SDAFND – Understanding Cisco SDA Fundamentals


SDAFND - Understanding Cisco SDA Fundamentals

Course Overview

The Understanding Cisco SDA Fundamentals (SDAFND) v1.0 course introduces you to Cisco® Software-Defined Access and teaches you, through a combination of lectures and labs, how to implement simple, single-site fabric networks. You will learn the benefits of leveraging Software-Defined Access in the Cisco-powered Enterprise Campus network. SDAFND will introduce the solution, its architecture and components, and guide you through labs to design and deploy simple Cisco SD-Access networks.

This course will help you:

Deploy Cisco SD-Access networks
Explain Cisco Software-Designed Access
Operate, manage, and integrate Cisco DNA Center™
Prepare for various Cisco certifications: Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Core (ENCOR), and Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Design (ENSLD)

Who should attend

Field engineers
Network engineers
Network administrators
System engineers


To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

CCNP® level core networking knowledge
Ability to use Windows and Linux CLI tools such as ping, SSH, or running scripts

These are the recommended Cisco offerings that may help you meet these prerequisites:

Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR)

Course Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

Describe Cisco SD-Access architecture and its components
Explain Cisco DNA Center deployment models, scaling, and high availability
Identify Cisco SD-Access fabric protocols and node roles
Understand the Cisco SD-Access Wireless deployment models
Automate Day 0 device onboarding with Cisco DNA Center LAN Automation and Network PnP
Deploy simple Cisco SD-Access fabric networks
Monitor health and performance of the network with Cisco DNA Center Assurance
Interact with the Cisco DNA Center Platform Intent APIs

Course Outline:

Understanding Cisco SDA Fundamentals (SDAFND)
Introducing Cisco SD-Access
Introducing Cisco DNA Center
Exploring Cisco SD-Access Solution Components
Exploring Cisco SD-Access Wireless Architecture
Automating Network Changes with Cisco DNA Center
Deploying Fabric Networks with Cisco DNA Center
Exploring Cisco DNA Center Assurance
Exploring Cisco DNA Center Programmability

Lab Topology

Explore Cisco DNA Center User Interface
Verify Location Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP) Operation in Cisco SD-Access
Integrate Cisco DNA Center and Cisco Identity Services Engine (Cisco ISE)
Provision Access Points in Cisco DNA Center
Provision Underlay Networks with Cisco DNA Center LAN Automation
Provision Underlay Networks with Cisco DNA Center LAN Automation (cont.)
Deploy Cisco SD-Access Single Site Fabric
Deploy Cisco SD-Access Single Site Fabric (cont.)
Explore Cisco DNA Center Assurance
Cisco DNA Assurance Issues and Guided Remediation
Interact with Cisco DNA Center Intent APIs Using Python

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Длительность: 3 дня (24 часа)
Код курса: SDAFND

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