ACI Integration and OpenStack Certification Training Course Overview

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.  This course will help you understand OpenStack concepts, OpenStack System Architecture and Components, ACI Design, Architecture, and Concepts, plus much more. 

Target Audience

  • Data Center Engineers
  • Network Engineers
  • System Administrators

Learning Objective

  • 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
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Course Modules

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