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What you’ll learn in this course

The Deploying Cisco SD-Access (ENSDA) v1.0 course 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™).

Course duration

  • Instructor-led training: 3 days in the classroom with hands-on lab practice
  • Virtual instructor-led training: 4 days of web-based classes with hands-on lab practice

How you’ll benefit

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

Who should enroll

  • System engineers
  • Network engineers
  • Technical architects
  • Technical support personnel
  • Channel partners and resellers

How to enroll

Technology areas

  • Networking
  • Software-defined networking

Course details

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should 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

Prerequisites

Before taking this course:

Outline

  • 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 Cisco 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

  • Validating Cisco DNA Center and Underlay Connectivity
  • Configuring the Identity Services Engine
  • Enabling Dynamic Authentication
  • Configuring Cisco DNA Center Design
  • Creating SD-Access Policy
  • Provisioning SD-Access Overlay
  • Configuring SD-Access Wireless Integration
  • Configuring Wireless Hosts and Access Points