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Troubleshooting Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACIT)

  • Length 2 days
  • Version 5.2
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Why study this course

This course teaches you through a combination of lectures and labs the key components and procedures needed to troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode. This course is for advanced engineers who have installed and managed existing fabrics or for those who have completed the Implementing Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure-Advanced (DCACI) course.

This course will help you:

  • Learn how to design policy-driven automation to streamline the deployment lifecycle

  • Integrate a comprehensive solution using any hypervisor, supporting any workload, for any location, and in any cloud

  • Expand your knowledge of Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

Digital courseware: Cisco provides students with electronic courseware for this course. Students who have a confirmed booking will be sent an email prior to the course start date, with a link to create an account via before they attend their first day of class. Please note that any electronic courseware or labs will not be available (visible) until the first day of the class.

Exam Vouchers: Cisco exam vouchers are not included in the course fees but can be purchased separately where applicable.

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What you’ll learn

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

  • Apply troubleshooting methodology to Cisco ACI networks

  • Troubleshoot logical and physical constructs of the Cisco ACI policy

  • Understand Cisco APIC and its troubleshooting aspects

  • Troubleshoot endpoint learning in Cisco ACI

  • Troubleshoot Layer 2 traffic bridging and Layer 3 routing in the Cisco ACI network

  • Troubleshoot hypervisor integration in Cisco ACI

  • Troubleshoot Layer 4 to Layer 7 service insertion

  • Troubleshoot contracts and route leaking in Cisco ACI

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Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for developers and engineers including:

  • Network engineers

  • Systems engineers

  • Data center engineers

  • Consulting systems engineers

  • Technical solutions architects

  • Cisco integrators/partners

  • Field engineers

  • Server administrators

  • Network managers

Course subjects

  • Describing Cisco ACI Troubleshooting Methodology

  • Troubleshooting Logical and Physical Constructs

  • Troubleshooting Cisco APIC

  • Troubleshooting Endpoint Learning

  • Troubleshooting Layer 2

  • Troubleshooting Layer 3 Routing

  • Troubleshooting VMM Integration

  • Troubleshooting Layer 4-7 Service Insertion

  • Troubleshooting Contracts and Route Leaking

Lab Outline

  • Verify Endpoints

  • Examine VLANs

  • Troubleshoot ACI Policy

  • Troubleshoot CMM integration and External Connectivity

  • Troubleshoot Contracts


You should have the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

  • Familiarity with data center infrastructure operations

  • Familiarity with management of Cisco data center switches

  • Basic programming

  • Basic network troubleshooting

  • System or network administration (Linux or Windows)

  • Data center operations

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

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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