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

PT10311
Summary
The Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI Mode (DCAC9K) v3.0 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 you need 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. You 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.
Prerequisites
It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:
  • Understanding of Cisco Ethernet switching products
  • Understanding of Cisco data center architecture
  • Familiarity with the fundamentals of server virtualization
  • Experience configuring advanced routing and switching technologies such as Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), and intermediate system to intermediate system (IS-IS)
These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1 (ICND1) (PT6162), and Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2 (ICND2) (PT6133)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) (PT7370)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) (PT7373)
Duration
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
Audience
This course is designed for:
  • Network and data center cloud systems architects, as well as server administrators
  • Application developers and security engineers as well as virtualization administrators
Topics
  • Cisco ACI Overview
  • Cisco ACI Codes, Delta Releases, and Features
  • Virtualization, Containers, and Third-Party Integration Features
  • Security and Monitoring Features
  • Cisco ACI External Networking
  • Cisco ACI Fabric Extensions and Interconnections
  • Fabric Management and Automation
  • Common Troubleshooting Scenarios

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