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NPDEV - Developing with Cisco Network Programmability (NPDEV)

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  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
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Course Overview

Course Duration: 5 Days

This course is for software developers looking to automate network infrastructure and/or utilize APIs and toolkits to interface with SDN controllers and individual devices.


Who Should Attend

  • Channel Partners
  • Customers
  • Employees
  • Entry-level to experienced Network Administrator
  • Network, Field and System Engineers
  • Network Designer
  • Network Operations
  • Network Automation Engineer
  • Network Programmer
  • Network Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Application Developer


Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Complete the Programming for Network Engineers (PRNE) ELT or equivalent Python programming experience

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of networking, IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and subnetting, functions of infrastructure components in a network, and the need for network programmability.
  • Review data handling and formats.
  • Have knowledge of Cisco ACI, APIC-EM and Open SDN Controller technologies and conceptual frameworks, as well as how to make REST and Python requests.
  • Interpret and produce code to deploy configurations to multiple devices using RESTConf and NETConf.
  • Identify available network programmability developer tools and Cisco virtual platforms.

Course Content

  • Module1: Networking Fundamentals
  • Module 2: Device Programmability
  • Module 3: Cisco ACI
  • Module 4: Cisco APIC-EM Module
  • Module 5: OpenDaylight SDN Controller
  • Module 6: Network Programming Tools and Techniques

Course ID: NPDEV

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