Digital Network Architecture Implementation Essentials v1.0

5 days


Digital Network Architecture Implementation Essentials is designed to provide students with an insight into the Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) and its solution components. The course highlights the need for digitization in networks and the guiding principles of DNA.


Each participant will leave with a recognised certificate

Course Outline

  • Identifying Role of Digital Network Architecture in Contemporary Network
  • Identifying Cisco Digital Network Architecture Vision
  • Identifying the Digital Network Architecture Solution Components
  • Identifying the Role of Automation and Orchestration Controllers in DNA
  • Implementing DNA Automation in Core Networks
  • Implementing Automation in Enterprise Networks
  • Implementing Cisco Plug and Play Solution
  • Implemnting an EasyQoS Solution
  • Implementing Cisco Intelligent WAN Solution
  • Troubleshooting Using Path Trace Application
  • Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Function Virtualisation
  • Implementing Network Programmability in a DNA Architecture
  • Implementing Network Analytics in Cisco DNA
  • What is Network Analytics in Cisco DNA?
  • DNA Analytics Architecture
  • DNA Analytics Proof Points
  • Network Data Platform Architecture
  • CMX On Premise
  • Context-Aware Services Architecture
  • CMX Connect
  • Cisco CMX Analytics
  • Cisco CMX Configuration
  • Implementing Security in a DNA Network
  • Pervasive Security
  • Introduction to NetFlow
  • Introduction to Cisco Stealthwatch
  • Introduction to Cisco ISE
  • Integrating Security Tools
  • Implementing Enterprise Network Fabric in the DNA Architecture
  • Understanding the Enterprise Fabric
  • Implementing DNA Secure Access
  • Labs:
  • Lab 1: Introducing Cisco APIC-EM GUI-Network, Device and Topology Discovery Using APIC-EM
  • Lab 2: Implementing Network Plug and Play Using Cisco APIC-EM
  • Lab 3: Implementing EasyQoS Using Cisco APIC-EM GUI
  • Lab 4: Site Provisioning and Monitoring Using Cisco IWAN Application
  • Lab 5: Path Trace Application Using Cisco APIC-EM GUI
  • Lab 6: Site Provisioning with NFVIS on Cisco UCS C220 M3 Server Using OAM Servers
  • Lab 7: Initial Switch and WLC Configuration for Cisco CMX
  • Lab 8: Adding Maps to Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Lab 9: Continuing to Add Maps to Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Lab 10: Exporting Maps from Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Lab 11: Performing the Initial Configuration of CMX
  • Lab 12: Using the System Settings Menu to Configure Cisco CMX
  • Lab 13: Adding Outline Wall to CMX Floor Plan Maps
  • Lab 14: Using Detect and Connect
  • Lab 15: Continuing to Customise Detect and Locate in CMX
  • Lab 16: Working with Analytics in Cisco CMX
  • Lab 17: Working with Customised Reports in the Analytics Service
  • Lab 18: Continuing to Add Widgets to a Customised Report in CMX
  • Lab 19: Visualising flows on SMC
  • Lab 20: Segementation Policy Enforcement
  • Lab 21: ISE and SMC Integration for Mitigation

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