The WMUAPI course establishes a strong foundation in managing the full range of Cisco wired and wireless infrastructure using Prime Infrastructure 2.0.
During this course you will also explore the Application Visibility and Control capabilities of Prime Infrastructure through monitoring and troubleshooting problems on the network. The course puts the user in the context of a realistic customer scenario, and covers every aspect of Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.0’s Lifecycle management approach. You will create Sites, Maps, Deploy configurations, perform device discovery as well as learn to set alarms and troubleshoot network and application issues.
By the end of this course, you will have been taught information on the following:
Describe the architecture, licensing, migration capabilities, assurance, compliance features, and setup of Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.0.
Identify the pre-deployment and design tasks in the design lifecycle phase.
Describe how to deploy device configurations with Cisco Prime Infrastructure.
Examine the different available templates and their capabilities and how to create configurations and deploy them using these templates.
Describe roles of operations workforce and applicable features of Cisco Prime Infrastructure.
Preform device discovery and configuration tasks.
Explore the monitoring and management capabilities of Cisco Prime Infrastructure.
Create monitoring templates, and perform health and performance monitoring.
Use Prime Infrastructure to troubleshoot and perform problem isolation create and customize a wide range of reports using Prime Infrastructure 2.0
This course is intended for you if you are an IT engineer, administrator or manager that needs to know the fundamentals about planning, installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining Cisco infrastructures using Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.0. This includes SEs, Field Engineers, technical support professionals, network managers, security team members, and administrators.
This 3-day classroom-based instructor-led training course provides you with the knowledge and skills to deploy, manage, and maintain a Cisco Prime Infrastructure solution. The course includes laboratory exercises for practical experience in deployment, management, and administration tasks.
To complete the course, you need:
- Experience in wired and wireless network management
- Experience with wired and wireless network management terminology
For best success, we recommend that you also have:
- CCNA-Wireless and CCNA-Route / Switch level knowledge
- Previous training in or experience with CiscoWorks, Network Control System (NCS) or Wireless Control System (WCS)
Module 1: Overview of Managing Unified Access with Cisco Prime Infrastructure
Cisco Prime Infrastructure Overview
Key Features and Licensing
Lifecycles Mapped to Organizational Roles
Device Integration and Management
Cisco Prime Infrastructure Setup
VMware Deployment Steps Using OVA
Initial System Administration Tasks in Administer Lifecycle
Interface Overview and Management
Module 2: Design Lifecycle Features and Functions
Operational Roles and Features in Design Phase
Design and Pre-deployment Engineer and Tasks
Design Lifecycle Features
Creating Sites and Maps
Cisco Prime Infrastructure Templates
Day Zero Configuration and Guided Workflows
Using Composite Templates
Plug and Play device deployment
Setup Virtual Domains
Using the Mapping Features
Module 3: Deploy Lifecycle Features and Functions
Operational Roles and Features in Deployment Phase
Deployment Engineer and Tasks
Deploy Lifecycle Features
Deploying Device Configurations
Create Deployment Tasks
Schedule a Deployment
Using the Automated Deployment Profiles
Module 4: Operate Lifecycle Features and Functions
Operational Roles and Features in Operation Phase
Operations Workforce and Tasks
Operate Lifecycle Features
Discovery and Management Functionalities for Network Engineers and Administrators Device Work Center Network Assurance Monitoring and Management Functionalities for Network Operations Center
Alarms and Events
Context Aware for location
Troubleshooting and Problem Isolation Functionalities for Helpdesk and Support
Clients and Users
Module 5: Report Lifecycle Features and Functions
Operational Roles and Features in Reporting Phase
Who in the IT Workforce Needs Reports?
Which Reports They Need?
Cisco Prime Infrastructure Reports