Simplify Your DevOps with the Cisco SD-WAN API


This weblog authored by Mike Ketabforoosh, Engineering Product Supervisor

Welcome to Cisco SD-WAN Automation Consciousness Month!

On the earth of software program and instruments improvement, API and automation instruments have turn out to be important for customizing and streamlining operational duties. By leveraging these instruments, builders can create environment friendly workflows that save time and scale back errors whereas additionally bettering the general high quality of their merchandise.

Cisco SD-WAN is an SD-WAN product designed to simplify WAN networking. With its superior automation and programmability options, Cisco SD-WAN allows builders to create custom-made workflows that enhance community efficiency and scale back operational overhead. On this three-week program, we’ll discover the way to use completely different API and automation instruments to work with Cisco SD-WAN automation and achieve hands-on expertise with these highly effective instruments.

Week 1: REST API Fundamentals and SD-WAN REST APIs

Our first week will kick off with a webinar that introduces you to the fundamentals of REST API and the way it works with Cisco SD-WAN. You’ll be taught in regards to the several types of API requests and responses and the way to work with SD-WAN REST APIs particularly.

After the webinar, you’ll have the chance to attend an internet workshop the place you may apply utilizing Postman to execute easy queries and navigate API documentation. We’ll present entry to the SD-WAN 20.10 Sandbox and the SD-WAN Programmability Studying Lab, which provides you with hands-on expertise with these instruments.

Week 2: Cisco SD-WAN Use Circumstances

In week two, we’ll dive into Cisco SD-WAN use instances, with a webinar on Day 0 situations. You’ll discover ways to use IaC (Infrastructure-as-Code) to provision SD-WAN controllers and to onboard department gadgets in multi-cloud atmosphere.

After the webinar, we’ll host an internet workshop the place you’ll get to apply hands-on with Day 2 use instances and use the SD-WAN Programmability APIs to discover monitoring, statistics, alarms, troubleshooting and creating customized dashboards utilizing MongoDB.

Week 3: Sastre and Automation Toolset

Our ultimate week will deal with Cisco SD-WAN automation toolset, with a webinar introducing you to Sastre – a set of instruments that present capabilities to help with managing configuration components and visualize info from Cisco SD-WAN deployments. You’ll discover ways to use this toolset to automate Day 1 and Day 2 processes and achieve a deeper understanding of Infrastructure-as-Code and DevOps ideas.

Lastly, we’ll host a hands-on on-line workshop the place you may put your Sastre data to the check, utilizing Sastre together with the SDWAN DevOps repository to automate frequent use instances.

Week 1, June twelfth 2023: SD-WAN API Introduction

Webinar (45 minutes) — June thirteenth 2023, 8AM PT
REST API Fundamentals and the SD-WAN REST API
Speaker: Adrian Iliesiu ([email protected])
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Workshop (90 minutes) —  June fifteenth 2023, 8AM PT
Palms-on navigating SD-WAN API documentation with pattern queries
Speaker: Adrian Iliesiu ([email protected])
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Week 2, June nineteenth 2023: SD-WAN Automation Use Circumstances

Webinar (45 minutes) — June twentieth 2023, 8AM PT 
Provisioning SD-WAN controllers and department gadgets in public clouds
Audio system: Alex Yeung ([email protected]) & Lori Jakab ([email protected])
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Workshop (90 minutes) — June twenty second 2023, 8AM PT
Palms-on Day-2 automation use instances
Speaker: Joel Jose ([email protected])
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Week 3, June twenty sixth 2023: SD-WAN Automation Toolset and DevOps Repository

Webinar (45 minutes) — June twenty seventh 2023, 8am PT
Introduction to Sastre
Audio system: Marcelo Reis ([email protected]) & Eric Stewart ([email protected])
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Workshop (90 minutes) — June twenty ninth 2023, 8AM PT
Palms-on utilizing Sastre automation toolset and Day-1 use case
Audio system: Marcelo Reis & Eric Stewart
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This program is free for attendees. Registration for the Cisco SD-WAN automation consciousness month will probably be out there beginning on Might fifteenth, 2023. This system will begin on June twelfth and finish on June 30st. Please use the hyperlinks above to register and/or discover associated assets.


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