Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller 1.0 with OpenStack Integration v2

Overview

The Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) 1.0 with OpenStack Integration provides an integrated solution that enables the next-generation cloud deployments that drive business agility, lower operational costs and avoid vendor lock-in.

This demonstration shows ACI’s integration with Red Hat Enterprise Linux’s implementation of Group Based Policy (GBP). Users will create ACI security policies through Openstack’s Horizon and Heat.

What’s New

  • APIC Simulator – 1.0(3f)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6 (Packstack deployment)
    • Horizon – OpenStack Dashboard
    • Heat – OpenStack Orchestration
  • Group Based Policy (GBP) implementation

Scenarios

  • APIC System Health Dashboard and Topology Overview
  • Create Security Policies in APIC Using Openstack Heat
  • Create Security Policies in APIC Using Openstack Horizon

Requirements

Required Optional
  • Laptop
  • Cisco AnyConnect®

Components

  • Cisco APIC Simulator 1.0(3f)
  • Red Hat OpenStack Juno Release (Packstack deployment)
  • Workstation (Windows 8) (Jump Host)
  • Microsoft Active Directory-Windows 2012 R2

Features

Application Centric Infrastructure Fabric Discovery
  • Fabric Discovery
  • System Health Dashboard
  • Tenant Security Policies (Contracts, filters…)
OpenStack Integration
  • Creation and deployment of group based policies (Groups, Policy Rule Sets,…)
  • Automatic creation of  security policies, virtual networks and instances (Heat)

 

Resources

US East

EMEAR

APJC

China

Localized Content

Korean (한국어)