Cisco ACI Operations and Troubleshooting Training
The Cisco ACI Operations and Troubleshooting v3.1 course covers the basic concepts of the graphical user interface (GUI) setup of the fabric. The focus is on building Tenants, VRF's, Bridge Domains, EPG's and Contracts based on a practical design.
The physical, VMM, L2 and L3 Domains and a good understanding of the flow of the GUI is paramount in applying this knowledge in automation.
The programmability of Cisco ACI is also reviewed in this course, specifically the REST and JSON APIs, and the APIC Object-Based Tree and dMIT queries.
This course also includes some advanced operational features such as, firmware upgrades, performing backups, snapshots, and rollbacks. We will also examine how to use fault health checks and other ACI troubleshooting tools.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:
Cisco ACI Component Review
Cisco ACI solution design review
Cisco ACI Operations
Know how to administrate and troubleshoot advanced Cisco ACI operations
Cisco ACI Troubleshooting
Be proficient at advanced Cisco ACI troubleshooting
Cisco ACI Automation
Understand the Cisco ACI network programmability
Cisco Backups, Snapshots, Rollbacks and Upgrades
Understand the Cisco ACI redundancy and upgrade features
It is recommended that each student has the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:
CCNP DataCenter (or higher) knowledge and/or experience.
For all candidates, it is highly recommended that they have previously attended the Skyline Data Center Application Centric Infrastructure Fundamentals (DCACIF v2 or v3) course or Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI mode (Cisco DCAC9K v2 or v3).
Who should attend:
This course is designed for network professionals looking for the following:
Automating Cisco-based Data Center and Cloud Infrastructures, Cloud Infrastructure Architects, Pre-Sales System Engineers, Field and Network Engineers and Specialists.
Network professionals who want to master Cisco ACI.
IT and network managers who want to understand ACI to make informed upgrade and refresh decisions to their DC network infrastructures as well as be able to articulate these decisions to the upper level management.
Network and IT managers who want to understand the business and technical benefits of moving to Cisco Application Centric Infrastructures.
Professionals who are preparing for the CCIE DC ACI.