Introduction to Nexus Dashboard Operations (INDO)

This Introduction to Nexus Dashboard training covers data center assurance and telemetry, then dives into Nexus Dashboard architecture, configuration and installation and deployment scenarios for Cisco ACI.

Retail Price: $3,895.00

Next Date: 04/29/2024

Course Days: 4

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Course Objectives:

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Understand, Articulate, and Operationalize Nexus Dashboard Use Cases and Benefits
  • Operate and Configure Nexus Dashboard
  • Install and Operate Nexus Dashboard Apps
  • Configure Nexus Insights, Orchestrator, and Fabric Controller
  • Explore Fabric Telemetry with Nexus Insights
  • Explore Nexus Dashboard and Nexus Insights APIs


The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Systems Architects
  • Systems Engineers
  • Systems Administrators
  • Technical Decision Makers
  • Channel Partners

Module 1: Nexus Dashboard for ACI Overview

  • Introduction to Cisco ACI Data Center Assurance and Telemetry
  • Introduction to Nexus Dashboard Architecture
  • Nexus Dashboard Federation/SPOG
  • Nexus Dashboard Installation, Configuration and Deployment

Module 2: Nexus Dashboard Insights for ACI

  • Introduction to Nexus Dashboard Insights
  • GUI Overview
  • Insight Site Groups
  • Insight Compliance
  • Insight Explorer
  • Insight Resource Browser/Bug Advisory
  • Anomalies/Protocols statistics/Alerts/One Click Remediation
  • Flow Telemetry
  • Delta Analysis
  • Firmware Update Analysis
  • Pre-change Analysis
  • Licensing

Module 3: Nexus Dashboard Orchestrator for ACI

  • Overview
  • Use Cases
  • Nexus Dashboard Orchestrator Platform Support
  • Multi-Cloud-Only Deployments
  • Nexus Dashboard Orchestrator with ACI Multi-Site

Module 4: Nexus Dashboard Integrations

  • Nexus Dashboard API
  • Splunk Integration
  • AppDynamics (AppD) Integration
  • ServiceNow Integration

Lab Outline:

Labs are designed to assure learners a whole practical experience, through the following practical activities:

  • Discovery Lab 0: Accessing the NterOne Lab Devices
  • Discovery Lab 1: Validate ACI Integration with Nexus Dashboard
  • Discovery Lab 2: Nexus Dashboard Admin Console
  • Discovery Lab 3: Nexus Dashboard Insights Administration
  • Discovery Lab 4: Nexus Dashboard Insights Compliance on an ACI Tenant
  • Discovery Lab 5: Nexus Dashboard Insights Explorer Feature on an ACI Tenant
  • Discovery Lab 6: Nexus Dashboard Insights Advisories, Anomalies, and Pre-Change Analysis
  • Discovery Lab 7: Nexus Dashboard Orchestrator Integration with ACI
  • Discovery Lab 8: Nexus Dashboard Orchestrator ACI Multi-Site Configuration
  • Discovery Lab 9: Nexus Dashboard Challenge
Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
4/29/2024 - 5/2/2024 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
8/26/2024 - 8/29/2024 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
10/15/2024 - 10/18/2024 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll