Chapter 28. SDN and Network Programmability

This chapter covers the following exam topics:

4.0 Infrastructure Services

4.5 Verify ACLs using the APIC-EM Path Trace ACL analysis tool

5.0 Infrastructure Maintenance

5.5 Describe network programmability in enterprise network architecture

5.5.a Function of a controller

5.5.b Separation of control plane and data plane

5.5.c Northbound and southbound APIs

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