Duration

2 days/14 hours

Learn the benefits of the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) Enterprise Module. Cisco APIC-EM gives you and your IT team the tools you need to overcome network complexity.
Cisco Digital Network Architecture Introduction

This overview presents the vision for Cisco® Digital Network Architecture (DNA). The architecture is built to facilitate fast and flexible network services that support digitalized business processes. DNA centers around a network infrastructure that is not only fully programmable and open to third–party innovation, but can also fully and seamlessly integrates the cloud as an infrastructure component. The DNA controller facilitates simple, automated, and programmatic deployment of network services.

APIC-EM Overview

APIC-EM Controller Features and Benefits by walking through the services, components and integrated applications
• Grapevine Elastic Platform
• Network Information Database
• Network topology visualization
• EasyQoS
• Plug and Play
• IWAN
• PKI
• Path Trace
• High Availability
• Backup and Restore

Installation Overview and Considerations
This session will provide a brief overview of the lab topology and key features that are needed for proper network discovery.

Lab Overview
This session will provide a brief overview of the lab topology and key features that are needed for proper network discovery.

APIC-EM Hands On Lab
This session will allow the student to reinforce the concepts and walk through hands on lab exercises.
• Lab Exercise 1: Network discovery
• Lab Exercise 2: Device and Host Inventory; Tagging
• Lab Exercise 3: Topology visualization
• Lab Exercise 4: SDN-Led QoS – EasyQoS App
• Lab Exercise 5: SDN-Led Troubleshooting –Path Trace App
• Lab Exercise 6: SDN-Led Provisioning – Network Plug and Play App
• Lab Exercise 7: SDN-Led Automation – IWAN App visualization
• Lab Exercise 8: API using Swagger
• Lab Exercise 9: API using Chrome Postman