About this Course

Tech Type Essentials
Duration 5 Days

DCASD is a 5-day, instructor-led, lecture/lab course. You will learn how to deploy and configure intelligent network services using the Cisco ACE products, Catalyst 6500 Application Control Engine (ACE) 4710.

This course covers all of the key features of the ACE products, including resources virtualisation and management, server load balancing (Layer 2-4 and Layer 7), SSL termination and offload, and security features like application-layer inspection and fixups. The focus is on enabling the student to properly position the ACE products in the network for optimising data center components and network resources.


You will gain the most from this course if you have a basic understanding of the following topics:

  • The TCP/IP protocol
  • The HTTP and SSL protocols
  • N-tier application architecture
  • Server load-balancing

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe IP application delivery with the ACE module
  • Describe the configuration tasks necessary to successfully deploy an ACE module
  • Describe the structure and function of the Modular Policy CLI statements used to configure ACE features
  • Describe the capabilities and configuration of the ACE features used to provide load balancing of IP-based applications
  • Identify the Layer 7 processing options used to provide advanced application networking
  • Describe ACE support for SSL protocol processing
  • Describe the ACE features that provide IP application-based security
  • Describe the high-availability features of the ACE module which are used to provide reliable application networking services
  • Describe a methodology used to design and configure multiple ACE features

5 Days

Delivery Method

Delivery method

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Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

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