Course Details
  
Introduction

Intended Audience

Learning Objectives

Prerequisites

Examination

Course Outline

Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure  

Course CLDACI — Five days—Instructor-led

Introduction:

This course is 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.

Intended Audience:

  • Channel Partners
  • Customers
  • Employees

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, 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)

Prerequisites:

It is recommended, but not required, that students have basic knowledge of:

  • 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 class or equivalent knowledge

Examination:

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills in ACI Architecture, Fabric and Physical Topology; ACI Design and Configuration; APIC Automation Using Northbound API; ACI Integration; and ACI Day 2 Operations.

  • EXAM NUMBER: 300-475 CLDACI
  • DURATION: 90 Minutes (55 - 65 questions)

Please note the exam is not included in the course and must be booked separately.

Course Outline:

  • Implementing Cisco ACI Fundamentals
  • Implementing Cisco ACI Enhanced Features
  • Configuring Cisco ACI External Cloud Connectivity Automate and Design
  • Cisco ACI Deployment
  • Implementing ACI Fabric Connectivity for Virtual Machines
  • Deploying Application Access Control Monitor Traffic with Atomic Counters
  • Deploying vPC Connections to Hypervisors
  • Deploying Cisco AVS and Micro-segmentation
  • Adding Bare Metal Hosts and Implement Inter-Tenant Connectivity
  • Integrating Cisco ASA Firewall in ACI Fabric
  • Enabling Connectivity to External Layer 3 Networks
  • Enabling Connectivity to External Layer 2 Networks
  • Provision ACI Using UCS Director Program
  • APIC Using Python and Arya (Optional)