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This hands-on course covers many features of the Cisco IOS XE platform and describes how to manage devices from a single dashboard, the Cisco DNA Center. You will learn how to use the Cisco Catalyst 9000 family of switches to enable Software Defined Access (SD-Access) and provide end-to-end security and automation with centralized management using DNA Center.

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Overview:

This hands-on course covers many features of the Cisco IOS XE platform and describes how to manage devices from a single dashboard, the Cisco DNA Center. You will learn how to use the Cisco Catalyst 9000 family of switches to enable Software Defined Access (SD-Access) and provide end-to-end security and automation with centralized management using DNA Center.

Prerequisite(s):

It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching certification or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of configuring LAN routing and switching with legacy Cisco Catalyst switches
  • Familiarity with the Cisco IOS XE operating system
  • Awareness of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) as an authentication platform and policy manager

Audience:

Network engineers, designers, managers, and system engineers who are adopting Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA) and will use Cisco Catalyst 9000 Switches to enable an SD-Access solution provisioned with DNA Center.

Outline:

Section 1: Introducing Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Section 2: Introducing Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series Switches

Section 3: Introducing Cisco Catalyst 9400 Series Switches

Section 4: Introducing Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series Switches

Section 5: Positioning Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Section 6: Examining Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches Management Capabilities

Section 7: Deploying Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches in Cisco StackWise Virtual and SD-Access Fabric

Section 8: Describing New Features on Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Section 9: Describing Scale and Performance Features on Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Section 10: Describing Security, QoS, and IoT Convergence Features on Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Section 11: Describing Cloud and Automation Features on Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Section 12: Describing Cisco SD-Access Solution and Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Labs:

  • Discovery 1: Discover and Automate the Underlay Topology using PnP Base Automation Service of Cisco DNA Center GUI
  • Discovery 2: Perform GIR on Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switch
  • Discovery 3: Manage and Patch Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Software Images using Cisco DNA Center GUI and CLI Commands
  • Discovery 4: Enable and Verify Encrypted Traffic Analytics
  • Discovery 5: Configure Perpetual PoE and Fast PoE on the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switch
  • Discovery 6: Use Programmability with Python Scripts and NETCONF/YANG for Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switch Management Automation
  • Discovery 7: Deploy Cisco SD-Access Campus Fabric Using Cisco DNA Center Automation

Additional information

Length

3 days

Guaranteed to run

No