Managing Enterprise Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure

Course Description

In this course, you will learn how to manage your network with Cisco Prime Infrastructure by adding devices, managing inventory, creating reports, creating wired and wireless device maps, monitoring the network, managing device configurations, managing device compliance, and performing system administration tasks. This course also introduces the various services and options available with Cisco Prime Infrastructure.


This course has no prerequisites, but we recommend the following knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge of networks and networking terminology (Cisco CCNA® Routing and Switching qualifications or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of wireless networks and wireless networking terminology (Cisco CCNA® Wireless qualifications or equivalent)
  • Previous training in, or experience with, network administration, management, and troubleshooting

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is system installers, system integrators, system administrators, network administrators, and solutions designers.

Course Information

Length: 5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 12

Learning Objectives

The overall goal of the course is to enable you to manage an enterprise wired and wireless network with Cisco® routers, switches, wireless controllers, and access points using the Cisco Prime® Infrastructure solution. Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Navigate the GUI and access the CLI for Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Add to and manage devices in the Cisco Prime Infrastructure inventory
  • Create network maps for wired, wireless, and data center devices
  • Create and manage virtual domains and users
  • Manage device configurations
  • Manage device compliance
  • Describe several of the services and options offered by Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Monitor the network using dashboards, maps, and reports
  • Perform system administrative tasks, including monitoring the health of the system and network and performing server backups


1: Access Cisco Prime Infrastructure

2: Configure System Settings

3: Credential Profiles

4: Manually Add and Import Devices

5: Add Devices with Quick Discoveries

6: Generate Reports

7: Manage the Network Inventory

8: Manage Groups

9: Manage Device Software Images

10: Manage Network Topology Maps

11: Manage Wireless Maps

12: Create a Virtual Domain

13: Add a User

14: Add an ISE Server

15: Manage the Configuration Archive

16: View Wired Device Templates

17: Create and Deploy Wired Device Templates

18: Manage Wireless Device Configurations

19: Plug and Play Configuration

20: Manage Compliance Features

21: Manage AVC and QoS

22: Monitor Devices and Interfaces

23: Monitor the Wireless Network

24: Track Applications

25: Track Clients

26: Configure Operations Center