Cisco ThousandEyes Deployment and Implementation (TEDI)

$4,495.00 USD

5 Days

Cisco Learning Credit (CLC) Eligible


Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

TEDI, Cisco ThousandEyes Deployment and Implementation, is a 5-day course designed to help you 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.

Course Objectives

  • 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
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    Course Prerequisites

  • 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
  • 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
    • Endpoint Agent Issues
    • Firewall Considerations
    • CLI Network Troubleshooting Utilities

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    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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