Cisco E-Learning for NPDESI v1.0 addresses the evolving role of network engineers towards more programmability, automation, and orchestration, enabling them to leverage the powerful level of abstraction provided by controller-based architectures and device APIs to create real added value. This course is aligned with the topics covered by the 300-550 NPDESI exam leading to the Cisco Network Programmability Design and Implementation Specialist certification.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of Network Programmability
  • Use basic Linux commands and configure networking
  • Write and troubleshoot Python scripts
  • Understand and use REST and NETCONF programmability interfaces of various Cisco controllers and devices
  • Consume and comprehend YANG data models
  • Know DevOps and Agile software development methodologies
  • Practical application of Ansible automation tool

Target Audience

  • Channel Partners
  • Customers
  • Employees

Course Prerequisites

It is recommended, but not required, that students have the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

  • CCNP or equivalent experience
  • Complete the Programming for Network Engineers (PRNE) v1.0 Cisco E-Learning or equivalent Python programming experience

Associated Certification: Network Programmability Design and Implementation Specialist
Associated Exam: 300-550 NPDESI