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ENSDA: Deploying Cisco SD-Access (ENSDA)

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 Objectives

After completing this course the student 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

Course Content

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

Target Audience

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

Course Duration

V-ILT 4 days, ILT 3 days

Suggested Pre-requisites

The knowledge and skills that a student must have before attending this course are as follows:

Before taking this course:

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