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Cisco Certified DevNet Associate Certification v1.0

Cisco Certified DevNet Associate certification is your entry into a career in network automation. This certification validates your ability to implement basic network applications using Cisco platforms as a base, and to implement automation workflows across network, security, collaboration, and computing infrastructure. With one exam and one training course to prepare, the Cisco Certified DevNet Associate certification gives you the know-how you need and industry recognition that translates into jobs. The DevNet Associate certification validates the skills of software developers, DevOps engineers, automation specialists, and other software professionals. The program certifies key emerging technical skills for a new kind of IT professional, empowering organizations to embrace the potential of applications, automation, and infrastructure for the network, IoT, DevOps, and Cloud.

This course will help you to learn how to implement basic network applications using Cisco platforms as a base, and how to implement automation workflows across network, security, collaboration, and computing infrastructure. The course gives you hands-on experience solving real world problems using Cisco Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and modern development tools

Course Details

The DevNet Associate Exam v1.0 (DEVASC 200-901) exam is a 120-minute exam associated with the Cisco Certified DevNet Associate certification. This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge of software development and design including understanding and using APIs, Cisco platforms and development, application development and security, and infrastructure and automation. The course, Developing Applications and Automating Workflows Using Cisco Core Platforms, helps candidates to prepare for this exam

 

Target Audience:

This course is designed for anyone who performs or seeks to perform a developer role and has one or more years of hands-on experience developing and maintaining applications that are built on top of network platforms. The course is appropriate for software developers, application developers, and network engineers who want to expand their skill base and validate their skills in programmability, software, and automation.

  • Network automation engineer
  • Infrastructure architect
  • Network designer
  • Developer/ Junior Developer
  • Test Development Engineer
  • Junior software Engineer
  • Junior Application Developer
  • Junior Automation Engineer/Automation Engineer
  • Junior Cloud Developer
  • Junior DevOps Engineer
  • Jr/Entry-level DevOps Engineer
  • Test Development Engineer

Prerequisite:

There are no formal prerequisites for DevNet Associate certification

Ideally, DevNet Associates candidates also have one or more years of experience with software development including Python programming.

Course outline

1.1 Compare data formats (XML, JSON, YAML)

1.2 Describe parsing of common data format (XML, JSON, YAML) to Python data structures

1.3 Describe the concepts of test-driven development

1.4 Compare software development methods (agile, lean, waterfall)

1.5 Explain the benefits of organizing code into methods/ functions, classes, and modules

1.6 Identify the advantages of common design patterns (MVC and Observer)

1.7 Explain the advantages of version control

1.8 Utilize common version control operations with Git:

  • Clone
  • Add/remove
  • Commit
  • Push / pull
  • Branch
  • Merge and handling conflicts
  • diff

2.1 Construct a REST API request to accomplish a task given API documentation

2.2 Describe common usage patterns related to webhooks

2.3 Identify the constraints when consuming APIs

2.4 Explain common HTTP response codes associated with REST APIs

2.5 Troubleshoot a problem given the HTTP response code, request and API documentation

2.6 Identify the parts of an HTTP response (response code, headers, body)

2.7 Utilize common API authentication mechanisms: basic, custom token, and API keys

2.8 Compare common API styles (REST, RPC, synchronous, and asynchronous)

2.9 Construct a Python script that calls a REST API using the requests library

3.1 Construct a Python script that uses a Cisco SDK given SDK documentation

3.2 Describe the capabilities of Cisco network management platforms and APIs (Meraki, Cisco DNA Center, ACI, Cisco SD-WAN, and NSO)

3.3 Describe the capabilities of Cisco compute management platforms and APIs (UCS Manager, UCS Director, and Intersight)

3.4 Describe the capabilities of Cisco collaboration platforms and APIs (Webex Teams, Webex devices, Cisco Unified Communication Manager including AXL and UDS interfaces, and Finesse)

3.5 Describe the capabilities of Cisco security platforms and APIs (Firepower, Umbrella, AMP, ISE, and ThreatGrid)

3.6 Describe the device level APIs and dynamic interfaces for IOS XE and NX-OS

3.7 Identify the appropriate DevNet resource for a given scenario (Sandbox, Code Exchange, support, forums, Learning Labs, and API documentation)

3.8 Apply concepts of model driven programmability (YANG, RESTCONF, and NETCONF) in a Cisco environment

3.9 Construct code to perform a specific operation based on a set of requirements and given API reference documentation such as these:

3.9.a Obtain a list of network devices by using Meraki, Cisco DNA Center, ACI, Cisco SD-WAN, or NSO

3.9.b Manage spaces, participants, and messages in Webex Teams

3.9.c Obtain a list of clients / hosts seen on a network using Meraki or Cisco DNA Center

4.1 Describe benefits of edge computing

4.2 Identify attributes of different application deployment models (private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, and edge)

