Cisco/SD-Access and Catalyst 9k Programmability Workshop

SD-Access and Catalyst 9k Programmability Workshop Certification Training Course Overview

Enroll for the 2-days SD-Access and Catalyst 9k Programmability Workshop from Koenig Solutions accredited by Cisco. SD-Access and Catalyst 9k Programmability Workshop (SDA9KPW) v1.0 discusses SD-Access and the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series switch programming.  

In this course you will learn about production solutions that run on or interact with IOS-XE on the Catalyst 9000 switches. We will also discuss how to position the Cisco tools including DNA Center, APIC-EM, ISE, Network Data Platform to implement SD-Access.


Target Audience:

  • Anyone interested in SD-Access and the Catalyst 9000
  • Channel Partner SEs and other sales support
  • Personnel involved in SD-Access Design and Implementation
  • Network Operations team with SD-Access solution
  • Network admin staff that deal with Software Defined Networking
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Architects
  • Network Engineers

SD-Access and Catalyst 9k Programmability Workshop (16 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Positioning SD-Access and Overview
  • What is end-to-end segmentation
  • Simple, automated work flows
  • Open and Programmable APIs
  • Intelligent network fabric
  • Use Cases
  • Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Programmability
  • Components
  • Key concepts of Integrations
Module 2: Cisco DNA Programming Basics
  • IOS XE
  • Understanding REST API
  • Python and IOS XE
  • Cisco Python Module
  • Use cases
  • High level overview: REST API
Module 3: Catalyst 9000 Automation
  • NETCONF with SDN controllers
  • OpenConfig
  • YANG data models
  • Guest Shell Linux Containers (LXCs)
  • Cisco network plug-and-play
  • Zero-touch provisioning
  • Python scripting and custom libraries
  • Use Cases
Module 4: Software Defined Networks
  • SD-Access
  • VXLANs
  • Use Cases
Module 5: APIC-EM
  • SD-Access and APIC-EM
  • Use Cases
  • Catalyst 9000 Integration
  • APIC-EM Automation
Module 7: Cisco SD Access Programming
  • Network Fabric
  • Cisco SD-Access
  • Use Cases
  • Cisco SD-Access Hardware and Software Platform Requirements
  • Centralized Control and Management Plane
Module 8: SD-Access Wireless and WAN Programming
  • Visibility of Wireless Traffic for Consistency
  • Centralized Control/Management
  • Intelligent Services Automation (Application Visibility & Control, EasyQoS)
  • Network Embedded Threat/Anomaly Detection and Mitigation
  • Intelligent WAN
  • Use Cases
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Course Prerequisites

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

  • Familiar with Catalyst 9k Switches

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe use cases and examples of the value of Catalyst 9000 programmability
  • Learn about Python and how it automates the Catalyst 9000
  • Understand hpe object-oriented programming in Python to abstract Catalyst 9000
  • Understand SD-Access
  • Discuss how to apply Cisco Software-Defined Access programmatically