Howdy out there in automation land!!!! Again... two in one day... wow :)
So onwards we press. If you have not read Part 1, please go back and do
that as it might not make sense. In this part of the Less is More series
we are going to install CloudCenter S...
Howdy out there in Automation land!!! Today... I have the start of a
long set of two blogs for my readers. We are going to do something
exciting and really useful... but purely about system setup and
design... no real "automation" today. But first... we h...
Howdy out there in automation land!!!! So.... To Atomic or Not To
Atomic.. that is the question? Is it not? This post is going to break
into the string of "back to the basics" as we have gotten a lot of
interest in Action Orchestrator of late (which is st...
Howdy out there in automation land!!! I hope everyone is having a nice
ramp down to the school year and is getting ready for summer. I know we
are :) I hope plenty of you folks are heading to Cisco Live in San Diego
in a few weeks too!!!! I plan to be the...
Openness, Programmability, DevOps Software applications are the life
blood of corporate enterprises. Enterprise IT departments (and Lines of
Business) are under immense pressure to bring applications faster to
market. To remain competitive, many businesse...
There is a difference between something you know and something you
understand. Recently, I came across such kind of a situation, when I
realized I perfectly knew how to configure Inter VRF communication in
ACI, but the in-depth understanding was missing. ...
A few weeks ago, I attended Think 2019, IBM’s flagship conference. One
of the key themes in keynotes, sessions, workshops, and discussions was
the cloud and what it means for businesses. Here are my top three
takeaways from Think 2019. Multicloud Is Where...
I come across lot of questions on ACI fabric access policies and steps
involved in on-boarding a physical server into ACI. While there are lots
of helpful documents available online, which are based on Cisco Official
ACI configuration guides, still it is ...
In 2019, several major data center infrastructure shifts are converging.
Edge computing, artificial intelligence and network programmability will
all shift the nature of how you run data centers. Check out the top 10
data center and infrastructure trends ...
Nowadays, our customers and businesses live in a multicloud world – they
are in the process of moving to the cloud or they are wanting to move to
the cloud. It’s easy to talk about moving your business to a multicloud
environment, but in reality, it requi...
After many question on "ip unnumbered" and how the configuration would
look, I took a spin on the already released "ip numbered" or "p2p"
approach that I posted back in May 2015.For the sake of this example, we
are using the following Topology example.The...
Someone at a meeting recently told me how cool it was that big data was
finally moving out of the early adopter phase. He’s lucky I wasn’t
drinking a beverage at the time, or he might have ended up wearing
it.I’m accused of being sort of a unicorn when it...
Customers frequently comment that IT simply isn’t keeping pace with
their needs. Provisioning new data center resources can take weeks. To
be fair, IT professionals are doing the best they can but manual
processes and organizational silos can make the pro...
VXLAN EVPN Integration with LISPHost Move Detection in a VXLAN EVPN
FabricIn the VXLAN EVPN fabric, the host routes and MAC address
information are distributed in the MP-BGP EVPN control plane, which
means that the fabric itself performs the host detectio...
I am looking at pros/cons of using Catalyst 9k (9500) as Layer 3 switch for DC. We currently have Nexus 9500 in DC as layer 2 & 3 but there has been serious issues with Nexus stability and reliability during maintenance and software upgrades. We...
Hello for everybody. Maybe my question may seem inappropriate. It will be about the possibility of creating dhcp pools on nexus switches. How many did not work with this series, it was impossible to create dhcp pools on these switches, but the other ...
Hello Cisco community, I hope you can help me with an issue I have. A few days ago, we replaced a network cabinet in our data center, as part of it we had to disconnect one of the nexus 5K and reconnect it in the new cabinet.We have two nexus 5596UP ...
Hello I'm trying to access the leafs discovered using the attach command , or the ssh from apic direct and still getting this output , any idea ? apic1# ssh leaf1admin@leaf1's password:admin@leaf1:~> exitlogoutConnection to leaf1 closed.apic1#apic...
Hi,I am new to ACI and am a little confused about license model. I have Nexus 9336PQ as ACI Spine and 2 x 9372PX-E as ACI Leafs. I am wondering whether I need any license upgrade to support layer 3 features. When I purchased ACI lab soluti...