ACI Integration and Openstack

Session Detail:    Virtual 3 Day

ACI Integration and OpenStack (ACISTK) is a 3-day course providing an introduction to ACI, OpenStack and the tools needed for proper integration. This course will educate the students about ACI integration with OpenStack and will include hands-on labs, which will reinforce the concepts covered.

About this Course

ACI Integration and OpenStack (ACISTK) is a 3-day course providing an introduction to ACI, OpenStack and the tools needed for proper integration. This course will educate the students about ACI integration with OpenStack and will include hands-on labs, which will reinforce the concepts covered.

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Data Center Engineers
  • Network Engineers
  • System Administrators

At Course Completion

After this course, you should be able to understand:

  • OpenStack Concepts, design, and implementation
  • OpenStack System Architecture and Components
  • OpenStack network architecture
  • ACI Design, Architecture and Concepts
  • Understand Opflex implementation with Openstack
  • Integration of ACI with OpenStack networking

Prerequisites

The level of knowledge that you are expected to have before attending this course are:

  • Basic understanding of ACI Architecture
  • Familiarity with OpenStack
  • Basic skills using Linux
  • Understanding of VLANs, subnets, and general networking

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: ACI Architecture

  • ACI Overview
  • ACI Components
  • ACI Policy Model
  • APIC Features and purpose
  • OpFlex Protocol

Module 2: ACI Fabric

  • ACI Fabric Operation
  • ACI Policy
  • Virtual Machine Integration
  • Fabric Forwarding
  • External L2/L3 Connectivity

Module 3: OpenStack Overview

  • Cloud definition
  • DevOps requirements
  • OpenStack history
  • OpenStack design
  • OpenStack adoption

Module 4: OpenStack Architecture

  • OpenStack Architecture
  • Primary Project In OpenStack
  • OpenStack and ACI integration

Module 5: OpenStack Networking

  • Neutron basics
  • ML design
  • Plugin architecture
  • Open virtual switch
  • NXoS integration
  • Network design

Module 6: ACI Integration

  • ML2 Plugin Overview
  • Plugin Components
  • Mapping Group Based Policy to APIC
  • Virtual environment Integration
  • Connecting to other networks
  • Network address translation
  • sNAT
  • Floating IP addresses
  • Host Networking

Module 7: Group-Based Policy (GBP) for OpenStack

  • GBP design
  • GBP Plugin
  • GBP implementation

Lab

  • Lab 1: APIC Exploration
  • Lab 2: Setup of OpenStack
  • Lab 3: GBP Plugin Setup and Operations (CentOS/Kilo)

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ACI Integration and Openstack

3 Day
Virtual

$3,715.00

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