About this course

Course code TPCI-CLDACI
Duration 5 Days
Special Notices

If both classroom and virtual dates are available for this course please specify your preference when booking.

Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure (CLDACI) is a new 5-day ILT course designed to help students prepare for the CCNP Cloud certification, a professional level certification specializing in Cloud technologies. This course extensively covers the process of implementing public, private, and hybrid cloud based on Cisco ACI.


The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Recommend CCNP Certification or equivalent knowledge
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
  • Recommend attendance of the "VMware vSphere6 : Install, Configure, Manage (VICM)" class or equivalent knowledge


Implement Cisco ACI Fundamentals

  • Describing Cisco ACI Architecture
  • Configuring Cisco APIC
  • Integrating Cisco ACI with Virtual Machine Managers
  • Lab 1: Implement Cisco ACI Fabric Connectivity for Virtual Machines
  • Enforcing Application Policy
  • Lab 2: Implement Application Policies
  • Examining Data Flow
  • Lab 3: Monitor Traffic with Atomic Counters

Implement Cisco ACI Enhanced Features

  • Implementing Virtual Port Channels
  • Lab 4: Deploy vPC Connections to Hypervisors
  • Deploying Cisco AVS
  • Lab 5: Deploy Cisco AVS and Microsegmentation
  • Implementing Inter-Tenant Communication
  • Lab 6: Add Bare Metal Hosts and Implement Inter-Tenant
  • Configuring Layer 4 Through Layer 7 Services
  • Lab 7: Integrate Cisco ASA Firewall in Cisco ACI Fabric

Configure Cisco ACI External Connections

  • Implementing External Layer 3 Connections
  • Lab 8: Enable Connectivity to External Layer 3 Networks
  • Enabling External Layer 2 Connections
  • Lab 9: Enable Connectivity to External Layer 2 Networks

Automate and Design Cisco ACI Deployment

  • Programming and Orchestrating Cisco ACI
  • Lab 10: Provision Cisco ACI Using Cisco UCS Director
  • Migrating Data Center to Cisco ACI

Cisco Learning Credits

This course is available for you to purchase using Cisco Learning Credits. To book courses using CLC's, please call your QA Account Manager, or our sales team on 0345 757 3888.

5 Days

Delivery Method

Delivery method


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