Simple Troubleshooting Steps for Cloud ACI/AWS To OnPrem ACI For End Point Reachability Issues

Table of Contents: Introduction 2 Items to check, Control Plane & Data Plane 2.a.Verifying Control Plane 2.b. Verifying Data Plane References Introduction In this writeup I will go though some very simple troubleshooting steps that you can follow if you are having issues between ACI/AWS fabric and onPrem Fabric Tenant endpoint reachability. Regardless of whether … More Simple Troubleshooting Steps for Cloud ACI/AWS To OnPrem ACI For End Point Reachability Issues

AWS Direct Connect for connecting AWS/ACI Fabric to onPrem ACI Fabric

Table of Contents: Introduction Quick Introduction to AWS Direct Connect Azure and GCP equivanet for AWS Direct Connect and ACI support ACI/AWS Fabric Implementation with Direct Connect 4a. Implemenation 4b. Hosted VIF Method 4c. Second Method: associating VGW with DGW in Master Account NDO: Connecting onPrem/AWS ACI Fabric References Introduction Recently, I had the opportunity … More AWS Direct Connect for connecting AWS/ACI Fabric to onPrem ACI Fabric

Deploying cAPIC on Azure With Terraform

Table of Contents: Introduction Getting Started 2a. Clone the git repo 2b. Modify override.tf and terraform.tfvars 2c. Run the terraform script 2d. Destroying the cAPIC Infra How to obtain attribute for variable "_artifactsLocation" References Introduction This writeup will show how to install cAPIC on Azure using Terraform. You can follow this and create your own … More Deploying cAPIC on Azure With Terraform

Upgrading Cloud Routers from CSR1KV to Catalyst 8KV

Table of Contents: Introduction What happens when you upgrade to cAPIC 25.0.3 AWS: Upgrading CSRs to CCRs 3.a AWS: Subscribe to Cisco Catalyst 8000V Edge Software – BYOL 3.b AWS: Start The Upgrade 3.c AWS: Will need to change role/permissions for ApicAdmin/ApicAdminFullAccess in AWS 3.d AWS: Verify Upgrade Azure: Upgrading CSRs to CCRs 4.a Azure: … More Upgrading Cloud Routers from CSR1KV to Catalyst 8KV

Nexus Dashboard – Certificate Install

` Table of Contents: Introduction Requirements Populating the information Getting the required information 4.a Generate Private Key 4.b Self Signed only: Generate CA Key 4.c Self Signed Only: Generate CSR for CA 4.d Self Signed Only: Create the Self CA signed rootCertificate 4.e Generate your csr (signed with your private key) 4.f Obtain your signed … More Nexus Dashboard – Certificate Install

Connecting ACI/AWS Cloud Fabric to External DC/Branch Site via TGW

Table of Contents: Introduction Solution Requirements Basic Concept Implementation Steps overview Ensure that Contract Based Routing Is Turned on ⚠️ Proof of Concept a. Releases used in this POC b. Terraform: Initial Tenant & External Infrastructure + ec2 spinups c. spin up csr for physical infrastructure d. initial config of csr on physical infrastructure e. … More Connecting ACI/AWS Cloud Fabric to External DC/Branch Site via TGW

ACI Endpoint Update app 2.1 – Enhancing FTD and ASA policies

Introduction The new 2.1 version of an ACI Endpoint Update app has now changed to support updates to both FMC and ASA. This article is a continuation of this topic previously written on the version 1.3 found here: Enhancing Firewall Policy in ACI using FMC Endpoint Update 1.3 App All versions of this app are … More ACI Endpoint Update app 2.1 – Enhancing FTD and ASA policies

Configuring Cisco ACI with Ansible AWX running in Docker

Table of Contents Table of Contents Introduction Requirements AWX Install Options AWX Install for AWS/EC2 based install with Terraform AWX VM Preperation for vSphere based install Administering AWX GUI References Introduction We are looking into an APIC integration with a security product and it requires an AWX Ansible server to push configuration changes to our … More Configuring Cisco ACI with Ansible AWX running in Docker

Cloud ACI 25.0.2 AWS Brownfield Integration to Cloud ACI Fabric on AWS (with Proof Of Concept)

Table of Contents: Credits Introduction Considerations Cloud APIC relationship to Brownfield VPC Implementation Steps overview Ensure that Contract Based Routing Is Turned on ⚠️ Proof of Concept a. POC Topology     a.1. Explanation of POC Topology     a.2. Releases used in this POC b. Terraform: Spin up ACI Tenant using Terraform c. Terraform: … More Cloud ACI 25.0.2 AWS Brownfield Integration to Cloud ACI Fabric on AWS (with Proof Of Concept)