DevNet Professional / DevNet Core Specialization Certification: Meraki Content

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The DevNet Professional Certification and DevNet Core Specialization Certification leverage the same exam, Developing Applications using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs.  


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Below you can find the Meraki-specific content in the exam: 


2.0 Using APIs

  • 2.1 Implement robust REST API error handling for time outs and rate limits
  • 2.2 Implement control flow of consumer code for unrecoverable REST API errors
  • 2.3 Identify ways to optimize API usage through HTTP cache controls
  • 2.4 Construct an application that consumes a REST API that supports pagination
  • 2.5 Describe the steps in the OAuth2 three-legged authorization code grant flow


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3.0 Cisco Platforms

  • 3.3 Construct API requests using the Meraki platform to accomplish these tasks
  • 3.3.a Use Meraki Dashboard APIs to enable an SSID
  • 3.3.b Use Meraki location APIs to retrieve location data


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5.0 Infrastructure and Automation

  • 5.1 Explain considerations of model-driven telemetry (including data consumption and data storage)
  • 5.2 Utilize RESTCONF to configure a network device including interfaces, static routes, and VLANs (IOS XE only)
  • 5.3 Construct a workflow to configure network parameters with:
  • 5.3.a Ansible playbook
  • 5.3.b Puppet manifest
  • 5.4 Identify a configuration management solution to achieve technical and business requirements
  • 5.5 Describe how to host an application on a network device (including Catalyst 9000 and Cisco IOx-enabled devices)


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