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Cisco ACI Cookbook by Stuart Fordham

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How to do it...

  1. First of all, we need to set up the ASA's management interface for DHCP and allow HTTPS access:

      ASAv# sh run int management 0/0      !      interface Management0/0        management-only        nameif management        security-level 0        ip address dhcp       ASAv# sh run | i http      http server enable      http 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 management      ASAv#
  1. You will also need an administrative account for the APIC to be able to connect to and manage the firewall.

While we do not have to do this next step, it's useful as it highlights the control over the VMWare environment that the APIC can have. So, assign the ASA interfaces to the Finance and Marketing port groups:

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