Course Overview

The Deploying Cisco SD-Access (ENSDA) course is an instructor-led, lab based, hands-on course offered by Learning@Cisco. It teaches students how to successfully deploy the Cisco® Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) solution within their enterprise networks. The course discusses how Cisco SD-Access fits into the Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA™). It covers SD-Access fundamentals, provisioning, policies, wireless integration, border operations, and migration strategies.

3 ILT / 4 VILT days
Learning Credits: 
    • 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
    • Module 1: Cisco SD-Access Overview
      • Lesson 1: Exploring Cisco SD-Access
      • Lesson 2: Describing the Cisco SD-Access Architecture
      • Lesson 3: Exploring Cisco DNA Center
      • Lesson 4: Configuring Underlay Automation
    • Module 2: Cisco SD-Access Implementation
      • Lesson 1: ISE Integration in DNA Center
      • Lesson 2: Policy Provisioning Basics
      • Lesson 3: Navigating and Managing the Policy Application Workflows
    • Module 3: Cisco SD-Access Border Operations
      • Lesson 1: Cisco SD-Access Deployment Models
      • Lesson 2: Connecting the Fabric to External Domains
    • Module 4: Wireless Integration Orchestration
      • Lesson 1: Integrating Wireless with the Cisco SD-Access Solution
      • Lesson 2: Workflow of Cisco SD-Access Wireless
      • Lesson 3: Cisco SD-Access Wireless Network Design
      • Lesson 4: Cisco SD-Access Wireless Basic Operation
    • Module 5: Cisco SD-Access Assurance and Migration
      • Lesson 1: Cisco Network Data Platform
      • Lesson 2: Cisco SD-Access Migration Strategies
    • Lab 1: Validating DNA Center and Underlay Connectivity
    • Lab 2: Configuring the Identity Services Engine
    • Lab 3: Enabling Dynamic Authentication
    • Lab 4: Configuring DNA Center Design
    • Lab 5: Creating SD-Access Policy
    • Lab 6: Provisioning SD-Access Overlay
    • Lab 7: Configuring SD-Access Wireless Integration
    • Lab 8: Configuring Wireless Hosts and Access Points
  • Students should have an understanding of network routing and switching principles equivalent to the Cisco CCNA® certification level.

  • The primary audience for this course is:

    • System Engineers
    • Network Engineers
    • Technical Architects
    • Technical Support Personnel
    • Channel Partners and Resellers.