Lab environment

  • This lab is executed on Cisco’s dCloud environment

  • Once logged in, click on My Hub and view the sessions available to you


  • For the session “name of session” click on green ‘View’ button

  • Click on ‘Details’ a pop up windows with Session Details will show up. Scroll below on the session details.


  • Locate the AnyConnect Credentials and use AnyConnect on your local device to connect to the lab.


Your credentials will defer from what is mentioned in the screen shot

If you do not have a AnyConnect hard client you can login via the browser as well.

Your hostname might differ from the example

  • Once VPN connection is sucessful then RDP to the windows client.

  • Back to the Details section on the main session page you will see the topology with various end points. Hover over each end point to locate the login credentials

    • Hover/click over the wkst1 icon to get login credentails of the windows remote desktop


    • From your local device RDP to the windows workstation

    • Once RDP session is successful the lab exercises will be executed from the RDP session

For guidance: IP and credentials are mentioned below but each of the components below has a shortcut located on the RDP client

Name IP Credentials Remarks
RDP client username: dcloud\demouser password: C1sco12345  
BIG-IP admin/admin Bookmark in RDP browser
APIC admin/C1sco12345 Bookmark in RDP browser
Ansible Tower admin/C1sco12345 Bookmark in RDP Browser ‘Ansible AWX’