Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI Mode

This course is designed for engineers who implement and manage the CIsco Nexus 9000 in ACI mode. The course covers the key components and procedures required to understand how to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI mode , including how to connect the ACI Fabric to external networks and services, as well as the fundamentals of programming and troubleshooting.

This course features extensive hands-on labs that begin with ACI fabric discovery and include deployment of application profiles, hypervisor integration, service graphs, external network connectivity, and a brief exploration of the APIC REST API.

The labs in this course are based on Cisco ACI software release v3.1


Attendees should meet the following prerequisities:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols  - CCNA or CCNP Recommended
  • Good understanding of Data Center Architecture - CCNA DC Recommended
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment - VSICM Recommended

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Introducing Cisco ACI 

  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch ACI Solution
  • Describing the Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch Hardware

Cisco ACI Configuration

  • Configuring Cisco APIC
  • Configuring Layer 4 Through Layer 7 Services
  • Configuring APIC Hypervisor Integration

Cisco ACI Programmability and Orchestration 

  • Demonstrating Cisco ACI Network Programmability
  • Cisco ACI Network Orchestration

Cisco ACI External Connectivity, Management and Migration 

  • Configuring ACI Connectivity to Outside Networks
  • Implementing ACI Management
  • Describing Migration Options with ACI


  • Lab 1: Explore the Fabric Inventory
  • Lab 2: Configure Basic Network Constructs
  • Lab 3: Configure Policy Filters and Contracts
  • Lab 4: Deploy a Three-Tier Application Profile
  • Lab 5: Register a VMM Domain with Cisco ACI
  • Lab 6: Configure VMware ESXi Hosts to Use the APIC DVS
  • Lab 7: Associate an EPG to a VMware vCenter Domain
  • Lab 8: Associate a VM to an EPG Port Group
  • Lab 9: Deploy a Service Graph with Application Profile
  • Lab 10: Configure APIC Using the REST API
  • Lab 11: Exporting Contracts Between Tenants
  • Lab 12: Configure Cisco APIC Using the Cisco APIC REST to Python Adapter (ARYA).
  • Lab 13: Configure Cisco APIC Using the Cisc APIC Python API
  • Lab 14: Confgure Cisco APIC to Communicate to an External Layer 3 Network
  • Lab 15: Configure APIC to Communicate to an External Layer 2 Network
  • Lab 16: Configure APIC for Bare Metal to Bare Metal Communications
  • Lab 17: Monitor and Troubleshoot ACI
  • Lab 18: Configure APIC RBAC for Local and Remote Users


After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switch ACI
  • Discuss ACI Fabric
  • Review the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Hardware
  • Configure the APIC
  • Configure ACI L4-L7 Service Integration
  • Integrate the APIC Hypervisor
  • Understand the Programmability and Orchestration of the ACI Network
  • Discuss ACI Connectivity to Outside Networks
  • Implement ACI Management
  • Describe Migration Options

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