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Cisco ThousandEyes Deployment and Implementation (TEDI)

( Duration: 5 Days )

This Cisco ThousandEyes Deployment and Implementation (TEDI) training course provides skills to understand, deploy, and manage the ThousandEyes platform. This course provides the details and hands-on activities necessary to successfully deploy ThousandEyes and perform outage and performance analysis by leveraging data patterns and correlating test output.

By attending Cisco ThousandEyes Deployment and Implementation (TEDI) workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Describe the ThousandEyes solution and its benefits
  • Describe ThousandEyes agents, their purpose and how to determine optimal agent placement
  • Explain the different ThousandEyes test types and their purposes
  • Configure and run tests to correlate test output with the source of an application or network performance issue

  • Knowledge of cloud and (virtual) data center architecture and networking concepts
  • High-level familiarity with basic network protocols and applications
  • Familiarity with common application delivery methods

The Cisco ThousandEyes Deployment and Implementation (TEDI) class is ideal for:

  • Systems Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects
  • Application Developers and Engineers

COURSE AGENDA

1

Evolution of Application Delivery and Network Monitoring Requirements

  • The SaaS Cloud Disruption
  • The Importance of Enterprise App-to-User Visibility
2

Thousand Eyes Platform Overview

  • ThousandEyes Platform and Architecture
  • Working with Agents
  • Understanding Consumption Models and Pricing
  • External Integrations
3

Solution Use Cases

  • ThousandEyes Cloud Adoption Use Cases
  • Use Cases for Digital Experience
  • L3 And WAN Use Cases
  • Qualifying ThousandEyes Strategic Value
4

Enterprise Agent Installation and Placement

  • Enterprise Agent Overview and Data Collected
  • About BrowserBot
  • OVA and Hyper-V Hypervisor Installation
  • UX Installation and Docker Deployment
  • Installation for Cisco IOS XE Containers
  • Installation for Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches
  • Other Installation Options
  • Enterprise Agent Clusters
  • Interface Selection, Creation and Configuration
  • Placement Considerations
5

Endpoint Agent Installation and Configuration

  • Endpoint Agent Overview and Data Collected
  • Endpoint Agent Installation options
  • Configuration and Deployment
  • Creating Scheduled Tests
  • User Experience
6

Thousand Eyes Test Types and Functionality

  • Cloud and Enterprise Agent Based Tests
  • Nesting of Tests
  • Data Collection
  • Adding Tests
  • Relating Foundation Technologies to Test Methods and Output
7

Network Layer Tests

  • Test Inputs
  • Agent-to-Server Test Configuration
  • Agent-to-Agent Test Configuration
  • End-to-End Metrics and Visualization
8

BGP Testing

  • BGP Protocol Review
  • Test Inputs
  • Alert Rules
  • Interpreting BGP Route Visualization
9

DNS Testing

  • DNS Review
  • DNS Test Inputs
  • Analyzing DNS Test Output
  • DNS+ Layer Tests Settings
  • DNS+ Layer Tests Output
10

Testing Web Servers

  • HTTP Inputs
  • FTP Server Test Inputs
  • Analyzing Web Test Output
11

VoIP Tests

  • VoIP Technology Review
  • RTP Settings
  • SIP Server Settings
  • Interpreting RTP Stream and SIP Server Output
12

Transaction Testing

  • Modeling User Workflows
  • Basic Test Configuration
  • Transaction Scripting Examples
  • Using the ThousandEyes Recorder
  • Selenium and Web Dev Tools
  • The Document Object Model and Interpreting Waterfall Charts
13

SD-WAN Visibility and App Performance

  • SD-WAN Review
  • Leveraging Visibility to Baseline App and Network Performance
  • SD-WAN Branch, SaaS, and ISP Metrics
  • Using Underlay/Overlay Visualizations to Validate Performance and Isolate Issues
14

Outage and Performance Analysis with ThousandEyes

  • Determining the Correct Test Type and Config
  • Correlating and Validating Test Results
15

Monitoring, Alerting and Remediation

  • Using ThousandEyes Monitoring to Improve Digital Experience
  • Determining Actions to Take Based on Test Output
  • Using Snapshots
  • Managing Alerts
  • Capturing Historical Data
16

Troubleshooting

  • Missing or Incorrect Path Visualization Information
  • HTTP server test errors
  • Firewall Considerations
  • CLI Network Troubleshooting Utilities

Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 4,000 Modules on a variety of subjects
  • All courses are delivered by Industry Veterans
  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
  • Trained more than 50,000 Corporate executives across the Globe
  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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