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ACEBC-ACEBCv40 ACEBC - ACE Boot Camp v4.0

Network Training Course Description:
This course combines lecture and labs to show you how to deploy and configure the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Application Control Engine (ACE) module and the Cisco ACE 4710 appliance (release 4.1). Combining ACEAP - Implementing the Cisco ACE Appliance v1.0 and ACESM - Implementing the Application Control Engine Service Module, this course covers all of the key features of the ACE module and appliance
Network Training Course Duration:
4 DAYS
Network Training Course Target Audience:
Systems engineers and network architects who need to design or deploy server load-balancing solutions using the Cisco ACE module or appliance
Network Training Course Prerequisite:
TCP/IP protocol,HTTP and SSL protocols,N-tier application architecture,Server load balancing
Course Content:

  • 1. Data Center Application Services Overview

    • IP-Based Data Center Applications
      • IP Protocol Stack Review
      • IP Application Review
      • Web Technology Overview
    • ACE Family Solutions
      • Multi-Tier Applications
      • Application Delivery Products
    • Deploying the ACE Appliance and Service Module
      • Connecting ACE to the Network
      • Network Topologies
      • ACE 4710 Installation Procedure
      • ACE Appliance GUI
      • Virtualization
      • Resource Management
      • Authorizing Management Users
      • Configuring Interfaces
      • Configuring Management

  • 2. Implementing Server Load Balancing

    • Modular Policy CLI
      • Class and Policy Maps
      • Applying Policy Maps
    • Managing the ACE Appliance and Service Module
      • Permitting Management Traffic
      • Remote Management
      • SNMP Manageability
      • XML Management API
      • Application Networking Manager
    • Security Features
      • IP Access Control Lists
      • ACL Object Groups
      • TCP/IP Fragmentation/Reassembly
      • TCP/IP Normalization
      • SYN Cookies
      • Network Address Translation
    • Layer 4 Load Balancing
      • Load Balancing Concepts
      • Load Balancing Algorithms
      • Configuring Layer 4 Load Balancing
      • Traffic Rate Limiting
      • Firewall Load Balancing
    • Health Monitoring
      • Active Health Probes
      • HTTP Error Code Monitoring
      • Using TCL Scripting
      • Route Health Injection
      • Backup Servers/Server Farms
      • KAL-AP Integration
    • Layer 7 Protocol Processing
      • Configuring HTTP Layer 7 Load Balancing
      • Persistent and Pipelined HTTP Extensions
      • Server Reuse
      • HTTP Modifications
      • Session Persistence
      • Protocol Inspection
      • HTTP Inspection
      • FTP, RDP, Radius, RTSP, and SIP Protocol Processing
      • Generic Protocol Parsing
      • Other Inspected Protocols
    • Processing Secure Connections
      • Digital Encryption Technologies
      • SSL Service Options
      • Configuring a Public Key Infrastructure
      • Configuring SSL Proxy Services
      • SSL Session Reuse
      • SSL Queue Delay
      • SSL Client Authentication
    • Web Application Acceleration
      • Performance Factors
      • Acceleration Architecture
      • FlashForward
      • Delta Optimization
      • Single-Request Optimizations
      • Compression Overview
      • Configuring Compression
    • High Availability
      • Redundancy
      • Object Tracking
      • Failover
      • State Replication
      • Fault Tolerance Configuration
      • Displaying Fault Tolerance Information
    • Integrating Multiple Features
      • Analyzing Network Requirements
      • Designing Cisco ACE Contexts and Features
      • Configuring Multiple Integrated Features

  • Lab 1: Implementing Virtualization

  • Lab 2: Using Network Address Translation

  • Lab 3: Configuring Server Load Balancing

  • Lab 4: Implementing Health Monitoring

  • Lab 5: Configuring Layer 7 Load Balancing

  • Lab 6: Enabling Sticky Connections

  • Lab 7: Enabling Protocol Inspection

  • Lab 8: Configuring SSL Termination

  • Lab 9: Cisco ACE Appliance HTTP Optimizations

  • Lab 10: Integrating Multiple Features