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The Network Intuitive for Field Engineers (TNIFE3D)

Cisco is rewriting the networking playbook with an intent-based network, powered by Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA), that will fundamentally change your business.
The objective of The Network. Intuitive for Field Engineers (TNIFE3D) training is to ensure you are confident in installing and configuring intent-based networks, built on Cisco DNA.
The TNIFE3D v1.0 is a 3-day instructor-led or virtual instructor-led course that provides an information on how to automate and assure services within enterprises using Cisco DNA. The training provides information on how to use Cisco DNA Center, how to deploy Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) using Cisco DNA Center and Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE), and how to detect and mitigate threats using Cisco StealthWatch and Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA). The TNIFE3D course is part of Cisco Black Belt Academy Aligned Content. It belongs to the stage: Black Belt Cisco DNA Deployment Stage 2.


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Identify the various components and architecture of the Cisco SD-WAN solution
  • Deploy vEdge routers in a secure extensible network.
  • Create templates to aide in the deployment and operation of the secure extensible network
  • Configure and verify overlay routing in the secure extensible network
  • Create simple policies to control traffic flow in the secure extensible network
Course Duration

This course is available as 3-days training.

  • System and network engineers
  • Technical architects
  • Technical support personnel
  • Channel partners and resellers
  • Bring your own Laptop
  • Have your account details ready
  • Basic understanding of network routing and switching principles, equivalent to the Cisco CCNA certification level
  • Basic understanding of Cisco ISE and 802.1x operation
  • Basic familiarity with SD-Access concepts


Day 1
  • Cisco TNI, Cisco DNA Center Deployment, Automation, Assurance, and Platform
    • Overview
      • Introduction
      • TNI Overview
      • Cisco DNA Overview
      • Cisco DNA Center Deployment
    • Cisco DNA Center Automation
      • DNA Center design, discovery, and inventory
      • Standard changes automation
      • Automating image management
      • Plug and Play
      • SD-Access underlay automation
      • Application policies automation
      • Command runner
      • Template editor
    • Cisco DNA Center Assurance
      •  Assurance overview
      • Device telemetry
      • Health and issues
      • ITSM Integration in context of assurance
    • Cisco DNA Center Platform
      • Cisco DNA Center Platform overview
      • Cisco DNA Center integrations (ISE, IPAM, ITSM, reporting)
      • Cisco DNA Center APIs
      • Cisco DNA Center device SDK
Day 2
  • Wired SD-Access
    • Cisco SD-Access Architecture
      • SD-Access overview
      • Roles and terminology
      • SD-Access fabric operation
      • SD-Access border node
      • Fabric border design options
      • Fabric border automation layer 3 hand-off
    • Cisco ISE and Cisco DNA Center Integration
      • Overview
      • PxGrid overview
      • SD-Access policy workflow
    • Cisco SD-Access Fabric Configuration
      • Cisco DNA Center – Design
      • Cisco DNA Center – Policy
      • Cisco DNA Center – Provision
      • Cisco DNA Center – Assurance
      • Cisco SD-Access fabric configuration example
    • Cisco SD-Access for Distributed Campus
      • Overview
      • Fabric in a box
    • Cisco SD-Access Extension for IoT
    • Cisco SD-Access Scalability
Day 3
  • Wireless SD-Access
    • Cisco SD-Access Wireless Architecture
      • Overview
      • Network Design
      • SD-Access wireless fabric operation – AP onboarding
      • SD-Access wireless fabric operation – client onboarding
    • Cisco SD-Access Wireless Over the Top
    • Cisco SD-Access Wireless Design
      • SD-Access Wireless adoption
      • SD-Access everywhere (WLC Cat9800)
    • SD-Access Wireless Configuration
      • Cisco DNA Center – Design
      • Cisco DNA Center – Policy
      • Cisco DNA Center – Provision
      • Cisco DNA Center – Assurance
      • SD-Access wireless configuration example
    • SD-Access Wireless for Guest Access
      • Design guest services with SD-Access
      • Legacy vs. SD-Access solution
    • High Availability in SD-Access Wireless
      • Control plane redundancy
      • WLC redundancy with SSO
  • Cisco DNA Security
    • Cisco Trustworthy systems
    • StealthWatch and Encrypted Traffic Analytics overview
    • NetFlow overview
    • ETA deployment modes
    • StealthWatch and ISE integration using PxGrid
    • Configuring ETA
  • Cisco TNI, Cisco DNA Center Deployment, Automation, Assurance, and Platform
    • Lab 1: Configure DNA Center Design
    • Lab 2: Automate Network Using DNA Center
    • Lab 3: DNA Center Telemetry Collection and REST API
  • Wired SD-Access
    • Lab 1: Integrate ISE with Active Directory
    • Lab 2: Configure Corporate Wired Access using SD-Access and Segmentation
    • Lab 3: Configure SD-Access Overlay
  • Wireless SD-Access
    • Lab 1: Provision the WLC to the SD-Access Fabric
    • Lab 2: Provision SSID and Verify Wireless Connectivity
    • Lab 3: Create a VN for Guest Internet Access
    • Lab 4: Examine DNA Center Assurance
  • Cisco DNA Security
    • Lab 5: Verify Hardware and Software Integrity
    • Lab 6: Detect Malware inside Encrypted Traffic


3 days of Cisco TNI training for up to 16 attendees - Online Training

  • 2.590 EUR (per attendee)
  • Exclusive Training available

All prices are excluding tax.


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