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Implementing and Troubleshooting Networks Using Cisco ThousandEyes (ENTEIT)

Implementing and Troubleshooting Networks Using Cisco ThousandEyes (ENTEIT) v1.0What you’ll learn in this courseThe Implementing and Troubleshooting Networks Using Cisco ThousandEyes (ENTEIT) v1.0 course is designed to introduce you to and familiarize you with Cisco® ThousandEyes. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on experience, you will learn to implement and configure the Cisco ThousandEyes solution. You will also learn to install and configure the Cisco ThousandEyes agents with different test types. This solution will also enable you to perform root cause analysis when troubleshooting.Course durationInstructor-led training: 3 days of in-class learning, including hands-on lab experienceE-learning: Equivalent of 3 days, including lab experienceHow you’ll benefitThis course will help you:Describe and define Cisco ThousandEyesIntegrate, implement, and deploy Cisco ThousandEyes solutionsConfigure Cisco ThousandEyes agentsPerform root cause analysis when troubleshootingCustomize dashboard and reportsMonitor solutionsAdminister the systemWho should enrollThis course is intended for:Network administratorsNetwork engineersNetwork managersSystem engineersTechnology areasCisco ThousandEyesSystems AdministrationNetworkingCourse detailsObjectivesAfter taking this course, you should be able to:Describe the Cisco ThousandEyes solution and its high-level use casesIdentify different types of ThousandEyes agents and supported testsDescribe different Enterprise Agent deployment options, requirements, and procedures for agent deploymentDescribe different ThousandEyes test typesCompare Thousand Eyes web layer testsDescribe the role of an Endpoint AgentDeploy and Configure an Endpoint AgentUtilize ThousandEyes when performing the root cause analysisDiscuss the challenges that ThousandEyes Internet Insights can addressDescribe the role and configuration of default and custom alertsDistinguish between usability of dashboards and reportsUtilize ThousandEyes to monitor solutions end-to-endDescribe how to perform system administrationPrerequisitesBefore taking this course, you should have a:Basic understanding of network fundamentalsBasic understanding of Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), HTTP, SSL, and DNS protocolThe following Cisco course may help you meet these prerequisites:Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®)OutlineIntroducing Cisco ThousandEyesIntroducing Cisco ThousandEyes Agents and TestsDeploying Enterprise AgentsDescribing ThousandEyes Routing, Network DNS, and Voice TestsDescribing Cisco ThousandEyes Web TestsIntroducing Endpoint AgentsDeploying Endpoint AgentsTroubleshooting with Cisco ThousandEyesUsing Internet InsightsConfiguring AlertsCustomizing Dashboards and ReportsMonitoring SolutionsAdministrating the SystemLab outlineSchedule a TestDeploy Enterprise AgentConfigure Network, DNS, and Voice TestsConfigure Web TestsDeploy and Configure an Endpoint AgentExamine Internet InsightsConfigure AlertsBuild a Dashboard and ReportAccount Administration

Understanding Cisco SDA Fundamentals (SDAFND)

What you’ll learn in this courseThe Understanding Cisco SDA Fundamentals (SDAFND) v1.0 course introduces you to Cisco® Software-Defined Access and teaches you, through a combination of lectures , labs, and simulations 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.Course durationInstructor-led classroom: 3 days in the classroom with hands-on lab practiceE-learning: Equivalent of 3 days of instruction and hands-on lab practiceHow you’ll benefitThis course will help you:Deploy Cisco SD-Access networksExplain Cisco Software-Designed AccessOperate, manage, and integrate Cisco DNA Center™Prepare for various Cisco certifications: Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Core (ENCOR), andCisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Design (ENSLD)Who should enrollField engineersNetwork engineersNetwork administratorsSystem engineers Technology areasSoftware-defined access networksCourse detailsObjectivesAfter taking this course, you should be able to:Describe Cisco SD-Access architecture and its componentsExplain Cisco DNA Center deployment models, scaling, and high availabilityIdentify Cisco SD-Access fabric protocols and node rolesUnderstand the Cisco SD-Access Wireless deployment modelsAutomate Day 0 device onboarding with Cisco DNA Center LAN Automation and Network PnPDeploy simple Cisco SD-Access fabric networksMonitor health and performance of the network with Cisco DNA Center AssuranceInteract with the Cisco DNA Center Platform Intent APIsPrerequisitesTo fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:CCNP® level core networking knowledgeAbility 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®) v1.0Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) v1.1OutlineIntroducing Cisco SD-AccessIntroducing Cisco DNA CenterExploring Cisco SD-Access Solution ComponentsExploring Cisco SD-Access Wireless ArchitectureAutomating Network Changes with Cisco DNA CenterDeploying Fabric Networks with Cisco DNA CenterExploring Cisco DNA Center AssuranceExploring Cisco DNA Center ProgrammabilityLab OutlineNOTE: Some of these lab activities are simulations and are marked as such following the name of the lab activity.Explore Cisco DNA Center User InterfaceVerify Location Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP) Operation in Cisco SD-AccessIntegrate Cisco DNA Center and Cisco Identity Services Engine (Cisco ISE) [Simulation]Provision Access Points in Cisco DNA Center [Simulation]Provision Underlay Networks with Cisco DNA Center LAN Automation [Simulation]Provision Underlay Networks with Cisco DNA Center LAN Automation (cont.)Deploy Cisco SD-Access Single Site Fabric [Simulation]Deploy Cisco SD-Access Single Site Fabric (cont.)Explore Cisco DNA Center Assurance [Simulation]Cisco DNA Assurance Issues and Guided Remediation [Simulation]Interact with Cisco DNA Center Intent APIs Using Python

