Cisco - Certified DevNet Specialist – Service Provider Automation and Programmability | 300-535 SPAUTO

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

29/3/2021 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated Cisco Certified DevNet Specialist – Service Provider Automation and Programmability course, you’ll learn how to implement and support automation solutions in a Service Provider network infrastructure.

In just 4 days, you’ll learn how to deploy, configure, monitor and operate Service Provider network environments using modern data models. You’ll build knowledge on:

  • Network programmability principles, protocols, tools and mechanisms
  • Yet Another Next Generation (YANG) data models and validation tools
  • Model-driven telemetry with Google Remote Procedure Call (gRPC) and Google Network Management Interface (gNMI)

At the end of your course, you’ll sit exam 300-535 SPAUTO and get your Cisco Certified DevNet Specialist – Service Provider Automation and Programmability certification. You’ll get access to official courseware and learn from certified instructors as Firebrand is a Cisco Learning Partner.

Train through Lecture | Lab | Review methodology and get certified at twice the speed in a distraction-free environment.


Audience


This course is ideal for:

  • Network administrators
  • Network architects
  • Network designers
  • Network engineers
  • Network managers
  • Network Operations Center (NOC) personnel
  • Network supervisors

Next step: CCNP Service Provider or Cisco Certified DevNet Professional


Once you have passed exam 300-735 SAUTO, you'll be halfway to achieving the CCNP Service Provider certification. Next, achieve the Cisco Certified Service Provider - Core and get your CCNP Service Provider.

Or, if you're aiming for the Cisco Certified DevNet Professional certification, you’ll need to complete the Cisco Certified DevNet Specialist - Core certification, where you'll learn to design, develop and debug applications using Cisco APIs and platforms.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 77,489 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Use your Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs)

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Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

Implementing Automation for Cisco Service Provider Solutions (SPAUI) v1.0

  • Module 1: Implementing Network Device Programmability Interfaces with NETCONF and RESTCONF
  • Module 2: Implementing Model-Driven Programmability with YANG
  • Module 3: Implementing Model-Driven Telemetry
  • Module 4: Automating Service Provider Network Traffic with Cisco XTC
  • Module 5: Automating Networks with Tools That Utilise SSH
  • Module 6: Orchestrating Network Services with Cisco NSO
  • Module 7: Automating Virtualised Resources with Cisco Elastic Services Controller
  • Module 8: Automating the WAN with Cisco WAE

Lab outline

  • Module 1: Explore NETCONF Protocol in Cisco Devices
  • Module 2: Configure Cisco IOS XE Devices with RESTCONF
  • Module 3: Explore Cisco and OpenConfig YANG Data Models with YANG Tools
  • Module 4: Use ncclient and Python to Configure Cisco Devices
  • Module 5: Use YANG Development Kit (YDK) to Configure Cisco Devices
  • Module 6: Configure Model-Driven Telemetry with gRPC
  • Module 7: Configure Model-Driven Telemetry with gNMI
  • Module 8: Configure Path Disjointness with Cisco XTC
  • Module 9: Use Python Netmiko Library to Configure Cisco Devices
  • Module 10: Use Ansible to Configure Cisco Devices
  • Module 11: Use Cisco NSO Device Manager
  • Module 12: Create a Loopback Service Template
  • Module 13: Use Cisco NSO REST API with Postman
  • Module 14: Explore and Use Cisco WAE Features

Exam Track

As part of your accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Automating and Programming Cisco Service Provider Solutions (SPAUTO)

  • Exam code: 300-535 SPAUTO
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Languages: English and Japanese
  • Domains:
    1. Network Programmability Foundation (10%)
    2. Automation APIs and Protocols (30%)
    3. Network Device Programmability (30%)
    4. Automation and Orchestration Platforms (30%)

These domains are general guidelines for the content likely to be included in the exam. As Cisco continues to develop this certification, other related topics may also appear.

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Before attending this accelerated course, you should have 3-5 years’ experience in designing and implementing applications that are built on top of Cisco platforms.

You should also have knowledge and skills in:

  • Routing and Switching (R&S) or the CCNP equivalent
  • Cisco Internetworking Operating System (IOS XE) and Cisco IOS XR working experience
  • SP Operations with routing, Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
  • Network Programmability Basics (Network Programming Foundations, APIs and Protocols, Network Model Driven APIs and Protocols, Configuration Management with Ansible, Service Provider Network Automation workflows)

Alternatively, any of the following courses and exams fulfil the prerequisites:

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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