4.3 Identify the attributes of these application deployment types

  • Virtual machines
  • Bare metal
  • Containers

4.4 Describe components for a CI/CD pipeline in application deployments

4.5 Construct a Python unit test

4.6 Interpret contents of a Dockerfile

4.7 Utilize Docker images in local developer environment

4.8 Identify application security issues related to secret protection, encryption (storage and transport), and data handling

4.9 Explain how firewall, DNS, load balancers, and reverse proxy in application deployment

4.10 Describe top OWASP threats (such as XSS, SQL injections, and CSRF)

4.11 Utilize Bash commands (file management, directory navigation, and environmental variables)

4.12 Identify the principles of DevOps practices

5.1 Describe the value of model driven programmability for infrastructure automation

5.2 Compare controller-level to device-level management

5.3 Describe the use and roles of network simulation and test tools (such as VIRL and pyATS)

5.4 Describe the components and benefits of CI/CD pipeline in infrastructure automation

5.5 Describe principles of infrastructure as code

5.6 Describe the capabilities of automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and Cisco NSO

5.7 Identify the workflow being automated by a Python script that uses Cisco APIs including ACI, Meraki, Cisco DNA Center, or RESTCONF

5.8 Identify the workflow being automated by an Ansible playbook (management packages, user management related to services, basic service configuration, and start/stop)

5.9 Identify the workflow being automated by a bash script (such as file management, app install, user management, directory navigation)

5.10 Interpret the results of a RESTCONF or NETCONF query

5.11 Interpret basic YANG models

5.12 Interpret a unified diff

5.13 Describe the principles and benefits of a code review process

5.14 Interpret sequence diagram that includes API calls

6.1 Describe the purpose and usage of MAC addresses and VLANs

6.2 Describe the purpose and usage of IP addresses, routes, subnet mask / prefix, and gateways

6.3 Describe the function of common networking components (such as switches, routers, firewalls, and load balancers)

6.4 Interpret a basic network topology diagram with elements such as switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, and port values

6.5 Describe the function of management, data, and control planes in a network device

6.6 Describe the functionality of these IP Services: DHCP, DNS, NAT, SNMP, NTP

6.7 Recognize common protocol port values (such as, SSH, Telnet, HTTP, HTTPS, and NETCONF)

6.8 Identify cause of application connectivity issues (NAT problem, Transport Port blocked, proxy, and VPN)

6.9 Explain the impacts of network constraints on applications

Lab Infrastructure

  • Parse API Data Formats with Python
  • Use Git for Version Control
  • Identify Software Architecture and Design Patterns on a Diagram
  • Implement Singleton Pattern and Abstraction-Based Method
  • Inspect HTTP Protocol Messages
  • Use Postman
  • Troubleshoot an HTTP Error Response
  • Utilize APIs with Python
  • Use the Cisco Controller APIs
  • Use the Cisco Webex Teams™ Collaboration API
  • Interpret a Basic Network Topology Diagram
  • Identify the Cause of Application Connectivity Issues
  • Perform Basic Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF) Operations
  • Use Cisco Software Development Kit (SDK) and Python for Automation Scripting
  • Utilize Bash Commands for Local Development
  • Construct a Python Unit Test
  • Interpret a Dockerfile
  • Utilize Docker Commands to Manage Local Developer Environment
  • Exploit Insufficient Parameter Sanitization
  • Construct Infrastructure Automation Workflow

Trainer's Profile

IP Rulers is managed by an expert team of trainers with over ten years’ experience in the industry and in hands-on training.
All the trainers have multiple CCIEs in their respective areas of interest.
Individual trainers’ profiles can be provided upon request by email, along with demos and LinkedIn profiles.
Online and classroom demos are also available upon request.

Training Schedule

IP Rulers  has a training schedule that can suit anyone, whether it be in groups or one-on-one, classroom-based, online or onsite corporate training, on weekdays or weekends. Each course, which is a combination of a core paper and a concentration paper, has a duration of 80 hours. For extra concentration papers, duration will change; please consult training coordinators for further information.

DevNet Associate

Batch

Weekdays (Sun - Thu)

Weekend (Fri - Sat)

Mode

Classroom / Online

Classroom / Online

Hours

80 Hours

80 Hours

Duration

1 Month

2 Month

Date

Course

Training Type

Batch

Register

5 Sept 2021

DevNet Associate

Classroom / Online

Weekdays (Sun-Thu)

20 Sep 2021

DevNet Associate

Classroom / Online

Weekend (Fri-Sat)

Benefits

Take advantage of the network when you implement applications to fulfill business needs
Position yourself for advancement in the NetDevOps world
Gain a foundation in the essentials of applications, automation, and Cisco platforms
Certifying your automation skills in developing and maintaining applications built on network platforms
Link your Cisco DevNet certification badge to all your social media profiles
Harness the power of DevOps technology in your applications and user experiences

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