Vendor: Cisco
Mode: Classroom or Virtual with Instructor
Level: Professional
Exam: N/A
Exam at your place: N/A
Duration: 3 days
Language: German, English, Italian, French

SKU: SDAFND-ILT Categories: , ,

Course Price

CHF 3'125.00

(excl. VAT)

Discount available for multiple students and dedicated classes.

Course Schedule
Ask for more dates, other languages or a different delivery mode as needed and we will do our best to meet your needs.
LanguageModeStart Date
GermanVirtual Class or ClassroomOn request
FrenchVirtual Class or ClassroomOn request
ItalianVirtual Class or ClassroomOn request
EnglishVirtual Class or ClassroomOn request

What you’ll learn

The training course, Understanding Cisco SDA Fundamentals (SDAFND) v1.0, is designed to acquaint you with Cisco® Software-Defined Access. Through a blend of lectures and hands-on labs, the course instructs on the implementation of straightforward, single-site fabric networks.

Participants will gain insights into the advantages of utilizing Software-Defined Access within the Cisco-powered Enterprise Campus network. SDAFND covers the fundamentals of the solution, its architecture, and components, providing guided labs to assist you in designing and deploying uncomplicated Cisco SD-Access networks.

Who should enroll

  • Field engineers
  • Network engineers
  • Network administrators
  • System engineers

Technology areas

Software-defined access networks

Training overview


After taking this training, you should be able to:

  • Describe Cisco SD-Access architecture and its components
  • Explain Catalyst Center deployment models, scaling, and high availability
  • Identify Cisco SD-Access fabric protocols and node roles
  • Understand the Cisco SD-Access Wireless deployment models
  • Automate Day 0 device onboarding with Catalyst Center LAN Automation and Network PnP
  • Deploy simple Cisco SD-Access fabric networks
  • Monitor health and performance of the network with Catalyst Center Assurance
  • Interact with the Catalyst Center Platform Intent APIs

To fully benefit from this training, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • CCNP® level core networking knowledge
  • Ability to use Windows and Linux CLI tools such as ping, SSH, or running scripts

These are the recommended Cisco offerings that may help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®) v1.0
  • Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) v1.1

Lab outline

NOTE: Some of these lab activities are simulations and are marked as such following the name of the lab activity.

  • Explore Catalyst Center User Interface
  • Verify Location Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP) Operation in Cisco SD-Access
  • Integrate Catalyst Center and Cisco Identity Services Engine (Cisco ISE) [Simulation]
  • Provision Access Points in Catalyst Center [Simulation]
  • Provision Underlay Networks with Catalyst Center LAN Automation [Simulation]
  • Provision Underlay Networks with Catalyst Center LAN Automation (cont.)
  • Deploy Cisco SD-Access Single Site Fabric [Simulation]
  • Deploy Cisco SD-Access Single Site Fabric (cont.)
  • Explore Catalyst Center Assurance [Simulation]
  • Cisco DNA Assurance Issues and Guided Remediation [Simulation]
  • Interact with Catalyst Center Intent APIs Using Python



3 days

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