Cisco SDA Essentials (SDACE)



The SDACE course enables learners to understand, deploy and maintain a Cisco SD Access solution, using Cisco DNA Center version 1.2.10. Learners will deploy a fabric, implement a security strategy using macro and micro segmentation, automate device discovery and provisioning as well as implement a wireless infrastructure. Learners will also become proficient at deploying Border nodes for connectivity to varying external domains.

A qui s'adresse cette formation

  • Solution Architects
  • Pre-Sales Engineers
  • Network Engineers
  • Network Administrators


  • CCNP Routing & Switching or equivalent knowledge/experience
  • CCNA Data Center or equivalent knowledge/experience
  • CCNA Security or equivalent knowledge/experience
  • CCNA Wireless or equivalent knowledge/experience
  • Good understanding of BGP, LISP, VXLAN, TrustSec, Cisco ISE, Cisco StealthWatch


Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to deploy and implement a Cisco Software-Defined Access solution using Cisco DNA Center version 1.2.10. Learners will also be able to:

  • Describe the need and benefits of the Cisco SD Access solution
  • Describe the components, platforms and roles of a Cisco SD Access solution
  • Implement a Cisco SD Access Fabric
  • Implement DNA Assurance
  • Understand licensing
  • Implement software-defined segmentation
  • Configure and implement LAN Automation
  • Integrate Cisco ISE with DNA Center
  • Implement Border Nodes and configure external connectivity
  • Implement a Cisco SD Access integrated wireless solution

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Outline: Cisco SDA Essentials (SDACE)

Module 1: SD Access Overview

  • Introducing Cisco SD Access
  • Architecture
  • Fabric features
  • Platform support
  • Cisco DNA Center
  • Cisco DNA Center Assurance
  • Licensing

Module 2: SD Access Security

  • Cisco TrustSec Overview
  • Challenges with Common Approaches to Segmentation
  • Implementing Cisco TrustSec in Software-Defined Access Networks
  • Segmentation using VNs and SGTs
  • Case Studies

Module 3: SD Access Implementation

  • Underlay automation and provisioning
  • LAN Automation
  • Cisco ISE integration in Cisco DNA Center
  • Cisco pxGrid Overview
  • Cisco ISE Overview
  • Cisco ISE and DNA Center Integration
  • Implementing Segmentation

Module 4: Implementing SD Access Border

  • Border node
  • Border Node Types
  • Fabric Border Design Options
  • Connecting to external domains
  • Shared Services with Border
  • WAN Connectivity with Border
  • Connecting Multiple Fabric Domains with Border
  • Data Center Connectivity with Border

Module 5: Wireless Integration Deployment Models

  • Wireless Integration Models
  • CUWN OTT/Wireless
  • SD Access Wireless
  • SD Access Wireless High Availability
  • Integrating SD Access wireless
  • Guest wireless implementation

Comprehensive hands-on labs will involve the following:

  • DNA Center Network Design
  • Network Automation
  • Image Management
  • ISE Integration with AD, DNA Center
  • Deploying a Fabric
  • LAN Automation
  • Network Segmentation
  • Host and Device Onboarding
  • Wireless Provisioning
  • DNA Assurance
Formation en ligne

Durée 3 jours

  • CAD 3 500,-
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 28 CLC
Classroom training

Durée 3 jours

  • Canada: CAD 3 500,-
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 28 CLC
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Nov 30-Dec 2, 2020 Formation en ligne 09:00 Canada/Central S'inscrire
Nov 30-Dec 2, 2020 Formation en ligne 09:00 US/Central S'inscrire