Cisco DCACI (300-620) for CCNP Data Center

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Cisco DCACI (300-620) for CCNP Data Center

Authors: Matt Conran , Greg Dickinson, Anthony Sequeira

Looking to stay cutting in the Data Center game, check out these courses that cover implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). These courses cover the objectives... Read more

What you will learn

  • Architect Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure
  • Implement Cisco ACI Packet Forwarding
  • Implement External Network Connectivity
  • Implement Cisco ACI Integrations
  • Manage Cisco ACI Operations

Pre-requisites

You should be familiar with general Cisco Data Center technologies and be skilled at least at a CCNA level.

Designing and Architecting Cisco ACI

Designing and Architecting the Cisco ACI

by Matt Conran

May 8, 2020 / 2h 18m

2h 18m

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Description

The traditional data center is not very agile and was built for a different era.

In this course, Designing and Architecting the Cisco ACI, you’ll learn the new features and functions of the ACI, with the ability to design and integrate the solution.

  • First, you’ll explore the current data center requirements, the Cisco ACI, and its core features.
  • Next, you’ll discover the leaf and spine architecture, the VXLAN overlay, Bridge Domains, and Endpoint Groups along with their new functions.
  • Finally, you’ll learn how to extend and integrate the Cisco ACI.
When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the Cisco ACI needed to design and architect its new components and features.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Highlighting the Cisco ACI
  3. Understanding the Cisco ACI Core Functions
  4. The Cisco ACI Building Blocks
  5. The Cisco ACI Fabric Extension

Implementing Cisco ACI

Implementing Cisco ACI

by Matt Conran

Aug 4, 2020 / 2h 5m

2h 5m

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Description

The traditional data center is not very agile and was built for a different era. In this course, Designing and Architecting the Cisco ACI, you’ll learn the new features and functions of the ACI, with the ability to design and integrate the solution.

  • Explore the current data center requirements, the Cisco ACI and its core features.
  • Discover the leaf and spine architecture, the VXLAN overlay, Bridge Domains and Endpoint groups along with their new functions.
  • Learn how to extend and integrate the Cisco ACI.
When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the Cisco ACI needed to design and architect its new components and features.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Building ACI Logical Infrastructure
  3. ACI Workload Segmentation
  4. Implementing ACI Packet Forwarding
  5. The ACI Optimizations

Deploying Cisco ACI

Deploying Cisco ACI

by Greg Dickinson

Aug 24, 2021 / 2h 26m

2h 26m

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Description

Modern datacenter networks can require complex network configurations. Cisco has simplified many of these configurations with their Application Centric Networking (ACI) product. In this course, Deploying Cisco ACI, you’ll learn to manage a Cisco ACI implementation. First, you’ll explore the basics of implementing ACI. Next, you’ll discover how to expand the ACI implementation via switch discovery and configuration backups. Finally, you’ll learn how to integrate the ACI configuration with both existing networks and VMware virtual networking. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Cisco ACI needed to implement and manage the networking configuration.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Basics of Cisco ACI
  3. Building an ACI Implementation
  4. Managing ACI
  5. Advanced ACI Networking

Managing Cisco ACI

Managing Cisco ACI

by Anthony Sequeira

Jul 21, 2021 / 1h 53m

1h 53m

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Description

Sure, the Cisco ACI can save your IT team time and money through its powerful automation and orchestration around cloud-based application delivery, but it can be a difficult road to this point without proper training. In this course, Managing Cisco ACI, you’ll learn to use the powerful management tools of Cisco ACI in order to deploy robust and higher reliable SaaS applications. First, you’ll explore many of the most popular integrations of Cisco ACI with other products. Next, you’ll discover key management tools and techniques such as AAA and RBAC on the Cisco ACI. Finally, you’ll learn how to manage large multisite environments. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Cisco ACI management needed to excel in a cloud-based, SDN-implemented data center environment.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Implementing Cisco ACI Integrations
  3. Managing Cisco ACI Operations
  4. Additional Cisco ACI Management Options

Troubleshooting Cisco ACI

Troubleshooting Cisco ACI

by Matt Conran

Jun 8, 2021 / 2h 19m

2h 19m

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Description

A strong foundation in troubleshooting failed applications and core ACI infrastructure are essential knowledge to any network professional looking to advance in the field. In this course, Troubleshooting Cisco ACI, you’ll learn to in detail the tools and steps used to troubleshoot a variety of ACI uses cases. First, you’ll explore the ACI fabric infrastructure and workload connectivity. Next, you’ll discover the deployment and migration key phases. Finally, you’ll learn how to manage and monitor the ACI fabric. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the Cisco ACI needed to troubleshoot the common ACI use cases.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. The ACI Fabric Infrastructure
  3. Connecting the Workloads
  4. Troubleshooting Deployment and Migration
  5. Managing and Monitoring Cisco ACI
Learning Paths

Cisco DCACI (300-620) for CCNP Data Center

  • Number of Courses5 courses
  • Duration11 hours
  • Expanded

Looking to stay cutting in the Data Center game, check out these courses that cover implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI).

These courses cover the objectives of the 300-620 DCACI exam, one of the concentration exam options for CCNP Data Center.

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