You will always specify how an EPG communicates with another EPG. Not how a device communicates with another. The EPG is a very powerful construct in ACI as it simplifies dramatically access control of your network. Contracts. A contract is a logical ACI component that specifies how end point groups communicate with each other.
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Jun 18, 2017 · Since APIC Release 2.2(1n) Cisco enabled a feature called Preferred Groups. What does it and when do you need it? It allows defined EPGs in a VRF still to communicate with each other even when the Policy enforcement is enabled and there are no contract between those EPG’s. This can be, for example, really useful for migration scenarios.
May 17, 2020 · If vzAny is configured to consume and provide a "deny all" contract, traffic between EPG Client and EPG Web is no longer allowed. C. The host in EPG Client can connect to TCP destination port 80 on the webserver in EPG Web. The webserver will not be able to initiate a separate TCP connection to a host port with TCP source port 80. D.
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Nov 17, 2019 · Contracts are Stateless by nature. In the example above the contract will permit traffic from EPG User to EPG Web on destination TCP Port 80 only, in order to permit the response from EPG Web to EPG User, we have to check the Apply Both Directions and Reverse Filter Ports options in the Contract Subject configuration.
May 19, 2017 · This object is referred to in the GUI as a Network but I prefer the concept of referring to is as a L2 EPG, because the whole ACI policy philosophy is centred around the EPG-Contract association. And since this L2 EPG is going to allow traffic to and from a particular external VLAN, it is appropriate to name the entity with a name mimicking its ...