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Community Live- Smart Licensing Using Policy (Routing) – A Simplified Licensing Approach

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Community Live- Smart Licensing Using Policy (Routing) – A Simplified Licensing Approach

(Live event -  Tuesday, 18 May, 2021 at 9:00 am Pacific/ 1:00 pm Eastern / 7:00 pm Paris)

This event had place on Tuesday 18th, May 2021 at 9:00 hrs PDT 

Smart Licensing Using Policy (SLP) is an enhanced version of Smart Licensing which simplifies the licensing activation experience by removing Day-0 friction.

This session helped you to understand the technical details of SLP, the Greenfield and Brownfield scenario, deployment details for devices, the new Cisco Smart Licensing utility (CSLU), and controllers (CSLU, CSSM Cloud, CSSM On-Prem, and DNAC).


  • SLP Introduction
  • Technical details of SLP
  • Deployment options
  • Workflows
    • For new product deployment
    • For upgrading existing products
  • Configurations and command references
Featured Speaker

Pradeep Chaudhari brings 16 years of rich industry experience in the Enterprise and Service Provider Networking domains. He has been with Cisco for 13+ years.

Since joining Cisco in 2008, he has been part of multiple teams within Cisco and held various technical and consulting roles focusing on different SP accounts and technologies (MPLS-VPN, MPLS-TE, etc.). 

In the Enterprise space, Pradeep also led the charge on complex network design and implementation projects for Cisco SDN-based ACI Solutions for industry verticals including Banking-Finance and IT.  Presently a Technical Marketing Engineer on the IBNG Routing Platform Team, he is responsible for the ISR4000 and Catalyst 8300 Series Edge Platforms family. He is also a SME for Smart Licensing. On a personal front, Pradeep holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics & Telecommunication from the University of Mumbai, India. He also holds three CCIE certifications (Routing & Switching, Service Provider, and Data Center).

For more information, visit the Networking page. 

This event was open to everyone, including students, instructors, Cisco customers, and partners.
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