DCVAI v6.2 - Implementing Cisco® Data Center Virtualization and Automation v6.0 **Part of the CCNP Data Center certification track**

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DCVAI v6.2 - Implementing Cisco® Data Center Virtualization and Automation v6.0 **Part of the CCNP Data Center certification track**

(6 weeks)
Version 6.0

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI) v6.0 is a 6 weeks instructor-led course that is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNP Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building course is on the implementation and deployment automation of Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and Cisco Nexus switches. The course provides rich, hands-on experience in building a data center solution based on Cisco ACI. Learners are introduced to the automation capabilities offered by Python and RESTful APIs in combination with Cisco ACI and Cisco Nexus switches.

After completion of this course, students will be able to...
Implement infrastructure virtualization solutions, such as VDC, VRFs, Cisco Nexus 1000v, and Cisco AVS
Identify programmability methods and program Cisco Nexus switches using XML, Python, and NXAPI
Implement a Cisco ACI solution that provides fabric connectivity to bare-metal hosts, virtual machines, and external Layer 2 and Layer 3 domains
Integrate Cisco ACI with virtual machine managers, such as VMware vCenter
Enforce application policies in intra- and intertenant scenarios
Deploy Cisco AVS and microsegmentation
Program Cisco ACI using Python, RESTful APIs, and Arya
Orchestrate Cisco ACI using the Cisco UCS Director
Insert L4-L7 services into the Cisco ACI fabric
Monitor Cisco ACI deployment using atomic counters and other monitoring tools.

Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the State's Department of Education. Please contact us to get an update as to when the class should be available in New Hampshire.

To fully benefit from this course, students should be able to do the following:
Describe data center networking concepts
Describe data center storage concepts
Describe data center virtualization

Who Should Attend
Systems and field engineers
Consulting systems engineers
Technical solutions architects
Cisco integrators and partners who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series switches and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series fabric extenders
Data center engineers and managers
Program managers
Project managers

Course Outline

Module 1: Infrastructure Virtualization Implementation
Lesson 1: Configuring Logical Device Separation
Lesson 2: Configuring Virtual Switching Technologies

Module 2: NX-OS Configuration Automation
Lesson 1: Implementing Configuration Programmability
Lesson 2: Implementing Configuration Profiles
Lesson 3: Using Scripting Tools

Module 3: Application-Centric Infrastructure
Lesson 1: Describing Cisco ACI Fabric
Lesson 2: Describing Management
Lesson 3: Describing Cisco ACI Fabric Access Policies

Module 4: ACI Constructs
Lesson 1: Describing Tenant-Based Policies
Lesson 2: Describing VMM Domain Integration
Lesson 3: Describing Contracts Within an Application Profile

Module 5: Application-Centric Infrastructure Monitoring and Programmability
Lesson 1: Configuring Monitoring
Lesson 2: Configuring Security Domains and Role Mapping
Lesson 3: Describing Cisco ACI Programmability

Module 6: Cisco ACI Enhanced Features
Lesson 1: Implementing Inter-Tenant Communication
Lesson 2: Describing vPC
Lesson 3: Deploying Cisco AVS

Module 7: Application-Centric Infrastructure Networking
Lesson 1: Describing Packet Flow Internal to the ACI Fabric
Lesson 2: Describing External Layer 3 Network Integration
Lesson 3: Describing External Layer 2 Network Integration
Lesson 4: Configuring Service Insertion and Redirection

Guided Lab 1: Implement Cisco NX-OS Configuration Automation
Guided Lab 2: Discover and Initialize the ACI Fabric
Guided Lab 3: Implement Cisco ACI Fabric Connectivity for Bare-Metal Hosts
Guided Lab 4: Implement Cisco ACI Fabric Connectivity for VMs
Guided Lab 5: Implement Application Policies
Guided Lab 6: Monitor Traffic with Atomic Counters
Guided Lab 7: Implement Inter-Tenant Connectivity
Guided Lab 8: Program Cisco APIC Using Python and Arya
Guided Lab 9: Implement vPC to Hypervisors
Guided Lab 10: Deploy Cisco AVS and Microsegmentation
Guided Lab 11: Enable Connectivity to External Layer 3 Networks
Guided Lab 12: Enable Connectivity to External Layer 2 Networks
Guided Lab 13: Provision Cisco ACI Using Cisco UCS Director
Guided Lab 14: Deploy Service Graph ASA NGFW

Price Includes International Curriculum Courseware And Very Active Real-Time Labs.

2 Hours Daily 3 Times a Week

Total Duration 6 Weeks

  • Model: CCNP Data Center
  • Manufacturer: Cisco

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