ACI Programmability Basics Training

12 hours
The ACI Programmability Basics Training is structured as a hybrid workshop and is delivered by a technology specific Subject Matter Expert in a workshop format, either virtually via the customer's preferred meeting application or onsite at the customer's location. The engagement combines an SME engagement, workshop, training and lab demo all in one interactive experience that focuses on learning a new technology, best practices and how it will fit into the customer's current environment.

What to Expect

The following items are included in this training: 

  • Demonstrating design strategies
  • Demonstrate flexibility and use cases of different design and migration changes
  • Execution concepts & whiteboarding
  • Automate, operate and secure concept walkthrough
  • Provision, validation and troubleshooting commands

Goals & Objectives

Our expert-led training workshops help you gain a better understanding of the Cisco ACI technologies and solutions. Upon completion you’ll have the working knowledge and skills to develop, deploy and maintain a solid ACI infrastructure.


The following is a summary of the 1.5-day agenda, concepts and inclusions for the training:

  • ACI object tree and Visore
    • Management Information Tree (MIT) in ACI
    • Navigate through MIT using Visore
    • Object filtering using Visore
    • Constructing API payload in Visore
  • API Inspector
  • JSON, XML and YAML data structure
    • JSON basics
    • XML basics
    • YAML basics (not part of ACI data structure)
    • Download/upload configurations via JSON/XML in ACI
  • ACI Moquery Basics
    • ACI API and moquery fundamentals
    • Moquery with filters
    • Construct basic queries
    • Customized moquery
  • Using postman
    • Construct API calls using postman
    • Collection runners