ACI Operations & Troubleshooting Boot Camp (ACIOTBC)

ACI Operations and Troubleshooting is a three-day, instructor-led course designed for data center architects and network engineers to learn how to operate and troubleshoot a Data Center Network Infrastructure running Cisco ACI.

Course Outline

1. ACI Overview & Configuration Review

2. Configuration Management
Installing, upgrading, backing up, and restoring ACI fabric

  • Lab 1: Create admin-level user account

  • Lab 2: Configuration Restore

3. APIC Management Access Protocols and Interfaces
Protocols and interfaces for ACI access

  • Exercises: Basic GUI, Visore, CLI show commands

4. Monitoring
Always-on and on-demand monitoring tools

  • Exercise: Audit Log

  • Lab3: Configuring Syslog

  • Lab 4: Configuring SNMP

  • Lab 5: Custom Monitoring Policy

  • Exercise: Traffic Map

5. Troubleshooting
Methodologies, tools and specific examples

  • Exercises: Taboo Contract, iPing, End Point Tracker, Contract Drops, Contracts, Traceroute, Atomic

  • Counters, SPAN

  • Lab 6: Challenge Lab


  • SE's

  • Customers Engineer

  • Field Engineer

  • DC Architects

  • Network Infrastructure Personnel

  • Cloud Infrastructure Personnel

  • Network Operation Personnel