Description

The Managing Enterprise Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure (NMENPI) v2.2 is a 5-day instructor-led course that introduces the learners to the knowledge and skills to deploy, manage, and maintain a Cisco Prime Infrastructure solution.
Cisco Prime Infrastructure is part of a Unified Access solution that converges traditional wired and wireless networks into a single network management tool.

Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
  • Describe fundamental network management concepts and introduce the features of Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Manage the inventory with Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Map the network using the tools in Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Manage user access to tasks, functions, and devices in Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Manage the devices and configuration archive in Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Work with Cisco AVC, QoS, and Cisco IWAN services using Cisco Prime Infrastructure tools and deploy Cisco TrustSec identity services using Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Monitor and troubleshoot network with Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Perform system administration tasks in Cisco Prime Infrastructure

Outline

The course contains these components:
  • Cisco Prime Infrastructure Overview
    • Defining Network Management
    • Exploring the Network Management Process
    • Introducing Cisco Prime Infrastructure
    • Installing Cisco Prime Infrastructure
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Optional Instructor Demo: Virtual Appliance Setup
    • Getting Started with Cisco Prime Infrastructure
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Access Cisco Prime Infrastructure
    • Configuring Initial Server Settings
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Initial Server Configuration
  • Inventory Management
    • Populating the Network Inventory
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Populate the Network Inventory
    • Managing the Network Inventory
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Manage the Network Inventory
    • Managing Groups
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Manage Groups
    • Managing Network Device Software Images
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Manage Device Software Images
  • Map the Network
    • Managing Wireless Maps
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Manage Wireless Maps
    • Managing Network Topology Maps
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Manage Network Topology Maps
  • Role-Based Access Control
    • Managing Virtual Domains
    • Managing Local User Authentication and Authorization
    • Managing Remote AAA Mode Settings
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Create a Virtual Domain and Add a User
  • Configuration Management
    • Managing the Configuration Archive
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Manage the Configuration Archive
    • Managing Configuration Templates for Wired Devices
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Manage Wired Device Templates
    • Managing Configurations for Wireless Devices
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Manage Wireless Device Configurations
    • Using Plug and Play
  • Services Management
    • Working with AVC, QoS, and IWAN Services
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Manage AVC and QoS Services
    • Deploying Cisco TrustSec Identity Services
  • Monitor and Troubleshoot
    • Monitoring Devices and Interfaces
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Monitor Devices and Interfaces
    • Monitoring the Wireless Network
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Monitor the Wireless Network
    • Monitoring Applications
    • Tracking Clients and Users
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Track Clients, Users, and Applications
    • Generating Reports
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Generate Reports
  • System Administration
    • Managing the Server
    • Using Cisco Prime Infrastructure API
    • Using Operations Center
    • Hardware Challenge Lab: Configure Operations Center

Prerequisite Knowledge

The knowledge and skills that a learner should possess before attending this course are as follows:
  • Knowledge of networks and networking terminology (can be gained by attending the CCNA Routing and Switching courses or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of wireless networks and wireless networking terminology (can be gained by attending the CCNA Wireless courses or equivalent)
  • Previous training in or experience with network administration, management, and troubleshooting