Tetration Firewall Enforcement Agents, Data Flow Mapping, and Advanced Policy Deployment (TETADV)

TETADV, Tetration Firewall Enforcement Agents, Data Flow Mapping, and Advanced Policy Deployment is a 5-day course exploring telemetry data, the flows corpus, and how Cisco Tetration Analytics™ Firewall Agent provides enforcement. This course will provide the details and hands-on activities necessary to successfully deploy, manage, and troubleshoot firewall policies in Cisco Tetration.

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Course Days: 5

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Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to understand how Cisco Tetration AnalyticsTM:

  • Describe how the Cisco Tetration Firewall Agent works to enforce security policy
  • Describe how to deploy the Cisco Tetration Firewall Agent
  • Describe how to Manage and Troubleshoot Cisco Tetration Firewall Agent policies
  • Review administrative and management tasks necessary to operate, support and manage Tetration
  • Describe how Tetration telemetry data is utilized in the Flows Corpus
  • Construct effective policies based on discovered flows and Application Dependency Mapping (ADM)


The knowledge and skills that the learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Knowledge of cloud and (virtual) data center architecture or cloud basic networking concepts
  • Familiarity with Cisco basic networking security concepts and application security concepts
  • High-level familiarity with basic telemetry protocols and Big Data analytics


Module 1: Cisco Tetration Firewall Agent

  • How the Cisco Tetration Firewall Agent Enforces Firewall Rules
  • Deploying and Managing Linux Enforcement Agents
  • Deploying and Managing Windows Enforcement Agents
  • Deploying and Managing AIX Enforcement Agents

Module 2: Tetration Enforcement Agent Components, Messaging, and Interaction

  • Enforcement Front End
  • Firewall and Catch-all Rules
  • The Preserve Rules Option
  • Agent Config Intents
  • Stateful Enforcement

Module 3: Tetration Enforcement Agent UI Configurations and Troubleshooting

  • Agent UI Configuration
  • Monitoring Agents
  • Platform Specific Enforcement Features and Requirements
  • Known Limitations
  • Troubleshooting Inbound and Outbound Firewall Rules

Module 4: Tetration Secure Connector, Edge and Ingest Appliances

  • Tetration Secure Connector Overview
  • Tetration Secure Connector features and configuration
  • Tetration Edge Appliance Overview
  • Tetration Edge Appliance configuration
  • Tetration Ingest Appliance Overview
  • Tetration Ingest appliance features and configurations

Module 5: Application Dependency Mapping

  • Application Management Workflow Cycle
  • Tetration Application Insight
  • ADM Process
  • ADM Run Results
  • Cluster Confidence

Module 6: Tetration Policy Analysis

  • Enable Policy Analysis
  • Live Policy Analysis
  • Backdated Policy Experiments
  • Quick Policy Analysis
  • Diagnosis Using Policy Analysis

Module 7: Cisco Tetration Analytics Policy Enforcement Overview

  • Policy Global Ordering & Conflict Resolution
  • Scope Priorities
  • Troubleshooting Policy Enforcement

Module 8: Cisco Tetration Flow Search

  • Understanding the Flow Corpus
  • Using Scopes to Filter Results
  • Searching with Conjunctions
  • Correlating Flow Data with Hosts and Processes
  • Leveraging Annotations

Module 9: Using Tetration Forensics

  • Forensic Signals
  • Configuring Forensics
  • Forensics Visualization and Alerts
  • ForensicsScoring
  • Network and Process Hash Anomaly Detection

Module 10: Tetration Apps and API

  • App Store
  • User Apps
  • Visualize Data Sources
  • Bring your own Data
  • OpenAPI

Lab Outline:

Labs are designed to assure learners a whole practical experience, through the following practical activities:

Lab 1: Cisco Tetration GUI Familiarization

  • Task 1: Log in to the Tetration Cluster and Explore the Security Dashboard
  • Task 2: Explore the Visibility Dashboard
  • Task 3: Explore the Visibility Flow Search Options
  • Task 4: Explore the Visibility Inventory Search Options

Lab 2: Software Agent Installation

  • Task 1: Configure Agent Intents
  • Task 2: Install the Tetration Enforcement  Agent for Linux
  • Task 3: Install the Tetration Enforcement  Agent for Windows
  • Task 4: Monitor Enforcement Agent Status

Lab 3: Importing Context Data

  • Task 1: Upload User-Defined Annotations
  • Task 2: View User-Defined Annotations
  • Task 3: Search by User-Defined Annotations

Lab 4: Scopes

  • Task 1: Navigate Scopes
  • Task 2: Create a Scope
  • Task 3: Edit a Scope

Lab 5: Application Dependency Mapping with Agents

  • Task 1: Create an Application Workspace
  • Task 2: Examine Conversations
  • Task 3: Examine Endpoint Clusters
  • Task 4: Create an Application View

Lab 6: Implementing Policy

  • Task 1: Gather IP Address Information
  • Task 2: Create the Server Load Balancing Information File
  • Task 3: Create an Application Workspace
  • Task 4: Review Day 0 and Automated Policies

Lab 7: Policy Enforcement and Compliance

  • Task 1: Enable Policy Enforcement and Compliance
  • Task 2: Test Policy Enforcement and Compliance
  • Task 3: Monitor and Troubleshoot Policy Enforcement Status and Compliance

Lab 8: Workload Security

  • Task 1: Review Packages and CVE Reports
  • Task 2: Review Policy Enforcement
  • Task 3: Review Rule Order and Efficiency

Lab 9: Secure Connector, Edge and Ingest Appliances

  • Task 1: Review Tetration Secure Connector deployment and configurations
  • Task 2: Review Tetration Edge and Ingest Appliance deployment and configurations

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