I have 2 ACE 4710 appliances that I will be load balancing. I am currently trying to decide between deploying them in Layer 2 Bridge Mode or Layer 3 Routed Mode. I will have my various security zones broken down into virtual contexts and the vlans trunked into one physical interface that is provisioned for that context.
Can anyone provide any benefits/drawbacks to one design versus the other? I'm going to be load balancing mostly web applications and I have servers already deployed in dns round robin load balancing. I think that with the Layer 2 design I can keep the same IP's I have now on the servers and not cause any changes for the Server Admin Team / Developers.
Why do you need native HA: The native HA feature allows two Cisco DCNM
appliances to run as active and standby applications, with their
embedded databases synchronized in real time. Therefore, when the active
DCNM is not functioning, the standby DCNM will...
This document will provide screenshots to outline the steps to setup
TACACS+ configuration to ACI and also the configuration required on
Cisco ACS server. Please find the official Cisco guide for configuring
TACACS+ Authentication to ACI:
Is it supported or NOT supported? It's a frequently asked question.
Before APIC, release 2.3(1f), transit routing was not supported within a
single L3Out profile. In APIC, release 2.3(1f) and later, you can
configure transit routing with a single L3Out pr...