Duration: 3 days
Version: 5.2

Continuing Education credits: 24 points

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Price in Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs): 35
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The Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Operations and Troubleshooting (DCACIO) is an instructor-led or virtual instructor-led course, which shows you how to manage, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode. Through expert instruction and hands-on practice, you will learn about operational tools, best practices, caveats, and practice troubleshooting common issues on a live fabric. Based on lessons learned in wide range of production deployments, this course gives you the real-world knowledge and skills to boost operational efficiencies in your own deployment.

This course will help you:
  • quickly ramp up on Cisco ACI operational knowledge, skills, and best practices honed from real-world production deployments,
  • gain hands-on troubleshooting techniques,
  • optimize the benefits of using Cisco ACI, such as streamlined operations.

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Language: English
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After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe the Cisco ACI built in tools for operating and monitoring the fabric.
  • Describe the complex challenges related to monitoring and Cisco tools that address them: Cisco Nexus Dashboard and Cisco Nexus Dashboard Insights.
  • Describe fabric installation upgrade, backup, restore, and best practices for Cisco NX-OS-to-ACI migration and Cisco ACI management access.
  • Describe the tools and best practices for monitoring ACI fabric.
  • Describe best practices for Cisco ACI naming conventions, Day-0 configuration, VMM integration, and Cisco ACI migrations.


Course Outline:
  • Describing Cisco ACI Day-0 to Day-2 Operations
  • Describing Day-2 Operational Tools
  • Describing Cisco ACI Configuration Management
  • Describing Cisco ACI Monitoring
  • Cisco ACI Best Practices

Lab outline:
  • Safeguard ACI Operation Using Network Assurance Engine
  • Configure SNMP and Perform Export/Import Operations
  • Monitor Cisco ACI and Configure Syslog
  • Explore the Management Information Tree
  • Configure SPAN

Prerequisite Knowledge

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
  • Understanding of ACI architecture and concepts need to get an ACI fabric into production
  • Familiarity with data center infrastructure operations
  • Familiarity with management of Cisco data center switches
  • Data center operations

The following courses will provide you with the required ACI skills:
Who should enroll:
  • IT professionals who operate and support a Cisco ACI data center network
  • Data center engineers
  • Field engineers
  • Network engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Cisco integrators/partners
  • Consulting systems engineer
  • Technical solutions architect
  • Service administrator
  • Network manager