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12/03/2018 12/07/2018
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12/17/2018 12/21/2018
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After finishing this course, the student will have the capacity to meet these general goals:

  • (Utilizing Cisco ACI Release 2.0(x) OS adaptation)
  • Portray the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch ACI
  • Portray the ACI texture
  • Portray the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch equipment
  • Portray the Cisco Nexus 9300-EX Series Switch equipment
  • Arrange the ACI controller (APIC)
  • Comprehend the Cisco Cloud Based APIC
  • Portray VXLAN Bridging, Gateway and Routing
  • Arrange VDS and ADS microsegmentation
  • Arrange ACI L4L7 benefit coordination
  • Incorporate the APIC hypervisor
  • Comprehend the programmability and coordination of the ACI arrange
  • Talk about ACI availability to outside systems
  • Actualize ACI administration

Data Center Application Centric Infrastructure Fundamentals (DCACIF v2.0)

Course Outline

Module 1: Cisco ACI Overview

  • Lesson 1: What issues would we say we are endeavoring to settle?
  • The 3-Tier Application
  • Application Flow
  • Three Tier Application with Networking
  • What are VLAN's for?
  • Applying Logical Model to Physical Model
  • Upkeep of Large Infrastructure is Complex
  • Issue: Micromanagement of Infrastructure
  • Case: Configure Network on a New Server
  • Basic Control Systems
  • Objective: Capture and Preserve User Intent
  • The ACI Solution
  • Brought together Ports
  • Brought together Fabric
  • What is ACI?
  • Consistent Networking Provisioning of Stateless Hardware
  • What is the APIC?
  • ACI Design and Philosophy
  • Arrangement: Declarative Control
  • Outline
  • Lesson 2: Hardware Overview
  • The Cisco Nexus 9000 Solution
  • The Cisco Nexus 9300-EX Solution
  • The Cisco Cloud Scaled ASIC
  • Normal Hardware Platform: Two Modes
  • Secluded Switch Overview
  • Secluded Switch Chassis
  • Secluded Switch Components
  • Secluded Line Cards
  • Settled Switch Platforms (Spine)
  • Settled Switch Platforms (Leaf)
  • Texture Extenders
  • 40G QSFP BiDi
  • 40G/10G Breakout
  • Cisco Nexus 9000 Hardware Differentiators
  • Going Beyond SDN
  • Portraying the Cisco APIC
  • Unified Automation and Fabric Management
  • Algorithmically Sharded Cluster
  • APIC Controller is Attached In-Band
  • Spine and Leaf Topology
  • Why Spine/Leaf?
  • ISIS Fabric Infrastructure Routing
  • Decoupled Identity, Location, and Policy Multi-Hypervisor Normalization
  • Outline
  • Lesson 3: Software Overview
  • Systems administration Concepts
  • Inhabitants
  • Settings
  • Extension Domain
  • Application Profiles
  • End Point Groups
  • EPG's, Subnets, and Policy
  • Outer Connectivity Options
  • L4-L7 Services
  • Security Policies
  • Contracts
  • ACI Contracts
  • Subjects
  • Channels
  • Building Contracts
  • Taboos
  • The Provider and Consumer Relationship
  • Characterizing Provider and Consumer Relationships
  • Bolstered Deployment Models
  • System Centric (Example VLAN=BD=EPG)
  • Application Centric (Example)
  • Cross breed (Example)
  • Between Tenant Communication
  • Between Tenant Contracts
  • Rundown
  • Lesson 4: Fabric Transport
  • ACI Fabric Integrated Overlay
  • Virtual Extensible LAN
  • ACI VXLAN Header
  • VNID as a Private Network Identifier
  • VNID as a Bridge Domain Identifier
  • VNID as an Endpoint Identifier
  • System Services Header Extends the VXLAN Data Plane
  • Decoupled Identity, Location, and Policy
  • Multi-hypervisor Normalization
  • Standardization of Ingress Encapsulation
  • Diagram of ACI Fabric Unicast Forwarding
  • Diagram of ACI Fabric Policy Mechanisms
  • Rundown

