ACI Operations & Troubleshooting Boot Camp


Live Virtual

This three-day ILT course is designed for Network Engineers who need to know how to operate and troubleshoot Data Center Network Infrastructure running Cisco ACI. This course will cover material from an Operations (Day 0/1/2/n) perspective, discussing best practices, caveats and common issues. This Course is also known as (DCACIO) Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Operations and Troubleshooting Alpharetta, GA US.


Incorporating the latest software, hardware, and techniques, this course dives deep into the wealth of management and troubleshooting capabilities in Cisco ACI. Students will practice on the whole range of operations tools, including configuration management, performance tracking, and troubleshooting. Lots of troubleshooting. On Day 3 the instructor will inject various faults into the lab fabric, and students will need to apply the lessons of this course to resolve the issues in a live Challenge Lab.

The curriculum is delivered as a Just-In-Time learning, designed to provide company Engineers just what they need to know, just when they need to know it. This is production-focused training, based on battle-tested lessons learned from over 250 production deployments.



After the course attendees will be able to:

  • Operationalize and troubleshoot the ACI Fabric
  • Understand APIC and its monitoring, management and troubleshooting capabilities
  • Avoid common mistakes and recognize common symptoms


Target Audience

This course is for Network Engineers and support teams who need to support a Cisco ACI data center network.



3 Days



  • Interactive Instructor Led Training


Course Type


Course Outline

Module 0   Agenda / Intro / Logistics

Module 1    ACI Overview & Configuration Review

Lab                    Create baseline 3-tier application

Module 2    ACI Configuration Management

Installing, upgrading, backing up, and restoring ACI fabric

Lab                    Import/Export

Lab                    Snapshot/Config Rollback

Module 3    Monitoring ACI

Always-on and on-demand monitoring tools

Exercises         Visore, CLI commands, Audit Logs, Traffic Map

Lab                    Configuring Syslog

Lab                    Configuring SNMP

Module 4    Troubleshooting ACI

Methodologies, tools and specific examples

Exercises         iPing, End Point Tracker, Troubleshooting Tool, Contract Drops, Contracts,
Traceroute, Atomic Counters

Lab                    Troubleshooting Challenge Labs

Class Feedback

  • The troubleshooting section was very useful

    I like the interweaving of lessons and labs as it helps solidify the theories  

  • Troubleshooting sessions were awesome 

    Learning objectives and the enthusiastic labs are plus. Enjoyed the training.

  • Instructor understood our knowledge level entering the class and modified accordingly.  Much appreciated.

Upcoming Classes

Date Location Class Type Available Seats Price Cisco Learning Credits Register
August 5-7, 2019 Atlanta, GA Live 10 $3,500.00 35
November 4-6, 2019 Atlanta, GA Live 9 $3,500.00 35