Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure - Advanced (DCACIA)

 

Course Overview

The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure–Advanced (DCACIA) v1.1 course shows you how to integrate the capabilities of the Cisco® Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI®) mode. You will learn how to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode providing enhanced management and policy framework, along with the protocols used in the underlying fabric. The course also covers how to use Cisco ACI as a policy-driven solution that integrates software and hardware, and how to implement Cisco ACI Multi-Pod and Nexus Dashboard Orchestrator (NDO) deployments. You will gain hands-on practice implementing advanced ACI capabilities such as Rogue Endpoint Feature, Transit Routing, VRF Route Leaking, Contracts and Zoning Rules, Policy Based Redirect to Layer 4–7 Service Node, Multi-Pod Fabric and Cisco ACI® Nexus Dashboard Orchestrator.

This course helps prepare you for the following exam:

  • 300-630 Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure - Advanced

This course will help you:

  • Gain the skills and hands-on practice integrating the enhanced, automated capabilities of Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode for quicker application deployment
  • Get the knowledge for protocols, solutions and designs to acquire professional-level and expert-level data center job roles
  • Earn 40 CE credits toward recertification

What to Expect in the Exam

  • The 300-630 DCACIA exam certifies your knowledge of working with Cisco switches in ACI mode including configuration, implementation, and management.
  • After you pass 300-630 DCACIA, you earn the Cisco Certified Specialist – ACI Advanced Implementation certification and you satisfy the concentration exam requirement for the CCNP Data Center certification.

Course Content

Cisco ACI Advanced Packet Forwarding
  • Packet Forwarding Between Leaf Switches
  • Endpoint Learning
Using Advanced Cisco ACI Policy and Tenant Configuration
  • Layer 3 Outside Transit Routing
  • Using Tenant Common for Shared Services
Implementing Traditional Network in Cisco ACI
  • Integrating Switched Network with Cisco ACI
  • Migrating Existing Switched Network to Cisco ACI
Cisco ACI Service Graph PBR
  • Service Graph PBR Overview
  • PBR End-to-End Packet Flow
Cisco ACI Multi-Pod Deployment
  • Cisco ACI Multi-Pod Overview
  • Inter-Pod Network Overview
Cisco Nexus Dashboard Deployment
  • Cisco Nexus Dashboard Overview
  • Cisco Nexus Dashboard Orchestrator

Who should attend

  • Network designers
  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Data center engineers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects
  • Field engineers
  • Server administrators
  • Network managers
  • Storage administrators
  • Cisco integrators and partners
  • Project managers
  • Program managers

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Basic understanding of Cisco ACI
  • Understanding of Cisco data center architecture
  • Familiarity with virtualization fundamentals

These are the recommended Cisco learning offerings that may help you meet these prerequisites:

Course Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain Cisco ACI advanced fabric packet forwarding
  • Explain advanced ACI policy and tenant configuration
  • Describe Cisco ACI Multi-Pod deployment
  • Explain the details and consideration of implementing and integrating traditional network with Cisco ACI
  • Describe Cisco ACI Service Graph Policy-Based Redirect (PBR)
  • Describe Cisco ACI Nexus Dashboard Orchestrator deployment

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration
5 days

Price
  • US$ 4,500
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 45
Classroom Training

Duration
5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 4,500
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 45
E-Learning

Subscription duration
180 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 1,500

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