Managing Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure (CPI) v3

Managing Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure (CPI) v3 Certification Training Course Overview

The Managing Enterprise Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure (MENPI)v4.1course is an instructor-led, lab-based, hands-on course offered by Learning@Cisco. The overall goal of the course is to enable you to manage an enterprise wired and wireless network with Cisco®routers, switches, wireless controllers, and access points using the Cisco Prime®Infrastructure solution.

In this course, you will learn how to manage your network with Cisco Prime Infrastructure by adding devices, managing inventory, creating reports, creating wired and wireless device maps, monitoring the network, managing device configurations, managing device compliance, and performing system administration tasks. This course also introduces the various services and options available with Cisco Prime Infrastructure.

Course objectives

Upon completion of thiscourse, you should be able to:

Navigate the GUI and access the CLI for Cisco Prime Infrastructure

Add to and manage devices in the Cisco Prime Infrastructure inventory

Create network maps for wired, wireless, and data center devices

Create and manage virtual domains and users

Manage device configurations

Manage device compliance

Describe several of the services and options offered by Cisco Prime Infrastructure

Monitor the network using dashboards, maps, and reports

Perform system administrative tasks, including monitoring the health of the system and network and performing server backups



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Course Modules

Module 1: Cisco Prime Infrastructure Overview
  • Introducing Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Getting Started with Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Configuring Initial Server Settings
  • Introducing Cisco Prime Infrastructure Licenses
Module 2: Inventory Management and Reporting
  • Overall Process for Adding Devices to Inventory
  • Generating Reports
  • Managing the Network Inventory
  • Managing Groups
  • Managing Network Device Software Images
Module 3: Network Mapping
  • Managing Network Topology Maps
  • Managing Wireless Maps
Module 4: Role-Based Access Control
  • Managing Virtual Domains
  • Managing User Authentication and Authorization
  • Managing Remote AAA Mode Settings
Module 5: Configuration Management
  • Managing the Configuration Archive
  • Managing Configurations for Wired Devices
  • Managing Configurations for Wireless Devices
  • Configuring Plug and Play
Module 6: Compliance Management
  • Performing Configuration Audits Using Compliance
  • Running Reports to View Device Security Vulnerabilities
Module 7: Services Management
  • Introducing Services
  • Deploying Cisco TrustSec® Identity Services
  • Introducing AVC Services
  • Introducing Network Services and Router Virtual Containers
Module 8: Network Monitoring
  • Exploring Monitoring Tools
  • Monitoring Wired Devices and Data Centers
  • Monitoring the Wireless Network
  • Monitoring Applications
  • Monitoring Clients
Module 9: System Administration
  • Monitoring System Health
  • Monitoring Network Health
  • Monitoring KPIs
  • Managing the Server
  • Introducing Operations Center for Large Deployments
Module 10: Labs outline
  • Access Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Configure System Settings
  • Credential Profiles
  • Manually Add and Import Devices
  • Add Devices with Quick Discoveries
  • Generate Reports
  • Manage the Network Inventory
  • Manage Groups
  • Manage Device Software Images
  • Manage Network Topology Maps
  • Manage Network Topology Maps
  • Create a Virtual Domain
  • Add a User
  • Add an ISE Server
  • Manage the Configuration Archive
  • View Wired Device Templates
  • Create and Deploy Wired Device Templates
  • Manage Wireless Device Configurations
  • Plug and Play Configuration
  • Manage Compliance Feature
  • Manage AVC and QoS
  • Monitor Devices and Interfaces
  • Monitor the Wireless Network
  • Track Applications
  • Track Clients
  • Configure Operations Center
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Course Prerequisites

Course prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites, but we recommend the following knowledgeand skills:

Knowledge of networks and networking terminology (Cisco CCNA®Routing and Switching qualifications orequivalent)

Knowledge of wireless networks and wireless networking terminology (Cisco CCNA®Wireless qualifications or equivalent)

Previous training in, or experience with, network administration, management, and troubleshooting

Target audience

The primary audience for this course is system installers, system integrators, system administrators, network administrators, and solutions designers.