Intro to Cisco ACI

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum
Code INTCACI

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Modules

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Exploring the APIC GUI (6 topics)

  • Create an interface policy.
  • Create an AEP.
  • Create a VLAN pool.
  • Create a physical domain.
  • Create a switch profile.
  • Create a policy group

Create a Fabric access policy (6 topics)

  • Create an interface policy.
  • Create an AEP.
  • Create a VLAN pool.
  • Create a physical domain.
  • Create a switch profile.
  • Create a policy group.

Create an application profile (4 topics)

  • Create a tenant.
  • Create a VRF.
  • Create bridge domains.
  • Create EPGs.

Create a VMM domain (6 topics)

  • Create a VMM domain.
  • Create a VSwitch policy.
  • Attach VMware ESXi hosts.
  • Map a VMM to an EPG.
  • Establish VM network connectivity.
  • Verify VM connectivity.

Create contracts (5 topics)

  • Create contracts for ICMP.
  • Verify connectivity between EPGs.
  • Create contracts for MySQL.
  • Verify connectivity between EPGs.
  • Create a contract for inter-tenant routing.

Create an external L2 policy (4 topics)

  • Create static path binding.
  • Assign physical domain association.
  • Assign VMM domain association.
  • Enable L2 unknown unicast and ARP.

Create an external L3 policy (6 topics)

  • Create an OSPF interface policy.
  • Create an L3 domain.
  • Create external networks.
  • Verify OSPF neighbor relationships.
  • Advertise subnets from the ACI Fabric.
  • Verify received routes from external neighbor.

Labs (8 topics)

  • Lab 1: Discovery Lab
  • Lab 2: Fabric Access Policy
  • Lab 3: Application Profile
  • Lab 4: VMM domain
  • Lab 5: Contracts
  • Lab 6: External L2 Policy
  • Lab 7: External L3 Policy
  • Lab 8: Wrap-up Lab

Prerequisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Attended ICND1 or have ICND1 level of knowledge

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