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Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) D.C. v2 Exam Review

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 8+ 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 Application Centric Infrastructure, and how it fits into Cisco’s modern Data Center v2 design.
  • Course
    • Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Overview
      • What is ACI?
      • How Cisco ACI Policy Model Works
      • ACI Statless Networking
      • Cisco ACI Terminology
      • Nexus 9000 ACI Switches & Apic Controllers
      • ACI Network Topology
      • Classic API Topology
      • ACI Behind the Scenes
    • Basic ACI Initialization
      • Managing & Initializing the ACI Fabric
      • Navigating the APIC GUI
      • Connection to APIC via CIMC SOL; Resetting the APIC, Leaf & Spines
      • Discovering the Fabric
      • Viewing the Topology from the GUI & CLI
      • Connecting to Nodes, Verifying Underlay Routing from CLI & Quick Reference / Commands
    • ACI Policy-Based Model Workflow
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 1
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 2
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 3
      • Defining ACI Objects Manually
    • ACI Virtual Port Channels (vPC)
      • ACI Virtual Port Channels (vPC) Introduction
      • Configuring Fabric Access Policies :: Part 1
      • Configuring Fabric Access Policies :: Part 2
      • Creating a vPC, Verification & Rinse and Repeat
    • ACI and Fabric Extender (FEX)
      • ACI and Fabric Extender (FEX) Introduction
      • ACI FEX Configuration w/ Wizard
      • ACI FEX Manual Configuration
    • ACI Inter-EPG Communication
      • ACI Inter-EPG Communication Introduction: Tenants Review & Hierarchy
      • Tenant Components: VRFs, Bridge Domains, Subnets, Endpoint Group & Contracts
      • Tenant Components: Contracts (Cont'd)
    • Connecting ACI to External Layer 2 Networks (L2out)
      • ACI External Layer 2 Networks
      • Extending EPG Out of the ACI Fabric :: Part 1
      • Extending EPG Out of the ACI Fabric :: Part 2
      • Extend Bridge Domain Out of ACI Fabric
    • Connecting ACI to External Layer 3 Networks (L3out)
      • ACI Layer 3 Interfaces, Border Leaves & Routing Protocols
      • ACI Per-Tenant Routing & ACI and MP-BGP :: Part 1
      • ACI Per-Tenant Routing & ACI and MP-BGP :: Part 2
      • ACI Per-Tenant Routing & ACI and MP-BGP :: Part 3
Course Outline:
  • Course
    • Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Overview
      • What is ACI?
      • How Cisco ACI Policy Model Works
      • ACI Statless Networking
      • Cisco ACI Terminology
      • Nexus 9000 ACI Switches & Apic Controllers
      • ACI Network Topology
      • Classic API Topology
      • ACI Behind the Scenes
    • Basic ACI Initialization
      • Managing & Initializing the ACI Fabric
      • Navigating the APIC GUI
      • Connection to APIC via CIMC SOL; Resetting the APIC, Leaf & Spines
      • Discovering the Fabric
      • Viewing the Topology from the GUI & CLI
      • Connecting to Nodes, Verifying Underlay Routing from CLI & Quick Reference / Commands
    • ACI Policy-Based Model Workflow
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 1
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 2
      • ACI Object Workflow :: Part 3
      • Defining ACI Objects Manually
    • ACI Virtual Port Channels (vPC)
      • ACI Virtual Port Channels (vPC) Introduction
      • Configuring Fabric Access Policies :: Part 1
      • Configuring Fabric Access Policies :: Part 2
      • Creating a vPC, Verification & Rinse and Repeat
    • ACI and Fabric Extender (FEX)
      • ACI and Fabric Extender (FEX) Introduction
      • ACI FEX Configuration w/ Wizard
      • ACI FEX Manual Configuration
    • ACI Inter-EPG Communication
      • ACI Inter-EPG Communication Introduction: Tenants Review & Hierarchy
      • Tenant Components: VRFs, Bridge Domains, Subnets, Endpoint Group & Contracts
      • Tenant Components: Contracts (Cont'd)
    • Connecting ACI to External Layer 2 Networks (L2out)
      • ACI External Layer 2 Networks
      • Extending EPG Out of the ACI Fabric :: Part 1
      • Extending EPG Out of the ACI Fabric :: Part 2
      • Extend Bridge Domain Out of ACI Fabric
    • Connecting ACI to External Layer 3 Networks (L3out)
      • ACI Layer 3 Interfaces, Border Leaves & Routing Protocols
      • ACI Per-Tenant Routing & ACI and MP-BGP :: Part 1
      • ACI Per-Tenant Routing & ACI and MP-BGP :: Part 2
      • ACI Per-Tenant Routing & ACI and MP-BGP :: Part 3