All-in-One Cisco DevNet Associate (200-901 V1.0) Exam Cert Guide

Cisco DevNet Associate 200-901 V1.0 Exam Cert Guide

This all-purpose Cisco DevNet Associate Exam Cert Guide comprehensively covers all of the objectives of the Cisco DevNet Associate 200-901 V1.0 Exam. This exam benchmarks a candidate’s knowledge for the Associate level in the areas of software development and design, understanding and using APIs, application deployment and security, and infrastructure and automation on Cisco platforms.

The study guide includes fully revised material to reflect Cisco DevNet Exam changes effective starting February 24 2020.

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Software Development and Design

1
Lesson 1: Compare Data Formats (XML, JSON, YAML)
60

1.1 Compare data formats (XML, JSON, YAML)

2
Lesson 2: Describe parsing of common data format (XML, JSON, YAML) to Python data structures
60

1.2 Describe parsing of common data format (XML, JSON, YAML) to Python data structures

3
Lesson 3: Describe the concepts of test-driven development
60

1.3 Describe the concepts of test-driven development

4
Lesson 4: Compare software development methods (agile, lean, waterfall)
60

1.4 Compare software development methods (agile, lean, waterfall)

5
Lesson 5: Explain the benefits of organizing code into methods/functions, classes, and modules
60

1.5 Explain the benefits of organizing code into methods/ functions, classes, and modules

6
Lesson 6: Identify the advantages of common design patterns (MVC and Observer)
60

1.6 Identify the advantages of common design patterns (MVC and Observer)

7
Lesson 7: Explain the advantages of version control
60

1.7 Explain the advantages of version control

8
Lesson 8: Utilize common version control operations with Git
60

1.8 Utilize common version control operations with Git:

1.8.a Clone

1.8.b Add/remove

1.8.c Commit

1.8.d Push / pull

1.8.e Branch

1.8.f Merge and handling conflicts

1.8.g diff

9
Quiz: Software Development and Design
10 questions

·     Compare data formats (XML, JSON, and YAML)

·     Describe parsing of common data format (XML, JSON, and YAML) to Python data structures

·     Describe the concepts of test-driven development

·     Compare software development methods (agile, lean, and waterfall)

·     Explain the benefits of organizing code into methods / functions, classes, and modules

·     Identify the advantages of common design patterns (MVC and Observer)

·     Explain the advantages of version control

·     Utilize common version control operations with Git

o  Clone

o  Add/remove

o  Commit

o  Push / pull

o  Branch

o  Merge and handling conflicts

o  diff

Understanding and Using APIs

1
Lesson 1: Construct a REST API request to accomplish a task given API documentation
60

2.1 Construct a REST API request to accomplish a task given API documentation

2
Lesson 2: Describe common usage patterns related to webhooks
60

2.2 Describe common usage patterns related to webhooks

3
Lesson 3: Identify the constraints when consuming APIs
60

2.3 Identify the constraints when consuming APIs

4
Lesson 4: Explain common HTTP response codes associated with REST APIs
60

2.4 Explain common HTTP response codes associated with REST APIs

5
Lesson 5: Troubleshoot a problem given the HTTP response code, request and API documentation
60

2.5 Troubleshoot a problem given the HTTP response code, request and API documentation

6
Lesson 6: Identify the parts of an HTTP response (response code, headers, body)
60

2.6 Identify the parts of an HTTP response (response code, headers, body)

7
Lesson 7: Utilize common API authentication mechanisms: basic, custom token, and API keys
60

2.7 Utilize common API authentication mechanisms: basic, custom token, and API keys

8
Lesson 8: Compare common API styles (REST, RPC, synchronous, and asynchronous)
60

2.8 Compare common API styles (REST, RPC, synchronous, and asynchronous)

9
Lesson 9: Construct a Python script that calls a REST API using the requests library
60

2.9 Construct a Python script that calls a REST API using the requests library

10
Quiz: Understanding and Using APIs
10 questions

·     Construct a REST API request to accomplish a task given API documentation

·     Describe common usage patterns related to webhooks

·     Identify the constraints when consuming APIs

·     Explain common HTTP response codes associated with REST APIs

·     Troubleshoot a problem given the HTTP response code, request and API documentation

·     Identify the parts of an HTTP response (response code, headers, body)

·     Utilize common API authentication mechanisms: basic, custom token, and API keys

·     Compare common API styles (REST, RPC, synchronous, and asynchronous)

