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    Course details


    After taking this course, you should be able to:

    • Explain Cisco ACI advanced fabric packet forwarding
    • Explain advanced ACI policy and tenant configuration
    • Describe Cisco ACI Multi-Pod deployment
    • Explain the details and consideration of implementing and integrating traditional network with Cisco ACI
    • Describe Cisco ACI Service Graph Policy-Based Redirect (PBR)
    • Describe Cisco ACI Nexus Dashboard Orchestrator deployment


    To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

    • Basic understanding of Cisco ACI
    • Understanding of Cisco data center architecture
    • Familiarity with virtualization fundamentals
    • These are the recommended Cisco learning offerings that may help you meet these prerequisites:

    • Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI)
    • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®)
    • Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU)


    • Cisco ACI Advanced Packet Forwarding
      • Packet Forwarding Between Leaf Switches
      • Endpoint Learning
    • Using Advanced Cisco ACI Policy and Tenant Configuration
      • Layer 3 Outside Transit Routing
      • Using Tenant Common for Shared Services
    • Implementing Traditional Network in Cisco ACI
      • Integrating Switched Network with Cisco ACI
      • Migrating Existing Switched Network to Cisco ACI
    • Cisco ACI Service Graph PBR
      • Service Graph PBR Overview
      • PBR End-to-End Packet Flow
    • Cisco ACI Multi-Pod Deployment
      • Cisco ACI Multi-Pod Overview
      • Inter-Pod Network Overview
    • Cisco Nexus Dashboard Deployment
      • Cisco Nexus Dashboard Overview
      • Cisco Nexus Dashboard Orchestrator

    Lab outline

    • Examine Local and Remote Endpoint Learning
    • Verify Bounce Entries
    • Validate IP Learning
    • Mitigate IP and MAC Flapping with the Rogue Endpoint Feature
    • Enable Transit Routing
    • Implement VRF Route Leaking
    • Configure VRF Route Leaking with L3Out
    • Examine Contracts and Zoning Rules
    • Configure Policy-Based Redirect to Layer 4–7 Service Node
    • Deploy Multi-Pod Fabric
    • Provision Policies with Cisco ACI Multi-Site Orchestrator