DCACIT - Troubleshooting Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure


This course teaches you the key components and procedures that you need to know to manage, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco® Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode, a solution to simplify, optimize, and accelerate infrastructure deployment and governance. This course is for advanced engineers who have installed and managed existing fabrics or for those who have completed the Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure-Advanced (DCACI) course.

This course will help you:
Learn how to design policy-driven automation to streamline the deployment lifecycle
Integrate a comprehensive solution using any hypervisor, supporting any workload, for any location, and in any cloud

Provider: Cisco Advanced Services.

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Professionals interested in operating and supporting solutions using the Cisco ACI & Nexus 9000 ACI Mode Solutions.


After taking this course, you should be able to:
Review and verify basic connectivity to Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC)
Explain Cisco APIC and its monitoring, management, and troubleshooting aspects
Describe Cisco Network Assurance and Cisco Network Insights and how to use them to improve operational efficiency
Avoid common mistakes and recognize common symptoms

Pré Requisitos

You should have the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:
Completion of Cisco ACI Field Engineer Essentials course
Familiarity with data center infrastructure operations
Familiarity with management of Cisco data center switches
Basic programming
Basic network troubleshooting
System or network administration (Linux or Windows)
Data center operations

The following Cisco courses may help you meet these prerequisites:
Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure-Advanced (DCACI)
Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Operations and Troubleshooting (DCACIO / Old version Training)

Conteúdo Programatico

Course Introduction
Course Outline
Course Goals & Objectives

Cisco ACI Day-2 Operations
Management Information Tree
Cisco ACI APIC and Built-In Tools

Day-2 Operational Challenges
Day-2 Challenges and Solutions

Introducing Cisco Network Assurance Engine (NAE)
Overview of Cisco Network Assurance Engine
Components of Cisco NAE

Introducing Cisco Network Insights
Introducing Cisco Network Insights Advisor
Introducing Cisco Network Insights Resources

Cisco ACI Fabric Operation and Forwarding
Virtual Extensible LAN Basics
Cisco ACI Initial Configuration Overview

Cisco ACI Troubleshooting Methodology
Review of Logical Model
Review of Concrete Model

Troubleshooting the Logical Model
Troubleshooting Logical Model Methodology

Troubleshooting the Concrete Model
Troubleshooting Concrete Model Methodology

Troubleshooting Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) Integration
Troubleshooting VMware
Verifying Blade Chassis

Troubleshooting Layer 4–7 Service Insertion
Layer 4–7 Service Graph Overview
Device Packages

Troubleshooting Layer 2
VLAN and Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) Mapping
Traffic Flow

Troubleshooting Layer 3 Routing
Troubleshooting Routing
Layer 3 Transit Routing

Troubleshooting Contracts and Route Leaking
Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF)-VRF Contracts and Route Leaking

Cisco ACI Best Practices
Cisco ACI Naming Conventions
Day-0 Configuration

Lab outline
Lab 1: Designing Enterprise Connectivity
Lab 2: Designing an Enterprise Network with BGP Internet Connectivity
Lab 3: Designing an Enterprise Campus LAN
Lab 4: Designing Resilient Enterprise WAN
Lab 5: Designing QoS in an Enterprise Network
Lab 6: Designing an Enterprise IPv6 Network