This exam will test system engineers' knowledge of the Identity Services Engine (ISE) services, nodes, roles, personas, software packages and licenses, and appliance platform, as well as in depth features of authentication, authorization and accounting, and guest services. In addition, system engineers will be tested on how profile service gathers and classifies the connected network devices, and also how posture service is used to ensure the endpoint device complies with corporate security policy before authorizing network access. The exam also assesses a candidate's ability to understand best practices and design concepts so a system engineer can create an HDL with appropriate ISE appliance platform. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Cisco Identity Services Engine for SE E-Learning Training course.
The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.
- ISE Architecture and Technical Overview
- Authentication and Authorization
- ISE Services
- Design Considerations for ISE
- High-level Design
The following course is recommended training for this exam:
- Cisco Identity Services Engine for SE
Cisco Partners can access the Partner Education Connection (PEC) for access to a variety of training content to help them prepare for this exam.
A variety of Cisco Press titles may be available for this exam. These titles can be purchased through the Cisco Marketplace Bookstore, directly from Cisco Press.