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DNAPF – Cisco DNA Programmability Fundamentals


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The Course Name: DNAPF - Cisco DNA Programmability Fundamentals


The Duration: 5 Days


The Overview:


The purpose of this course is to teach participants SDN concepts, programmability, and integration that support Cisco and multi-vendor solutions to help usher customers into the new age of Software Defined Networks.

What You Will Learn:


After you complete this course you will be able to:

  •      How to describe SDN and Network Programmability
  •      How to understand the Use Cases and Problems Solved with SDN
  •      How to understand the Digital Transformation and Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA)
  •      How to explain an Overview of OpenFlow and Network Controllers
  •      How to explain an Overview of Human Interaction DevOps-Style
  •      How to understand Next Steps to Get Customers Ready


The Course Index:

  1. Programmable Infrastructure Overview
  •      Digital Enterprise Definition
  •      The 4 Pillars of Digitization (IoT, Mobility, Big Data and Cloud)
  •      Digital Disruption
  •      What is Network Programmability?
  •      What to Automate?
  •      Business Benefits of Programmability
  •      Simplification
  •      Quantifying Programmability
  •      Programmability Use Cases
  1. Cisco’s Digital Network Architecture (DNA)

The Digital Business

Digital Network Architecture Overview

  •      Network fabrics
  •      Virtualization Architecture
  •      Transport virtualization
  •      Network function virtualization
  •      Cloud enablement
  •      Network controller
  •      Service definition and orchestration
  •      Analytics and telemetry applications

Digital Network Architecture Components

  •      DNA Automation and Management: APIC-EM
  •      DNA Virtualization: NFV and Cisco IOS XE
  •      DNA Analytics: CMX
  •      DNA Security: TrustSec, ISE, StealthWatch
  •      Digital Network Architecture Overview
  •      DNA Collaboration: Spark

Benefits of DNA

DNA Use Cases

  •      New Branch Office
  •      Employee Productivity
  •      Mobile and Cloud Service Adoption
  •      Customer Experience

Case Study: NYU Security

  1. Cisco Programmable Infrastructure
  •      Programmability with
  •      UCS
  •      Automation
  •      Enterprise Networking (APIC-EN, CMX, PI)
  •      Open Daylight (RESTCONF, NETCONF)
  •      DC Networking (ACI, NX-OS)
  •      Software Defined Storage
  •      Collaboration (Spark, Tropo, Acano)
  •      Management, Monitoring & Analytics (UCS-D, DCNM)
  •      Case Study: ABMU Health Board – Health Care Automation
  1. REST APIs and Python
  •      How API Enables Business Automation
  •      What is REST?
  •      How to Make a REST API Call
  •      REST API Request and Response
  •      Python Basics
  •      Python and JSON
  •      Using Python with Rest APIs
  •      Coding and Parsing with Python
  •      Use Case - Creating a List of Users
  1. Spark API
  •      Spark Automation Business Benefits
  •      Introduction to Spark API
  •      Using Spark API with Python
  •      Using Spark API with Postman
  •      Use Case - Wi-Fi Public and Guest Access
  •      Use Case - Post Message in a Spark room
  1. Cisco Mobility Experience (CMX) APIs
  •      CMX Programmability Benefits
  •      Introduction to CMX 10 Mobility Services
  •      CMX 10 Mobility Services REST API
  •      CMX Deep Dive Using the Notifications Resource
  •      Programming CMX Notifications for Applications and Third Party Systems
  •      Use Case - Find the IP Address of the WLC
  •      Case Study: University of Melbourne – WiFi Analytics
  1. APIC-EM and Rest APIs
  •      APIC-EM Automation Enterprise benefits
  •      Controller Basic
  •      APIC-EM Overview
  •      APIC-EM Applications and Use Cases
  •      APIC-EM REST API Python
  •      Application Design for Python with APIC_EM
  •      Use Case - Find out the device name using the IP address
  •      Case Study: Symantec – Network Automation
  •      Why Models are Important
  •      Standard Device Interfaces
  •      YANG Data Modeling
  •      NETCONF Protocol
  •      RESTCONF Protocol
  •      Programming with NETCONF and Python
  •      Use Case - Create a Python Script to Retrieve Interface Stats with NETCONF/YANG and    

Post to Spark

  1. Implementing DevOps
  •      The Transition to DevOps
  •      Spark for Human Interactions
  •      Tropo for Human Interactions
  •      NeXt UI Toolkit
  •      Programming Using Spark, Tropo, and NeXt
  •      Use Case - Post Messages from a Tropo Script to Cisco Spark Spaces



  1.   Python Introduction – Creating a List of Users
  2.   Spark REST API - Create a Room and Invite People - PostMan
  3.   Spark API - Wi-Fi Public and Guest Access - Python
  4.   CMX - Find the IP Address of the WLC
  5.   APIC-EM - Find Out the Device Name Using the IP Address
  6.   NETCONF - Create a Python Script to Retrieve Interface Stats with NETCONF/YANG and Post to Spark
  7.   NeXt UI Toolkit – Building a Network Topology
  8.   Spark and Tropo – Bring Together Labs 2 and 5 to Create Trouble Ticket Automation

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