Description

The Programming Use Cases for Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNAPUC) v1.0 is a 2-day instructor-led, Virtual instructor-led or E-learning training course that highlights the shift toward the digital enterprise and examines the components, benefits, and use cases of Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA) in an enterprise environment. You will learn about key platforms including Cisco DNA Center, Cisco WebEx Teams™, Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX), and their related APIs. This course also covers open standards, tools, and network APIs that you can use to complement the Cisco DNA software portfolio, including Python, JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF), Representational State Transfer Configuration Protocol (RESTCONF), and Yet Another Next Generation (YANG).

Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Understand the role that programmable infrastructure is having on the transition to the digital enterprise
  • Describe Cisco DNA, its components and benefits, and explain a few use cases
  • Describe the different technologies and solutions within the Cisco programmable infrastructure portfolio
  • Describe Cisco DNA Center REST APIs
  • Understand the functionality provided by Cisco WebEx Teams
  • Describe Cisco CMX, services, and related APIs
  • Describe the importance of DevOps culture within network operations in the shift to becoming a digital enterprise

Outline

  • Understanding Programmable Infrastructure
    • Digital Enterprise
    • Four Pillars of Digitization
    • Network Programmability and Automation
    • What Should Be Automated?
    • Quantifying Programmability and Automation for the Business
    • Network Programmability and Automation Use Cases
  • Introducing Cisco DNA
    • Cisco DNA Overview
    • Cisco DNA Components
    • Benefits of Cisco DNA
    • Cisco DNA Use Cases
  • Describing Programmable Infrastructure
    • Cisco Programmability Options
    • Data Center Infrastructure
    • Enterprise Network Programmability
    • Streaming Telemetry
    • Collaboration
    • Management, Monitoring, and Analytics
  • Describing Network APIs
    • How APIs Enable Business Automation
    • API Overview
    • Data Encoding with JSON and XML
    • RESTful APIs
    • RESTCONF and NETCONF Overview
    • Data Modeling with YANG
  • Describing Cisco DNA Center APIs
    • Cisco DNA Center Overview
    • Cisco DNA Center Automation Enterprise Benefits
    • Cisco DNA Center Applications and Use Cases
    • Cisco DNA Center REST API Overview
    • Case Study: Network Automation at Symantec
  • Describing Cisco Collaboration APIs
    • Cisco Webex Teams Overview
    • Cisco Webex Teams Business Benefits
    • Cisco Webex Teams API Overview
  • Describing Cisco Mobility APIs
    • Cisco CMX Overview
    • Cisco CMX Programmability Business Benefits
    • Cisco CMX Mobility Services API Overview
    • Case Study: Victoria University and Cisco CMX
  • Implementing DevOps Culture Within Network Operations
    • Transition to DevOps
    • CALMS Model (Culture, Automation, Lean, Measurement, Sharing)
    • Role of Cisco Technology in the Transition to DevOps

Lab Outline
  • Generate Reports on Cisco Devices Using RESTful APIs
  • Configure Cisco Devices Using RESTful APIs
  • Get Real-Time Insight with Streaming Telemetry
  • Configure Cisco Devices Using RESTful APIs
  • Work with Devices That Support Consistent YANG Models with NETCONF and RESTCONF
  • Perform Data Validation with YANG Models
  • Path Trace an IP Address with Cisco DNA Center and Display the Results
  • Display Intent APIs in Cisco DNA Center
  • Post Message to Cisco Webex Teams Room with Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) Neighbors Change
  • Discover Cisco CMX Notifications and Clients with GUI and APIs

Prerequisite Knowledge

Before taking this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
The following Cisco learning offering can help you prepare: