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DNAC Activation and Assurance (DNACAA)

Detailed Course Outline

Day 1- Introduction to DNA

  • Introduction to DNA
  • Advantages of Cisco DNA Center without SDA
  • Setup Prerequisites for a brownfield site
  • Software Updates
  • Network Hierarchy
  • Build an inventory of wired and wireless devices for a brownfield environment
  • Manage the Inventory
  • Automating Image Management
  • Command Runner
  • Templates
  • Topology
  • Application Polices

Day 1 - Labs

  • Create sites and building in the Cisco DNA Center
  • Configure Network Settings
  • Discover Network Devices – wired and wireless
  • Place APS on the floor
  • Verify the Topology
  • Command Runner
  • Template Editor
  • Verify wireless and wired client connectivity

Day 2 - Assurance and SDA Migration

  • Assurance for Wired and Wireless
  • Wireless as a Sensor
  • Intelligent Capture
  • Prime vs Cisco DNA Center
  • Trustworthy Systems
  • Network Design for SD Access
  • Migration strategy to SD Access:
  • Architecture
  • Underlay network Design
  • Overlay Fabric Design
  • Design Sizing Considerations

Day 2 - Labs

  • Assurance for Wired and Wireless
  • Setup wireless sensors integration with Assurance
  • Setup intelligent capture integration with Assurance
  • Walk through Troubleshooting with Assurance
  • Preparing the Underlay Network for SDA
  • Preparing the Overlay

Day 3 – SD-Access Wired

  • Controller Fundamentals
  • ISE and DNAC Integration
  • Understanding Virtual Networks and SGTs in SD Access
  • Policy Enforcement
  • Cisco TrustSec Segmentation
  • SDA Borders
  • Wired SDA Implementation
  • Troubleshooting Wired SDA Access with Assurance

Day 3 - Labs

  • Creating IP Pools
  • Create and Manage Fabric
  • Adding Devices to the Fabric
  • SDA Access Network Administration
  • SDA Policy Administration

Day 4 – SD-Access Wireless

  • SD Access Wireless Architecture and Solution Components
  • SD Access Wireless Protocols and Communication Interfaces
  • Designing Wireless Integration in SD Acess
  • SD Access Wireless Guest Access Design
  • High Availability in SD Access Wireless
  • Troubleshooting Wireless SDA Access with Assurance
  • Stealthwatch with ETA

Day - 4 Labs

  • Provision the WLC to the SD-Access FABRIC
  • DNA Center to Provision SSID
  • Guest Access
  • Stealthwatch with ETA