The Cisco Elastic Services Controller (ESC300) v2.0 course teaches you how to install and maintain Cisco® Elastic Services Controller (ESC) in OpenStack and VMware environments, and how to integrate Cisco ESC with Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO). You will also learn how to deploy and configure new Virtual Network Functions (VNFs).

Skills Covered

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the Cisco ESC architecture and the VNF lifecycle
  • Explain how to install and maintain Cisco ESC in an OpenStack or VMware environment
  • Explain how to manage VM resources in Cisco ESC
  • Explain how to deploy and configure new VNFs
  • Explain how to monitor, scale, and heal VNFs
  • Describe Cisco ESC integration with Cisco NSO and how to create a VNF solution

Who Should Attend

  • System installers
  • System integrators
  • System administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Solutions designers

Course Curriculum


Before you take this course, we recommend that you have the knowledge and skills that can be obtained by attending the Cisco Network Services Orchestrator Foundation (NSO201) class, which includes:

  • Basic knowledge of the command line of UNIX-like operating systems
  • Basic knowledge of Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF)
  • Basic knowledge of OpenStack
  • Basic knowledge of Yet Another Next Generation (YANG) data modelling
  • Basic knowledge of Python or Java software development

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