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Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Part 1 - Network Centric Mode

Brian McGahan
Brian McGahan
CCIEx4 #8593, CCDE #2013::13

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Course Description
Join the world’s most highly respected and experienced team of CCIE instructors for 10+ hours of comprehensive Data Center v2 video training. This online course is taught by Brian McGahan, CCIEx4 #8593 (Routing & Switching, Data Center, Security, Service Provider), CCDE #2013::13 (Design). Follow along as Brian explains and demonstrates the technologies related to Cisco’s Nexus Switching - ACI, and how it fits into Cisco’s modern Data Center v2 design. This course is part of the CCIE Data Center v2 Bundle.
  • Course
    • Course Overview
      • ACI :: Introduction
      • What is ACI?
      • Nexus 9000 ACI Switches
      • APIC Controllers
      • ACI Network Topology
      • Class ACI Topology
      • Managing the ACI Fabric & ACI Behind the Scenes
    • ACI Fabric Initialization
      • Initializing Fabric & Connecting to APIC via CIMC SOL
      • Navigating the APIC GUI :: Part 1
      • Navigating the APIC GUI :: Part 2
      • Discovering The Fabric & Viewing the Topology from the GUI
      • Connecting to Nodes & Verifying Underlay Routing from CLI
    • ACI Virtual Port Channels (vPC)
      • Configuring Fabric Access Policies :: Part 1
      • Configuring Fabric Access Policies :: Part 2
      • Creating and Verifying a vPC
      • Next Steps
    • ACI Tenants
      • Tenant Overview and Hierarchy
      • Tenant Components
      • Tenant Hierarchy (cont.)
    • Layer 2 Access Ports on ACI
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 1
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 2
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 3
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 4
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 5
    • Inter EPG Communication in ACI
      • Inter End Point Group (EPG) :: Part 1
      • Inter End Point Group (EPG) :: Part 2
    • Layer 2 Trunk Ports on ACI (L2Out)
      • Layer 2 Trunk Ports on ACI (L2Out) :: Part 1
      • Layer 2 Trunk Ports on ACI (L2Out) :: Part 2
      • Layer 2 Trunk Ports on ACI (L2Out) :: Part 3
    • Extending Bridge Domain Outside ACI
      • Extending Bridge Domain Outside ACI (L2Out) :: Part 1
      • Extending Bridge Domain Outside ACI (L2Out) :: Part 2
    • Inter EPG Communication with L2out in ACI
      • Inter EPG Communication with L2out in ACI
    • STP and L2out
      • STP and L2out in ACI
    • Connecting ACI to External Layer3 Networks (L3out)
      • Connecting ACI to External Layer3 Networks (L3out) :: Part 1
      • Connecting ACI to External Layer3 Networks (L3out) :: Part 2
      • Connecting ACI to External Layer3 Networks (L3out) :: Part 3
      • Connecting ACI to External Layer3 Networks (L3out) :: Part 4
    • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with OSPF
      • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with OSPF :: Part 1
      • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with OSPF :: Part 2
    • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with EIGRP
      • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with EIGRP
    • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with BGP
      • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with BGP :: Part 1
      • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with BGP :: Part 2
      • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with BGP :: Part 3
    • ACI & FEX
      • ACI and Fabric Extenders
      • ACI FEX Configuration w/ Wizard :: Part 1
      • ACI FEX Configuration w/ Wizard :: Part 2
      • ACI FEX Manual Configuration
Course Outline:
  • Course
    • Course Overview
      • ACI :: Introduction
      • What is ACI?
      • Nexus 9000 ACI Switches
      • APIC Controllers
      • ACI Network Topology
      • Class ACI Topology
      • Managing the ACI Fabric & ACI Behind the Scenes
    • ACI Fabric Initialization
      • Initializing Fabric & Connecting to APIC via CIMC SOL
      • Navigating the APIC GUI :: Part 1
      • Navigating the APIC GUI :: Part 2
      • Discovering The Fabric & Viewing the Topology from the GUI
      • Connecting to Nodes & Verifying Underlay Routing from CLI
    • ACI Virtual Port Channels (vPC)
      • Configuring Fabric Access Policies :: Part 1
      • Configuring Fabric Access Policies :: Part 2
      • Creating and Verifying a vPC
      • Next Steps
    • ACI Tenants
      • Tenant Overview and Hierarchy
      • Tenant Components
      • Tenant Hierarchy (cont.)
    • Layer 2 Access Ports on ACI
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 1
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 2
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 3
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 4
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 5
    • Inter EPG Communication in ACI
      • Inter End Point Group (EPG) :: Part 1
      • Inter End Point Group (EPG) :: Part 2
    • Layer 2 Trunk Ports on ACI (L2Out)
      • Layer 2 Trunk Ports on ACI (L2Out) :: Part 1
      • Layer 2 Trunk Ports on ACI (L2Out) :: Part 2
      • Layer 2 Trunk Ports on ACI (L2Out) :: Part 3
    • Extending Bridge Domain Outside ACI
      • Extending Bridge Domain Outside ACI (L2Out) :: Part 1
      • Extending Bridge Domain Outside ACI (L2Out) :: Part 2
    • Inter EPG Communication with L2out in ACI
      • Inter EPG Communication with L2out in ACI
    • STP and L2out
      • STP and L2out in ACI
    • Connecting ACI to External Layer3 Networks (L3out)
      • Connecting ACI to External Layer3 Networks (L3out) :: Part 1
      • Connecting ACI to External Layer3 Networks (L3out) :: Part 2
      • Connecting ACI to External Layer3 Networks (L3out) :: Part 3
      • Connecting ACI to External Layer3 Networks (L3out) :: Part 4
    • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with OSPF
      • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with OSPF :: Part 1
      • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with OSPF :: Part 2
    • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with EIGRP
      • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with EIGRP
    • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with BGP
      • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with BGP :: Part 1
      • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with BGP :: Part 2
      • ACI External Layer 3 Routing with BGP :: Part 3
    • ACI & FEX
      • ACI and Fabric Extenders
      • ACI FEX Configuration w/ Wizard :: Part 1
      • ACI FEX Configuration w/ Wizard :: Part 2
      • ACI FEX Manual Configuration