ACI/Cloud Extension Usage Primer (AWS) — When to use Shared Template and When to use Site Only Template

If you followed the previous 2 articles on ACI/AWS Usage configurations, (  stretched Tenant/EPG use case and  AWS use case only  ) you will notice that we used Shared Templates at times and Site Only Templates at other times.   In my opinion, it’s best to make a logical diagram before starting to configure using MSO.   … More ACI/Cloud Extension Usage Primer (AWS) — When to use Shared Template and When to use Site Only Template

ACI/Cloud Extension Usage Primer (AWS) – Stretched Tenant / EPG between OnPrem ACI Fabric and Cloud Native ACI Fabric with Shared L3Out

In this Blog Post I will show how to use MSO to configure a ACI stretched Tenant between onPrem ACI Fabric and Cloud Native ACI Fabric with Shared L3 Out. Please go through the post on “ACI/Cloud Extension Usage Primer (AWS) – Cloud Tenant Only (deploying Application Load Balancer with Service Graph on AWS)” first.   … More ACI/Cloud Extension Usage Primer (AWS) – Stretched Tenant / EPG between OnPrem ACI Fabric and Cloud Native ACI Fabric with Shared L3Out

ACI/Cloud Extension Usage Primer (AWS) – Cloud Tenant Only (deploying Application Load Balancer with Service Graph on AWS)

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 (deploying Application Load Balancer with Service Graph on AWS)

vPOD in Action

In this short Demo Video,  I show how ACI vPOD is used and some quick commands you can execute on vSpine and Cloud AVE So sorry, I know, the video quality on this is not good at all. The same video on Youtube is much crisper. I guess it’s the way wordpress does the encoding:vPOD … More vPOD in Action

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