Module 2: Cisco ACI - Configuring Basic Constructs

  • Lesson 1: GUI and CLI Overview
  • Graphical User Interface
  • Login Screen
  • Menu Bar/Submenu Bar
  • Route/Work Pane
  • Framework
  • Occupant
  • Texture
  • VM Networking
  • L4-L7 Services
  • Administrator
  • Tasks
  • Hunt/Info
  • Welcome
  • Summon Line Interface
  • Signing into NXOS-CLI
  • Methods of Operation
  • Designing Out of Band (OOB) Management-Example
  • Rundown
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Tenants and Contracts
  • Designing a Tenant
  • Designing a Tenant
  • Designing a Private Network (VRF)
  • Designing a Bridge Domain
  • CLI Option-Tenant, VRF and BD
  • Designing an Application Profile
  • Designing an EPG
  • CLI Option-Application Profiles and EPG's
  • Designing Contracts
  • Designing a Filter
  • Designing a Contract
  • Designing a Contract (Cont...)
  • CLI Option-Contracts and Filters
  • Giving Contracts
  • Expending Contracts
  • CLI Option-Providing a Contract
  • CLI Option-Consuming a Contract
  • Rundown

Module 3: Cisco ACI External Connectivity, Management, and Migration

  • Lesson 1: Policy Coordination with VM Managers
  • VMM Domains
  • VMM VLANs (Dynamic)
  • Utilizing the Native vSwitch
  • Cisco Nexus AVS Integration Overview
  • EPG Spanning Across VMM Domains
  • Prescribed Practices for VLAN Networks
  • Idea Map
  • Port Groups Extend to Both Physical and Virtual and Across Virtualized Servers
  • Synopsis
  • Lesson 2: Hypervisors and Bare Metal
  • Hypervisor Integration
  • Administration Networks
  • ACI Fabric and VMWare DVC Integration
  • Endpoint Identification
  • Cisco ACI and Microsoft Integration
  • Coordination with Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Cisco Integration with Redhat Linux
  • Uncovered Metal
  • Uncovered Metal Connectivity
  • Port Encapsulation
  • Lesson 3: Vmm Domains
  • Designing Vmm Domains
  • Texture Access Policies
  • Interface Policies – CDP/LLDP Policy
  • Interface Policies-Access Port Policy Group
  • Interface Policies-Interface Profile/Access Port Selector
  • Switch Profile
  • Appendable Access Entity Profile (AAEP)
  • VLAN Pools
  • Making VMM Domain
  • Appending the EPG to the VMM Domain
  • Checking the DVS Creation
  • ESXI Configuration
  • Append the Guest
  • CLI Option-VMM Creation-VLANS
  • CLI Option-VMM Creation-Interface Profiles and APPG
  • CLI Option-VMM Creation – Switch Profile
  • CLI Option-VMM Creation - VMM Domain
  • CLI Option-VMM Creation-Attaching EPG
  • Synopsis
  • Lesson 4: Microsegmentation in the New Data Center
  • Virtual Distribution Switch
  • Coordinating Cisco ACI with VMware
  • Design Integration with VMware
  • Endpoint Identification
  • Cisco ACI Hypervisor Integration – VMware VDS
  • Make a VMM Domain
  • Make a vCenter Domain
  • Make a VLAN Namespace
  • Make a vCenter Controller Association
  • ACI VMware Integration – Create a VMM Domain
  • Relate EPG to VMM
  • Make a VLAN Namespace
  • Design Integration with Microsoft SCVM
  • Coordination with Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Contrasting AVS with Hypervisor-Based Virtual Switches
  • Cisco AVS Key Features

