Advanced ACI (ADVACI) - Outline

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: Implement Cisco ACI Fundamentals

  • ACI Topology
  • ACI management networks
  • Virtual eXtensible LAN (VXLAN)
  • NTP Server on ACI Fabric Switches
  • Whitelist Model

Module 2: Cisco ACI External Network Connectivity

  • L3 Out
  • ACI Physical and External Domains
  • Route Reflection
  • OSPF Route Redistribution
  • ACI as a Transit Network

Module 3: Cisco Tenant Span

  • Visibility and Troubleshooting
  • SPAN to APIC

Module 4: Cisco vzAny

  • vzAny
  • Multisite Contracts

Module 5: Application Virtual Edge (AVE)

  • Application Virtual Edge Architecture
  • Microsegmentation
  • AVE and Virtual Pod (vPOD)
  • AVE L4-L7 Services
  • vcplugin AVE Install / Upgrade / Uninstall / Migration
  • vCenter Plugin – RBACModule 6: Cisco L4-7 Services
  • L4-7 Service Integration
  • ACI Distributed Firewall
  • ACI Service Graph

Module 7: Cisco ACI Logging

  • Syslog
  • Contract Logging
  • ACI Permit/Deny Logging

Module 8: Implement Remote Leafs

  • Remote Leaf Use Cases
  • Physical Remote Leaf - Overview, Requirements and Basic Design
  • Physical Remote Leaf - Discovery
  • Physical Remote Leaf - Unicast
  • Remote Leaf Multicast Forwarding Port channels
  • Remote Leaf Deep Dive

Module 9: ACI Multi-site

  • ACI Anywhere
  • Multi Site Back to Back Spine
  • L4-L7 Services in ACI Multi-Site
  • ACI Multisite with MPOD
  • ACI Multipod Multicast on BigSky Single Chip
  • ACI Multisite - Multicast on BigSky Single Chip
  • ACI Multi-Site & L4-L7 Service Integration