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DCAC9K 3.0 – Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI Mode


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  • 5 Days Course
    Data Center Switching

    Classroom + Online

    ISK425500 (Excl. VAT)
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    The Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI Mode (DCAC9K) v3.0 course is designed for senior engineers and IT professionals who implement and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) mode. This course covers the key components of the Cisco ACI architecture, along with the knowledge and hands-on skills you need to configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco ACI mode and connect the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services. You will learn how to deploy Cisco ACI security, networking, virtualization, automation, and programmability features on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches and migrate to a policy-enforced data center.


    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Install the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco ACI mode
    • Configure the Cisco ACI controller (Application Policy Infrastructure Controller [APIC])
    • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch hardware
    • Understand the differences between Cisco ACI code versions
    • Configure Cisco ACI Layer 4 through Layer 7 service integration
    • Integrate virtual and physical workloads in a multi-hypervisor fabric
    • Deploy the security and management capabilities of the Cisco ACI network
    • Connect Cisco ACI to outside networks
    • Extend and interconnect the Cisco ACI fabric
    • Migrate from a traditional data center to Cisco ACI with a common, policy-enforced approach
    • Manage Cisco ACI
    • Program and orchestrate the Cisco ACI network
    • Troubleshoot Cisco ACI


    • Module 1: Cisco ACI Overview
    • Module 2: Cisco ACI Codes, Delta Releases, and Features
    • Module 3: Virtualization, Containers, and Third-Party Integration Features
    • Module 4: Security and Monitoring Features
    • Module 5: Cisco ACI External Networking
    • Module 6: Cisco ACI Fabric Extensions and Interconnections
    • Module 7: Fabric Management and Automation
    • Module 8: Common Troubleshooting Scenarios

    Target Audience

    • Data Center Engineers
    • Data Center Architects
    • Network Designers
    • Network Administrators
    • Network Engineers
    • Virtualization Engineers
    • Cloud Infrastructure Engineers
    • Systems Engineers
    • Consulting Systems Engineers
    • Technical Solutions Architects
    • Field Engineers
    • Cisco Integrators and Partners


    It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

    • Understanding of Cisco Ethernet switching products
    • Understanding of Cisco data center architecture
    • Familiarity with the fundamentals of server virtualization
    • Experience configuring advanced routing and switching technologies such as Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), and intermediate system to intermediate system (IS-IS)


    These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:

    • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1 (ICND1), and Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2 (ICND2)
    • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
    • Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)