Cisco ENAUTO (300-435) for Certified DevNet Professional and CCNP Enterprise

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Cisco ENAUTO (300-435) for Certified DevNet Professional and CCNP Enterprise

Author: Nick Russo

The courses in this path cover what you need to know to excel at automating and programming Cisco enterprise solutions. You’ll go beyond traditional enterprise solutions and dive... Read more

What you will learn

  • Provisioning networks using automation tools
  • Managing networks using automation tools
  • Automating Cisco Meraki operations
  • Automating Cisco DNA Center operations
  • Automating Cisco SD-WAN operations

Pre-requisites

Viewers should have experience working with Cisco enterprise networking solutions. They should have knowledge equivalent to the Cisco CCNA certification and/or Cisco Certified DevNet Associate certification.

Cisco ENAUTO (300-435) for Certified DevNet Professional and CCNP Enterprise

The courses in this path cover what you need to know to excel at automating and programming Cisco enterprise solutions. You’ll go beyond traditional enterprise solutions and dive into network programmability and automation principles so you can bring enterprise networks into the future. You’ll learn about Cisco DNA Center, Cisco SD-WAN, and Cisco Meraki, and how these tools can help you with your enterprise networks.

In addition, these courses align with the objectives in the Cisco ENAUTO (300-435) exam and will help you prepare for the certification. The ENAUTO exam is one of the options for a concentration exam for both CCNP Enterprise certification as well as the Certified DevNet Professional certification.

Introduction to the Automating Cisco Enterprise Solutions (ENAUTO 300-435) Exam

by Nick Russo

Mar 25, 2020 / 15m

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Those interested in receiving the new Cisco Certified DevNet Professional (CCDevP) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Enterprise certifications should view this course. In this course, Introduction to the Automating Cisco Enterprise Solutions (ENAUTO 300-435) Exam, you will learn foundational knowledge required to pass the ENAUTO exam by focusing on skills-based technical training, not exam topic cramming. First, you will learn about all the courses in the learning path to help you achieve that goal. Next, you will discover whether or not you are the target audience for this exam, in case there was any doubt. Finally, I'll share some personal exam tips to help set you up for success. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Cisco DevNet technologies needed to attempt the ENAUTO exam on your path to earning your Professional-level certifications.

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  1. Course Overview
  2. Steps to Success: What You Need to Know

Provisioning and Managing Networks Using Common Automation Tools

by Nick Russo

Mar 20, 2020 / 2h 42m

2h 42m

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Join me as we help Globomantics stand up new branch sites to support their growing business. In this course, Provisioning and Managing Networks Using Common Automation Tools, you will learn how to automate enterprise networks, although the core skills extend far beyond the enterprise. First, you will discover the variety of Cisco day 0 provisioning techniques, choose the best one to meet specific business requirements, then implement it on the live network. Next, you will advance into day 1 operations, using tools like Netmiko, Ansible, and ncclient to configure networks after their initial provisioning. Finally, you will explore techiques to track the health and performance of your network devices using streaming telemetry transported over gRPC. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge required to introduce modern automation techniques into your business environment.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Getting Started with Device Provisioning Techniques
  3. Utilizing Netmiko to Automate Cisco Enterprise Devices
  4. Integrating Ansible Playbooks into Network Operations
  5. Migrating from CLI-driven to Model-driven Programmability
  6. Monitoring Networks Using Model-driven Telemetry (MDT)

Automating Cisco Meraki Operations Using APIs

by Nick Russo

Mar 25, 2020 / 1h 28m

1h 28m

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Managing any modern network architecture is difficult as our infrastructure increases in size and complexity. In this course, Automating Cisco Meraki Operations Using APIs, you will learn foundational knowledge surrounding the wide variety of Meraki APIs available. First, you will learn how to create and update Meraki networks, which contain devices such as wireless access points and security cameras. Next, you will discover how to operate and manage security cameras in depth, including collecting and viewing live video footage. Finally, you will explore how to perform a variety of miscellaneous actions, such as setting up external captive portals, observing/reviewing client location data, and monitoring Meraki network performance using event webhooks. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Meraki automation needed to deploy and manage professional-grade Meraki networks.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Building and Updating Meraki Networks
  3. Collecting Video Footage from Meraki MV Cameras
  4. Designing and Deploying Wireless Captive Portals
  5. Implementing Location Scanning and Event-driven Alerts

Automating Cisco DNA Center Operations Using APIs

by Nick Russo

Apr 10, 2020 / 1h 24m

1h 24m

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Managing any modern network architecture is difficult as our infrastructure increases in size and complexity. In this course, Automating Cisco DNA Center Operations Using APIs, you will learn foundational knowledge surrounding the wide variety of DNA Center APIs available. First, you will learn how to create and manage "sites" in the DNA center inventory, which contain both organizational device groupings and devices themselves. Next, you will discover how to update device configurations at scale using the DNA center template programmer. This will simplify change management and daily network operations. Finally, you will explore how to perform a variety of miscellaneous actions, such as troubleshooting the network using data collection techniques, tracing network paths, and monitoring your enterprise network performance via notification webhooks. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of DNA Center automation needed to deploy and manage professional-grade enterprise networks.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Getting Started with DNA Center Device Management
  3. Managing Device Configurations Using DNA Center Templates
  4. Troubleshooting Network Problems in DNA Center
  5. Monitoring Network Health and System Events with DNA Assurance

Automating Cisco SD-WAN Operations Using APIs

by Nick Russo

May 4, 2020 / 1h 33m

1h 33m

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Managing any modern network architecture is difficult as our infrastructure increases in size and complexity. In this course, Automating Cisco SD-WAN Operations Using APIs, you will learn foundational knowledge surrounding the wide variety of SD-WAN APIs available. First, you will build a simple Python SDK to abstract away the complexities of the SD-WAN API. This is often a big hurdle for many new SD-WAN programmers. Next, you will learn about to configure advanced routing policies on the vSmart controllers which govern how the SD-WAN fabric forwards traffic. This is the primary purpose of any SD-WAN architecture. Finally, you will explore how to perform a variety of miscellaneous actions, such as collecting dashboard/control statistics, performing complex data queries, and administering the SD-WAN system itself. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of SD-WAN automation needed to deploy and manage professional-grade WAN fabrics.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Getting Started with Cisco SD-WAN Programmability
  3. Building and Applying vSmart Device Templates
  4. Applying and Updating Dynamic vSmart Routing Policies
  5. Monitoring and Troubleshooting the SD-WAN Fabric