Getting Started 4 Must-Have Resources to Setup the ACI Newcomer for
Success Getting Started With Curl Not Sure About the APIC API? Let’s Get
You Familiar Features Everything You Need to Know About ACI’s Common
Pervasive Gateway Migration All About Migrati...
By Andrew Boring When you’re using curl to interact with the APIC API,
or even if you’re using a toolkit/library to create applications, you
may want to know which APIC API methods and objects are available for a
given task. Yeah, yeah. RTFM. You know wha...
By: Jody The vast majority of ACI customers do not start out with an
Application Centric deployment of ACI; mainly because they do not have a
clear understanding of their applications and the vast amount of
interdependencies. However, with the advent of T...
By: Jody Hey folks! Welcome to another blog where we tackle yet again,
another ACI topic. I was going to create a detailed configuration guide
for Multi-Pod, however, after checking out the Cisco ACI MultiPod
Configuration Whitepaper on CCO, I realized I ...
By: Jody When configuring MultiPod, a frequently asked question that
often comes up is how to configure QOS between the ACI Fabric and the
IPN network, to ensure that critical ACI fabric traffic is not dropped.
With this article, we will go through config...
By: Jody Let’s start at the beginning…what is it? Common Pervasive
Gateway is an older feature that was used to connect multiple ACI
fabrics together via a L2 connection prior to the availability of ACI
MultiPod and ACI MultiSite. While most customers wil...
By Andrew Boring Let’s talk about Curl. If you’ve spent any time with
the ACI interface, you’ve probably realized that herding a mouse around
a browser is fine for small/one-time operations, but does not scale when
you have a large quantity of repetitive ...
By Andrew Boring Have you already read through our ACI Best Practices
Configuration post? If you haven’t, go ahead and do it now! Don’t worry,
I’ll wait. (Are you done clicking those buttons in the GUI yet? Take
your time. I won’t leave you, but I may sne...
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. ...
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 ...
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...
Transit routing within a VRF is reasonably straight forward, but when I
tried to reproduce a problem described in here, I found that need to a
little careful to be sure that the routes from one router are passed on
to the other. Here's the toplogy I built...
I had originally written this app with object of learning the APIC data
model which was helpful with REST and with actually understanding the
connectivity within the model itself. I have tided it up recently (to a
lesser degree ) and wanted to share it wi...
Cisco ACI and Apprenda PaaS Integration Goes to ProductionAnalysts agree
that IT is in the midst of a major transformation. Based on the results
of latest Gartner enterprise IT buying behavior survey, the majority of
spending is going towards modernizing,...
The purpose of this BLOG is to discuss Questions, Concerns, and Issues
with the Callhome Feature functionality in the ACI Fabrics. Since this
is Feature focused we can monitor your feedback and push for
improvements and enhancements if requested. Also, th...
Hi We have a Nexus5648 running on 7.3(3)N1(1) and a few Nexus2348 switches have FEX uplinks to the N5K in production. I am planning to add one more new Nexus 2348 to the Nexus 5648 via FEX. Just waned to confirm if production outage is exp...
Hi, Can someone clear me the below questions regarding Standard contracts and Taboo contracts : 1) As i get tell now that when i create a standard contract filters, i can choose actions at subject for filters (deny or permit)Based on this ...
Hello,I am facing a weird situation with a thin client (HP) T630 that does not connect to a FEX N2K-2348UPQ, these clients have fiber(1gig) NIC cards. HP has a similar model T620 which connects without any issues. These connections work fine in our ...
I am trying to understand how exact ACI DHCP relay works. After reading the ACI DHCP relay technote, I still have questions.
So I did the following tests, with dhcp_server in epg-A (tn-A, app-A, ctx-A, BD-A, subnet-[A]), and dhcp_client ...
We are playing around with DCNM, and we have just configured a new VXLAN BGP EVPN fabric. We can create VRFs and Networks, and everything goes fine. However, we haven't been able to find a way to configure a static route that should point to an exter...