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Campus Software Image Management with Cisco DNA Center

Get the most out of your intent-based networking solution

Your Cisco DNA Center Journey for Campus Software Image Management

The resources on this page will walk you through the steps required for campus software image management (SWIM).

Use the steps below to begin setup, starting with Onboard. And don’t worry: Your journey doesn’t end with the Use phase. Stay tuned for additional resources to help you engage, adopt, and optimize your Cisco DNA Center.



To begin the first phase of your setup, follow the actions below. Click each step for a list of resources to guide you through the suggested actions.

Get to know Cisco DNA Center and plan your project

Get to know Cisco Smart Accounts

Get started with Cisco DNA Center

  • Managing applications - Install applications you want to use in Cisco DNA Center and uninstall ones you are not using.


Ready to build upon your initial setup? The actions in this phase will help you build and scale your network. Click each step for associated resources.

Discover your network with Cisco DNA Center

Build your network and site hierarchy

Complete your automation configuration

  • Adding devices to a site - Discover how to add devices to a site in order to add them to a Cisco SD-Access infrastructure.

Scale your endpoint deployment to more than 250 client devices


To complete the next phase of your setup, follow the steps below. Each one is accompanied by resources to guide you through the necessary actions.

Import network device software images

Mark a device software image as a Golden Image

Schedule software deployments and activate your software management schedule

Scale the network infrastructure

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