Cisco NSO Administration and DevOps (NSO303)

Course Overview

The Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) Administration and DevOps (NSO303) v3.0 course focuses on Cisco® NSO development, operation, and administration tasks. You will learn how to set up, configure, deploy, and maintain a Cisco Network Services Orchestrator solution, and you will learn best practices for using DevOps.

4 days
  • After completing this course, you should be able to:

    • Configure Cisco NSO and access control to Cisco NSO
    • Implement Cisco NSO high availability
    • Describe and implement Layered Service Architecture
    • Use DevOps practices for Cisco NSO development and operations
    • Describe the purpose of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)
    • Implement and manage services and their associated device configurations
    • Use Cisco NSO for service monitoring and compliance reporting
    •  Cisco NSO Administration
      • Introducing Network and IT Convergence
      • Introducing Cisco NSO Architecture
      • IntroducingLinux
      • ExplainingSetup
      • Explaining Access Control
      • Describing Integration Options
    • Scalability
      • Introducing Scalability and High Availability
      • Describing Scalable System Management
    • DevOps Fundamentals
      • Describing Software Development Methodologies
      • Explaining Version Control System
      • Describing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
    • Cisco NSO Operations
      • Introducing Service Maintenance
      • Performing Network Element Driver (NED) Upgrades
      • Introducing Configuration Management
      • Describing Change Management
      • Explaining Service Problem Management
      • Explaining Service Monitoring and Compliance Reporting
      • Cisco NSO and DevOps
      • Introducing Inventory Management
      • Describing Cisco NSO Use Cases
    • Connecting to the Lab
    • Learning to Use a Command-Line Text Editor
    • Installing the Cisco NSO Software
    • Role-Based Access and Cisco Physical Access Manager (Cisco PAM)
    • Using Cisco NSO APIs
    • High Availability
    • Deploying the LSA l3vpn Service
    • Network Connectivity Tool (NCT)
    • Using Git
    • Service Backup and Restore
    • Perform a NED Upgrade
    • Replacing a Device
    • Creating a Compliance Report
    • Migrating a Monolithic Service to LSA
  • Before you take this course, we recommend that you have the knowledge and skills obtainable by attending the Cisco Network Services Orchestrator Foundation (NSO201) class, including:

    • Basic knowledge of the command line of UNIX-like operating systems
    • Basic knowledge of Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF)
    • Basic knowledge of Yet Another Next Generation (YANG) data modelling
    • Basic knowledge of Python software development
    • System installers
    • System integrators
    • System administrators
    • Network administrators
    • Solutions designers