Cisco - Implementing Automation for Cisco Enterprise Solutions (ENAUI)
CLASS DATE(s):
1/25/2021 - 1/27/2021
3/8/2021 - 8/10/2021
4/19/2021 - 4/21/2021

COURSE LENGTH: 3 Days

COURSE COST: $2995.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Implementing Automation for Cisco Enterprise Solutions (ENAUI) is a 3-day course which teaches students how to integrate programmability and automation in the Cisco-powered Enterprise Campus and Wide Area Network (WAN) using programming concepts, orchestration, telemetry, and automation tools to create more efficient workflows and more agile networks. Through a combination of lessons and hands-on labs, students will gain knowledge and skills for using Cisco Internetworking Operating System (Cisco IOS-XE) for device-centric automation, Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA) Center for the intent-based enterprise network, Cisco Software-Defined (SD) WAN, and Cisco Meraki.

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

You will study software development toolkits, industry-standard workflows, tools, and Application Programming Interface (APIs), such as Python, Ansible, Git, JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), YAML Ainít Markup Language (YAML), Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF), Representational State Configuration Protocol (RESTCONF), and Yet Another Generation (YANG).

Who Should Attend:
This course is designed primarily for network and software engineers who are interested in learning about automation and programmability and hold the following job roles:

Network engineer, Systems engineer, Wireless engineer, Consulting systems engineer, Technical solutions architect, Network administrator, Wireless design engineer, Network manager, Sales engineer, Account manager

The knowledge and skills that the learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

Basic programming language concepts
Basic understanding of virtualization
Ability to use Linux and CLI tools, such as Secure Shell (SSH) and bash
Networking knowledge equivalent to the CCNP level
Foundational understanding of Cisco DNA, Meraki, and Cisco SD-WAN

  

Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run virtually as a live online class if the minimum enrollment is not met. For more information, please contact: learn@vtec.org or call 207-775-0244. Course will include Labs and Courseware.

COURSE TOPICS:


Course Objectives
Describe the various models and APIs of the Cisco IOS-XE platform to perform Day 0 operations, improve troubleshooting methodologies with custom tools, augment the Command-Line Interface (CLI)
using Ansible and Python
Explain the paradigm shift of model-driven telemetry and the building blocks of a working solution
Control the tools and APIs to automate Cisco DNA infrastructure managed by Cisco DNA Centerô
Demonstrate workflows (configuration, verification, health checking, and monitoring) using Python, Ansible, and Postman
Explain Cisco SD-WAN solution components, implement a Python library that works with the Cisco SD-WAN APIs to perform configuration, inventory management, and monitoring tasks, and implement reusable
Ansible roles to automate provisioning new branch sites on an existing Cisco SD-WAN infrastructure
Manage the tools and APIs to automate Cisco Meraki managed infrastructure and demonstrate workflows (configuration, verification, health checking, monitoring) using Python, Ansible, and Postman

Course Outline:
Introducing Cisco SD-WAN Programmability
Building Cisco SD-WAN Automation with Python
Building Cisco SD-WAN Automation with Ansible
Managing Configuration with Ansible and Network Automation and Programmability Abstraction Layer with Multivendor support (NAPALM)
Implementing On-Box Programmability and Automation with Cisco IOS XE Software
Implementing Model-Driven Telemetry
Day 0 Provisioning with Cisco IOS-XE
Automating Cisco Meraki
Implementing Meraki Integration APIs
Implementing Automation in Enterprise Networks
Building Cisco DNA Center Automation with Python
Automating Operations using Cisco DNA Center

Lab Outline:
Perform Administrative Tasks Using the Cisco SD-WAN API
Build, Manage, and Operate Cisco SD-WAN Programmatically
Consume SD-WAN APIs Using the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) Module
Build Reports Using Ansible-Viptela Roles
Manage Feature Templates with Ansible
Use NAPALM to Configure and Verify Device Configuration
Implement Streaming Telemetry with Cisco IOS XE
Implement Cisco Meraki API Automation
Explore Cisco Meraki Integration APIs
Explore Cisco Meraki Webhook Alerts