Description

The Deploying Cisco SD-Access (ENSDA) v1.1 is a 3-day instructor-led or 4-day virtual instructor led course that teaches you how to successfully deploy the Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) solution in your enterprise network. This advanced-level, instructor-led, lab-based, hands-on course covers SD-Access fundamentals, provisioning, policies, wireless integration, border operations, and migration strategies. The course also discusses how Cisco SD-Access fits into the Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA).

The price in Cisco Learning Credits (CLC) for the ENSDA course is 36 CLCs per person.

This course will help you:
  • Gain hands-on practice using SD-Access with lab exercises
  • Deepen your understanding of the SD-Access solution
  • Prepare for successful SD-Access deployment

Objectives

After finishing this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe Cisco SD-Access and how it relates to Cisco DNA
  • Orchestrate a Cisco SD-Access solution using the Cisco DNA Center orchestration platform
  • Use the Network Data Platform to demonstrate the assurance and analytics capabilities of SD-Access

Outline

The course contains these components:
  • Cisco SD-Access Overview
    • Exploring Cisco SD-Access
    • Describing the Cisco SD-Access Architecture
    • Exploring Cisco DNA Center
    • Configuring Underlay Automation
  • Cisco SD-Access Implementation
    • ISE Integration in DNA Center
    • Policy Provisioning Basics
    • Navigating and Managing the Policy Application Workflows
  • Cisco SD-Access Border Operations
    • Cisco SD-Access Deployment Models
    • Connecting the Fabric to External Domains
  • Wireless Integration Orchestration
    • Integrating Wireless with the Cisco SD-Access Solution
    • Workflow of Cisco SD-Access Wireless
    • Cisco SD-Access Wireless Network Design
    • Cisco SD-Access Wireless Basic Operation
  • Cisco SD-Access Assurance and Migration
    • Cisco Network Data Platform
    • Cisco SD-Access Migration Strategies
Lab outline:
  • Lab 1: Validating DNA Center and Underlay Connectivity
  • Lab 2: Configuring the Identity Services Engine
  • Lab 3: Enabling Dynamic Authentication
  • Lab 4: Configuring DNA Center Design
  • Lab 5: Creating SD-Access Policy
  • Lab 6: Provisioning SD-Access Overlay
  • Lab 7: Configuring SD-Access Wireless Integration
  • Lab 8: Configuring Wireless Hosts and Access Points

Prerequisite Knowledge

Before taking this course students should have an understanding of network routing and switching principles equivalent to the Cisco CCNA certification level.