ACE boot camp course replaces: ACESM (Implementing the Application Control Engine Service Module) and ACEAP (Implementing the Cisco ACE Appliance v1.0). Every network architect or systems engineer would find this course suitable learn key features of an ACE (Application Control Engine) module and appliance and deploy, configure, and manage it post completion of the course. This is a 4 Day Course.
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This course aims at imparting essential skills and key features of an ACE (Application Control Engine) module and appliance. At the end of the course you would be equipped with requisite knowledge to deploy, configure, and manage intelligent network services with the Catalyst 6500 ACE. The ACE boot camp course consists of classroom lectures and practical lab sessions incorporating prominent features of ACE module such as server load balancing (OSI model Layer 2 , Layer 3, Layer 4, and Layer 7), security features (including fix-ups and OSI application layer or Layer 7 inspection), SSL termination and offload, and resource virtualization and management.
The course encompasses following area:
This boot camp course consists of 10 essential labs that give you plenty of hand-on opportunity to learn deployment, configuration, and management related administrative tasks in an ACE module.
Lab 1: Virtualization Implementation
Lab 2: Configuring NAT (Network Address Translation)
Lab 3: Implementing Server Load Balancing
Lab 4: Health Monitoring
Lab 5: Implementing Layer 7 Load Balancing
Lab 6: Managing Sticky Connections
Lab 7: Managing Protocol Inspection
Lab 8: Implementing SSL Termination
Lab 9: HTTP Optimizations in Cisco ACE Appliance
Lab 10: Integrating and Configuring Multiple Features
1. Overview: Data Center Application Services
IP-Based Data Center Applications (IP Application, IP Protocol Stack, Web Technology, GSLB)
Introducing ACE Family Solutions (Application Delivery Products , Multi-Tier Applications)
ACE Appliance and Service Module (Connecting ACE to the Network, Network Topologies, ACE Appliance GUI, ACE 4710 Installation Procedure, Virtualization, Authorizing Management Users, Resource Management, Configuring Interfaces, Configuring Management)
2. Implementing Server Load Balancing
Modular Policy CLI or Command Line Interface (Class Maps, Policy Maps, Applying Policy Maps)
Managing the ACE Appliance and Service Module (Dealing with Management Traffic, Application Networking Manager, SNMP Manageability, XML Management API, Remote Management)
Security Features (ACL Object Groups, IP Access Control Lists, TCP/IP Fragmentation/Reassembly, SYN Cookies, TCP/IP Normalization, Network Address Translation)
Layer 4 Load Balancing (Traffic Rate Limiting, Load-Balancing Concepts, Load-Balancing Algorithms, Layer 4 Load Balancing Configuration)
Health Monitoring (Health Monitoring Overview, Active Health Probes, Using TCL Scripting, HTTP Error Code Monitoring, Backup Servers/Server Farms, Route Health Injection, KAL-AP Integration)
Layer 7 Protocol Processing (Configuring Server Reuse, HTTP Layer 7 Load Balancing, Generic Protocol Parsing, Persistent and Pipelined HTTP Extensions, HTTP Modifications, Protocol Inspection, Session Persistence, HTTP Inspection, RDP Protocol Processing, FTP Protocol Processing, Radius Protocol Processing, SIP Protocol Processing, RTSP Protocol Processing, Other Inspected Protocols)
Processing Secure Connections (SSL Service Options, Digital Encryption Technologies, Configuring a Public Key Infrastructure, SSL Session Reuse Functional Overview, Configuring SSL Proxy Services, SSL Client Authentication Functional Overview, SSL Queue Delay Functional Overview)
Web Application Acceleration Overview (FlashForward, Web Application Acceleration Architecture, Web Application Performance Factors, Compression Overview, Configuring Compression, Delta Optimization, Single-Request Optimizations)
High Availability (Object Tracking, Redundancy, State Replication, Fault-Tolerance Configuration, Failover, Displaying Fault-Tolerance Information)
Integrating Multiple Features (Analyzing Network Requirements, Designing Cisco ACE Features, Configuring Multiple Integrated Features, Designing Cisco ACE Contexts)
Great instructor with an in depth knowledge of concepts and objectives. All of my questions were answered in detail"
Previous instructors in other courses made me feel uneasy, like they didn't actually know the subject matter, i didnt get that feeling at all this time around.
The instructor was very enthusiastic and was able to keep me interested the whole time.
Most knowledgeable instructor of any IT course I have taken. All questions were answered quickly and correctly with explanations as to the why the answer is what it is. Ingenious way of explaining how to subnet. Perfect visuals.