·     Construct a Python script that calls a REST API using the requests library

Cisco Platforms and Development

1
Lesson 1: Construct a Python script that uses a Cisco SDK given SDK documentation
60

3.1 Construct a Python script that uses a Cisco SDK given SDK documentation

2
Lesson 2: Describe the capabilities of Cisco network management platforms and APIs (Meraki, Cisco DNA Center, ACI, Cisco SD-WAN, and NSO)
60

3.2 Describe the capabilities of Cisco network management platforms and APIs (Meraki, Cisco DNA Center, ACI, Cisco SD-WAN, and NSO)

3
Lesson 3: Describe the capabilities of Cisco compute management platforms and APIs (UCS Manager, UCS Director, and Intersight)
60

3.3 Describe the capabilities of Cisco compute management platforms and APIs (UCS Manager, UCS Director, and Intersight)

4
Lesson 4: Describe the capabilities of Cisco collaboration platforms and APIs (Webex Teams, Webex devices, Cisco Unified Communication Manager including AXL and UDS interfaces, and Finesse)
60

3.4 Describe the capabilities of Cisco collaboration platforms and APIs (Webex Teams, Webex devices, Cisco Unified Communication Manager including AXL and UDS interfaces, and Finesse)

5
Lesson 5: Describe the capabilities of Cisco security platforms and APIs (Firepower, Umbrella, AMP, ISE, and ThreatGrid)
60

3.5 Describe the capabilities of Cisco security platforms and APIs (Firepower, Umbrella, AMP, ISE, and ThreatGrid)

6
Lesson 6: Describe the device level APIs and dynamic interfaces for IOS XE and NX-OS
60

3.6 Describe the device level APIs and dynamic interfaces for IOS XE and NX-OS

7
Lesson 7: Identify the appropriate DevNet resource for a given scenario (Sandbox, Code Exchange, support, forums, Learning Labs, and API documentation)
60

3.7 Identify the appropriate DevNet resource for a given scenario (Sandbox, Code Exchange, support, forums, Learning Labs, and API documentation)

8
Lesson 8: Apply concepts of model driven programmability (YANG, RESTCONF, and NETCONF) in a Cisco environment
60

3.8 Apply concepts of model driven programmability (YANG, RESTCONF, and NETCONF) in a Cisco environment

9
Lesson 9: Construct code to perform a specific operation based on a set of requirements and given API reference documentation
60

3.9 Construct code to perform a specific operation based on a set of requirements and given API reference documentation such as these:

3.9.a Obtain a list of network devices by using Meraki, Cisco DNA Center, ACI, Cisco SD-WAN, or NSO

3.9.b Manage spaces, participants, and messages in Webex Teams

3.9.c Obtain a list of clients / hosts seen on a network using Meraki or Cisco DNA Center

10
Quiz: Cisco Platforms and Development
10 questions

Application Deployment and Security

1
Lesson 1: Describe benefits of edge computing
60

4.1 Describe benefits of edge computing

2
Lesson 2: Identify attributes of different application deployment models (private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, and edge)
60

4.2 Identify attributes of different application deployment models (private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, and edge)

3
Lesson 3: Identify the attributes of these application deployment types
60

4.3 Identify the attributes of these application deployment types

4.3.a Virtual machines

4.3.b Bare metal

4.3.c Containers

4
Lesson 4: Describe components for a CI/CD pipeline in application deployments
60

4.4 Describe components for a CI/CD pipeline in application deployments

5
Lesson 5: Construct a Python unit test
60

4.5 Construct a Python unit test

6
Lesson 6: Interpret contents of a Dockerfile
60

4.6 Interpret contents of a Dockerfile

7
Lesson 7: Utilize Docker images in local developer environment
60

4.7 Utilize Docker images in local developer environment

8
Lesson 8: Identify application security issues related to secret protection, encryption (storage and transport), and data handling
60

4.8 Identify application security issues related to secret protection, encryption (storage and transport), and data handling

