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SD-Access and Catalyst 9k Programmability Workshop (SDA9KPW)


Course Overview

SD-Access and Catalyst 9k Programmability Workshop (SDA9KPW) v1.0 discusses SD-Access and the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series switch programming. In this course you will learn about production solutions that run on or interact with IOS-XE on the Catalyst 9000 switches. We will also discuss how to position the Cisco tools including DNA Center, APIC-EM, ISE, Network Data Platform to implement SD-Access.

Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Anyone interested in SD-Access and the Catalyst 9000
  • Channel Partner SEs and other sales support
  • Personnel involved in SD-Access Design and Implementation
  • Network Operations team with SD-Access solution
  • Network admin staff that deal with Software Defined Networking
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Architects
  • Network Engineers


The knowledge and skills that the learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Familiar with Catalyst 9k Switches

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe use cases and examples of the value of Catalyst 9000 programmability
  • Learn about Python and how it automates the Catalyst 9000
  • Understand hpe object-oriented programming in Python to abstract Catalyst 9000
  • Understand SD-Access
  • Discuss how to apply Cisco Software-Defined Access programmatically

Course Content

  • Module 1: Positioning SD-Access and Overview
  • Module 2: Cisco DNA Programming Basics
  • Module 3: Catalyst 9000 Automation
  • Module 4: Software Defined Networks
  • Module 5: APIC-EM
  • Module 6: Cisco DNA Center to Manage Your Network
  • Module 7: Cisco SD Access Programming
  • Module 8: SD-Access Wireless and WAN Programming
Online Training

Duration 2 days

Classroom Training

Duration 2 days



13 hours difference
Online Training Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Instructor-led Online Training:   This computer icon in the schedule indicates that this date/time will be conducted as Instructor-Led Online Training.