Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI v1.0) Training
The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) v1.0 course show you how to deploy and manage the Cisco® Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI®) mode. The course gives you the knowledge and skills to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode, how to connect the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services, and fundamentals of Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) integration. You will gain hands-on practice implementing key capabilities such as fabric discovery, policies, connectivity, VMM integration, and more.
This course helps you prepare to take the exam, Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (300-620 DCACI), which leads to CCNP® Data Center and Cisco Certified Specialist – Data Center ACI Implementation certifications.
Save More On Training with FlexVouchers – A Unique Training Savings Account
Our FlexVouchers help you lock in your training budgets without having to commit to a traditional 1 voucher = 1 course classroom-only attendance. FlexVouchers expand your purchasing power to modern blended solutions and services that are completely customizable. For details, please call 888-843-8733 or chat live.
In Class & Live, Online Training
Time Zone Legend:
Eastern Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Mountain Time ZonePacific Time Zone
Note: This course runs for
Guaranteed to Run
When you see the "Guaranteed to Run" icon next to a course event, you can rest assured that your course event — date, time — will run. Guaranteed.
DCACI Course Information
To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
Understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching
Familiarity with Cisco Ethernet switching products
Understanding of Cisco data center architecture
Familiarity with virtualization fundamentals
Who Should Attend this Course
Data Center Engineer
Consulting Systems Engineer
Technical Solutions Architect
Cisco integrators and partners
This course is part of the following Certifications:
Introducing Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and Basic Concepts
What Is Cisco ACI?
Cisco ACI Topology and Hardware
Cisco ACI Object Model
Faults, Event Record, and Audit Log
Cisco ACI Fabric Discovery
Cisco ACI Access Policies
Describing Cisco ACI Policy Model Logical Constructs
Cisco ACI Logical Constructs
Virtual Routing and Forwarding
Tenant Components Review
Adding Bare-Metal Servers to Endpoint Groups
Describing Cisco ACI Basic Packet Forwarding
Basic Bridge Domain Configuration ****
Introducing External Network Connectivity
Cisco ACI External Connectivity Options
External Layer 2 Network Connectivity
External Layer 3 Network Connectivity
Introducing VMM Integration
VMware vCenter VDS Integration
Resolution Immediacy in VMM
Alternative VMM Integrations
Describing Layer 4 to Layer 7 Integrations
Service Appliance Insertion Without ACI L4-L7 Service Graph
Service Appliance Insertion via ACI L4-L7 Service Graph
Service Graph Configuration Workflow
Service Graph PBR Introduction
Explaining Cisco ACI Management
Simple Network Management Protocol
Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
Role-Based Access Control
Cisco ACI Upgrade
Collect Tech Support
Validate Fabric Discovery
Configure Network Time Protocol (NTP)
Create Access Policies and Virtual Port Channel (vPC)
Enable Layer 2 Connectivity in the Same Endpoint Group (EPG)
Enable Inter-EPG Layer 2 Connectivity
Enable Inter-EPG Layer 3 Connectivity
Compare Traffic Forwarding Methods in a Bridge Domain
Configure External Layer 2 (L2Out) Connection
Configure External Layer 3 (L3Out) Connection
Integrate Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) With VMware vCenter Using VMware Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS)
How do I prepare for CCNP Data Center certification?
The best way to prepare for this certification is to take the Cisco-approved training, as well as using the self-study materials provided.
How do I redeem my Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs) for this CCNP Data Center course?
During your checkout of the course, make sure to select Credits & Vouchers within the payment method. Highlight and click CLC and enter the sales order number that you were issued by Cisco.
How do I take Cisco exam DCACI 300-620 to obtain CCNP Data Center certification?
You will need to register for the exam. Exams are offered as proctored exams at a test center, or self-administered online.
How do I achieve the CCNP Data Center certification?
To earn CCNP Data Center, you need to pass a core exam and a data center concentration exam of your choice. The 350-601 DCCOR is the core exam. Passing this 300-620 DCACI exam completes your selected concentration exam. Comprehensive Cisco Certification information can be found here.