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DCACIF5 - Cisco ACI integration with F5 (DCACIF5)

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Course Overview

Duration: 1 Day

This one day training gives you the essential knowledge to understand the primary areas of integration between Cisco ACI and L4-L7 Devices i.e BIG-IP – where one will be equipped with the knowledge to integrate both products seamlessly, and leverage on some of the primary features of BIG-IP like load balancing on ACI Architecture.

Who Should Attend

  • System Architects, System Engineers (Pre-Sales as well as Post-Sales technical resources)

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


  • We need all participants to come with good understanding of Cisco ACI (participants have participated Cisco ACI technical trainings previously) and it will be an added advantage if the participants also come with F5 background.

Course Objectives

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Course Content

I.                    Quick Overview – ACI    (20 minutes)                      -                                      

Product Portfolio – Nexus 9000 in ACI Mode

§  Describing the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch in ACI Mode

§  ACI concepts and principles

§  Exploring and understanding APIC Dashboard

§  Describing the ACI Fabric Topology

§  ACI Policy Model

II.                  Fabric Provisioning – an overview (20 minutes)

§  Understand Start-up discovery and configuration

§  Describe fabric policy

§  Describe provisioning

§  Describe access policies

III.                In-depth understanding about Layer 4 through Layer 7 Services (1 hour)

§  Describe service insertion and redirection

§  Implement service graphs

§  Configure application profiles specific to Layer 4 to Layer 7 services

§  Describe device packages

§  Describe OpFlex

IV.                Integration of L4-L7 Service Insertion with ACI (1 hour)

§  Device packages and its features

Hands-on Lab

[Note]: Lab 1 – 6 are pre-configured in this lab environment and the trainer will walk through the remaining labs on service insertion and so on. (Documentation of setup instructions will be provided within the workshop manual).

Lab 1: Initiate ACI Fabric Discovery (Pre-Configured)

Lab 2: Configure Basic Network Constructs (Pre-Configured)

Lab 3: Deploy a 1-Tier Application Profile (Pre-Configured)

Lab 4: Register a VMM Domain with ACI (Pre-Configured)

Lab 5: Configure VMware ESXi Hosts to use the APIC DVS (Pre-Configured)

Lab 6: Associate a VM to an EPG Port Group

Lab 7: Deploy a Service Graph with Application Profile 

Course ID: DCACIF5

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Show Schedule for 1 Month  3 Months  All 
Date Country Location Register
13 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 Singapore Singapore
10 Nov 2017 - 10 Nov 2017 Singapore Singapore
08 Dec 2017 - 08 Dec 2017 Singapore Singapore