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Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI Mode (DCAC9K)

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Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI Mode (DCAC9K)

Cisco Technology Training – Data Center / Cloud

This 5-day Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI Mode (DCAC9K) course is designed for senior engineers and IT professionals who implement and manage Cisco Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) mode.

This course covers the key components of the Cisco ACI architecture, along with the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco ACI mode and connect the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services.

The student will learn how to deploy Cisco ACI security, networking, virtualization, automation, and programmability features on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches and migrate to a policy-enforced data center.

Description

Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI Mode (DCAC9K)

This course includes training in the key components of the Cisco ACI architecture. It addresses the skills needed to configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco ACI mode. Finally, the course illustrates how to connect the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Install the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco ACI mode
  • Deploy the Cisco ACI fabric
  • Configure the Cisco ACI controller (Application Policy Infrastructure Controller [APIC])
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch hardware
  • Understand the differences between Cisco ACI code versions
  • Configure Cisco ACI Layer 4 through Layer 7 service integration
  • Integrate virtual and physical workloads in a multi-hypervisor fabric
  • Deploy the security and management capabilities of the Cisco ACI network
  • Connect Cisco ACI to outside networks
  • Extend and interconnect the Cisco ACI fabric
  • Migrate from a traditional data center to Cisco ACI with a common, policy-enforced approach
  • Manage Cisco ACI
  • Program and orchestrate the Cisco ACI network
  • Troubleshoot Cisco ACI

Pre-Requisites

It is recommended, but not required, that students have the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

  • Familiarity with Cisco Ethernet switching products
  • Students should understand Cisco data center architecture
  • Familiarity with VMware virtualization fundamentals
  • An understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching

These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help the student meet these prerequisites:

  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1 (ICND1), and Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2 (ICND2)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)

Related Exam

None available

DCAC9K Course Outline

  • Section 1: Cisco ACI Overview
  • Section 2: Cisco ACI Codes, Delta Releases, and Features
  • Section 3: Virtualization, Containers, and Third-Party Integration Features
  • Section 4: Security and Monitoring Features
  • Section 5: Cisco ACI External Networking
  • Section 6: Cisco ACI Fabric Extensions and Interconnections
  • Section 7: Fabric Management and Automation
  • Section 8: Common Troubleshooting Scenarios