Prerequisites

It is recommended, but not required, that students have basic knowledge of:

  • Familiar with Cisco Ethernet Switching Products
  • Understanding of Cisco Data Center Architecture
  • Virtualization
  • Understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Recommended CCNA Certification
  • Recommended attendance of Cisco IP Routing Class (ROUTE)
  • Recommended attendance of Cisco Switching Class (SWITCH)

Course Content

This course is designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode. This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to understand, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switch platform. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand, design, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI mode •
  • Configure ACI Layer 4-to-Layer 7 service integration, and integrate the Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) hypervisor
  • Configure orchestration and automation tools, protocols, and APIs
  • Configure the APIC to connect and integrate ACI with external networks, implement and use management tools and services, and describe migration options with ACI

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Course Introduction Cisco ACI Overview
  • Module 2: Cisco ACI Configuration and Orchestration
  • Module 3: Cisco ACI External Connectivity, Management, and Migration

Who Should Attend

  • Channel Partners and Resellers
  • Customers
  • Employees