Module 4: Cisco ACI - Configuring ACI Connectivity to Outside Networks

  • Lesson 1: Overview of External Connectivity
  • Utilize Cases
  • Choices
  • What is a Network on APIC?
  • Segment Relationships
  • Strategy View
  • Vital Concepts-Inside Outside
  • Inward EPG to External EPG
  • Outer EPG to Internal EPG
  • Scaling
  • SVI Connection
  • ACI Layer 3 Outside Connection IP Multicast Traffic
  • Broadened Layer 2 Domain Out of ACI
  • STP Interaction
  • BPDU Flooding
  • ACI Layer 2 External Connections STP TCN Snooping
  • Neighborhood Loop Detection
  • Rundown
  • Lesson 2 Layer 3 Outside Connectivity and Configuration
  • L3 Outside Connectivity
  • Layer 3 Connection Options
  • Course Redistribution
  • OPSFv3 Peering Considerations
  • Course Redistribution with OSFPv2
  • ACI as a Layer 3 Stub Network
  • EIGRP Peering Considerations
  • IBGP Peering Considerations
  • EBGP Considerations
  • Designing L3 Outside
  • Course Reflector Configuration
  • Course Reflector Configuration-Pod Policy Group
  • Course Reflector Configuration – Applying Pod Policy
  • Checking Route Reflector Configuration
  • CLI-Option BGP Route-Reflector
  • Setting up the Fabric for L3 Out
  • Occupant External Routed Out
  • Occupant External Node
  • Occupant Interface Profile
  • Occupant Example - SVI Interface
  • Occupant External EPG
  • Checking the L3 External Out Configuration-OSPF
  • Checking the L3 External Out Configuration-EIGRP
  • Checking the L3 External Out Configuration-BGP
  • Designing Layer 2 Outside
  • L2 Bridged Outside Concept
  • Occupant External Bridged Out
  • Occupant L2 EPG Profile
  • Checking the L2 External Out Configuration
  • Rundown

Module 5: Cisco ACI - L4-L7 Services

  • Lesson 1 Service Insertion Concepts
  • Gadget Packages
  • Gadget Cluster
  • Programmability
  • Programming Options
  • Gadget Packages
  • Creating Device Specifications
  • Opflex is a Flexible, Extensible Policy Protocol
  • Opflex Uses a Declarative Model
  • Administration Insertion
  • Administration Insertion
  • Redirection to Multiple Services
  • Administration Graphs
  • Where are Service Graphs Helpful
  • Administration Graph Parameters
  • Administration Graph Rendering
  • Rundown
  • Lesson 2 Configuring L4-L7 Devices
  • Designing the Concrete Device
  • Designing the Functional Profile
  • Designing a Service Graph
  • Rundown

Module 6: Cisco ACI - Administration and Troubleshooting Tools

  • Lesson 1 Administration and Troubleshooting Tools
  • RBAC
  • Security Domains
  • Clients
  • Parts
  • Applying Security Domains and Roles
  • LDAP/RADIUS/TACACS+
  • Firmware
  • Preceding Upgrading
  • Transferring Code to the APIC
  • Firmware Repository
  • Updating the Controller
  • Firmware Groups
  • Support Groups
  • Updating the Nodes
  • Reinforcements
  • Characterizing Remote Locations
  • Depiction Feature
  • Import
  • Setup Rollbacks
  • Lesson 2 Troubleshooting, Faults and Monitoring
  • Investigating
  • Investigating Philosophy
  • Investigating Example
  • Conceivable spots to start Operations Tab
  • Conceivable Fix Points
  • Flaws
  • Blame Overview
  • Blame Properties
  • Confining Faults through Health Checks
  • Confining Faults through Health Checks(Cont.)
  • Confining Faults through Health Checks(Cont.)
  • Confining Faults through Health Checks(Cont.)
  • Confining Faults through Health Checks(Cont.)
  • Confining Faults through Health Checks(Cont.)
  • Confining Faults through Health Checks(Cont.)
  • Other Troubleshooting Tools
  • Checking
  • Outline

Module 7: Cisco ACI - Demonstrating ACI Network Programmability and Orchestration

  • Lesson 1 Need for Programming
  • The Business Need for Network Programmability
  • ACI Programmability
  • ACI Open APIs and Ecosystem
  • Programming interface Protocols
  • How is REST Used?
  • Outline
  • Lesson 2 JSON and XML
  • What is XML?
  • What is JSON?
  • Assessing XML and JSON
  • Northbound: REST API, Python, Puppet, Chef, Openstack
  • Southbound: Layer 4 to Layer 7 Scripting API
  • Cisco DevNet-New Developer Program from Cisco
  • Group Code Development
  • Rundown
  • Lesson 3 Programmability with REST API
  • What is REST?
  • REST API's
  • Setup and the RESTful API
  • What is RPC utilized for?
  • The ACI APIC Object-Based Tree
  • APIC REST API Operations
  • APIC REST API Message Format
  • dMIT Queries
  • Synopsis
  • Lesson 4 Orchestration
  • Opflex is a Flexible, Extensible Policy Protocol
  • Opening the ACI Policy Engine with OpFlex
  • How OpFlex Works-Simplified
  • Opflex Protocol
  • Opflex Protocol Messages
  • Case OpFLex Plus Open vSwitch
  • Opflex-Declarative Models
  • OpenStack-Enabling the Cloud
  • Two Option from OpenStack API's
  • Neutron API
  • Gathering Policy API
  • Gathering Based Policy in OpenStack
  • Gathering Policy Model
  • OpenStack ACI Integration
  • Gathering Based Policy Workflow
  • OpenStack APIC Plug-in Details
  • OpenStack Group Policy Details
  • OpenStack Group Policy Plus OpFlex
  • Application Policy in OpenDaylight
  • Open Policy Exposed Through OSS Tools
  • Outline

