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Cisco : Managing Enterprise Networks with Cisco Prime v3.0


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Managing Enterprise Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure is an instructor led, lab-based, hands-on course. It is designed to provide network engineers and technicians with the knowledge, skills and tools required to design, deploy, operate and optimize enterprise networks with the Cisco Prime Infrastructure solution. Topics covered in this course will include Infrastructure Overview, Inventory Management, Network Mapping, Access Control, System Administration and other features of the product.

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Knowledge of networks and networking terminology (CCNA Routing and Switching qualifications, or equivalent ICND1 + ICNd2 or CCNABC)
  • Knowledge of wireless networks and wireless networking terminology (CCNA Wireless qualifications, or equivalent ICND1 + WIFUND)
  • Basic understanding of Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and syslog network management components, or previous training in, or experience with, network administration, management, and troubleshooting.

  • Module 1: Cisco Prime Infrastructure Overview
  • Module 2: Inventory Management
  • Module 3: Map the Network
  • Module 4: Role-Based Access Control
  • Module 5: Configuration Management
  • Module 6: Compliance Management
  • Module 7: Services Management
  • Module 8: Monitor and Troubleshoot
  • Module 9: System Administration
  • Lab 1: Prime Infrastructure Installation Review
  • Lab 2: Prime Infrastructure CLI and GUI access
  • Lab 3: PI Server Configuration
  • Lab 4: Populate the network Inventory
  • Lab 5: Manage the Network Inventory
  • Lab 6: Manage PI Grouping
  • Lab 7: Manage Device Software Images
  • Lab 8: Manage Wireless Maps: static and generated
  • Lab 9: Manage Network Topology Maps
  • Lab 10: Create a Virtual Domain with a Domain Administrator
  • Lab 11: Manage Device Configuration archives
  • Lab 12: Manage Wired-Device Templates
  • Lab 13: Manage Wireless-Device Configurations
  • Discovery Lab 1: Provision Controller and Access Points with the Converged Access Workflow
  • Discovery Lab 2: Create Compliance Profiles, Run Audit Reports, and Fix noncompliant devices
  • Discovery Lab 3: Run PSIRT and EOx Reports
  • Lab 14: Manage AVC and QoS Service
  • Discovery Lab 4: Discover DMVPN Operational Status
  • Lab 15: Monitor Devices and Interfaces
  • Lab 16: Monitor the Wireless Network
  • Lab 17: Monitor Clients, Users, and Applications
  • Lab 18: Generate Reports
  • Discovery Lab 4: Use the cURL Utility to Retrieve Data with the PI Version 3.0 API
  • Lab 19: Configure Operations Center

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Describe fundamental network management concepts and introduce the features of Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Manage the inventory with Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Map the network using the tools in Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Manage user access to tasks, functions, and devices in Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Manage the devices and configuration archive in Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Work with Cisco AVC, QoS, and Cisco IWAN services using Cisco Prime Infrastructure tools and deploy Cisco TrustSec identity services using Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Monitor and troubleshoot your network with Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Perform system administration tasks in Cisco Prime Infrastructure

Individuals involved in the deployment, management and administration of a network using Cisco Prime Infrastructure v3,0

This course is focused on v3,0 of Cisco Prime Infrastructure. Those students looking for training on other versions of the procuct should consider:

  • NMENPI - V2.2