A really nice way to keep your ACI Interface Selectors (Access Policies)  Clean

This is a very short blog,   Often times I see that customers have tons of Interface Selectors and they become unwieldy.   Further, it’s very easy to create an interface selector, let’s say an interface selector called mongo1 for port 1/5 and then they forget to go to the switch profile and add that on the … More A really nice way to keep your ACI Interface Selectors (Access Policies)  Clean

Common BGP Multipod Queston that comes up from Customer

Questions: Q1: In a MultiPod Scenario,  I have 2 L3 Outs with OSPF for the same Tenant/VRF.  Why does a packet going to  an external prefix always prefer the locally connected L3 Out from a POD ?   Q2: How Can I influence particular prefixes to go through the L3Out of another POD ? Answer … More Common BGP Multipod Queston that comes up from Customer

Understanding Roles in ACI & MSO and integrating with FreeRadius

In this blog we will talk about: Roles in ACI, how to create them and how to use them to achieve your objective.   Roles in MSOs, how to create them and how to use them to achieve your objective. We will also set up Roles in the IPN/ISN  and a N3K which we use for … More Understanding Roles in ACI & MSO and integrating with FreeRadius

ACI NetCentric 2 AppCentric Using MicroSegmentation

In this blog post, I’ll discuss a method of moving from Network Centric ACI Deployment to APP Centric ACI deployment using combination of ACI Features: MicroSegmentation/PrefferedGroups/ContractMasters. When ACI Fabric is initially deployed, it is either deployed in a Greenfield or Brownfield method. Green Field means it’s a brand new deployment. Brown Field means that the … More ACI NetCentric 2 AppCentric Using MicroSegmentation

Understanding Scope Of Prefixes in L3 Out External EPG in ACI

In ACI the external Routing Peer to the router is done through border leaves with a object called L3Out.   L3Out has an object in it called the L3Out InstP also known as the External EPG.    In the External EPG you can put in Prefixes and choose the scope based on your intended goal.   Under the … More Understanding Scope Of Prefixes in L3 Out External EPG in ACI