Module 8: Cisco ACI - Practical Review

  • Lesson 1 Attaching Appliances to the Fabric
  • How the Network Look Today
  • System Design
  • Capacity
  • Spine and Leaf
  • New Hardware Approach
  • Appending the Virtual Appliances
  • Physical Server
  • L4-L7 Services
  • Capacity
  • Lesson 2 Policy and Application Mapping
  • Arranging the Application EPG Connectivity
  • Distinguish the Endpoints
  • Who converses with whom?
  • System Centric Model
  • Application Centric Model
  • Arranging Filters
  • Doling out Filters to Contracts
  • Doling out Contracts
  • Crossed over and Routed Outside
  • Recognize the Connection Type
  • Essential Layout-No Security
  • Administration Insertion
  • Administration Insertion Considerations
  • Administration Insertion Internal
  • Administration Insertion External to Fabric

Rundown

  • Informative supplement: Hardware Architecture and Features
  • Equipment Architecture
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 Platform Architecture - Control Plane
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 Platform Architecture - Control Plane EOBC Channel
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 Platform Architecture - Control Plane EPC Channel
  • Dealer and Custom ASICs
  • Cisco Nexus 9508 Fabric Module Architecture
  • Cisco Nexus 9508 Fabric Module Data Plane Scaling
  • ASIC Architecture of the 9500
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 48-Port 1/10G + 4-Port 40G I/O Modules
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 48-Port 1/10G I/O Modules Connectivity with 3 Fabric Modules
  • 48-Port 1/10G T/F Module Fabric Connectivity with 6 Fabric Modules
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 36-Port 40G QSFP+ Unified Fabric I/O Module
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 36-Port 40G QSFP+ I/O Module Fabric Connectivity
  • Line Cards – 36 Port 40G ACI Ready card Architecture
  • Line Cards – 36 Port 40G ACI Spine card Architecture
  • Bundle Forwarding of Nexus 9000
  • Bundle Forwarding Pipeline on Cisco Nexus 9500
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 Table Scaling - Unicast Scale
  • Nearby Switching with Additional Buffer on 48p 1G/10GE + 4p QSFP Module
  • Layer 2 Unicast Packet Walk crosswise over Line-Cards
  • Layer 3 Unicast Packet Walk crosswise over Line-Cards
  • Cisco Nexus 9500 Multicast Packet Forwarding
  • Equipment Architecture of 9300
  • Cisco Nexus 9300 System Architecture
  • Cisco Nexus 9300 Unicast Forwarding
  • Texture Features
  • ACI Management Networks
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 Handling
  • Equipment Based Directed ARP Forwarding
  • Unwarranted ARP and Device Mobility
  • ACI Fabric Scale
  • Size of BIDIR and Security of SSM
  • Load Balancing with FTags
  • Gathering IP Outer
  • Multicast Policies
  • vPC Multicast
  • Appropriated Layer 3 Gateway
  • ACI Fabric Gateway
  • Application Response Time
  • Flowlet Switching
  • Clog Monitoring
  • Dynamic Flow Prioritization
  • Standardization of Ingress Encapsulation
  • Texture Registration
  • Texture Initialization and Discovery
  • ACI Management Network
  • Texture Initialization and Discovery
  • Texture Initialization and Discovery-Cont...

