Cisco Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure–Advanced v1.2 (DCACIA)

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5 Days

This course is intended for

This course is designed primarily for network and software engineers who are interested in learning about automation and programmability and hold the following job roles:
Network Designers
Network Administrators
Network Engineers
Systems Engineers
Data Center Engineers
Consulting Systems Engineers
Technical Solutions Architects
Cisco Integrators/Partners
Field Engineers
Server Administrators
Network Managers
Storage Administrators
Cisco Integrators and Partners


After completing the course, you should be able to:
Describe Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and basic Cisco ACI concepts
Describe Cisco ACI policy model logical constructs
Describe Cisco ACI basic packet forwarding
Describe external network connectivity
Describe VMM Integration
Describe Layer 4 to Layer 7 integrations
Explain Cisco ACI management features


The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure - Advanced (DCACIA) v1.2 course teaches you how to deploy and manage the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) mode. You will learn how 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 the 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 earns you 40 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification.This course helps prepare you for the following exam:300-630 Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure - Advanced (DCACIA)This course will help you:Gain the skills and hands-on practice integrating the enhanced, automated capabilities of Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode for quicker application deploymentGet the knowledge for protocols, solutions and designs to acquire professional-level and expert-level data center job rolesEarn 40 CE credits toward recertificationThe 300-630 DCACIA exam certifies your knowledge of working with Cisco switches in ACI mode including configuration, implementation, and management.After you pass 300-630 DCACIA, you earn the Cisco Certified Specialist – ACI Advanced Implementation certification and you satisfy the concentration exam requirement for the CCNP Data Center certification.

Introducing Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and Basic Concepts
  • What Is Cisco ACI?
  • Cisco ACI Topology and Hardware
Describing Cisco ACI Policy Model Logical Constructs
  • Cisco ACI Logical Constructs
  • Tenant
Describing Cisco ACI Basic Packet Forwarding
  • Endpoint Learning
  • Basic Bridge Domain Configuration Knob
Introducing External Network Connectivity
  • Cisco ACI External Connectivity Options
  • External Layer 2 Network Connectivity
Introducing VMM Integration
  • VMware vCenter VDS Integration
  • Resolution Immediacy in VMM
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
Explaining Cisco ACI Management
  • Out-of-Band Management
  • In-Band Management

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