Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualisation and Automation

5 days


Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation is a five-day skills building course focused on the implementation and deployment automation of Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and Cisco Nexus switches.


  • Recommended as preparation for exam:
  • 300-170 - Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation
  • This is one of four exams required for the CCNP Data Center Certification

Course Outline

  • Infrastructure Virtualization Implementation
  • Configuring Virtual Switching Technologies
  • NX-OS Configuration Automation
  • Implementing Configuration Programmability
  • Implementing Configuration Profiles
  • Using Scripting Tools
  • Application-Centric Infrastructure
  • Describing Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Describing Management
  • Describing Cisco ACI Fabric Access Policies
  • ACI Constructs
  • Describing Tenant-Based Policies
  • Describing VMM Domain Integration
  • Describing Contracts Within an Application Profile
  • Application-Centric Infrastructure Monitoring and Programmability
  • Configuring Monitoring
  • Configuring Security Domains and Role Mapping
  • Describing Cisco ACI Programmability
  • Cisco ACI Enhanced Features
  • Implementing Inter-Tenant Communication
  • Describing vPC
  • Deploying Cisco AVS
  • Application-Centric Infrastructure Networking
  • Describing Packet Flow Internal to the ACI Fabric
  • Describing External Layer 3 Network Integration
  • Describing External Layer 2 Network Integration
  • Configuring Service Insertion and Redirection
  • Labs:
  • Lab 1: Implement Cisco NX-OS Configuration Automation
  • Lab 2: Discover and Initialize the 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: Monitor Traffic with Atomic Counters
  • Lab 7: Implement Inter-Tenant Connectivity
  • Lab 8: Program Cisco APIC Using Python and Arya
  • Lab 9: Implement vPC to Hypervisors
  • Lab 10: Deploy Cisco AVS and Microsegmentation
  • Lab 11: Enable Connectivity to External Layer 3 Networks
  • Lab 12: Enable Connectivity to External Layer 2 Networks
  • Lab 13: Provision Cisco ACI Using Cisco UCS Director
  • Lab 14: Deploy Service Graph ASA NGFW

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Midlands Birmingham5 2156 £2156 2019-10-07
Edinburgh Edinburgh5 2156 £2156 2019-10-07
Bristol Bristol5 2156 £2156 2019-10-07
Devon Exeter5 2156 £2156 2019-10-07
Devon Exeter5 2156 £2156 2019-12-02
Midlands Birmingham5 2156 £2156 2019-12-02
Edinburgh Edinburgh5 2156 £2156 2019-12-02
Bristol Bristol5 2156 £2156 2019-12-02
Berkshire Wokingham5 2156 £2156 2019-12-16