Networking Course

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The Network Automation 2018.x Essentials training class is designed for Network Engineers and Administrators. This course teaches the skills needed to successfully implement MF Network Automation to manage small, medium, or large networked enterprises. Participants get the opportunity to learn the skills required to develop advanced scripts and use change plans to implement device configuration changes. The course covers how to create and use policies which enforce security best practices. The course also covers how to integrate external applications using the NA API and how to develop customer device drivers.

The hands-on lab exercises in this course use Network Automation software version 2018.11.


Network engineers or administrators who are responsible for maintaining the configurations and policy compliance of a network infrastructure

Consultants who want to implement and add value to customers' NA installations

Skills Gained

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

Describe the basic components and functions of NA

Add and delete devices

Create groups for device management

Run tasks against devices and groups

Create, edit, and use templates and change plans

Create and use policies for compliance

Create and use reports

Plan for an NA installation

Use NA to upgrade device operating systems

Create and use workflows for change control

Describe the NA application programming interface (API) and what it can do

Describe the NA Network Driver Studio (NDS)


To be successful in this course, you should have the following prerequisites or knowledge.

Familiarity with networking terms and concepts

Familiarity with web browsers and telnet or SSH connection methods

Familiarity with different flavors of operating system environments


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