ACI/Cloud Extension Usage Primer (AWS) – Cloud Tenant Only

In this Blog post I will show how to use MSO to configure a ACI Tenant on AWS cloud.   In a upcoming post I will discuss how to extend your Data Center Fabric  from physical Fabric to the AWS Cloud ACI Fabric.  Once you know how to create Tenants on the Cloud side extending to … More ACI/Cloud Extension Usage Primer (AWS) – Cloud Tenant Only

Using Postman/Runner to configure static path bindings for bare-metal servers

Adding new bare-metal servers to ACI can be a pain. There, I said it. As an example, if we have (16) EPGs, and (4) Servers, each with (2) interfaces, it would take you around ~30 minutes to add the necessary static path bindings for all of our interfaces. That’s madness! You’ve got better things to … More Using Postman/Runner to configure static path bindings for bare-metal servers

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

How to clear cluster configuration of Cisco Application Service Engine App

This will be a quick post on how to reset the initial configuration of Cisco Application Service Engine App cluster config. While attempting the integration for the first time I realized that I had a mistake in my initial configuration of the app, but there is no way to change it from the GUI in … More How to clear cluster configuration of Cisco Application Service Engine App

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