Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) v6.2

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) v6.2

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Course Overview:

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) v6.2 – Hands-on

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) v6.2 course is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNP Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) course is on the implementation and deployment automation of Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and Cisco Nexus switches. The Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) course provides rich hands-on experience in building a data center solution based on Cisco ACI. Learners are introduced to the automation capabilities offered by Python and RESTful APIs in combination with Cisco ACI and Cisco Nexus switches.

You’ll master the professional-level skills and technologies needed to implement Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), virtualization, and automation of data center operations.

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) – Customize It:

• We can adapt this Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) v6.2 course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) v6.2 course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) course:

• Network Designer
• Network Administrator
• Network Engineer
• Systems Engineer
• Consulting Systems Engineer
• Technical Solutions Architect
• Cisco Integrators/Partners

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) – Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) course are as follows:

You should have attended the following classes or obtained equivalent level of knowledge:

• Good understanding of the VMware environment
• Knowledge of data center networking concepts
• Knowledge of data center storage concepts
• Knowledge of data center virtualization

To fully benefit from this Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) course, students attending this training should have completed the following courses or obtained the equivalent level of knowledge:

• DCICN – Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking v6.2
• DCICT – Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.2
• ICND1 v3.0 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1
• ICND2 v3.0 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2
• CCNAX v3.0 – CCNA Routing and Switching Boot Camp

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) – Objectives:

Upon completing this Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe two primary features to logically separate a physical switch.
• Describe the Nexus 1000 virtual switch.
• Describe programmability options on Cisco NX-OS.
• Describe CLI features that simplify configuration management.
• Use different scripting tools available with Cisco NX-OS.
• Introduce the high-level concepts and describe the different fabric discovery parameters for Cisco ACI.
• Create tenant-based policies for bare metal hosts.
• Describe the integration of VM Manager Domains with Cisco ACI.
• Describe how Cisco ACI supports multitier applications.
• List Cisco ACI monitoring capabilities.
• Describe Cisco ACI programmability and orchestration.
• Describe vPC-based aggregation and availability.
• Describe Cisco AVS, distributed firewall, and micro-segmentation.
• Describe packet flows within the Cisco ACI.
• Describe integrating Cisco ACI with external Layer 3 networks.
• Outline the integration options with external Layer 2 networks.
• Describe how L4–L7 services are inserted into the Cisco ACI fabric and how traffic is subsequently redirected.

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training (DCVAI) – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Infrastructure Virtualization Implementation

Lesson 1: Configuring Logical Device Separation
Lesson 2: Configuring Virtual Switching Technology

Module 2: Cisco NX-OS Configuration Automation

Lesson 1: Implementing Configuration Programmability
Lesson 2: Implementing Configuration Profiles
Lesson 3: Using Scripting Tools

Module 3: Application-Centric Infrastructure Overview

Lesson 1: Introducing Cisco ACI

Module 4: Cisco ACI Building Blocks and Application Policies

Lesson 1: Building Tenant-Based Policies with Bare-Metal Hosts
Lesson 2: Describing VMM Domain Integration
Lesson 3: Multitier Applications in Cisco ACI

Module 5: Cisco ACI Manageability and Programmability

Lesson 1: Monitoring and Managing Cisco ACI
Lesson 2: Describing Cisco ACI Programmability and Orchestration

Module 6: Cisco ACI Enhanced Features

Lesson 1: Describing vPC
Lesson 2: Deploying Cisco AVS

Module 7: Cisco ACI Networking

Lesson 1: Describing Packet Flow Internal to the ACI Fabric
Lesson 2: Describing External Layer 3 Network Integration
Lesson 3: Describing External Layer 2 Network Integration
Lesson 4: Configuring Service Insertion and Redirection

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation Training v6.2 (DCVAI) – LABS:
Lab 1: Implement Cisco NX-OS Configuration Automation
Lab 2: Discover and Initialize ACI Fabric
Lab 3: Implement Cisco ACI Fabric Connectivity for Bare-Metal Hosts
Lab 4: Implement Cisco ACI Fabric Connectivity for VMs
Lab 5: Implement Application Policies
Lab 6: Implement Inter-Tenant Connectivity
Lab 7: Program Cisco APIC Using Python and Arya
Lab 8: Implement vPC to Hypervisors
Lab 9: Deploy Cisco AVS and Microsegmentation
Lab 10: Enable Connectivity to External Layer 3 Networks
Lab 11: Enable Connectivity to External Layer 2 Networks
Lab 12: Provision Layer 2 Extension Using Cisco UCS Director
Lab 13: Deploy Service Graph ASA NGFW

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