Cisco Next Level

CI-SPAUI

Implementing Automation for Cisco Service Provider Solutions

Duration: 5 Days

How you´ll benefit

This course will help you:

  • Use network programmability to scale and streamline Service Provider network infrastructure
  • Gain hands-on experience in using modern data models to manage Service Provider network infrastructure
  • Prepare for the 300-535 SPAUTO exam

Who should attend

This course is designed for Service Provider networking professionals in job roles such as:

  • Network administrators
  • Network architects
  • Network designers
  • Network engineers
  • Network managers
  • Network Operations Center (NOC) personnel
  • Network supervisors
Dates
An individual course planning is possible for this kind of course. If you would like to know more about this course please either call us on +43 (0)1 70795380 or send an email to info_at@flane.com.

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • CCNP equivalent level of knowledge for Routing and Switching (R&S)

  • Cisco Internetworking Operating System (IOS XE) and Cisco IOS XR working experience

  • SP Operations experience with routing, Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions

  • Network Programmability Basics (Network Programming Foundations, APIs and Protocols, Network Model Driven APIs and Protocols, Configuration Management with Ansible, Service Provider Network Automation workflows)

The following Cisco courses can help you gain the knowledge you need to prepare for this course:

  • Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR)

  • Implementing Cisco Service Provider Advanced Routing Solutions (SPRI)

  • Implementing Cisco Service Provider VPN Services (SPVI)

  • Introducing Automation for Cisco Solutions (CSAU)

Course Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Use NETCONF and RESTCONF programmability protocols on Cisco devices

  • Describe and use tools to validate YANG data models on Cisco devices

  • Describe and configure model-driven telemetry on Cisco devices

  • Describe and configure network traffic automation with Cisco XTC

  • Describe and use network automation tools that utilize SSH

  • Automate service provider network configuration with Cisco NSO

  • Describe how to automate virtualized resources with Cisco ESC

  • Describe how to automate service provider WAN with Cisco WAE

Course Outline

  • Implementing Network Device Programmability Interfaces with NETCONF and RESTCONF

    • Implement NETCONF Protocol

    • Implement RESTCONF Protocol

  • Implementing Model-Driven Programmability with YANG

    • YANG Data Models

    • YANG Tools

    • YANG Development Kit

  • Implementing Model-Driven Telemetry

    • Implementing Model-Driven Telemetry with gRPC

    • Implementing Model-Driven Telemetry with gNMI

  • Automating Service Provider Network Traffic with Cisco XTC

    • Cisco XTC Fundamentals

    • Configure Cisco XTC

  • Automating Networks with Tools That Utilize SSH

    • Implement Device Configurations with Python Netmiko Library

    • Implement Device Configurations with Ansible Playbooks

  • Orchestrating Network Services with Cisco NSO

    • Cisco NSO Fundamentals

    • Cisco NSO Device Manager

    • Cisco NSO Services

    • Implement Device Configurations with Python

  • Automating Virtualized Resources with Cisco Elastic Services Controller

    • Cisco ESC Architecture

    • Cisco ESC Resource Management

  • Automating the WAN with Cisco WAE

    • Describe the Cisco WAE Components

Lab Outline

  • Explore NETCONF Protocol in Cisco Devices

  • Configure Cisco IOS XE Devices with RESTCONF

  • Explore Cisco and OpenConfig YANG Data Models with YANG Tools

  • Use ncclient and Python to Configure Cisco Devices

  • Use YANG Development Kit (YDK) to Configure Cisco Devices

  • Configure Model-Driven Telemetry with gRPC

  • Configure Model-Driven Telemetry with gNMI

  • Configure Path Disjointness with Cisco XTC

  • Use Python Netmiko Library to Configure Cisco Devices

  • Use Ansible to Configure Cisco Devices

  • Use Cisco NSO Device Manager

  • Create a Loopback Service Template

  • Use Cisco NSO REST API with Postman

  • Explore and Use Cisco WAE Features

Further information

If you would like to know more about this course please contact us