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NETCONF and YANG for engineers  |    A 1 day   hands on   training course

NETCONF and YANG training course description

An introduction to NETCONF and YANG. The course progresses from what they are, why they are needed, and how to configure them onto a more detailed analysis of how NETCONF works and how to read YANG models.

What will you learn
  • Recognise the limits and problems of SNMP and the CLI.
  • Describe the relationship between NETCONF and YANG.
  • Configure NETCONF on network devices.
  • Use NETCONF to configure devices.
  • Read YANG models.
NETCONF and YANG training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Network engineers.

  • Prerequisites:
  • Network management technologies

  • Duration
  • 1 day

  • Dates & prices
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NETCONF and YANG training course content

  • What are NETCONF and YANG?
  • Network management and configuration issues. What is NETCONF? What is YANG? Protocols, data models, architecture.
    Hands on Configuring NETCONF on network devices, using NETCONF.

  • NETCONF layers, Secure transport: SSH, Messages: rpc, Operations, Content. Base operations: <get>, <get-config>, <edit-config>, <copy-config>, <delete-config>, <lock>,<unlock>, <close-session>, <kill-session>
    NETCONF datastores: :candidate, :startup, running.
    Hands on Retrieving a configuration with NETCONF, Editing a configuration with NETCONF.

  • NETCONF more details
  • NETCONF traffic flows, NETCONF capabilities, hello, capabilities exchange., Filtering data, atomic transactions, validating configurations.
    Hands on Using NETCONF.

  • YANG
  • YANG models, IETF standard YANG models, tree diagrams, an example: YANG interface management, Module header, Imports and includes, Containers, Lists, leaves, Data types, typedef, Instance data, XML.
    Hands on Reading YANG data models, creating a configuration instance.

Learning path


This is a new course.
Below are general reviews of our courses

J. S. - Framestore CFC

"Hard concepts were explained very simply."

R.T. - Network Rail

"Excellent instructor, very easy to understand and presented the course in a relaxed and informative manner."

Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning.