Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure - Essentials (DCACI)

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Course Description

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.

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.

This course prepares you for the Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center ACI Implementation Certification.  
 

Required exam Recommended training
300-620 DCACI
 
Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI)
Certification Track CCNP Data Center Certification
Courses DCCOR(Core) + DCACI (Concentration electives) = CCNP Data Center Certification

UPCOMING TRAINING SESSIONS
Date
Geography & Location
Days
Cost
CLC
GTR
May 18, 2020 - 5 day(s)
May 18, 2020
AMER
Remote Central Time Zone
AMER, Remote Central Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Jun 01, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Jun 01, 2020
EMEA
Remote London Time Zone
EMEA, Remote London Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Jun 08, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Jun 08, 2020
AMER
Remote Central Time Zone
AMER, Remote Central Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Jun 29, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Jun 29, 2020
EMEA
Remote London Time Zone
EMEA, Remote London Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Jul 13, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Jul 13, 2020
AMER
Remote Central Time Zone
AMER, Remote Central Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Aug 03, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Aug 03, 2020
AMER
Remote Central Time Zone
AMER, Remote Central Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Aug 10, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Aug 10, 2020
EMEA
Remote London Time Zone
EMEA, Remote London Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Sep 14, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Sep 14, 2020
AMER
Remote Central Time Zone
AMER, Remote Central Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Sep 21, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Sep 21, 2020
EMEA
Remote London Time Zone
EMEA, Remote London Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Oct 19, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Oct 19, 2020
EMEA
Remote London Time Zone
EMEA, Remote London Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Oct 26, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Oct 26, 2020
AMER
Remote Central Time Zone
AMER, Remote Central Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Nov 09, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Nov 09, 2020
EMEA
Remote London Time Zone
EMEA, Remote London Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Nov 16, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Nov 16, 2020
AMER
Remote Central Time Zone
AMER, Remote Central Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Dec 07, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Dec 07, 2020
AMER
Remote Central Time Zone
AMER, Remote Central Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
Dec 14, 2020 - 5 day(s)
Dec 14, 2020
EMEA
Remote London Time Zone
EMEA, Remote London Time Zone
5
$4195 USD
42
$4195 USD, 42 CLC

Learning Objectives

  • 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

Prerequisites

  • Understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Familiarity with Cisco Ethernet switching products
  • Understanding of Cisco data center architecture
  • Familiarity with virtualization fundamentals

Labs

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

Who Should Attend

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

Course Information


Length: 5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16