding Bare-Metal Servers to Endpoint Groups
    • Contracts
  • Describing Cisco ACI Basic Packet Forwarding

    • Endpoint Learning
    • Basic Bridge Domain Configuration ****
  • Introducing External Network Connectivity

    • Cisco ACI External Connectivity Options
    • External Layer 2 Network Connectivity
    • External Layer 3 Network Connectivity
  • Introducing VMM Integration

    • VMware vCenter VDS Integration
    • Resolution Immediacy in VMM
    • Alternative VMM Integrations
  • Describing Layer 4 to Layer 7 Integrations

    • Service Appliance Insertion Without ACI L4-L7 Service Graph
    • Service Appliance Insertion via ACI L4-L7 Service Graph
    • Service Graph Configuration Workflow
    • Service Graph PBR Introduction
  • Explaining Cisco ACI Management

    • Out-of-Band Management
    • In-Band Management
    • Syslog
    • Simple Network Management Protocol
    • Configuration Backup
    • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
    • Role-Based Access Control
    • Cisco ACI Upgrade
    • Collect Tech Support
  • Lab Outline

    • Validate Fabric Discovery
    • Configure Network Time Protocol (NTP)
    • Create Access Policies and Virtual Port Channel (vPC)
    • Enable Layer 2 Connectivity in the Same Endpoint Group (EPG)
    • Enable Inter-EPG Layer 2 Connectivity
    • Enable Inter-EPG Layer 3 Connectivity
    • Compare Traffic Forwarding Methods in a Bridge Domain
    • Configure External Layer 2 (L2Out) Connection
    • Configure External Layer 3 (L3Out) Connection
    • Integrate Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) With VMware vCenter Using VMware Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS)

Team Training

DCACI FAQs

  • How do I prepare for CCNP Data Center certification?

    The best way to prepare for this certification is to take the Cisco-approved training, as well as using the self-study materials provided.

  • How do I redeem my Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs) for this CCNP Data Center course?

    During your checkout of the course, make sure to select Credits & Vouchers within the payment method. Highlight and click CLC and enter the sales order number that you were issued by Cisco.

  • How do I take Cisco exam DCACI 300-620 to obtain CCNP Data Center certification?

    You will need to register for the exam. Exams are offered as proctored exams at a test center, or self-administered online.

  • How do I achieve the CCNP Data Center certification?

    To earn CCNP Data Center, you need to pass a core exam and a data center concentration exam of your choice. The 350-601 DCCOR is the core exam. Passing this 300-620 DCACI exam completes your selected concentration exam. Comprehensive Cisco Certification information can be found here.

Questions about which training is right for you?

call 888-843-8733
chat Live Chat




Online (WebEx)
Online (WebEx)
Online (WebEx)
Online (WebEx)
Preferred method of contact:
Chat Now

Please Choose a Language

Canada - English

Canada - Français