My study notes on the topic of ACI application profiles.

An ANP or Application Network Profile:

  • is simply a container for EPGs. For example, in the network-centric mode, you can name the application profile as “VLANs” because we know that in this mode, only one VLAN maps to an EPG each time.
  • In APIC GUI is presented as simply Application Profile
  • must be configured before even creating EPGs
  • while creating the Application Network Profile you can create EPGs as well. Or you can leave creating EPGs later on.
  • define usually the logical scope of an application

Configuring Application Profiles

The configuration is simple:

During the configuration of the Application Profile we can define its associated EPGs (by clicking on the + sign), or leave this for a later time:

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