DCACI – Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure


DCACI - Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

Course description:
The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) v1.0 course shows you how to deploy and manage the Cisco® Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI®) mode. You will learn how to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode, how to connect the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services, and the fundamentals of Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) integration. You will gain hands-on practice implementing key capabilities such as fabric discovery, policies, connectivity, VMM integration, and more.

How you’ll benefit:
This course will help you:
Gain high-demand skills using modern programming languages, APIs, and systems such as Python, Ansible, and Git to automate, streamline, and enhance business operations.
Acquire the skills and knowledge to customize tools, methods, and processes that improve network performance and agility
Earn 24 CE credits toward recertification
Prepare for the 300-435 ENAUTO exam and join the DevNet class of 2020

What to expect in the exam:
The 300-435 ENAUTO exam certifies your knowledge and skills in implementing Enterprise automated solutions, including programming concepts, Python programming, APIs, controllers, and automation tools.
After you pass 300-435 ENAUTO, you earn the Cisco Certified DevNet Specialist – Enterprise Automation and Programmability certification, and you satisfy the concentration exam requirement for these professional-level certifications:
CCNP® Enterprise
Cisco Certified DevNet Professional

Who should enroll:
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

Course Objectives:
After completing the course, you should be able to:
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 scripts, and integrate various workflows using Ansible and Python
Explain the paradigm shift of model-driven telemetry and the building blocks of a working solution
Learn how to use the tools and APIs to automate Cisco DNA infrastructure managed by Cisco DNA Center™
Demonstrate workflows (configuration, verification, health checking, and monitoring) using Python, Ansible, and Postman
Learn how to automate repetitive tasks using Ansible automation engine.
Understand 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
Explore a Python programming language, Python libraries and Python virtual environments and learn how can they be used for automation of network configuration tasks.
Learn about the GIT version control system and its common operations.

Course Prerequisites:
Before taking this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
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
The following Cisco courses can help you gain the knowledge you need to prepare for this course:
Introducing Automation for Cisco Solutions (CSAU)
Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®)
Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR)

Course outline:
Introducing Cisco SD-WAN Programmability
Building Cisco SD-WAN Automation with Python
Building Cisco SD-WAN Automation with Ansible
Managing Configuration with Python and Ansible
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
Automating APIs and Protocols
Network Programmability Foundation

Lab outline:
Automate Networks with Netmiko
Postman for REST API Consumption
Use Ansible to Configure and Verify Device Configuration
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 Policies with Ansible
Use NAPALM to Configure and Verify Device Configuration
Implement On-Box Programmability and Automation with Cisco IOS XE Software
Use Python on Cisco IOS XE Software
Implement Streaming Telemetry with Cisco IOS XE
Implement Cisco Meraki API Automation
Explore Cisco Meraki Integration APIs
Explore Cisco Meraki Webhook Alerts
Implement ZTP on Cisco IOS-XE with a Custom Python Script
Explore Intent APIs for Cisco DNA center (Postman)
Build Python Scripts with Cisco DNA Center Intent APIs (Python based)
Build Python Scripts with Cisco DNA Center Assurance APIs (Python)

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Длительность: 5 дней (40 часов)
Код курса: DCACI

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