DevNet Sandboxes are an amazing resource, I really encourage you to check them out if you haven't! What is shown above is a "Reserved" Sandbox for ACI in which there are a few things in the Topology: ACI_Simulator - This is the APIC, 1 Spine Switch, and 2 Leaf Switches in a single pod / … Continue reading CCNP Data Center – ACI Lab in DevNet Sandbox (great resource!), ACI Fabric Configuration via APIC Web GUI – Will be adding different config methods (API, CLI) soon!
Putting Multicast labbing on pause to hit Nexus 9K series / ACI / SDN studies and lab it up! After a slight hiccup in continuing on with Multicast studies, I've decided to table that to learn the Cisco Nexus 9000 Data Center switching hardware platform and ACI Software that runs on it, as going back … Continue reading CCNP Data Center – Intro to Nexus 9K Switches and ACI Fundamentals and Design concepts, terminology, then on to DevNet Sandbox labbing!
Network Automation and a list of the benefits it brings to Network Management Automation saves business operational expense (OPEX) when tasks can be automated, and before diving into the systems that bring this Automation at scale, wanted to review some the basic benefits it brings to the Enterprise Network: Device Provisioning - Automation makes device … Continue reading Week 6 of the DevNet Grind – Cisco Network Mgmt, IOS XE, Meraki, Difference in Data Planes, DNA Center, ACI, and NX-OS reviewed!