ACI Fabric Configuration Part 1 (ACI-E-FABCON1)

Course Description

ACI Elite Series ACI Fabric Configuration Part 1 (ACI-E-FABCON1)

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 Fabric Configuration. This topic will be delivered in two parts, which will take place on consecutive weeks. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe ACI fabric configuration


  • Overview of interface configurations
    • Physical and VMM domains overview
      • Deployment immediacy (VMM)
      • Resolution immediacy (VMM)
    • VLAN Pools
      • Static and Dynamic Pools
      • Base encap value
    • AEPs
      • Used as a way to tie VLANs to an Interface
      • Used to define EPG membership
    • Policy Groups
    • Interface Profiles
  • Overview of switch configurations
    • VPC in ACI
    • Switch Profiles
  • VLANs in the ACI world
    • PI, HW, Access Encap, BD, and FD
    • Physical Domain, AEP, and VLAN Pool relationship to FD_VLAN and VxLAN encap


  • Create a physical Domain to connect endpoints to the ACI Fabric
    • Create VLAN Pool and AEP
  • Create a VMM domain to connect endpoints to the ACI fabric
    • Create VLAN Pool and AEP
    • Create VMM integration
  • Create VPCs explicit protection groups
  • Create Interface Profiles and Policy Groups

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

Course Information

Length: 0.5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16


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Geography & Location
Oct 13, 2021 - 0.5 day(s)
Oct 13, 2021
Session 2- Remote Pacific Time
AMER, Session 2- Remote Pacific Time

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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 operations teams.

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