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The instructor was the best teacher I have ever had at any level. I learned more in the last 7 days than I did studying on my own for the past 6 months. The material was presented in a way that was easy for everyone to understand. He by far had the most knowledge of anyone I have ever met in the subject and I hope to learn more from him in the future.
- Stephen Muma
I was very pleased with the class and instruction. All material provided was revelant to the course and will provide a good source of review at work.
- Kenneth W. Jones
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- Leo Lee
Booz Allen Hamilton
The course material is excellent. This bootcamp was the best bootcamp I ever attended. I improved my skills tenfold.
- Cesar Culot
The instructors real world experience lent insight towards the material and helped us to apply or study beyond the textbooks. The prestudy material will help guide me as a reference resource in the future. The lab books provided endless excersises to master the skills being taught in the classroom.
- James Tillman
The course materials gave insight to ccna, but more importantly the real world situations.
- Justin Hopper
Cisco Press and Cisco Networking Academy books were excellent. The instructor was very knowledgable, fun, helpful, covered all of the material, clearly presented information and shared great ideas on calculating network size, masks, and hosts.
- Jeffrey L. Paulson
USAF - Schriever AFB
The course work was well written, easy to follow and the instructor was willing to stay as late as anyone needed him.
- Matt Waechter
My instructor was so down to earth, so knowledgeable about the handed out marital words cannot explain
- Cynthia Weathers - CCNA7
The materials provided are geared to people that may not have the experiene but the knowledge. I plan to study from them often and also take them along with me when working in the field.
- Lisa N. Silverman
The class experience was amazing. This is definitely the best instructor I have ever had!!!!
- Brent Cauthen
The Cisco and InfoSec books covered the material well. The instructor was extremely approachable and really did an outstanding job of covering the massive amount of material in such a short amount of time.
- Joseph R. Verville - Cisco - CCNA
Lockheed Martin IS&GS Defense
My instructor is a freaking genius, however he really enjoys bringing the info and material to life so in a way you do catch a bit of genius by the end of the course.
- Samuel Angura
The instructor was very knowledgeable about the pen testing and ethical hacking. He was great in delivering the lectures, lab and was very helpful in having us complete the capture the flag exercises. In addition, he provided valuable insight about security in general and pen testing in particular.
- Tijan Drammeh
University of Maryland University College
Incredible instructor. The coursework covered 300 topics in 10 domains, and he was able to speak intelligently on all of them. Better, his teaching style was relaxed and informal, which lessened the feelings of impending doom about the exam we were about to undertake. He knew exactly which sections of the material to emphasize, when we needed a break, and in many cases was speaking ahead of the slides (he knew exactly what was coming up before turning the slides). Rare gem.
- Thomas Dunn
Georgia Tech Research Institute
Instructor was to the point, and stayed on topic. Appreciated that he doesn't get led off tangents by students questions.
- Mark Yu
Excellent instructor. One of the best I have had in over 27 years in the IT business. Genuinely cared about the students understanding the subject material and their success in passing the exam. She taught how to think and reason to pass the test. That is something not found in any text book.
- Craig Calder
My instructor is a genius. He has the perfect combination of knowledge and humor. I learned so much this week and enjoyed every minute of it!
- Matthew Miller
Instructor did a fantastic job of delivering a large set of very dense course material cogently to the class. She obviously had the material down cold and could easily break down elements of the different knowledge domains in clear explanations.
- Byron Caswell
A great instructor, very intelligent and well spoken and excellent course materials.
- Jeff Clemmons
Fantastic instructor! Really knew the material, and was adept at communicating in an understandable manner to those without an IT background. I couldn't ask for a more genuine, concerned instructor who had her students successful learning as the main motivator for everything she did. Simply superb!
- Timothy Dalhouse
Instructor was very intelligent and had lots of experience to draw on, outside of the written paterial that made it more interesting. I was very pleased with him.
- Sandra L. Speck
Sandra Speck Company
One of the most intelligent and well-spoken instructors I have ever had the privilege to work with. His in depth knowledge of the 10 domains in CISSP surpassed my expectations as well as the expectations of my classmates. His teaching style kept the otherwise dry information very memorable and exciting. I would HIGHLY recommend this course to my peers.
- Rob Soligan
National Institutes of Health
The instructor had an excellent demeanor and candor, very knowledgable about IT industry in general and many different fields in specific.
- Jose Rengel
Instructor demonstrated advanced knowledge of the subject matter as well as INFOSEC in general. He provided us with all of the tools and reference materials we needed to perform the DIACAP process. The course materials are great!
- TR Piller
My instructor is an excellent instructor. knowledgeable and good in the Net+, generally in computer training and other related area. he is very good. The quality of the course materials are perfect.
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