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Cisco DNA Center 2.2.2.x Upgrade - All you need to know

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Cisco DNA Center version 2.2.2.x includes the features and improvements that


Drives adoption

New intelligence provides an easy, gradual, and complete adoption of SD-Access. Faster Cisco DNA Center set-up saves time and effort.

Improves performance

AI Operations and analytics have been enhanced to improve network performance, leading to a better user experience.

Increases scale

Foundational software upgrades now provide greater network scale.


  • SD-Access Adoption Journeys for faster
  • Time To Value (TTV)
  • Inclusive of support for existing networks
  • SD-Access AI Trust Analytics
  • Express Set-up
  • ThousandEyes agents
  • Enhanced Comparative Analytics
  • Enhanced Network Heatmaps
  • Baselines Dashboard
  • Ekahau Planning Tool Integration
  • 2X scale for clients
  • SWIM Scale Package
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Security Advisory APIs
  • In-product ROI reports


What's New with Cisco DNA Center 2.2.2.x Explained in 3 minutes


Prepare for your upgrade
Review these key best practices to prepare for your Cisco DNA Center upgrade. These steps should be taken 5-7 days before your upgrade.

Step 1

Run an AURA check
The AURA tool automatically checks the health of your Cisco DNA Center appliance and creates an easy to read report on any issues that may cause problems when performing an upgrade.

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Step 2

Ceate a backup of your Cisco DNA Center database
In the unlikely event an upgrade fails, a full system backup will ensure you do not lose any operational and production data.

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Step 3

Check the Compatibility Matrix
Check the Compatibility Matrix to ensure network devices and integrations are supported for all features as you upgrade your Cisco DNA Center.

View the Compatibility Matrix for SD-Access



Key Upgrade Resources

Cisco DNA Center Upgrade Guide

Release Notes for Cisco DNA Center, Release 2.2.2.x

Cisco DNA Center 2.2.2 Release Announcement

Blog: Cisco DNA Center improves performance, speeds adoption, and increases scale and security

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