Network Programmability Workshop

Network Programmability Workshop

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Technology : Prepforce Specials (IP Networking)

Duration : 5 Days Course

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  • Network Programmability Workshop

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    Overview

    Understand software-defined networking, work Linux Primer for Network Engineers.

    • Understanding Python with Strings, loops and functions. Writing Python scripts and troubleshooting them.
    • Working on NX-OS Programmability.
    • Cisco IOS XE APIs.
    • YANG Data Modelling and tools.
    • Introduction to controller networking.
    • Configuration Management and Automation tools.

    Outline

    Module 1: Introduction to network programmability

    • Understand software-defined networking
    • Traditional versus software-defined networks
    • Current industry trends
    • Network programmability and automation
    • Introduction to APIs

     

    Module 2: Linux Primer for Network Engineers

    • Why learn Linux ?
    • Navigating the Linux file system
    • Linux distributions and package managers
    • Working with files and directories
    • Linux processes
    • Using the Linux Command line

     

    Module 3: Linux networking

    • Basic linux networking commands
    • Persistent Linux Networking Commands

     

    Module 4: Python Foundation for Network Engineers

    • Understanding Python
    • Data type : Strings
    • Data type : Numbers
    • Data type : Booleans
    • Conditionals
    • Lists
    • Dictionaries
    • Loops
    • Function
    • Working with files

     

    Module 5: Writing and troubleshooting python scripts

    • Writing scripts
    • Executing scripts
    • Analyzing Code
    • Error Handling

     

    Module 6: Python libraries

    • Python module
    • Python package
    • Custom python libraries

     

    Module 7: Introduction to Network APIs and Protocols

    • Evolution of Device Management and programmability
    • Data encoding formats
    • JSON
    • Working with JSON objects in python
    • XML
    • Using XML in Python
    • Data models
    • Model-driven Programmability stack
    • REST
    • NETCONF
    • NETCONF Capabilities exchange
    • RESTCONF
    • gRPC

    Module 8: NX-OS Programmability

    • Nexus Programmability Overview
    • NX-API CLI
    • NETCONF
    • NX-API REST
    • Python on the Nexus Switch

    Module 9: Cisco IOS XE APIs

    • IOS XE APIs Overview
    • IOS XE RESTCONF API

     

    Module 10: YANG Data Modelling

    • YANG Overview
    • YANG Module
    • YANG Module Header
    • YANG Leaf Statement
    • YANG Leaf-List Statement
    • YANG List Statement
    • YANG Types
    • YANG Typedef Statement
    • YANG Choice Statement
    • YANG Grouping Statement
    • YANG Miscellanious Statements
    • YANG RPC Statement
    • YANG Imports and Includes
    • YANG Modules and Submodules
    • YANG Model examples

    Module 11: YANG Tools

    • YANG Validator
    • Pyang
    • Writing a custom YANG Model
    • YDK-Py API Structure
    • Generate Python Bindings with ydk-gen
    • YANG Explorer

     

    Module 12: Introduction to Controller Networking

    • Openflow
    • Openflow Deployment Models
    • OpenDaylight
    • Cisco APIC-EM
    • Cisco ACI

     

    Module 13: Software Development Methodologies

    • Software is Everywhere
    • Waterfall
    • Lean
    • Agile

     

    Module 14: Introduction to Devops

     

    Module 15: Version Control

    • Overview of Git
    • Git commands
    • Git workflow
    • Git Branches
    • Using Git
    • Collaborating with GitHub
    • GitHub Pull Request : Fork and Pull

     

    Module 16: Automated testing

     

    Module 17: Continuous Integration

    • Travis CI

     

    Module 18: Configuration Management and Automation Tools

    • Configuration Management
    • Ansible Overview
    • Ansible Base Modules
    • Compliance Checks with Ansible
    • Tenant Provisioning with Ansible
    • Puppet Node and Agent
    • Puppet Agent Setup
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