Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure (CLDACI)

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Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure (CLDACI) is a new 5-day ILT 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 on Cisco ACI.

Prerequisites:
•    Good understanding of networking protocols
•    Recommend CCNP Certification or equivalent knowledge
•    Good understanding of the VMware environment
•    Recommend attendance of the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (Version 6.0)(VICM)

Target Audience:
•    Network Administrator
•    Server Administrator
•    Network Engineer
•    Systems Engineer
•    Technical Solutions Architect

Course Objectives:
Upon course completion, 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 Outine:
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
◦    Mircrosegmentation
◦    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:
•    Implement Cisco ACI Fabric Connectivity for Virtual Machines
•    Implement Application Policies
•    Monitor Traffic with Atomic Counters
•    Deploy vPC Connections to Hypervisors
•    Deploy Cisco AVS and Microsegmentation
•    Add Bare Metal Hosts and Implement Inter-Tenant Connectivity
•    Integrate Cisco ASA Firewall in Cisco ACI Fabric
•    Enable Connectivity to External Layer 3 Networks
•    Enable Connectivity to External Layer 2 Networks
•    Provision Cisco ACI Using Cisco UCS Director
•    Program Cisco APIC Using Python and Arya (Optional)