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Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Operations and Troubleshooting (DCACIO)

( Duration: 3 Days )

This Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Operations and Troubleshooting (DCACIO) training course teaches to manage, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode. Through expert instruction and hands-on practice, you will learn about operational tools, best practices, caveats, and more. You will practice troubleshooting common issues on a live fabric. Based on lessons learned in wide range of production deployments, this course gives you the real-world knowledge and skills to boost operational efficiencies in your own deployment.

By attending Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Operations and Troubleshooting (DCACIO) workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Operationalize and troubleshoot the ACI fabric
  • Understand Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) and its monitoring, management, and troubleshooting capabilities
  • Avoid common mistakes and recognize common symptoms

  • Cisco ACI concepts and implementation
  • Familiarity with data center infrastructure operations
  • Familiarity with management of Cisco data center switches
  • Understanding of basic network troubleshooting

The Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Operations and Troubleshooting (DCACIO) class is ideal for:

  • Data center engineers
  • Field engineers
  • Network engineers
  • Systems engineers

COURSE AGENDA

1

ACI Overview and Configuration Review

  • Review Cisco ACI Architecture and Cisco ACI Building Blocks
  • Review the Physical and Logical Policy Model
  • Configuration Review (Physical and Logical)
  • ACI Policy Objects Review
  • Fabric Access Policies
  • vPC Explicit Protection Groups
  • VMM Integration with vCenter
  • L2 EPG Extension / L2 BD Extension Workflows
  • L3 Route Distribution / BGP Route Reflection
  • L3 Out Configuration Workflows
  • Contract Deny (Taboo) Logging
2

Cisco ACI Firmware, Configuration, and Management

  • Installation Checklist
  • HW Installation and Fabric Discovery
  • ACI Firmware Upgrades
  • Import / Export
  • Configuration Snapshots and Rollbacks
  • Configuration Zones
  • ACI Fabric Rebuild or Recovery
  • Cluster Management
  • Convert Cisco NX-OS mode to ACI mode
  • APIC Management Access Protocols
  • General Recommended Practices from the Technical Assistance Center TAC
3

Monitoring

  • ACI Operation Tools
  • ACI Dashboards
  • Health Scores
  • Faults in ACI
  • Viewing Events and Logs
  • Monitoring Policies
  • Monitoring using CLI
  • Displaying Capacity Dashboard and Traffic Map
  • GitHub Tools
4

Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting Checklist
  • Faults in ACI
  • Using Visore
  • CLI Troubleshooting Commands: moquery/iping/itraceroute/acidiag
  • Troubleshooting Endpoint Connectivity
  • Visibility and Troubleshooting Tool
  • Troubleshooting Access Ports
  • Troubleshooting the Fabric Discovery Process (Link Layer Discovery Protocol [LLDP])
  • Hardware Diagnostics and Replacement

Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 4,000 Modules on a variety of subjects
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  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
  • Trained more than 50,000 Corporate executives across the Globe
  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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