9
Lesson 9: Explain how firewall, DNS, load balancers, and reverse proxy in application deployment
60

4.9 Explain how firewall, DNS, load balancers, and reverse proxy in application deployment

10
Lesson 10: Describe top OWASP threats (such as XSS, SQL injections, and CSRF)
60

4.10 Describe top OWASP threats (such as XSS, SQL injections, and CSRF)

11
Lesson 11: Utilize Bash commands (file management, directory navigation, and environmental variables)
60

4.11 Utilize Bash commands (file management, directory navigation, and environmental variables)

12
Lesson 12: Identify the principles of DevOps practices
60

4.12 Identify the principles of DevOps practices

13
Quiz: Application Deployment and Security
7 questions

Infrastructure and Automation

1
Lesson 1: Describe the value of model driven programmability for infrastructure automation
60

5.1 Describe the value of model driven programmability for infrastructure automation

2
Lesson 2: Compare controller-level to device-level management
60

5.2 Compare controller-level to device-level management

3
Lesson 3: Describe the use and roles of network simulation and test tools (such as VIRL and pyATS)
60

5.3 Describe the use and roles of network simulation and test tools (such as VIRL and pyATS)

4
Lesson 4: Describe the components and benefits of CI/CD pipeline in infrastructure automation
60

5.4 Describe the components and benefits of CI/CD pipeline in infrastructure automation

5
Lesson 5: Describe principles of infrastructure as code (IaC)
60

5.5 Describe principles of infrastructure as code

6
Lesson 6: Describe the capabilities of automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and Cisco NSO
60

5.6 Describe the capabilities of automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and Cisco NSO

7
Lesson 7: Identify the workflow being automated by a Python script that uses Cisco APIs including ACI, Meraki, Cisco DNA Center, or RESTCONF
60

5.7 Identify the workflow being automated by a Python script that uses Cisco APIs including ACI, Meraki, Cisco DNA Center, or RESTCONF

8
Lesson 8: Identify the workflow being automated by an Ansible playbook (management packages, user management related to services, basic service configuration, and start/stop)
60

5.8 Identify the workflow being automated by an Ansible playbook (management packages, user management related to services, basic service configuration, and start/stop)

9
Lesson 9: Identify the workflow being automated by a bash script (such as file management, app install, user management, directory navigation)
60

5.9 Identify the workflow being automated by a bash script (such as file management, app install, user management, directory navigation)

10
Lesson 10: Interpret the results of a RESTCONF or NETCONF query
60

5.10 Interpret the results of a RESTCONF or NETCONF query

11
Lesson 11: Interpret basic YANG models
60

5.11 Interpret basic YANG models

12
Lesson 12: Interpret a unified diff
60

5.12 Interpret a unified diff

13
Lesson 13: Describe the principles and benefits of a code review process
60

5.13 Describe the principles and benefits of a code review process

14
Lesson 14: Interpret sequence diagram that includes API calls
60

5.14 Interpret sequence diagram that includes API calls

15
Quiz: Infrastructure and Automation
7 questions

Network Fundamentals

1
Lesson 1: Describe the purpose and usage of MAC addresses and VLANs
60

6.1 Describe the purpose and usage of MAC addresses and VLANs

2
Lesson 2: Describe the purpose and usage of IP addresses, routes, subnet mask / prefix, and gateways
60

6.2 Describe the purpose and usage of IP addresses, routes, subnet mask / prefix, and gateways

3
Lesson 3: Describe the function of common networking components (such as switches, routers, firewalls, and load balancers)
60

6.3 Describe the function of common networking components (such as switches, routers, firewalls, and load balancers)

4
Lesson 4: Interpret a basic network topology diagram with elements such as switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, and port values
60

6.4 Interpret a basic network topology diagram with elements such as switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, and port values

5
Lesson 5: Describe the function of management, data, and control planes in a network device
60

6.5 Describe the function of management, data, and control planes in a network device

6
Lesson 6: Describe the functionality of these IP Services: DHCP, DNS, NAT, SNMP, NTP
60

6.6 Describe the functionality of these IP Services: DHCP, DNS, NAT, SNMP, NTP

7
Lesson 7: Recognize common protocol port values (such as, SSH, Telnet, HTTP, HTTPS, and NETCONF)
60

6.7 Recognize common protocol port values (such as, SSH, Telnet, HTTP, HTTPS, and NETCONF)

8
Lesson 8: Identify cause of application connectivity issues (NAT problem, Transport Port blocked, proxy, and VPN)
60

6.8 Identify cause of application connectivity issues (NAT problem, Transport Port blocked, proxy, and VPN)

9
Lesson 9: Explain the impacts of network constraints on applications
60

6.9 Explain the impacts of network constraints on applications

10
Quiz: Network Fundamentals
4 questions
This course is for Network Engineers, System Admins, DevOps and Developers who would like to augment their networking and/or development skills with Network Automation and Programmability, Software and Application development, and writing Integrations with Cisco and third-party software using mostly REST APIs.
You will need to have basic know-how of computer networking and Cisco products.
You will be able to understand the concepts and technologies covered within the Cisco DevNet Associate Exam blueprint and pass 200-901 V1.0 Exam to earn your DevNet Associate Certification.

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