Code: DC-PRG1 Data Center ALEF Difficulty: Advanced


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To introduce participants to various options and tools for development of own applications used to automate configuration and monitoring on a Nexus(NX-OS) platform. Participants will gain practical experience with NX-OS "On-Box" and "Off-Box API" tools as well as they get basic overview of programming for ACI. The training course contains several hands-on labs providing participants with opportunity to implement prepared examples and perform their own experiments around them.

Training format

As a standard, we implement a full-time course (onsite or ILT *) in the ALEF Training Center. Upon agreement, it is possible to implement the course at the client's premises. The course can also be implemented online (vILT **) via a video conferencing platform - Cisco Webex meetings. Instructor- led virtual training is a combination of the best of a traditional classroom course and interactive training without having to leave your own office or the comfort of your home. Convince yourself of top quality transmission, video calls and effective team collaboration.


  • ILT - Instructor Led-Training * - instructor-led training in the classroom. ** vILT (Virtual Instructor-Led Training) - this is a form of distance learning, where the instructor conducts training from the classroom through an online platform to which students connect from their offices or the comfort of their home.


Participants are expected to have fundamental TCP/IP networking knowledge and experience with administration of Nexus devices and NX-OS CLI (Command Line Interface). As the course is software oriented, good experience with programming/scripting in Python language is needed as well.


  • Development Environment Preparation
  • Network APIs & Automation Protocols
  • Nexus Programmability Introduction
  • On-Box Programmability and Automation with Nexus NX-OS
  • NX-OS Bash Scripting
  • Nexus Linux Containers
  • NX-OS Python Library
  • Off-Box Programmability and Automation with Nexus NX-OS
  • Nexus NX-API
  • Nexus NX-API REST Object Oriented Data Model
  • ACI Programmability Overview


Participants will receive access to an electronic version of the study materials.

Technical equipment

It's recommended to bring your own laptop running Windows 7/8/10 or Linux OS. For practical examples datacenter switch Nexus 9500 is used.

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Training rooms

ALEF operates with training rooms match submarine's style to unexpected, unusual while still being smart and available to work in. We have several type of rooms for small groups and up to larger rooms with modern technical equipment and supportive technologies we provide.

We also deliver the high-quality multimedia sharing for efficient, effective virtual communication on a global scale. In the Competence Center is also available Spark Board. Cisco Sparkboard integrates the most common tools needed for team collaboration in physical meeting rooms into a single elegant device. It also combines white board, video or audio conference features.

All ALEF training centres operates with testing centre that provides full acess to take an exam and get certificate provided by our vendors. ALEF provides to our customer complete management and administration.

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Team of lecturers

Our team - consisting of more than 50 instructors - offers a full range of technological knowledge in the field of routing, switching, security, collaboration and data centers. The expertise of instructors is evidenced by a range of top-level international certifications.

The uniqueness of our lecturers lies mainly in their extensive experience in connection with each project, allowing them to respond very flexibly to any question or suggestion from students, and to pass on their practical knowledge to the participants of these courses. Thanks to the synergy of the company’s reliable operation and many years of experience, we have been very flexible in responding to the changes prepared in the Cisco field, so we can guarantee you a wide range of certified courses that enable you and your colleagues to acquire the necessary know-how for future certification tests.

In addition to the certified trainings, we offer special courses that are focused primarily on the development of the necessary configuration skills.


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