Implementing Cisco HyperFlex (DCIHX)

What you’ll learn in this courseThe Implementing Cisco HyperFlex (DCIHX) v1.3 course shows you how to deploy and use the Cisco ® HyperFlex™ data platform to support multicloud workloads. You will become familiar with HyperFlex components and learn how to install, design, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco HyperFlex to support highly scalable and resilient multicloud implementations. You will also gain hands-on experience focused on installation, management, maintenance, and native replication, and you will explore cluster technologies as well as Cisco Intersight.™Course durationInstructor-led training: 4 days in the classroom with hands-on lab practiceVirtual instructor-led training: 4 days of web-based classes with hands-on lab practiceE-learning: Equivalent of 4 days of instruction with videos, practice, and challengesHow you’ll benefitThis class will help you use Cisco HyperFlex toEnable multicloud IT with an adaptive platform that powers any application anywhere with the simplicity of hyperconverged infrastructureGain hands-on experience using Cisco HyperFlexWho should enrollData center engineersEngineers (design, implementation, pre-sales, post-sales)Product managers and salesTechnology areasData CenterCourse detailsObjectivesAfter taking this course, you should be able to:Describe hyperconvergence, Cisco HyperFlex, and the components of Cisco HyperFlexExplain the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) and what makes it valuable to businessDescribe how Cisco HyperFlex Data Platform (HXDP) worksDescribe the physical components of Cisco HyperFlexDescribe Cisco Intersight and introduce functionalities relevant to HyperFlexInstall standard ESXi-based vSphere Cisco HyperFlexManage your Cisco HyperFlex VMware ESXi-based clusterDescribe how to maintain Cisco HyperFlexDesign a Cisco HyperFlex solutionProtect the data on your Cisco HyperFlex cluster using replication and data at rest encryptionDescribe a stretched cluster and how is it different from a standard clusterDescribe an Edge cluster and how is it different from a standard clusterPerform basic troubleshooting tasks and explain Cisco IntersightPrerequisitesTo fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge:Cisco CCNA®–level knowledge about data center architecture and products technologies (network, compute, storage network)Familiarity with VMware vCenter and ESXiFamiliarity with public cloud offerings, primarily AWS, but also Azure and GCP Recommended Cisco learning offerings that may help you meet these prerequisites:Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU)Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)Cisco CCNP Data Center specialization modules: DCID, DCIT, DCACI, DCMDS, DCACIA, OutlineIntroducing Hyperconvergence and Cisco HyperFlexTraditional Data Center DesignWhat Is Hyperconvergence?Describing Cisco UCS: The Foundation of Cisco HyperFlexCisco Server Deployment Models: Standalone Versus ManagedCisco UCS Managed Model BenefitsDescribing Cisco HyperFlex Software ComponentsVirtual Machine HypervisorLog-Structured File SystemDescribing Cisco HyperFlex Hardware ComponentsIntroducing Cisco HyperFlex ServersStorage Technologies in Cisco HyperFlexIntroducing Cisco IntersightInstalling and Expanding Standard ESXi Cisco HyperFlexInstallation SummarySoftware PrerequisitesManaging Cisco HyperFlex in vSphere EnvironmentManagement Interfaces OverviewCisco HyperFlex Plugin for vCenterMaintaining Cisco HyperFlexCisco HyperFlex Upgrade OverviewCisco HyperFlex Online UpgradeDesigning Cisco HyperFlexCluster Resiliency: VM-LevelCluster Resiliency: HXDP-LevelProtecting Your DataDisaster Recovery OverviewThird-Party Data Restore SolutionsIntroducing Cisco HyperFlex Stretched Deploymen tStretched Cluster OverviewPrerequisitesIntroducing Cisco HyperFlex EDGECisco HyperFlex EDGE Cluster OverviewPrerequisites and RecommendationsTroubleshooting Cisco HyperFlexTroubleshooting GuidelinesGenerating Tech Support BundlesLab outlineInvestigate Software Components of Cisco HyperFlexInvestigate Cisco UCS Part of HyperFlexInvestigate Cisco IntersightInstall Cisco HyperFlexManage Cisco HyperFlexProtect Your HyperFlex VMsInvestigate Stretched GroupInstall and Manage Stretched HyperFlex GroupInvestigate HyperFlex Edge 

Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions (ENSDWI)

What you’ll learn in this courseThe Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions (ENSDWI) v2.0 course trains you to design, deploy, configure, and manage your Cisco® Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) solution in a large-scale live network, including how to migrate from legacy WAN to SD-WAN. You will learn best practices for configuring routing protocols in the data center and the branch, as well as how to implement advanced control, data, and application-aware policies. The course also covers SD-WAN deployment and migration options, placement of controllers, how to deploy WAN Edge devices, and how to configure Direct Internet Access (DIA) breakout. The course examines the different Cisco SD-WAN security options available, such as application-aware enterprise firewall, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), URL filtering, Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP), Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) proxy, and Cisco Umbrella® Secure Internet Gateway (SIG).The course lab environment is built using Cisco vEdge Cloud routers and Cisco SD-WAN 20.3 code.This course helps you prepare to take the Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions (300-415 ENSDWI) exam which is part of the CCNP® Enterprise certification. You will also earn 32 Continuing Education (CE) credits toward recertification.Course durationInstructor-led training: 5 days in the classroom with hands-on lab practiceVirtual instructor-led training: 5 days of web-based classes with hands-on lab practiceE-learning: Equivalent of 5 days of content with videos, practice, and challengesHow you’ll benefitThis course will teach you to use Cisco SD-WAN to:Establish a transport-independent WAN for lower cost and higher flexibilityMeet Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for business-critical and real-time applicationsProvide secure end-to-end segmentation for protecting critical enterprise compute resourcesExtend seamlessly into the public cloudOptimize the user experience for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applicationsEarn 32 CE credits toward recertificationWho should enrollSystem installersSystem integratorsSystem administratorsNetwork administratorsSolutions designersTechnology areasNetworkingSoftware-defined networkingCourse detailsObjectivesAfter taking this course, you should be able to:Describe the Cisco SD-WAN solution and how modes of operation differ in traditional WAN versus SD-WANDescribe options for Cisco SD-WAN cloud and on-premises deploymentExplain how to deploy WAN Edge devicesReview the Zero-Touch Provisioning (ZTP) process and examine technical specifics for on-premises deploymentReview the device configuration template and describe new features of device configuration templatesDescribe options for providing scalability, high availability, and redundancyExplain how dynamic routing protocols are deployed in an SD-WAN environment, on the service side and transport sideDescribe Cisco SD-WAN policy concepts, which includes how policies are defined, attached, distributed, and appliedDefine and implement advanced control policies, such as policies for custom topologies and service insertionIdentify and implement advanced data policies, such as policies for traffic engineering and QoSDefine and implement an Application-Aware Routing (AAR) policyImplement Direct Internet Access (DIA) and Cisco SD-WAN Cloud OnRamp optionsDescribe Cisco SD-WAN security components and integrationDescribe how to design pure and hybrid Cisco SD-WAN solutions, as well as how to perform a migration to Cisco SD-WANDescribe Cisco SD-WAN Day-2 operations, such as monitoring, reporting, logging, troubleshooting, and upgradingDescribe Cisco SD-WAN support for multicastPrerequisitesYou should have the following knowledge and skills before taking this course: Knowledge of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) concepts as applied to large-scale live network deploymentsStrong understanding of enterprise WAN designStrong understanding of routing protocol operation, including both interior and exterior routing protocol operationFamiliarity with Transport Layer Security (TLS) and IP Security (IPSec) These 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)OutlineExamining the Cisco SD WAN ArchitectureExamining Cisco SD-WAN Deployment OptionsDeploying WAN Edge DevicesOnboarding WAN Edge Devices with ZTP and PnPUsing Device Configuration TemplatesExploring Redundancy, High Availability, and ScalabilityEnabling Service-Side and Transport-Side RoutingUnderstanding Cisco SD-WAN Policy Configuration BasicsDefining Advanced Control PoliciesDefining Advanced Data PoliciesImplementing AARExamining Direct Internet Access and Cloud Deployment OptionsExploring Cisco SD-WAN SecurityDesigning and Migrating to Cisco SD-WANPerforming Cisco SD-WAN Network Management and TroubleshootingExamining Cisco SD-WAN Multicast SupportLab outlineDeploy Cisco SD-WAN ControllersAdd a WAN Edge Router Using ZTPDeploy Cisco SD-WAN Device Using Configuration TemplatesConfigure Cisco SD-WAN Controller AffinityImplement Service Side Routing ProtocolsImplement Transport Location (TLOC) ExtensionsImplement Control PoliciesImplement Data PoliciesImplement Application-Aware RoutingImplement Branch and Regional Internet BreakoutsMigrate Branch SitesPerform Cisco SD-WAN Software Upgrade     

Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Security and Cloud Solutions (SDWSCS)

What you’ll learn in this courseThe Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Security and Cloud Solutions (SDWSCS) v1.0 course is an advanced training course focused on Cisco SD-WAN security and cloud services. Through a series of labs and lectures you will learn about on-box security services, including application-aware enterprise firewall, intrusion prevention, URL filtering, malware protection, and Transport Layer Security (TLS) or Secure Socket Layer (SSL) decryption. You will also learn about cloud integration with multiple cloud service providers across multiple use cases.Additionally, the course labs will allow you to configure and deploy local security services and cloud security services with the Cisco Umbrella Secure Internet Gateway (SIG), as well as integrate the Cisco SD-WAN fabric with a cloud service provider using the Cisco vManage automated workflows.The course lab environment is built using Cisco Catalyst 8000v IOS XE routers and Cisco SD-WAN 20.7 code, and it includes the integration of Cisco FirePOWER Threat Defense for network security and Cisco ThousandEyes for network monitoring.The course will allow you to earn 24 Continuing Education (CE) credits toward recertification.Course durationInstructor-led training: 3 days in the classroom and hands-on lab practiceVirtual instructor-led training: 3 days of web-based classes and hands-on lab practiceHow you’ll benefitThis course will:Introduce you to the security and cloud services available in Cisco SD-WANHelp you understand drivers, benefits, available features, and the architecture of Cisco SD-WAN integrated and distributed security and cloud networking servicesWho should enrollThis course is designed for the following roles:Network engineersNetwork security engineersNetwork architectsSales/presales engineers Technology areasEnterprise networkingNetwork securityCisco SD-WANCloud servicesCourse details PrerequisitesBefore taking this course, you should have a:Basic understanding of enterprise routingBasic understanding of WAN networkingBasic understanding of Cisco SD-WANBasic understanding of Public Cloud servicesThese recommended Cisco learning offerings may help students meet these prerequisites:Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®)Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions (ENSDWI)Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (SDWFND) ObjectivesAfter taking this course, you should be able to:Describe Cisco SD-WAN security functions and deployment optionsUnderstand how to deploy on-premises threat preventionDescribe content filtering optionsImplement secure Direct Internet Access (DIA)Explain and implement service chainingExplore Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and identify use casesDescribe Cisco Umbrella Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) and deployment optionsImplement Cisco Umbrella SIG and Domain Name System (DNS) policiesExplore and implement Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) and identify use cases (including Microsoft 365)Describe how to use Cisco ThousandEyes to monitor cloud servicesConfigure Cisco ThousandEyes to monitor Microsoft 365 applicationsExamine how to protect and optimize access to the Software as a Service (SaaS) application with Cisco SD-WAN Cloud OnRampDescribe and deploy Cloud OnRamp for multi-cloud, including interconnect and colocation use casesExamine Cisco SD-WAN monitoring capabilities and features with vManage andOutlineIntroducing Cisco SD-WAN SecurityDeploying On-Premises Threat PreventionExamining Content FilteringExploring Cisco SD-WAN Dedicated Security OptionsExamining Cisco SASEExploring Cisco Umbrella SIGSecuring Cloud Applications with Cisco Umbrella SIGExploring Cisco SD-Wan ThousandEyesOptimizing SaaS ApplicationsConnecting Cisco SD-WAN to Public CloudExamining Cloud Interconnect SolutionsExploring Cisco Cloud OnRamp for ColocationMonitoring Cisco SD-WAN Cloud and Security SolutionsLab OutlineConfigure Threat PreventionImplement Web SecurityDeploy DIA Security with Unified Security PolicyDeploy Service ChainingConfigure Cisco Umbrella DNS PoliciesDeploy Cisco Umbrella Secure Internet GatewayImplement CASB SecurityMicrosoft 365 SaaS Testing by Using Cisco ThousandEyesConfigure Cisco OnRamp for SaaS  

Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI)

What you’ll learn in this courseThe Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) v1.1 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. This course earns you 40 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification.This course helps prepare you for the following exam:300-620 Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI)Course durationInstructor-led classroom: 5 days in the classroom with hands-on lab practiceInstructor-led virtual classroom: 5 days of web-based classes with hands-on lab practiceHow you’ll benefitThis course will help you:Gain the skills and hands-on practice integrating the enhanced, automated capabilities of Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode for quicker application deploymentGet the knowledge for protocols, solutions and designs to acquire professional-level and expert-level data center job rolesEarn 40 CE credits toward recertificationWhat to expect in the examThe 300-620 DCACI exam certifies your knowledge of working with Cisco switches in ACI mode including configuration, implementation, and management.After you pass 300-620 DCACI, you earn the Cisco Certified Specialist – Data Center ACI Implementationcertification and you satisfy the concentration exam requirement for the CCNP Data Center certification.Who should enrollNetwork DesignersNetwork AdministratorsNetwork EngineersSystems EngineersData Center EngineersConsulting Systems EngineersTechnical Solutions ArchitectsCisco Integrators/PartnersField EngineersServer AdministratorsNetwork ManagersStorage AdministratorsCisco Integrators and PartnersTechnology areasData center Course detailsObjectivesAfter taking this course, you should be able to:Describe Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and basic Cisco ACI conceptsDescribe Cisco ACI policy model logical constructsDescribe Cisco ACI basic packet forwardingDescribe external network connectivityDescribe VMM IntegrationDescribe Layer 4 to Layer 7 integrationsExplain Cisco ACI management features  PrerequisitesTo fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills: Understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switchingFamiliarity with Cisco Ethernet switching productsUnderstanding of Cisco data center architectureFamiliarity with virtualization fundamentalsThe following Cisco courses may help you meet these prerequisites: Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) OutlineIntroducing Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and Basic ConceptsWhat Is Cisco ACI?Cisco ACI Topology and HardwareDescribing Cisco ACI Policy Model Logical ConstructsCisco ACI Logical ConstructsTenantDescribing Cisco ACI Basic Packet ForwardingEndpoint LearningBasic Bridge Domain Configuration KnobIntroducing External Network ConnectivityCisco ACI External Connectivity OptionsExternal Layer 2 Network ConnectivityIntroducing VMM IntegrationVMware vCenter VDS IntegrationResolution Immediacy in VMMDescribing Layer 4 to Layer 7 IntegrationsService Appliance Insertion Without ACI L4-L7 Service GraphService Appliance Insertion via ACI L4-L7 Service GraphExplaining Cisco ACI ManagementOut-of-Band ManagementIn-Band Management  Lab OutlineValidate Fabric DiscoveryConfigure Network Time Protocol (NTP)Create Access Policies and Virtual Port Channel (vPC)Enable Layer 2 Connectivity in the Same Endpoint Group (EPG)Enable Inter-EPG Layer 2 ConnectivityEnable Inter-EPG Layer 3 ConnectivityCompare Traffic Forwarding Methods in a Bridge DomainConfigure External Layer 2 (L2Out) ConnectionConfigure External Layer 3 (L3Out) ConnectionIntegrate Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) With VMware vCenter Using VMware Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS)