Migrating from Cisco Prime to DNA Center (MCPDNA)


Course Overview

This two-day virtual workshop has been developed by Fast Lane to offer delegates the opportunity to see how Cisco Prime can be migrated to Cisco DNA / Catalyst Center and utilize Assurance;

  • Hardware/Software Supported
  • New User Interface
  • Configuring Wireless Devices: WLC/AP
  • Templates
  • Managing Device Inventory
  • Updated Maps (3.2)
  • Wireless Topology Maps
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting the Network

Who should attend

This session will be useful for anyone looking to further their understanding of migrating Cisco Prime to DNA / Catalyst Center, from both partner and customer environments.


A basic understanding of networking concepts would be beneficial.

Course Objectives

Following completion of this workshop, attendees will have greater familiarity and visibility of how Cisco Prime can be migrated to DNA / Catalyst Center and be used within your existing environment.

Outline: Migrating from Cisco Prime to DNA Center (MCPDNA)

Day 1

  • Prime to Cisco DNA / Catalyst Center Assessment and Readiness Tool (PDART)
  • Audit and Upgrad Readiness Analyzer on DNA
  • Prime Data Migration Tool (PDMT)
  • Manually add devices to the DNA / Catalyst Center
  • Discover Network Devices
  • Use the Command Runner
  • DNAC prebuilt with basic network settings
  • Examine the DNA / Catalyst Center
  • Create Further Sites and Buildings
  • Exploring MAPS
  • Configure Network Settings
  • Manually add Device to DNA / Catalyst Center
  • Use the Command Runner
  • Use the Template Editor
  • Create an Application Policy for Wired and Wireless
  • Setup Application Visibility and Control
  • Create Wireless SSIDS
  • Test Wireless Client connectivity

Day 2

  • Troubleshooting and Assurance
  • Verify Configuration for Assurance
  • AI Driven Data
  • Wireless Client Health
  • Device Health
  • Rogue Management and aWIPS dashboard
  • Implementing and testing Sensors
  • Reports
  • DNA / Catalyst Center Nofications
  • DNA / Catalyst Center Events
  • DNA / Catalyst Center Compliance

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

2 days

  • on request
Classroom Training

2 days

  • on request


Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.