Course Overview

ACI Operations and Troubleshooting is a three-day, instructor-led course designed for data center architects and network engineers to learn how to operate and troubleshoot a Data Center Network Infrastructure running Cisco ACI.

Course Objectives

Course Prequisites

Target Audience

  • SE’s
  • Customers Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • DC Architects
  • Network Infrastructure Personnel
  • Cloud Infrastructure Personnel
  • Network Operation Personnel

1. ACI Overview & Configuration Review 2. Configuration Management Installing, upgrading, backing up, and restoring ACI fabric

  • Lab 1: Create admin-level user account
  • Lab 2: Configuration Restore

3. APIC Management Access Protocols and Interfaces Protocols and interfaces for ACI access

  • Exercises: Basic GUI, Visore, CLI show commands

4. Monitoring Always-on and on-demand monitoring tools

  • Exercise: Audit Log
  • Lab3: Configuring Syslog
  • Lab 4: Configuring SNMP
  • Lab 5: Custom Monitoring Policy
  • Exercise: Traffic Map

5. Troubleshooting Methodologies, tools and specific examples

  • Exercises: Taboo Contract, iPing, End Point Tracker, Contract Drops, Contracts, Traceroute, Atomic
  • Counters, SPAN
  • Lab 6: Challenge Lab

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