Multi-Site and Multi-Pod Part 2 (ACI-E-MSITE2)

Course Description

ACI Elite Series Multi-Site and Multi-Pod Part 2 (ACI-E-MSITE2)

The ACI Elite Series is a series of expert-led 4-hour deep-dive sessions with hands-on lab practice. We cover different topics each week, so you can choose the ones that apply to you, at a time that works for you.

This session provides a deep-dive into ACI Elite Series Multi-Site and Multi-Pod Part 2 (ACI-E-MSITE2) This topic will be delivered in two parts, which will take place on consecutive weeks.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe Multi-Site and Multi-Pod solutions, and how they fit in a multi-DC/multi-Cloud design


  • Active/Active, HA, Metro, and DR
    • What it means
    • How to choose the correct fit based on business requirements
  • Multi-pod
    • Components
    • Requirements
    • Fabric forwarding between Pods
  • Multi-site
    • Components
    • Requirements
    • Fabric forwarding between sites
    • Stretched vs non-stretched
    • Understanding Schema
    • Intersite L3Outs
    • Azure and AWS


  • Verifying a Multi-pod deployment
  • Deploying Tenants using MSO
    • Configure App Profile and EPGs from MSO
    • Create Local and Stretched Bridge Domains

For more information about the enitre ACI Elite Series, click here.

Course Information

Length: 0.5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual

Max. Capacity: 16


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Geography & Location
Sep 08, 2021 - 0.5 day(s)
Sep 08, 2021
Remote Pacific Time
AMER, Remote Pacific Time

Related Training

Advanced Troubleshooting (ACI-E-ADVTSHOOT)
External Connectivity Part 1 (ACI-E-CONNECT1)
External Connectivity Part 2 (ACI-E-CONNECT2)
Contracts (ACI-E-CONTRACT)
Deployment Models and DevOps (ACI-E-DEPDEV)
Design and Migration Considerations (ACI-E-DESIGN)
ACI Fabric Configuration Part 2 (ACI-E-FABCON2)
Fabric Forwarding (ACI-E-FABFOR)
ACI Logical Constructs Part 1 (ACI-E-LOGIC1)
ACI Logical Constructs Part 2 (ACI-E-LOGIC2)
Multi-Site and Multi-Pod Part 1 (ACI-E-MSITE1)
ACI Overview (ACI-E-OVER)

Who Should Attend

This class will provide value for anyone deploying or operating an ACI fabric, no prior ACI knowledge needed. We designed ACI Elite for network engineering professionals who are focused on deploying and operating ACI Fabrics. This particular topic will be more relevant for Architects or Engineers doing design work.