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Release 3 General

Cisco Prime Infrastructure Video Series

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Release Title

Description

Audience

Length

3.1

Auditing Device Configurations

This video demonstrates the process to audit device configurations by configuring a policy, configuring polices in a profile, running an audit by using a profile, evaluating audit results, and correcting configuration issues.

Note: This video plays in .mp4 format.

Tip: For detailed information, refer to the release 3.1 Auditing Device Configurations for Compliance job aid below.

Network operators, administrators

21 mins

3.1

Bringing the Initial Router at a New Site Online

This video demonstrates deploying a device configuration by using the Plug and Play process, including configuring a bootstrap file, configuring a configuration profile, and activating the profile in preparation for deployment.

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Tip: For detailed information, refer to the release 3.1 Deploying Devices job aid below.

Deployment engineers

15 mins

3.1

Upgrading Devices on Distributed Networks

This video demonstrates the processes to configure SWIM servers, import a software image, validate software image requirements, configure and schedule an image distribution job, configure and schedule a separate image activation job, and validate image activation.

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Tip: For detailed information, refer to the release 3.1 Upgrading Device Software Images job aid below.

Network administrators

17 mins

3.1

Upgrading Small Numbers of Devices

This video demonstrates the processes to configure software image minimum requirements for an image available in the software image repository, perform an upgrade analysis, configure and schedule a combined image distribution and activation job, and validate image activation.

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Tip: For detailed information, refer to the release 3.1 Upgrading Device Software Images job aid below.

Network administrators

8 mins

3.0

Auditing Device Configurations

This video demonstrates the process to audit device configurations by configuring a policy, configuring polices in a profile, running an audit by using a profile, evaluating audit results, and correcting configuration issues.

Note: This video plays in .mp4 format and does not include narration.

Tip: For detailed information, refer to the release 3.0 Auditing Device Configurations for Compliance job aid below.

Network operators, administrators

21 mins

3.0

Device Management Overview

This video describes the concepts and high-level processes associated with the configuration archive, configuring devices, deploying devices by using the Plug and Play process, and upgrading device software images.

Note: This video is Flash-based.

Network operators, configurators, administrators

36 mins

3.0

Monitoring Features Overview

This video describes the key performance and fault monitoring capabilities and monitoring tools available in Prime Infrastructure, the processes that Prime Infrastructure uses to collect and report network and application metrics, and,the key tools that you can use to analyze network data.

Note: This video is Flash-based.

Network operators, configurators, administrators

50 mins

Managing Enterprise Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure Instructor-Led Training

Audience: Designers, installers, operations personnel, complex level troubleshooters, compliance managers
Type: Classroom-based instructor-led training
Available Date: Scheduling varies

Release Title

Description

Length

3.0

Managing Enterprise Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure 3.0 Course

This instructor-led training course, offered by Cisco Learning Services, provides you with the knowledge and skills to design, deploy, operate, and optimize a Cisco Prime Infrastructure solution.

Refer to the data sheet for detailed information.

Register for the course.

5 days

Cisco Prime Infrastructure Job Aids

Depending on the concept or task that it addresses, a job aid can include an overview of roles, skills, and terms; uses cases; process flows; instructional steps with screenshots; instructional videos; frequently asked questions; and links to additional resources.

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Release Title

Description

Audience

3.1

Auditing Device Configurations for Compliance

This job aid introduces you to the process to audit device configurations for compliance in Cisco Prime Infrastructure, including how to configure compliance policies, configure profiles, run audits, evaluate audit results, and run fix jobs to correct compliance violations.

It also includes the following instructional application demonstration.

Note: This video plays in .mp4 format.

Auditing Device Configurations (21 mins)

Network operators, administrators

3.1

Data Center Monitoring Overview

This job aid introduces you to the data center monitoring features available to you, including data center summary usage and metrics on the Data Center dashboard; detailed data center resources, usage, and metrics; and monitoring, reporting, and organization functions.

Network operators, administrators

3.1

Deploying Devices

This job aid introduces you to the Plug and Play process for device deployment, including configuring a bootstrap file, configuring a configuration profile, and activating the profile in preparation for deployment.

It also includes the following instructional application demonstration and process overview video.

Note: These videos play in .mp4 format.

Bringing the Initial Router at a New Site Online (15 mins)

The Plug and Play Process Overview (1 min)

Deployment engineers

3.1

Network Health Monitoring Overview

Updated 19 Oct 2016

This job aid introduces you to the types of information that you can see when using the Network Health dashboard and performance graphs to monitor overall network health.

Network operators

3.1

Upgrading Device Software Images

This job aid introduces you to the process to upgrade device software images in Cisco Prime Infrastructure, including how to import images into the system, configure minimum software image requirements, perform upgrade analyses, add software image management (SWIM) servers, distribute and activate images in a single job and in separate jobs, and validate distribution and activation results.

It also includes the following instructional application demonstrations.

Note: These videos play in .mp4 format.

Upgrading Devices on Distributed Networks (17 mins)

Upgrading Small Numbers of Devices (8 mins)

Network administrators

3.1

Wired Clients and Users Monitoring Overview

This job aid introduces you to key tools that Cisco© Prime Infrastructure provides to support your client and user monitoring activities on the wired network.