Lab Outline

  • (Utilizing Cisco ACI Release 2.0(x) OS form)
  • Lab 0: Accessing the Remote Lab Environment
  • Lab 1: Initiate ACI Fabric Discovery
  • Associate with the Remote Lab Environment
  • Sign in to the APIC Controller (Instructor Demo)
  • Enroll the Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches to APIC-1 (Instructor Demo)
  • Explore Through the APIC GUI to Familiarize Yourself with the Fabric
  • Lab 2: Configuring the OOB Management Address for the Fabric Switches
  • Sign in to the APIC and design administration address
  • Lab 3: Configure Basic Network Constructs
  • Make a Tenant
  • Make a Context
  • Make a Bridge Domain
  • Lab 4: Configure Policy Filters and Contracts
  • Make Filters
  • Make Contracts
  • Lab 5: Deploy a Three-Tier Application Profile
  • Make Application Profile
  • Lab 6: Building a Physical Domain
  • Make a vPC Physical Domain (Instructor Demo)
  • Join to the vPC Physical Domain (Instructor Demo)
  • Add the Physical Domain to Your Tenant App_EPG
  • Lab 7: Register a VMM Domain with ACI
  • Enroll VMware vCenter to APIC by Creating a vCenter Domain
  • Make vCenter Credentials and Server Object
  • Checking APIC Connection to vCenter Server
  • Lab 8: Configure VMware ESXi Hosts to Use the APIC-Initiated DVS
  • Add ESXi Hosts to APIC DVS
  • Lab 9: Associate an EPG to a VMware vCenter Domain
  • Relate vCenter Domain to App_EPG
  • Relate vCenter Domain to DB_EPG
  • Relate vCenter Domain to Web_EPG
  • Lab 10: Associate a VM to an EPG Port Group
  • Associate with Your vCenter Server Using the vSphere Client
  • Alter Web-Server Settings
  • Alter App-Server Settings
  • Alter DB-Server Settings
  • Lab 11: Deploy Cisco AVS and Microsegmentation
  • Evacuate VMs, Uplinks, and Hosts from Classic DVS
  • Design AVS-Based VM Domain
  • Convey AVS
  • Connect EPGs with AVS and Migrate VMs to AVS
  • Usage Microsegmentation Based on IP Address
  • Execute Microsegmentation Based on Custom Attribute
  • Lab 12: Configure APIC to Communicate to an External Layer 3 Network
  • Design MP-BGP Route Reflectors (Instructor Demo)
  • Design External L3 Network
  • Make Application Profile to Propagate Internal Public Routes
  • Relate a L3 Outside Connection to a Bridge Domain
  • Check That the Leaf Is Learning OSPF Routes
  • Lab 13: Configure APIC to Communicate to an External Layer 2 Network
  • Make an External Bridged Network
  • Design an Attachable Entity Profile to Selectively Allow VLAN Traffic
  • Lab 14: Deploy a Service Graph with Application Profile
  • Import Device Packages (Instructor Demo)
  • Lab 15: Configure APIC Using the REST API
  • Open the Postman Plugin for Google Chrome
  • Make an Application Profile Using the REST API
  • Make Device Cluster for the ASA
  • Make Service Graph
  • Make a Bridge Domain for the ASA
  • Make Logical Device Context for ASA
  • Lab 16: Configure APIC RBAC for Local and Remote Users
  • Make a Security Domain and Map to your Tenant
  • Arrange Local Users and Roles for your Tenant Security Domain
  • Make a RADIUS Security Domain and Map to your Tenant
  • Make an AAA Login Domain for RADIUS Authentication
  • Test RADIUS Authentication and Authorization
  • Lab 17: Monitor and Troubleshoot ACI
  • View Faults Using the APIC GUI
  • View Events Using the APIC GUI
  • Utilizing the Managed Object Browser (Visore)
  • Arranging Syslog Monitoring
  • Index A
  • Equipment and Software Features

Prerequisites

The information and aptitudes that a student ought to have before going to this course are as per the following:

  • This course is intended for frameworks engineers, specialized draftsmen, and item authorities in server farm specialized deals parts.
  • Understudies ought to be acquainted with Cisco Ethernet exchanging items.
  • Understudies ought to comprehend Cisco server farm design.
  • Understudies ought to be comfortable with virtualization.
  • Great comprehension of systems administration conventions, steering, and exchanging:
  • Prescribed CCNA Certification
  • Prescribed participation of Cisco IP Routing Class (ROUTE)
  • Prescribed participation of Cisco Switching Class (SWITCH)
  • Over the span of guideline, the student will be presented to the arrangement of cutting edge advancements, for example, BGP, OSPF and IS-IS. The student won't be required to have involvement with these advances all together effectively total the class.

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