Troubleshooting the Cisco ACI Fabric


Course Description

This 2 day class explores the most common issues found within ACI and explains how to troubleshoot them. Students will be introduced to the concepts and principles of ACI with emphasis being placed on policy driven networking. Students will be familiarized with the tools built within ACI that enable inspection of overall health and possible failure scenarios.

This workshop is designed to provide an extensive handson experience in which you will be presented with failure scenarios, be asked to track down the source of failures, and then repair any failures found. You will explore methods for tracking failures to their root cause including topics which span across L2 and L3 as well as tenant issues, VMM domains, and the APIC.
 

Prerequisites

DCAC9K

Who Should Attend

This course is tailored for end-user network and Data Center architects and engineers, as well as senior IT personnel who are evaluating the suitability of ACI for their environment.

Course Information


Length: 2 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Onsite

Max. Capacity: 8



Learning Objectives

  • Explain the ACI policy-based networking model
  • Explain the ACI fabric architecture
  • Identify troubleshooting issues around the APIC
  • Describe options for troubleshooting L2 and L3 forwarding within the ACI Fabric
  • Discuss troubleshooting scenarios in the Common Tenant and Management Tenant
  • Explain ways to rectify common VMM issues

Labs

  • Lab 0: Accessing the Remote Lab Environment
  • Lab 1: Faults Have Been Raised in the APIC
  • Lab 2: Troubleshooting Policies and Contracts
  • Lab 3: Mapping Out Unicast Data Plane Reachability
  • Lab 4: Troubleshoot L2 Issues
  • Lab 5: Troubleshoot L3 Issues
  • Lab 6: Troubleshoot VMM Domains
  • Lab 7: Troubleshoot Fabric Access Policies
  • Lab 8: Troubleshooting Sets of Unknown Failures



UPCOMING TRAINING SESSIONS VIEW CALENDAR
DATES LOCATION DAYS  
Jan 15, 2020 WEBEX - LONDON TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE
Jan 22, 2020 WEBEX-CENTRAL TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE
Feb 19, 2020 WEBEX - CENTRAL TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE
Mar 04, 2020 WEBEX - LONDON TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE
Mar 17, 2020 WEBEX - CENTRAL TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE
Apr 07, 2020 WEBEX - CENTRAL TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE
Apr 23, 2020 WEBEX - LONDON TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE
May 05, 2020 WEBEX - CENTRAL TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE
Jun 02, 2020 WEBEX - CENTRAL TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE
Jun 11, 2020 WEBEX - LONDON TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE
Jun 23, 2020 WEBEX - CENTRAL TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE
Jul 14, 2020 WEBEX - CENTRAL TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE
Aug 04, 2020 WEBEX - CENTRAL TIME ZONE 2 DAY COURSE