Confidently provision your virtual and physical infrastructure for application deployment
Integrate Cisco ACI with hypervisors and other third party devices
Packed with powerful recipes to automate your IT operations
Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is a tough architecture that automates IT tasks and accelerates datacenter application deployments.
This book focuses on practical recipes to help you quickly build, manage, and adapt hybrid environment for your organization using Cisco ACI. You will begin by understanding the Cisco ACI architecture and its major components. You will then configure Cisco ACI policies and tenants. Next you will connect to hypervisors and other third-party devices. Moving on, you will configure routing to external networks and within ACI tenants, and also learn to secure ACI through RBAC. Furthermore, you will understand how to set up Quality of Service and network programming with REST, XML, Python and so on. Finally you will learn to monitor and troubleshoot ACI in the event of any issues that arise.
By the end of the book, you will gain have mastered automating your IT tasks and accelerating the deployment of your applications.
What you will learn
Master the Cisco ACI architecture
Discover the ACI fabric with easy-to-follow steps
Set up Quality of Service within ACI
Configure external networks with Cisco ACI
Integrate with VMware and track VMware virtual machines
Configure apply and verify the access policies
Extend or migrate a VMware Virtual Machine LAN inside the ACI Fabric
Monitor ACI with third party tools and troubleshoot issues