Network operators

3.1

Wireless Clients and Users Monitoring Overview

This job aid introduces you to key tools that Cisco© Prime Infrastructure provides to support your client and user monitoring activities on the wireless network.

Network operators

3.1

Wired Network Summary Data Overview

This job aid introduces you to Prime Infrastructure monitoring tools that report summary or high-level information on wired devices and provide efficient navigation to detailed data to support your monitoring tasks.

Network operators

3.1

Wireless Network Summary Data Overview

This job aid introduces you to Prime Infrastructure monitoring tools that report summary or high-level information on wireless devices and provide efficient navigation to detailed data to support your monitoring tasks.

Network operators

3.0

Auditing Device Configurations for Compliance

This job aid introduces you to the process to audit device configurations for compliance in Cisco Prime Infrastructure, including how to configure compliance policies, configure profiles, run audits, evaluate audit results, and run fix jobs to correct compliance violations.

It also includes the following instructional application demonstration.

Note: This video plays in .mp4 format and does not include narration.

Auditing Device Configurations (21 mins)

Network operators, administrators

Release 2 General

Managing Enterprise Access Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.2

Audience: Channel partners, employees, customers
Type: Classroom-based and virtual instructor-led training
Available Date: Scheduling varies

Title

Description

Length

Managing Enterprise Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure (NMENPI) 2.2

This instructor-led training course, offered by a Cisco Learning Partner, provides you with the knowledge and skills to deploy, manage, and maintain a Cisco Prime Infrastructure solution.

Review detailed course information or register for the course.

5 days

Introducing Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.2 E-Learning Course

This E-Learning course introduces you to Cisco Prime Infrastructure and describes the foundational concepts and best practices associated with installing the system, completing application setup and network discovery, and configuring and using topology maps.

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Audience: Network engineers, administrators, managers
Course Length: 3.25 hours
Release: 2.2
Available Date: May 2015

Title

Description

Length

Module 1: Overview

This module introduces you to the Cisco Prime Infrastructure course and Cisco Unified Access Strategy concepts, how to navigate Prime Infrastructure, how to organize dashboards and dashlets, how to track system alarms and alerts, and how to use the Search and Help features.

23 mins

Module 2: Installing Cisco Prime Infrastructure

This module addresses server and client requirements for installation and the processes to upgrade to Prime Infrastructure 2.2, to deploy the Open Virtual Appliance file, and to install the server on a virtual or physical appliance.

20 mins

Module 3: Preparing for System Use

This module addresses key system settings that you configure, the process to add and organize network devices, and the reports that you can review to evaluate inventory discrepancies.

31 mins

Module 4: Mapping the Network

This module addresses how to use topology maps to locate network devices and links, how to add unmanaged devices and links to topology maps, how to configure topology map preferences and customize maps, how to access topology maps, and how to configure wireless site maps manually and automatically.

40 mins

Introducing Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.0 E-Learning Course

This E-Learning course introduces you to the foundational concepts and best practices associated with installing Cisco Prime Infrastructure, completing application setup and network discovery, designing and deploying templates to perform device configurations, monitoring network and application performance, generating and customizing reports, and administering network health to support day-to-day operations.

Note: Some training modules in the Introducing Cisco Prime Infrastructure course provide demonstrations. When the module content announces a demonstration, you play it separately by using the links in the list below. To continue the training module, use the playbar to skip to the next page.

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Audience: Network engineers, administrators, managers
Course Length: 3.25 hours
Release: 2.0
Available Date: March 2014

Title

Description

Length

Module 1: Overview

This module introduces you to the Cisco Prime Infrastructure course and provides an overview of Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.0 in terms of how it manages unified access networks and benefits operational and end user productivity.

22 mins

Module 2: Navigating the System

This module introduces you to the Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.0 interface and its organization.

23 mins

Module 3: Installation and Network Discovery

This module introduces you to the technical requirements and procedures necessary to successfully complete the Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.0 installation and discover network devices.

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30 mins

Module 4: Designing and Deploying Network Configurations

This module takes you through the Design and Deploy lifecycle phases, demonstrating how Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.0 uses sites and groups to simplify the organization of device management, and templates to simplify device configuration deployment.

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45 mins

Module 5: Monitoring the Network

This module describes the monitoring features of Cisco Prime infrastructure, including a brief overview of monitoring tasks and how to configure monitoring options.

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33 mins

Module 6: Creating and Analyzing Reports

This module introduces you to the reporting capabilities of Cisco Prime Infrastructure, and describes how reporting features aid in monitoring network health and provide valuable data for troubleshooting.

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14 mins

Module 7: Administering Cisco Prime Infrastructure

This module focuses on the administration tasks that you can perform in Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.0, such as how to manage the system and perform upgrades, backups, monitoring, and regular system health maintenance. In addition, this module also includes information about configuring the system for high availability.

22 mins

Managing Unified Access Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure Instructor-Led Training

Audience: Network engineers, administrators, managers
Type: Classroom-based instructor-led training
Available Date: Scheduling varies

Title

Description

Length

Managing Unified Access Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure Course

This instructor-led training course, offered by a Cisco Learning Partner, provides you with the knowledge and skills to deploy, manage, and maintain a Cisco Prime Infrastructure solution.

Request training information.

3 days