CLDACI Training

Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure (CLDACI) v1 is a five-day course designed to help students prepare for the CCNP Cloud certification, a professional level certification specializing in Cloud technologies. This course extensively covers the process of implementing public, private and hybrid cloud based networking on Cisco ACI.

Exam Number:
300-475
Exam Name:
Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure
Certifications:
CCNP Cloud
Duration:
5

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What's Included

  • Comprehensive study materials and official Cisco courseware

Prerequisites

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Recommend CCNP Certification or equivalent knowledge
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
  • Recommend attendance of VMware vSphere training

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fundamentals.
  • Integrate Cisco ACI with VM managers.
  • Implement application policies.
  • Configure Layer 4 to Layer 7 services.
  • Extend Cisco ACI to external Layer 3 and Layer 4 connections.
  • Configure orchestration and automation tools, protocols and application programming interfaces (APIs).

Course Outline

Module 1: Implement Cisco ACI Fundamentals

  • ACI key features
  • Nexus 9000 product family
  • ACI management networks
  • Virtual eXtensible LAN
  • API controller
  • Tenants
  • DHCP relay
  • Authentication, authorization and RBAC
  • Fabric and access policies
  • ACI VMM domains
  • Hypervisor normalization
  • ACI and VMware VDS
  • ACI applications
  • Policy model
  • Policy driven data center design advantages
  • Application profiles
  • ACI fabric gateway
  • Load balancing

Module 2: Implement Cisco ACI Enhanced Features

  • Port channels
  • Configuring vPC in ACI
  • Cisco application virtual switch (AVS)
    • Characteristics
    • Distributed firewall
    • Microsegmentation
    • Installation
    • Configuration
    • Verification
  • Inter-tenant communication and contracts
  • Layer 4 to layer 7 application profiles
  • Layer 4 to layer 7 services programmability

Module 3: Configure Cisco ACI External Connections

  • ACI external connections
  • Access policies for L3-out
  • L3-out configuration
  • Layer 2 outside connections
  • Layer 2 connection configurations

Module 4: Automate and Design Cisco ACI Deployment

  • ACI programmability
  • REST API
  • Python programmability tools
  • UCS director
  • ACI migration
  • Migration options

Labs

  • Lab 1: Implement Cisco ACI Fabric Connectivity for Virtual Machines
  • Lab 2: Implement Application Policies
  • Lab 3: Monitor Traffic with Atomic Counters
  • Lab 4: Deploy vPC Connections to Hypervisors
  • Lab 5: Deploy Cisco AVS and Microsegmentation
  • Lab 6: Add Bare Metal Hosts and Implement Inter-Tenant Connectivity
  • Lab 7: Integrate Cisco ASA Firewall in Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Lab 8: Enable Connectivity to External Layer 3 Networks
  • Lab 9: Enable Connectivity to External Layer 2 Networks
  • Lab 10: Provision Cisco ACI Using Cisco UCS Director
  • Lab 11: Program Cisco APIC Using Python and Arya (Optional)