Cisco Thousand Eyes Deployment & Implementation

Cisco Thousand Eyes Deployment & Implementation Certification Training Course Overview

Cisco ThousandEyes Deployment and Implementation is a 5-day course designed to help you understand, deploy, and manage the ThousandEyes platform. This course provides the details and hands-on activities necessary to successfully deploy ThousandEyes and perform outage and performance analysis by leveraging data patterns and correlating test output.

Target Audience

  • Systems Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects
  • Application Developers and Engineers

Learning Objective

  • Describe the ThousandEyes solution and its benefits 
  • Describe ThousandEyes agents, their purpose and how to determine optimal agent placement
  • Explain the different ThousandEyes test types and their purposes
  • Configure and run tests to correlate test output with the source of an application or network performance issue

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Course Modules

Module 1: Evolution of Application Delivery and Network Monitoring Requirements
  • The SaaS Cloud Disruption
  • The Importance of Enterprise App-to-User Visibility
Module 2: Thousand Eyes Platform Overview
  • ThousandEyes Platform and Architecture
  • Working with Agents
  • Understanding Consumption Models and Pricing
  • External Integrations
Module 3: Solution Use Cases
  • ThousandEyes Cloud Adoption Use Cases
  • Use Cases for Digital Experience
  • L3 And WAN Use Cases
  • Qualifying ThousandEyes Strategic Value
Module 4: Enterprise Agent Installation and Placement
  • Enterprise Agent Overview and Data Collected
  • About BrowserBot
  • OVA and Hyper-V Hypervisor Installation
  • UX Installation and Docker Deployment
  • Installation for Cisco IOS XE Containers
  • Installation for Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches
  • Other Installation Options
  • Enterprise Agent Clusters
  • Interface Selection, Creation and Configuration
  • Placement Considerations
Module 5: Endpoint Agent Installation and Configuration
  • Endpoint Agent Overview and Data Collected
  • Endpoint Agent Installation options
  • Configuration and Deployment
  • Creating Scheduled Tests
  • User Experience
Module 6: Thousand Eyes Test Types and Functionality
  • Cloud and Enterprise Agent Based Tests
  • Nesting of Tests
  • Data Collection
  • Adding Tests
  • Relating Foundation Technologies to Test Methods and Output
Module 7: Network Layer Tests
  • Test Inputs
  • Agent-to-Server Test Configuration
  • Agent-to-Agent Test Configuration
  • End-to-End Metrics and Visualization
Module 8: BGP Testing
  • BGP Protocol Review
  • Test Inputs
  • Alert Rules
  • Interpreting BGP Route Visualization
Module 9: DNS Testing
  • DNS Review
  • DNS Test Inputs
  • Analyzing DNS Test Output
  • DNS+ Layer Tests Settings
  • DNS+ Layer Tests Output
Module 10: Testing Web Servers
  • HTTP Inputs
  • FTP Server Test Inputs
  • Analyzing Web Test Output
Module 11: VoIP Tests
  • VoIP Technology Review
  • RTP Settings
  • SIP Server Settings
  • Interpreting RTP Stream and SIP Server Output
Module 12: Transaction Testing
  • Modeling User Workflows
  • Basic Test Configuration
  • Transaction Scripting Examples
  • Using the ThousandEyes Recorder
  • Selenium and Web Dev Tools
  • The Document Object Model and Interpreting Waterfall Charts
Module 13: SD-WAN Visibility and App Performance
  • SD-WAN Review
  • Leveraging Visibility to Baseline App and Network Performance
  • SD-WAN Branch, SaaS, and ISP Metrics
  • Using Underlay/Overlay Visualizations to Validate Performance and Isolate Issues
Module 14: Outage and Performance Analysis with ThousandEyes
  • Determining the Correct Test Type and Config
  • Correlating and Validating Test Results
Module 15: Monitoring, Alerting and Remediation
  • Using ThousandEyes Monitoring to Improve Digital Experience
  • Determining Actions to Take Based on Test Output
  • Using Snapshots
  • Managing Alerts
  • Managing Alerts
Module 16: Troubleshooting
  • Missing or Incorrect Path Visualization Information
  • HTTP server test errors
  • Endpoint Agent Issues
  • Firewall Considerations
  • CLI Network Troubleshooting Utilities
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Course Prerequisites

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

  • Knowledge of cloud and (virtual) data center architecture and networking concepts
  • High-level familiarity with basic network protocols and applications
  • Familiarity with common application delivery methods