The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) training introduces you to the implementation and management of the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode. The 5-day lab-intensive training covers the key components and procedures you need to know to understand, 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 training earns you 40 Continuing Education (CE) credits toward recertification.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
The audience for this course is individuals who need to understand how to configure and manage a data center network environment with the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switch operating in ACI Mode.
Typical roles: 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.
To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
These are the recommended Cisco courses that will help you meet these prerequisites:
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
Virtual Routing and Forwarding
Tenant Components Review
Adding Bare-Metal Servers to Endpoint Groups
Describing Cisco ACI Basic Packet Forwarding
Basic Bridge Domain Configuration Knob
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
Simple Network Management Protocol
Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
Role-Based Access Control
Cisco ACI Upgrade
Collect Tech Support
This course helps you prepare to take the exam 300-620 DCACI: Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure, which leads to CCNP Data Center and Cisco Certified Specialist – Data Center ACI Implementation certifications.
What to expect in the exam
The 300-620 DCACI exam certifies your knowledge of Cisco switches in ACI mode including configuration, implementation, and management. The exam will be available beginning February 24, 2020.
After you pass 300-620 DCACI: